Manhattan district attorney’s office
A study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive director Pat Foye had little to say Wednesday about a legal probe of the funding deal for the reconstruction of the Pulaski Skyway.
Another potential legal mess could be coming for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey and the administration of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office said Epp abruptly attacked a Spanish tourist sitting near him on bench at City Hall Park in July 2012.
Jason Carroll, 23, has been charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, prosecutors announced.
Janet Miller, 39, admitted to stealing more than $650,000 from a Manhattan business woman between July of 2011 and August of 2012, authorities said.
An NYPD detective was arrested Wednesday and charged with grand larceny and forgery.
Attorney Harvey Fishbein says 51-year-old Pedro Hernandez is being charged in the disappearance of Etan Patz . Hernandez, of Maple Shade, N.J., confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year.
Hernandez confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year, but that remains the only evidence against him.
The plea deal came after months of negotiations with the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Collins will face at least four years in prison as part of the plea deal, prosecutors said.
“The Internet is the crime scene of our 21st century,” District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said. “When your cell phone is on you essentially leave digital bread crumbs.”
It was another busy day for Occupy Wall Street protesters who are holding three marches throughout the city on Tuesday.