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Pair Accused Of Offering Bogus Leases For Apartments, Bilking Victims Out Of $60,000

A man and woman were charged Tuesday with running a scam in which prospective apartment renters were allegedly conned out of some $60,000.

09/16/2014

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Study Shows Racial Disparity In Handling Of Criminal Cases In Manhattan

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.

07/09/2014

The Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Port Authority Exec Has Few Words About Pulaski Skyway Funding Probe

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.

06/25/2014

The Pulaski Skyway in New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan DA Probing Pulaski Skyway Financing Deal

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.

06/24/2014

2008 Hawaii mugshot of Douglas Epp, who initially identified himself as John Yoos following City Hall Park hammer attack in July 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Canadian Sentenced To 14 Years In Manhattan Claw Hammer Attack

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.

10/29/2013

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance (File/Credit: Manhattan DA's Office)

DA: Man Charged With Sexually Assaulting 2-Year-Old In Riverside Park

Jason Carroll, 23, has been charged with two counts of predatory sexual assault against a child, prosecutors announced.

10/24/2013

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DA: Phony Guru Pleads Guilty To Grand Larceny Charge

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.

05/10/2013

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Report: NYPD Detective Falsified $5,800 In Invoices

An NYPD detective was arrested Wednesday and charged with grand larceny and forgery.

04/24/2013

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Suspect In Etan Patz Case Indicted On Murder, Kidnapping Charges

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.

11/14/2012

Pedro Hernandez (L - credit: Inside Edition), Etan Patz (R - credit: Personal Photo)

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Due In Court This Week

Hernandez confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year, but that remains the only evidence against him.

11/12/2012

Anita Collins (file/credit: CBS 2)

Former Church Employee Accepts Plea Deal In New York Archdiocese Embezzlement Case

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.

09/20/2012

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Manhattan DA’s Office Gets $4 Million For New Cybercrime Lab

“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.”

08/14/2012

Occupy Wall Street Movement

Occupy Wall Street Holds Marches To DA’s Office, Lincoln Center And Sotheby’s

It was another busy day for Occupy Wall Street protesters who are holding three marches throughout the city on Tuesday.

10/18/2011