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February 18, 2021 | New York Daily News

NYC driver with suspended license charged with manslaughter for fatally striking toddler Click For More

Criminal charges against a man with a suspended driver’s license accused of killing a 3-year-old boy with his pickup truck and injuring the child’s mother were upgraded to manslaughter on Wednesday.

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February 18, 2021 | NBC New York

Driver Indicted in 2019 Crosswalk Death of NYC Toddler Walking With Mom Click For More

"Not only was the defendant driving recklessly with no regard for pedestrians, but he did so knowing his driver’s license had been suspended. This type of abhorrent conduct is why my office is pushing for legislation that enhances criminal accountability for vehicular violence and keeps reckless drivers off the road," Vance said in a statement.

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February 17, 2021

D.A. Vance: Driver Charged with Manslaughter for Striking Two Pedestrians in Cross Walk, Killing 3-Year-Old Boy Click For More

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. today announced the indictment of JAIME SABOGAL, 60, for striking two pedestrians in a crosswalk with his pick-up truck in East Harlem, killing 3-year-old Bertin DeJesus and injuring his mother, while driving with a suspended license.

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February 11, 2021

D.A. Vance’s Letter in Support of Voting Rights for Parolees Click For More

As the Manhattan District Attorney, my job is to ensure a safer New York and a fairer justice system. To effectuate this dual mission, our Office works from the presumption that the consequences of incarceration in a New Yorker’s life should not last one more day than necessary.

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February 11, 2021 | CBS

Joseph Chase Oaks Of Alabama Accused Of Targeting Hundreds Of People In New York, Across Country In Cell Phone Number Scam Click For More

Prosecutors say a man targeted hundreds of people across the country in a sophisticated scam, using cell phone numbers to access everything from bank accounts to medical records.

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This #BlackHistoryMonth, we hosted trainings for our attorneys and support staff with Vera Institute of Justice and community leaders to examine the role of a prosecutor in addressing racial disparities in the criminal justice system.