Manhattan District Attorney
Eleven defendants were indicted by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office and arraigned in State Supreme Court later Wednesday on identity theft, fraud, grand larceny and forgery charges.
Three former executives conspired to hide a law firm’s snowballing financial problems from auditors and even their own partners as it headed toward collapse in the nation’s biggest law firm bankruptcy, prosecutors said Thursday.
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.
Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.
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.
Henry Wachtel has been jailed since early April when he was accused of bludgeoning his mother to death during an epileptic seizure.
The alleged gang members charged with allegedly selling crack cocaine and marijuana in “Sour Power” candy wrappers were caught after bragging about their activities on social media sites.
Michael Kenny, 44, was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder and aggravated criminal contempt in the March 2011 stabbing.
Officers found the loaded gun and extra bullets shortly after stopping Ruben Sanabria for evading the subway fare.
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.
Driver Ian Clement has been charged with leaving the scene of the accident after his truck hit and killed 68-year-old Marilyn Dershowitz. Clement’s defense is that he did not know he had hit the woman.
A woman has reportedly filed a complaint accusing TV news anchor Greg Kelly of sexual assault.
Their marriage had been troubled, punctuated by allegations of assault and a restraining order. And on its last day, Michael Kenny went with his hairstylist wife to the salon where she worked, got a haircut and a shave from her and then stabbed her to death in a bathroom there, prosecutors say.
The Manhattan District Attorney announced on Thursday the indictment and arraignment of an accountant who stole $1.48 million from two clients.
CBS 2’s Rob Morrison sat down with Cyrus Vance in studio to examine the past year and look at what’s coming up in 2011 in the DA’s office.