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January 14, 2019

DA Vance: Former Babysitter Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Attempted Murder, Strangulation of Two-Month-Old Child Click For More

“Marianne Benjamin-Williams sealed her own fate when she attempted to murder the two-month-old child left in her care in such a violent, gruesome manner.”

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January 8, 2019 | WABC

Man pleads guilty for role in party stabbing murder in Upper East Side apartment Click For More

The Manhattan District Attorney's Office announced that 30-year-old Lawrence Dilione pleaded guilty to one count of manslaughter for his role in the murder of 26-year-old Joey Comunale.

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January 8, 2019

DA Vance Announces Guilty Plea of Lawrence Dilione in Death of Joseph Comunale Click For More

"This is another major step forward on the road toward justice for Joey Comunale. I thank our prosecutors for ensuring not only that this defendant will serve significant prison time for his role in this unconscionable crime, but also for sparing the Comunale family the agony of reliving their son’s death in yet another murder trial."

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December 28, 2018 | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | OP-ED

A plea for smarter parole: N.Y. has to stop setting people up to fail Click For More

As prosecutors who count on parole to serve its intended purpose of rehabilitation and public safety, we believe parole in New York State is in need of reform.

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December 14, 2018

Grand Jury Report on Epidemic of Real Estate Theft Targeting Vulnerable New Yorkers Click For More

In case after case, a Manhattan grand jury uncovered heartbreaking frauds in which small properties representing the whole of a family’s accumulated wealth and heritage over fifty years was brazenly snatched by criminal fraudsters.

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December 13, 2018

DA Vance: West African Royal, Associate Plead Guilty to Stealing From 250 Victims in Employment Fraud Schemes Click For More

“These defendants created a royal headache for hundreds of applicants and job seekers.”


Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office shared Vera Institute of Justice's post.20 hours ago
Education in prison reduces recidivism, and is the right thing to do.🎓

That's why we're funding Andrew Cuomo's College-in-Prison program, and why we love this Vera Institute of Justice study on why the ban on Pell Grants for people in prison has to go ⬇️