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Jury's Out In Freedom Tower BASE Jump Case

Tim Sohn | Posted 06.26.2015 | Crime
Tim Sohn

James Brady, Andrew Rossig, and Marko Markovich can only wait while the jury debates the four charges against them, including one felony burglary count and one misdemeanor for BASE jumping from One World Trade Center.

Predatory Prosecution: The Government Couldn't Hold Wall Street Accountable, So They Harassed Innocent Chinese-Americans Instead

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

The trial of Abacus Federal Savings Bank is finally over, and the verdict is "not guilty" on all counts. This outcome should be a tremendous relief to advocates of Wall Street accountability, and the fact that the case got as far as it did should be an extraordinary embarrassment to District Attorney Cyrus Vance and his office.

NYPD Busts MASSIVE Drug Ring In LES, East Village

Newsday | Anthony M DeStefano | Posted 06.13.2013 | New York

Dozens of alleged drug dealers who delivered cocaine to investment bankers, college students and public housing residents have been arrested in an NYP...

Throat Slashed At Lenny's Sandwich Shop

Posted 05.01.2012 | New York

MANHATTAN CRIMINAL COURT -- Two workers at a Lenny's sandwich shop in Midtown ganged up on a co-worker and slit his throat during a booze-fueled fight...

Greg Kelly Will Not Face Rape Charges

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 04.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — The police commissioner's TV host son won't face criminal charges of sexually assaulting a woman who said he attacked her after a dat...

Husband Eyed In Murder Of Rich Wife

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 03.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Shele Covlin's body was found in the bathtub of her Manhattan apartment by her 9-year-old daughter on Dec. 31, 2009. Her young son was sti...

Meet Greg Kelly's Attorney

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- When the police commissioner's TV host son found himself facing a rape allegation, he turned to a lawyer with a reputation for handling hi...

John Rudolf

'Reckless' Leaks Threaten Rape Probe of NYPD Commissioner's Son | John Rudolf | Posted 01.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. said Friday he had "no idea" who leaked information to the media suggesting that prosecutor...

John Rudolf

Rape Probe of NYPD Chief's Son Creates 'Ethical Minefield' for New York District Attorney | John Rudolf | Posted 03.27.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance may face pressure to tap an outside prosecutor to investigate rape allegations against the son ...

New York Prosecutors Widen Goldman Sachs Investigation

Posted 11.07.2011 | Business

New York prosecutors are widening their investigation into the manner in which Goldman Sachs (GS.N) marketed certain mortgage-linked securities be...

Goldman Might Release Documents To Counter Senate Report

Posted 08.06.2011 | Business

Goldman Sachs Group Inc could release documents to counter a Senate subcommittee report that said the bank misled clients about mortgage-linked se...

Goldman Sachs Receives Subpoena In Relation To Credit Crisis

AP | Posted 08.02.2011 | Business

By Christina Rexrode and Rachel Beck NEW YORK (AP) — Goldman Sachs Group Inc. was subpoenaed by the Manhattan District Attorney's office over the...

Manhattan Gets First New DA In 35 Years

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK - Politically pedigreed trial lawyer Cy Vance has been elected as Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years. The Democrat had 92...

New DA Promises 'Humility'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Manhattan's first new district attorney in 35 years says he'll balance public safety with fairness as he takes over one of the nation...

After 34 Years, Who Will Replace Morgenthau?

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — One is a former hard-nosed judge so known for her stiff sentences that drug dealers named a brand of heroin after her. Another enjoys...

Leslie Crocker Snyder's Unsavory Campaign Donors

Village Voice | By Camille Dodero (3:07PM 09/09) | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Judging people by the company they keep may not always be fair game, but it is fitting, on the eve of next week's primary, to take the measure of Lesl...

Candidates Talk Drugs, Exchange Blows In Manhattan DA Debate

New York Times | JOHN ELIGON | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Leslie Crocker Snyder, a former judge making her second run for Manhattan district attorney, had the opening word on Tuesday night in the first televi...

David Blaine To Hold Fundraiser For District Attorney Candidate Richard Aborn

New York Daily News | Elizabeth Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Magician David Blaine will be delving into the dangerous world of New York politics for the first time next week when he hosts a fundraiser for Manhat...

Morgenthau Endorses Cyrus Vance Jr. For District Attorney

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau, who is retiring, is endorsing a former deputy in the race to replace him. Cyrus Vance...

Third Screen: The Next Manhattan DA May Be A Woman

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Vickie Karp

Leslie Crocker Snyder is running to be the first woman to be Manhattan District Attorney. Snyder has prosecuted mafia members and drug lords and gang members. She created the first sex crimes unit in the United States, writing the Rape/Shield law that, to this day, saves rape victims from malicious and overly-broad cross-examination.