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March 21, 2018 | NEW YORK POST

Man who burned woman alive decades ago gets up to life in prison Click For More

A horrific 1997 murder case — in which an innocent Harlem mom was burned alive — finally came to a close Tuesday when the second of her two killers was sentenced to up to life behind bars.

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March 20, 2018

DA Vance: Man Sentenced to 25 Years-to-Life for Burning Woman to Death in 1997 Cold Case Murder Click For More

DA Vance today announced the sentencing of Rafael Antonio Perez, 52, to 25 years-to-life in prison for burning a 30-year-old woman to death in a Harlem apartment in 1997.

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March 20, 2018 | MANHATTAN TIMES

More abuse, more beatings, more hiding Click For More

More than 7,000 ads involving prostitution were posted in December 2017 on just one website – Backpage – in the borough of Manhattan alone.

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March 19, 2018

Statement by New York City Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., in Response to New York Magazine Article Click For More

"The NYPD and Manhattan DA’s Office are fully committed partners in the investigation and prosecution of sexual assault. Survivors of sexual violence and all who stand with them should know that this account does not accurately represent the strong partnership between the NYPD and Manhattan DA Cy Vance’s Office.

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March 15, 2018

Models for Innovation Click For More

Today, we are extending the Office’s legacy of innovation by implementing new and transformative strategies to reform our practices and reshape the justice system.

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March 15, 2018 | PIX 11

DA, advocates push for change to sex trafficking laws Click For More

Manhattan — Survivors of sex trafficking and advocates flanked the Manhattan District attorney Wednesday begging the U.S. Senate to change sex trafficking law.

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"We will continue working collaboratively and professionally to deliver justice to victims of crime in Manhattan. From time to time we’ll have our disagreements, but we'll never allow them to undermine this shared endeavor.”
— NYPD Commissioner O'Neill and DA Vance 👇🏽