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December 1, 2021 | New York Times

Supervised Injection Sites for Drug Users to Open in New York City Click For More

“We have always been trying to strike the right balance between enforcement, rehabilitation and prevention,” Cyrus R. Vance Jr., the Manhattan district attorney, said in an interview.

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November 23, 2021 | The Atlantic

The Tomb Raiders of the Upper East Side: Inside the Manhattan DA’s Antiquities Trafficking Unit Click For More

The DA’s office has returned more than 1,300 antiquities to their homelands: a marble sarcophagus fragment to Greece, a Buddha’s footprint to Pakistan, and, to Italy, a first-century mosaic from a ship in the emperor Caligula’s fleet.

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November 17, 2021 | New York Times

2 Men Convicted of Killing Malcolm X Will Be Exonerated After Decades Click For More

A 22-month investigation conducted jointly by the Manhattan district attorney’s office and lawyers for the two men found that prosecutors and two of the nation’s premier law enforcement agencies — the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the New York Police Department — had withheld key evidence that, had it been turned over, would likely have led to the men’s acquittal.

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November 17, 2021 | New York Times

Looking for a Stolen Idol? Visit the Museum of the Manhattan D.A. Click For More

Set up in 2017, with the approval of the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., to curb the smuggling of cultural heritage, it has seized 3,604 illicit items valued at $204 million. Of that, 1,323 objects have been returned to countries of origin like Mexico, Afghanistan and Tibet.

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November 16, 2021 | amNY

DA Vance, East Harlem community celebrates opening of Exodus Center for Trauma Innovation Click For More

The Exodus Center for Trauma Innovation had its official launch Tuesday in East Harlem, courtesy of the $8 million grant given from the Criminal Justice Investment Initiative to the Exodus Transitional Community Center.

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October 28, 2021 | New York Times

Authorities Return 248 Looted Antiquities to India Click For More

Investigators in Manhattan returned 248 ancient icons valued at $15 million to India on Thursday and said they hoped to have the art dealer accused of looting most of them back in New York for trial by early next year.


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