Nonviolent offenders are about to get help clearing their criminal records from an unlikely source — the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.
Mr. Vance said Mr. Jackson’s internet search history suggested that he was inspired by Dylann S. Roof, a white nationalist who killed nine black parishioners in a church in South Carolina in 2015.
Admitted killer Lawrence Dilione tried to take back his guilty plea at his sentencing Wednesday for the gruesome murder of Connecticut man Joseph Comunale, but the judge wasn’t having it.
Injustice for some? Politicians, activists agree to back legislation sparing undocumented immigrants from courthouse cuffs by ICE
The district attorneys of Manhattan, Queens and the Bronx were among those prominently backing the proposed law.
White supremacist James Jackson, 30, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to stabbing and killing a black man as an act of domestic terrorism.
Jackson told police he traveled to the city to pull off a “political terrorist attack” and “inspire white men to kill black men, to scare black men, and to provoke a race war,” according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office.