Report: Port Authority Officials Hiring Lawyers As Investigations Continue Into Use Of Toll MoneyBoth 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.
DA: East Harlem Deli Ran $2.7 Million Welfare ScamThe 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.
10 Indicted In NYC For Allegedly Staging, Lying About Car WrecksIn 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 ProstituteDamique 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.
DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction SitesManhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.
Man Convicted Of Murdering Fashion Designer Girlfriend Gets 25 Years To Life Behind BarsNicholas Brooks, 27, was sentenced Monday, two months after he was found guilty of murder.
Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder IndictedElliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.
Caroline Kennedy To Serve As Juror In Drug CaseShe 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.
DA: Phony Guru Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny ChargeJanet Miller, 39, admitted to stealing more than $650,000 from a Manhattan business woman between July of 2011 and August of 2012, authorities said.
Suspect Indicted For Murder, Arson In Deadly SoHo BlazePolice 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.
California Serial Killer Gets Prison For NYC SlayingsRodney Alcala was sentenced Monday in a packed courtroom. The judge choked back tears as she gave him a concurrent 25 years to life sentence.
Former NYPD Cop Sentenced For Stealing Weapons To Feed Drug HabitNicholas Mina pleaded guilty last month to criminal sale of a firearm, criminal sale of a controlled substance, grand larceny and other charges.