Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr., together with the Shanies Law Office and the Innocence Project, today moved to vacate the trial convictions and dismiss the indictment of Muhammad A. Aziz and Khalil Islam for the 1965 murder of Malcolm X at the Audubon Ballroom.
D.A. Vance, Exodus Transitional Community Celebrate Grand Opening of $8 Million “Exodus Center for Trauma Innovation” in East Harlem
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, Jr., and Exodus Transitional Community today celebrated the grand opening of the first-of-its-kind Exodus Center for Trauma Innovation (“ECTI”) located in East Harlem and serving Northern Manhattan.
“This extraordinary assemblage of artifacts, recovered from five different criminal investigations over the past decade, embodies the timeless cultural and cosmic bridge between ancient and modern-day India,” said District Attorney Vance.
“Many New Yorkers who take advantage of the world-class public education at their doorsteps still face enormous financial burdens thanks to the high cost of living here,” said District Attorney Vance. “The last thing students and their families need to worry about is university employees stealing money that is rightfully owed to them. I thank our partners at the New York State Inspector General’s Office for their assistance with this investigation and my Office’s Financial Frauds prosecutors for their diligent work ensuring these thefts were uncovered and the defendant held accountable.”
D.A. Vance Invests $1 Million to Provide Free, Drop-In Childcare for New Yorkers with Cases in Criminal, Civil, and Housing Courts
“My office is proud to invest in services that help New Yorkers attend and participate in court,” said District Attorney Vance.
D.A. Vance, Commissioner Shea: Midtown Doorman, Others Charged with Trafficking 80 Guns from Tennessee to N.Y.C.
“Not even a global pandemic can stop the flow of guns from Southern states into our City. We can wait a lifetime for states like Tennessee to strengthen their nonexistent gun laws, or we can raise the stakes for trafficking in New York."