Manhattan District Attorney

DA Probing Cowboys Owner's Contract For One World Trade Observation DeckProsecutors are investigating the procurement process behind a contract awarded to Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones' company to operate the observation deck at One World Trade Center.
Manhattan DA: Hale & Hearty Soup Worker Used Job To Aid Identity Theft, Fraud RingEleven 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.
DA Vance: 3 Executives At Once-Premier Law Firm Helped 'Cook The Books' Amid Economic CollapseThree 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.
Hudson River Park Rape Suspect Pleads GuiltyJonathan 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.
Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder IndictedElliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.
Caroline Kennedy To Serve As Juror In Drug CaseShe 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.
Epileptic Teen Charged In His Mother's Murder Given Bail PackageHenry Wachtel has been jailed since early April when he was accused of bludgeoning his mother to death during an epileptic seizure.
DA: East Harlem Drug Gang Bragged About Crimes On Social MediaThe 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.
Man Found Guilty Of Fatally Stabbing Wife In Midtown Hair SalonMichael Kenny, 44, was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder and aggravated criminal contempt in the March 2011 stabbing.
Man Who Jumped Turnstile While Carrying Illegal Gun Sentenced To 7 YearsOfficers found the loaded gun and extra bullets shortly after stopping Ruben Sanabria for evading the subway fare.
Queens Man Sentenced For Running $31 Million Ponzi SchemeThe 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.
Trial Under Way In Hit-And-Run Death Of Attorney Alan Dershowitz's Sister-In-LawDriver 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.