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.
A Manhattan jury convicted a Harlem man Wednesday of second-degree murder in the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son, Zymere Perkins.
“These cases have all of the hallmarks of modern day sex trafficking in New York City,” Vance said. “These indictments allege recruitment of child runaways, physical violence and emotional manipulation, and threats to expose the trafficked women by posting explicit photos on Facebook for their families and friends to see.”
On December 5th, 2019, Michael Lee, 52, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for a robbery that resulted in the unintended death of Dr. Young Kun Kim, 87, a beloved Lehman College professor. What followed was an unusual scene: the victim's family took the hand of the perpetrator's sister, and they walked across the courtroom together.
After more than two months of testimony, a jury in State Supreme Court in Manhattan on Friday found Ms. Hrynenko, a general contractor and an unlicensed plumber guilty of manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and related offenses when they installed an illegal gas line, causing the explosion. They each face up to 15 years in prison on the top charge.
East Village building owner, two co-defendants convicted in massive 2015 gas explosion that killed two, leveled two buildings
A Manhattan jury convicted a neighborhood building owner and a pair of crooked construction colleagues of manslaughter and other charges Friday in the fiery March 2015 gas explosion that killed two men inside a neighborhood sushi joint.