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Kenneth Moreno addresses the media outside the courthouse - New York, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Ex-NYPD Officer Acquitted Of Rape Sues Accuser

A former police officer acquitted of raping a drunken woman he helped get home has sued her and New York City.

07/31/2014

Kenneth Moreno addresses the media outside the courthouse - New York, NY - May 26, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Kenneth Moreno, Former NYC Cop Acquitted Of Rape, Skirts On Heroin Charge

Former New York City cop Kenneth Moreno, found not guilty in the rape of a fashion executive, is off the hook on a heroin possession charge.

09/12/2011

NYPD Officer Michael Pena (credit: CBS 2)

Michael Pena, Cop Accused Of Raping Teacher, Says DA Is Trying To Make Example Of Him

Michael Pena, the police officer accused of raping a 25-year-old teacher in Inwood last week, believes the Manhattan DA is targeting him because of the acquittal of two officers accused of rape earlier this year.

08/22/2011

Franklin Mata leaves State Supreme court, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in New York (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

Former NYPD Officer Franklin Mata Gets 60 Days For Official Misconduct

Former NYPD Officer Franklin Mata has been sentenced to 60 days in jail for official misconduct. His former partner Kenneth Moreno, who was also convicted of official misconduct, was sentenced to a year in jail on Monday.

08/10/2011

Ken Moreno with attorney Chad Seigel at State Supreme court, Monday, Aug. 8, 2011, in New York.  (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Ex-NYPD Officer Kenneth Moreno Gets Year In Jail After Misconduct Conviction

It was the verdict that shocked the city. On Monday it was the sentence that shocked the defendant. The ex-cop acquitted of raping a woman, but convicted of misconduct, was given a year in jail, even though probation recommended he walk free.

08/08/2011

Police officer Ken Moreno, second from left with co-defendant Franklin Mata, second from right, speak to the media outside Manhattan criminal court, Thursday, May 26, 2011. (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

Officers Kenneth Moreno And Franklin Mata Previously Accused Of Verbal Abuse

The then 21-year-old woman filed a complaint against Moreno and Mata, accusing them of using abusive and sexist language when she tried to report a theft in August 2008.

07/06/2011

Former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Implosion Of Strauss-Kahn Case Just The Latest Embarrassment For Manhattan DA

The lawyer for Strauss-Kahn’s alleged victim said publicly Friday that he believes that fear was holding Manhattan DA Cyrus R. Vance Jr. from moving forward with the case against the former IMF chief.

07/01/2011

Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata (credit: CBS 2)

Attorneys For Ex-NYPD Officers Moreno, Mata Want Misconduct Conviction Thrown Out

Sentencing has been delayed for two former NYPD officers who were convicted of misconduct but acquitted of rape.

06/28/2011

Police officer Ken Moreno, second from left with co-defendant Franklin Mata, second from right, speak to the media outside Manhattan criminal court, Thursday, May 26, 2011. (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno And Franklin Mata Found Not Guilty Of Rape Charges

After seven days of deliberations jurors have found two New York City cops not guilty of sex charges after a woman accused them of rape in December 2008.

05/26/2011

Kenneth Moreno, left, and Franklin Mata on entering State Supreme Court on May 19, 2011 (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

No Verdict After 6 Days Of Deliberations In Rape Trial Of NYPD Officers Moreno, Mata

The jury’s first note of the day was a request for help from the judge. They wanted to know how to evaluate the conflicting testimony they’ve heard in the case.

05/25/2011

NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

Deliberations Under Way In Rape Trial Of NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno, Franklin Mata

The fate of two NYPD officers accused of raping a drunken fashion executive in 2008 is in the hands of a jury.

05/18/2011

NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

Officer Moreno’s Attorney Attacks Accuser’s Credibility In Closing Argument

Thirteen jurors have spent the last two and a half months contemplating the guilt or innocence of NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata.

05/13/2011

Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Rape Trial: Accused Officer Franklin Mata Takes The Stand

In a risky move for the defense, Officer Franklin Mata, accused of covering for his partner, took the witness stand and told a much different story than anyone had heard to that point.

05/06/2011

Courtroom sketch. (credit: Christine Cornell)

Accuser In NYPD Rape Trial Leaves Witness Stand

The woman insisted she has no doubt police officers were with her that night. Her testimony may cause the officers to take the stand.

04/19/2011

Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

Woman Accusing NYC Cops Frank Mata, Kenneth Moreno Of Rape, Cross-Examined

The woman accusing two New York City cops of rape returned to the witness stand Friday for cross-examination. Defense attorneys immediately zeroed in on how much she had to drink the on the night in question.

04/15/2011

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