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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

Actor Martin Sheen and Maria Velazques the mother of Jon-Adrian Velazquez  attends a press conference outside of Manhattan Criminal Court on December 5, 2011. (credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA Denies Exoneration Bid Backed By Actor Martin Sheen

Prosecutors have turned down an inmate’s bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort championed by actor Martin Sheen.

04/05/2013

Salvador Dalí’s “Cartel de Don Juan Tenorio,” 1949 (credit: Manhattan DA's Office)

Man Charged With Swiping Valuable Dali Painting Off UES Gallery Wall

Prosecutors allege that Phivos Lampros Istavrioglou walked into the Upper East Side gallery one afternoon last June, put the framed painting in a shopping bag and walked out. The next day, prosecutors said he flew home to Greece with the painting.

02/19/2013

PATH train (credit: CBS 2)

Man Who Jumped Turnstile While Carrying Illegal Gun Sentenced To 7 Years

Officers found the loaded gun and extra bullets shortly after stopping Ruben Sanabria for evading the subway fare.

02/12/2013

This is the gun police say Rahmeek Younger carried onto a C train (credit: DCPI)

DA: Brooklyn Man Sentenced For Carrying Illegal Gun Onto Subway

Rahmeek Younger, 23, was sentenced Thursday to seven years in prison are pleading guilty to criminal possession of a weapon on December 6.

01/03/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. (file/credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Queens Man Sentenced For Running $31 Million Ponzi Scheme

The Ponzi scheme was run through Maywood Captial, a real estate investment company. The firm was previously based in Paramus, N.J. before moving to Manhattan.

11/21/2012

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