Cy Vance

Pulaski Skyway as seen from Chopper 880. The northbound lanes of the span will be closed for a 2-year bridge deck replacement project. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880) CLICK to enlarge

Report: Port Authority Officials Hiring Lawyers As Investigations Continue Into Use Of Toll Money

Both the Manhattan district attorney’s office and the Securities and Exchange Commission are investigating whether the Port Authority had the right to spend $1.8 billion in toll money to rebuild the Pulaski Skyway and three other roads.


FILE -- Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

DA: East Harlem Deli Ran $2.7 Million Welfare Scam

The neighborhood customers, who preferred to use their benefit cards to get cash, cigarettes or alcohol, found a willing cohort in the unscrupulous deli owner, prosecutors said.


FILE -- Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

10 Indicted In NYC For Allegedly Staging, Lying About Car Wrecks

In three incidents, someone purposely drove rented U-Haul trucks into livery cabs, sometimes carrying passengers who were in on the scheme, authorities said.


Man Sentenced To 25 Years For Beating, Robbing Transgender Prostitute

Damique Fennell, 23, was convicted last month of the sexually motivated attack of the 27-year-old woman at a Midtown Holiday Inn in February 2013.


Members of the media explore an outside terrace at the under-construction Whitney Museum on May 1, 2014. The Whitney site was not mentioned as one of the construction sites where alleged fraudulent inspections occurred. (Credit: Getty Images)

DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction Sites

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.


Nicholas Brooks (credit: Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

Man Convicted Of Murdering Fashion Designer Girlfriend Gets 25 Years To Life Behind Bars

Nicholas Brooks, 27, was sentenced Monday, two months after he was found guilty of murder.


Hate Crime Victim Mark Carson (Facebook)

Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder Indicted

Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.


Caroline Kennedy in 2012. (file/credit: Ron Sachs - Pool/Getty Images)

Caroline Kennedy To Serve As Juror In Drug Case

She told the judge she has known the current District Attorny Cyrus Vance since she was in elementary school but said it would not affect her judgment.


Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

DA: Phony Guru Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny Charge

Janet Miller, 39, admitted to stealing more than $650,000 from a Manhattan business woman between July of 2011 and August of 2012, authorities said.


Wei Chu Hu (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted For Murder, Arson In Deadly SoHo Blaze

Police said Wei Chu Hu set the fire in his kitchen after getting into an argument with his wife and then tried to keep first responders from going inside.


Rodney Alcala (credit: CBS 2)

California Serial Killer Gets Prison For NYC Slayings

Rodney Alcala was sentenced Monday in a packed courtroom. The judge choked back tears as she gave him a concurrent 25 years to life sentence.


Officer Nicholas Mina (credit: Steven Hirsch, POOL)

Former NYPD Cop Sentenced For Stealing Weapons To Feed Drug Habit

Nicholas Mina pleaded guilty last month to criminal sale of a firearm, criminal sale of a controlled substance, grand larceny and other charges.


Jonathan Stewart was arrested in September  2012 after police said he beat and choked a 21-year-old woman and then dragged her into some bushes and raped her. He has pleaded guilty, the Manhattan DA announced on Sept. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Homeless Man Indicted In Hudson River Park Sex Assault Blames ‘Four Loko’

Jonathan Stewart was indicted Tuesday on predatory sexual assault, rape and other charges.


More than a 110 illegal guns that were seized by the NYPD are on display on Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Officials: 16 Indicted For Gun Trafficking In NYC

More than 110 guns are off the streets of New York City in what authorities are calling the largest seizure of illegal firearms in Manhattan in recent history.


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Cuomo Calls For Decriminalization Of Possession Of Small Amounts Of Pot In Public

The new legislation would make the possession of 25 grams of marijuana or less, in private or public view, a violation subject to a ticket and fine rather than a misdemeanor, Cuomo announced Monday.