Cyrus Vance Jr.
The leader of a crime ring that combined old-fashioned pickpocketing, modern-day identity theft and an array of costumes to steal more than $700,000 from banks was sentenced Monday to 9 to 18 years in prison.
New York has one of the strongest concealed weapons laws in the country, but a proposed federal law would allow those with concealed permits in one state to travel with their guns to another.
John Martinez, known as the ‘ice pick robber,’ was sentenced to 18 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to threatening and robbing women in and around Stuyvensant Town over a year ago.
The waiters worked at Smith & Wollensky and Wolfgang’s Steakhouse, among other spots, according to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr.
It was a year ago when the ice pick robber began terrorizing women and children in the Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village neighborhoods. Now, 40-year-old John Martinez has plead guilty in five of these cases.
Officials say most of the pesticides came from China and were sold at dirt-cheap prices.
A serial shop burglar has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for stealing thousands of dollars in cash and goods from a half-dozen Manhattan businesses, ranging from a pizzeria to an optical shop.
The former International Monetary Fund chief’s legal team met with prosecutors on Wednesday to try to hammer out a deal, but talks still appear to be at a stalemate.
The woman is accusing the Post of libel. It stems from stories the Post ran labeling her a “hooker,” “prostitute” and saying she “traded sex for money.” Meanwhile, a French writer launched a rape complaint against Strauss-Kahn in his home country.
He’s accused of stealing the identities and account numbers of over twenty major companies and then using his contacts in Manhattan’s West African community to attract customers.
Prosecutors say an Iranian government-owned shipping company used corporate aliases to evade U.S. economic sanctions and to con American banks into processing $60 million in banned transactions.
Lawmakers want to put repeat offenders behind bars before they cause serious harm to other potential victims.
Their marriage had been troubled, punctuated by allegations of assault and a restraining order. And on its last day, Michael Kenny went with his hairstylist wife to the salon where she worked, got a haircut and a shave from her and then stabbed her to death in a bathroom there, prosecutors say.
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/WCBS 880) — A Manhattan businessman has been charged with grand larceny, forgery and other charges after stealing more than $330,000 from a 98-year-old semi-retired lawyer, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. […]