After an officer nabbed a slashing suspect in the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown, the purported attacker allegedly said, “So what, I just slashed a few people.”
A 43-year-old Upper East Side woman was indicted for using cryptocurrency to fund and launder money for a Syrian terrorist group, Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced Tuesday.
Alvin Bragg is making the rounds. The District Attorney for Manhattan has kicked off the new year with a series of interviews, sitting down with NY1, the New York Times, City and State, and others. Last week, it was West Side Rag’s turn to talk with the DA about issues on the minds of Upper West Siders.
A 62-year-old Manhattan man was convicted of sex crimes charges Monday for the brutal assault and rape of a 23-year-old Asian woman inside a sidewalk construction shed in Chelsea in December 2021, according to the Manhattan District Attorney’s office. Darryl Phelps, who was a registered sex offender, was convicted by a jury in less than hour of deliberations for attacking and raping the young woman at around 1:30 a.m. on Dec. 22, 2021, while she was walking home from her job as a waiter in Korea Town.
Manhattan District Attorney Alvin Bragg on Thursday announced the all-counts conviction of a radical Islamist cleric, following a first-of its kind terrorism prosecution at a state court level.
The case against Shaikh Faisal, who attempted to lure an undercover NYPD officer to become an ISIL bride, ended in court on Jan. 26 with a five-count conviction from the jury. It’s New York’s first “full trial” of an international terrorism case.