Cyrus Vance

Accused Social Security scammers Richard Cosentino, Glen Lieberman (credit: handouts/image pixelated by CBS New York)

Dozens Of Former NYC Police Officers, Firefighters Charged In Massive Disability Scam

More than 100 former New York City workers, including scores of retired police officers, firefighters and prison guards, have been charged with faking psychiatric problems in order to get federal Social Security disability benefits, prosecutors said.

01/07/2014

Surveillance video of Roberto Nunez shortly after the shootings that left three men dead. He was sentenced to life without parole on Nov. 26, 2013. (credit: NYPD)

Judge: Life In Prison Without Parole For ‘Cold-Blooded’ Morningside Heights Triple Murderer

Roberto Nunez, 32, was convicted last month of fatally shooting three men in a parked car on West 122 Street on June 7, 2012.

11/26/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (File/Credit: Manhattan DA's Office)

DA: Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2-Year-Old In Riverside Park

Jason Carroll, 23, has been charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, prosecutors announced.

10/24/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

New York DAs Push For Revamped Fraud, Corruption Laws

The last comprehensive revision of the criminal law in New York State was 1965.

09/24/2013

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.

09/23/2013

People walk by Beth Israel Medical Center in Gramercy. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: Manhattan Doctor Deposited Patients’ Checks Into Own Bank Account

A Manhattan-based obstetrician deposited the checks of his patients into his personal bank account, prosecutors say.

09/11/2013

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)

Hudson River Park Rape Suspect Pleads Guilty

Jonathan Stewart, 26, pleaded guilty to rape and criminal sexual act Monday and was expected to be sentenced on Sept. 30. The convicted sex offender faces more than 30 years behind bars.

09/09/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance. (credit: Getty Images)

DA: 3 Florida Men Ran ‘Wall Street’ Silver Scam

The men duped at least 150 people into spending $8 million on precious metals they did not own, Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said.

08/20/2013

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Man Involved In Illegal Gun-Selling Ring Sentenced To Decades In Prison

Jason Teneyck, 36, is the last of six defendants to be sentenced as part of a drug and gun trafficking ring with an unusual cast of characters.

07/30/2013

Rihanna (file/credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

DA: Men Posing As Reps For Pop Stars Indicted For Fraud

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance on Thursday announced the indictments of Sylvester Vincent Carroll, 47, of Whitehouse Station, N.J., and Meceo McEaddy, 38, of Queens.

07/18/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Self-Professed Father-Son Pimps Acquitted On Sex Trafficking Charge

Vincent George Jr. and Sr. were convicted of money laundering and promoting prostitution and still face significant jail time.

06/19/2013

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.

06/18/2013

Man dressed as Elmo walks through Times Square (file/credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

DA: Times Square Elmo Impersonator Indicted On Extortion Charge

Dan Sandler, 49, has been charged with trying to extort $2 million from the Girl Scouts of America. He pleaded not guilty to the charges on Wednesday.

06/05/2013

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.

05/14/2013

Copy Machine (credit: clipart)

Queens Man Pleads Guilty For Selling Office Copy Toner On Black Market

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – A former employee of a New York city law firm has been convicted of stealing more than $376,000 worth of copy machine toner from the firm. Adrian Rodriguez, 39, pleaded guilty […]

04/16/2013

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