Amid NYC Violence, Manhattan DA Asks Gov. Cuomo To Use Emergency Powers To Enable Judges To Hold Looters On BailManhattan District Attorney Cy Vance says the looters who vandalized stores and caused untold millions of dollars of damage and loss should face harsher penalties.
Funeral Held For Longest Serving Manhattan District Attorney Robert MorgenthauMorgenthau was Manhattan’s longest service district attorney. He spent 35 years as DA before retiring in 2009.
Longest Serving Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau Dies At 99Subway vigilante Bernard Goetz was one of Morgenthau's most notable prosecutions. He also got a conviction in the case of John Lennon's killer, Mark David Chapman.
Civil Rights Union Stands Up For Facebook PrivacyThe New York Civil Liberties Union is taking a stand in support of Facebook's rights to protect user privacy.
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.