Cyrus Vance

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Due In Court This Week

Hernandez confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year, but that remains the only evidence against him.

11/12/2012

Rita Morelli was found dead inside her Harlem apartment. (credit: CBS 2 | Handout)

DA: Suspect Charged In Murder Of Italian College Student Pleads Guilty

Bakary Camara, 42, pleaded guilty to all counts including murder, predatory sex assault and rape in connection with the death of 37-year-old Rita Morelli, prosecutors said.

10/15/2012

Admitted killer Raul Barrera seen in court (credit: CBS 2)

Police Release Murderer’s Confession In 2011 LES Stabbing Of Sarah Coit

Barrera was initially reluctant to admit his guilt, but eventually confessed to stabbing Coit a dozen times and leaving her for dead.

10/02/2012

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Queens Man Indicted In 1993 Murder Of Social Worker

Gordon Francis, 54, of Queens, pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday in the death of 50-year-old James Hawkins, prosecutors said.

09/13/2012

Upper East Side rape scene (credit: CBS 2)

Upper East Side Rapist Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said 23-year-old Jason Quinones will also serve ten years of post-released supervision. Quinones pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.

09/04/2012

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10 MTA Workers Charged, Accused Of Faking Signal Inspections

Prosecutors said eight signal maintainers were charged Monday with tampering with public records. Two of their supervisors were charged Friday with record tampering and official misconduct. All have pleaded not guilty.

08/21/2012

Meals On Wheels workers are being trained to spot elder abuse. (credit: CBS 2)

Meals On Wheels Workers Being Trained To Be Watchdogs For Seniors

Meals On Wheels workers bring hot healthy meals to homebound seniors and are often their only link to the outside world. But they’re now being specially trained to spot abuse and neglect.

11/21/2011

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Lawyer For Woman Pepper Sprayed At Occupy Wall Street March Demands Charges Against NYPD Official

Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is said to be the officer who used pepper spray on women who were already cordoned off by a mesh barrier in Union Square.

10/12/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (R) and his wife Anne Sinclair. (credit:  Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Lawmakers, Activists Hope DA Vance Will Persist With DSK Sex Assault Case

There were new calls Sunday for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to keep the sex assault case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn alive.

07/10/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: AP Photo/Todd Heisler, Pool)

Lawyer For Maid In Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sexual Assault Case Calling For Special Prosecutor

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.

07/07/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: CBS 2)

Woman At Center Of Dominique Strauss-Kahn Case Sues NY Post

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.

07/05/2011

Former International Monetary Fund leader Dominique Strauss-Kahn leaves his temporary residence in Tribeca, Saturday, July 2, 2011, in New York. A judge released him Friday without bail or home confinement in the sexual assault case against him after prosecutors acknowledged serious questions about the credibility of the hotel maid who accused him of sexual assault. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Ex-IMF Boss Strauss-Kahn Spends Day With Wife In NYC

Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn left the townhouse he was renting and stepped into a vehicle with his wife Saturday afternoon, a day after a judge lifted his house arrest on attempted rape charges.

07/02/2011

Money

Vance: NY Senator Helps Catch ‘Callous’ Scam Artist

Prosecutors say a Maryland man posed as a diplomat from the Dominican Republic in a fund-raising scam brought to light by a New York state senator.

03/11/2011

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Members Of 137th St. Crew Indicted In Harlem Gang Crackdown

Fourteen members of a violent street gang have been indicted after terrorizing central Harlem, officials announced Wednesday.

02/16/2011

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Sentences Midtown Eyeglass Scammer To 7 Years

He’s been in and out of jail 41 times in the past 12 years and now he’s going away even longer. Judge Carol Berkman sentenced Naim Jabbar to seven years in prison for what authorities called the “eyeglass scam” on Thursday.

01/06/2011

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