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.
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.
Tuesday’s case is among the Manhattan district attorney’s office’s largest crackdowns on the interior-construction industry, a business that has historically been plagued by corruption.
Among the conspirators, “sandwich” was code for bribes or kickbacks, prosecutors said.
Three top managers of NYCHA’s elevator division regularly filed false reports claiming lifts had been inspected when they weren’t – even after a huge public outcry over the death of an elderly tenant in a horrific 2015 accident.
Terrence Edwards, the site supervisor, and Timothy Braico, branch manager for Western Waterproofing Company, were both charged with second-degree assault and reckless endangerment, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Thursday.