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.
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.
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 was sentenced Monday in a packed courtroom. The judge choked back tears as she gave him a concurrent 25 years to life sentence.
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 indicted Tuesday on predatory sexual assault, rape and other charges.
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.
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.
Rodney Alcala, a former amateur photographer who once appeared on “The Dating Game,” was indicted in January for two murders in Manhattan.