East Village building owner, two co-defendants convicted in massive 2015 gas explosion that killed two, leveled two buildings
A Manhattan jury convicted a neighborhood building owner and a pair of crooked construction colleagues of manslaughter and other charges Friday in the fiery March 2015 gas explosion that killed two men inside a neighborhood sushi joint.
A building owner, plumber and contractor were convicted of manslaughter Friday for causing a 2015 explosion in Manhattan’s East Village that killed two men and injured more than a dozen people.
“As construction and development continues to boom, today’s guilty verdict puts property owners, contractors, and managers on notice: my Office will pursue criminal charges against those who place expediency and financial gain over life and limb."
The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act would fix fundamentally broken laws so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable.
“We can deliver greater public safety and healthier communities if we prevent young people from coming into contact with the justice system in the first place. This is why, through our Criminal Justice Investment Initiative, we have partnered with Mount Sinai, The Legal Aid Society, and other leading organizations to provide the services and support necessary to help disadvantaged children and families succeed."
City Expands Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program in Response to State Bail Reform
Manhattan D.A. Vance to provide $100 million to launch the expansion with funds forfeited in D.A.’s investigations against major banks City Council to pledge $7 million in funding NEW YORK—In anticipation of new State bail reform measures, New York City will launch an expansion of its successful Supervised Release program as a proven alternative judges