Kenneth Thompson

Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes.  (file/credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

End Of An Era: Thompson Halts Hynes’ 24-Year Run As Brooklyn DA

With 98 percent of precincts reporting Tuesday night, Thompson was leading with 55 percent of the vote.

09/10/2013

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Nafissatou Diallo (credit: Mario Tama/Timothy A.Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Rules Housekeeper’s Lawsuit Against DSK Can Proceed

Bronx state Supreme Court Justice Douglas McKeon’s ruling kept alive the civil case that emerged from a May 2011 hotel-room encounter that also spurred now-dismissed criminal charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

05/01/2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Nafissatou Diallo (credit: Mario Tama/Timothy A.Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

March Court Date Set For Hearing On Lawsuit Against DSK

A March 15 hearing has scheduled for a lawsuit filed by the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn of raping her in a Manhattan hotel.

02/23/2012

Dominique Strauss-Kahn (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Banon: Confronting Strauss-Kahn Over Alleged Attempted Rape ‘Won’t Be Easy’

Banon claims Strauss-Kahn tried to rape her while she was interviewing him in 2002.

09/24/2011

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

Dominique Strauss-Khan To Give Interview On French TV

Attorneys Kenneth Thompson and Douglas Wigdor said people deserve to hear Strauss-Kahn “answer pointed questions about his conduct.” They note Guinean maid Nafissatou Diallo answered questions in July interviews and gave a detailed account of the May 14 encounter.

09/17/2011

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

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Leaves NYC Townhouse Saturday

Strauss-Kahn, his wife and daughter left the rented house Saturday afternoon, carrying luggage. He didn’t say where he was going, but French media have reported he was expected to board a plane to Paris on Saturday.

09/03/2011

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

Report: Sex Assault Charges Against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Might Be Dropped

The lawyer for the woman who accused former International Monetary Fund head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault reportedly said Saturday that he believes prosecutors plan to dismiss some or all of the charges.

08/20/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Nafissatou Diallo (credit: Mario Tama/Timothy A.Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

DA Looks Into Possible Settlement Talks Between Strauss-Kahn, Maid Nafissatou Diallo

Prosecutors are looking into whether the maid’s lawyers and Strauss-Kahn’s attorneys talked about a potential deal after prosecutors developed doubts about her credibility, sources said.

08/19/2011

Nafissatou Diallo, a 32-year-old Guinean immigrant, who accused former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, speaks at press conference on July 28, 2011 at the Christian Cultural Center in Brooklyn, New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Maid Accusing Strauss-Kahn: ‘I Say God, Why Me?’

A hotel maid who accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn of sexual assault, briefly spoke Thursday afternoon to group of supporters in Brooklyn.

07/28/2011

Hotel maid Nafissatou Diallo, center, arrives at Manhattan criminal court for a meeting with New York City prosecutors investigating the sex assault case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn Wednesday, July 27, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Nafissatou Diallo, Maid In Strauss-Kahn Case, Meets With Prosecutors

Attorney Kenneth Thompson said Wednesday that the meeting went well, and focused on tapes of two conversations his client had with an incarcerated friend shortly after Strauss-Kahn’s arrest.

07/27/2011

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

Housekeeper Who Accused Strauss-Kahn Of Sex Assault Recounts Alleged Attack

Nafissatou Diallo accused Dominique Strauss-Kahn back in May. The scandal forced him to resign post as head of the International Monetary Fund, but earlier this month, prosecutors questioned the accuser’s credibility, saying she told them a series of lies.

07/24/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Accusers’ Attorneys Meet With New York Prosecutors

Attorneys for the maid and for writer Tristane Banon kept quiet about what they had discussed as they emerged from a roughly two-and-a-half hour session in the Manhattan district attorney’s office Tuesday.

07/19/2011

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

Prosecutors May Reference Past Sex Assault Claims In Strauss-Kahn Case

Legal experts say it could be knotty, but not impossible, for prosecutors to try to introduce any allegations beyond the actual attempted rape and other charges stemming from Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s May encounter with a Manhattan hotel maid.

07/19/2011

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

With House Arrest Lifted, Strauss-Kahn And Wife Attend Concerts In Massachusetts

French politician Dominique Strauss-Kahn is venturing farther from New York City after his house arrest on an attempted rape charge was lifted.

07/16/2011

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

Dominique Strauss-Kahn Sex Assault Case Faces Uncertain Future

An increasingly loud discussion is shaping up between legal experts who say the case is doomed and advocates who argue the prosecution should proceed despite questions about the accuser’s credibility.

07/13/2011

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