As Manhattan District Attorney, Cy Vance, Jr. has made the advancement of criminal justice reform part of the mission of the District Attorney's Office, right alongside our centuries-old founding mission of public safety.
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Metro-North exec busted for pocketing $70K in kickbacks from scam involving $10 million in contracts awarded to crooked company
A greedy Metro-North manager pocketed $70,000 in kickbacks for steering $10 million in crooked contracts to a waste disposal business in a lucrative bid-rigging scam, the Manhattan District attorney charged Friday.
Manhattan landlord and contractors sentenced to 4 to 12 years behind bars for fatal East Village gas explosion
A Manhattan building owner and a pair of crooked construction workers were sentenced Friday to four to 12 years in prison for running an illegal gas line that triggered the deadly East Village blast that killed two people.
The three people responsible for a deadly East Village gas explosion that leveled several buildings and killed two men landed four to 12 years behind bars Friday.
“Asbestos abatement and regulated waste removal are serious public health and safety matters, particularly when it comes to facilities like Grand Central that hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers and visitors use every day,” said District Attorney Vance.
“If you cut corners based on expediency and profit and kill or injure New Yorkers in the process, you are engaging in criminal conduct and my Office will seek significant prison time."
A Harlem man was convicted of murder in the beating of his girlfriend’s son after a trial that shed light on the city’s failure to intervene.
Friday Dec 6
Artist and activist George Emilio Sanchez returns to Abrons Arts Center for a third year with Bang Bang Gun Amok III, a 24-hour performance “filibuster” that addresses how gun culture is historically embedded in the United States. Co-presented by Henry Street Settlement and University Settlement Artists in partnership with the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office, the event unites activists, scholars, Lower East Side youth, and gun violence survivors in a spirit of solidarity to call for an end to a culture of violence.