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Mayo 14, 2011 | Daily News

New York has a new poster boy who shows why the Legislature and Gov. Cuomo must force all criminals, not just felons and a handful of misdemeanants, to surrender a DNA sample upon conviction.

Curtis Tucker is a repeat offender who'd racked up an eight-year string of misdemeanor convictions - for weapons possession, drugs, criminal...

Mayo 14, 2011 | New York Daily News

DNA evidence gave Manhattan prosecutors another crack at a Harlem sex fiend and cost the perv an extra 15-year prison stretch yesterday.

Curtis Tucker, who is already serving 5-1/2 years for a violent home invasion, was sentenced Tuesday to the additional jail time after DNA tied him to the 2004 attempted rape of a 15-year-old.

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Mayo 13, 2011 | Daily News

What's most impressive about the arrests of two alleged anti-Jewish jihadists from Queens is that the NYPD's Intelligence Division identified the men before they could do harm.

That took very finely tuned antennae, street smarts and the capacity to field undercover operatives who can gain the trust of wary lunatic extremists. Tall...

Abril 10, 2011 | Associated Press

 

Ronnie Earl had racked up more than 100 convictions when New York City police found him sleeping on the roof of a housing project last month. It was mainly low-level stuff — drugs and trespassing came up a lot — but when the 55-year-old went in front of the judge on the new trespassing charge, prosecutors had had enough...

Abril 07, 2011 | New York Law Journal

Each day in Criminal Court, our assistant district attorneys are prepared to take to trial some of the more than 100,000 non-felony cases the Manhattan District Attorney's Office handles annually. Defense lawyers arrive, as do the defendants. Victims and witnesses take time off from work or school, and police officers leave their beats or...

Marzo 28, 2011 | New York Observer

Domestic violence continues to plague far too many homes even as crime rates outside the home continue to decline. Worse, many of the perpetrators are repeat offenders who escape the harsh punishment they deserve.

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance wants elected officials to give him and his colleagues the tools they need to crack down on...

Marzo 21, 2011 | Daily News

Earlier this month, Officer Alain Schaberger responded to a report of a domestic dispute, as police do about 700 times every day in this city. His death at the scene in Brooklyn is a chilling reminder of how quickly these calls can turn deadly. Although street crime is down significantly across New York City, domestic violence is not - it remains a...

Marzo 21, 2011 | New York Daily News

How's this for astonishing? Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance reports that his docket includes a repeat offender with more than 100 convictions, many for assaulting girlfriends.

He cites the case in calling for a new category of felony, aggravated domestic violence, to be applied against abusers convicted of two or more offenses...

Marzo 17, 2011 | New York Daily News

Instead of baggy clothes and bandanas, gang members now use more subtle signs and symbols - with gun-toting members sporting rosary beads or little kids' colorful bracelets and recruiting young teens through Facebook and Twitter.

The crimes they are committing are growing and more violent, law enforcement officials warned Washington...

Marzo 17, 2011 | Manhattan Times

Symbols are a staple of the fashions that our children wear. They appear innocently on baseball caps, basketball jerseys, even on beaded necklaces. But sometimes these symbols mean something more when they are worn on the streets of our community.

That was one of the lessons learned on Tue., March 15 when concerned parents, students, and teachers...