Press Releases
 Media Coverage
View Topics TOPICS
 Criminal Justice Reform
 Construction and Development
 Family Violence
 Gun Violence
 Immigrant New Yorkers
 Sexual Violence
 White Collar Crime
 Community Partnerships
 Crime Strategies
 Vehicular Crime
PRESS INQUIRIES: 212.335.9400
News | Media Coverage
November 18, 2019 | New York Daily News

East Village building owner, two co-defendants convicted in massive 2015 gas explosion that killed two, leveled two buildings Click For More

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.

News | Media Coverage
November 18, 2019 | The Wall Street Journal

Three Convicted of Manslaughter in New York City Blast Click For More

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.

News | Press Releases
November 15, 2019

D.A. Vance: All Defendants Convicted of Manslaughter For East Village Building Explosion Click For More

“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."

News | Press Releases
November 12, 2019

D.A. Vance Urges Passage of “Vehicular Violence Accountability Act” in Streetsblog Op-Ed Click For More

The Vehicular Violence Accountability Act would fix fundamentally broken laws so that more drivers who injure or kill can be held accountable.

News | Press Releases
November 8, 2019

Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership Expands Legal Services for Neediest Patients Click For More

“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."

News | Press Releases
November 8, 2019

City Expands Award-Winning, Nationally Recognized Supervised Release Program in Response to State Bail Reform Click For More

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

Manhattan District Attorney's Office
Manhattan District Attorney's Office3 days ago
“Today’s sentencing proves that even in homicide cases, restorative justice is a meaningful way to empower survivors while offering both parties an opportunity to engage, understand, heal, and move forward," D.A. Vance said.