Robert Morgenthau
1919–2019

Influential district attorney and bane of rogue banks, scofflaws dies at 99

The longtime New York County D.A. revolutionized how the job was done as he championed white-collar probes along with street-crime prosecutions.
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Four teens staged a fight to escape juvenile facility, authorities say. Two have been caught.

The juveniles made their escape in a car they stole at a Florida juvenile justice facility.

More than 1 million residents plan to join a national strike on Monday as discontent with island’s governance rises. But what comes next?

The “most influential unknown man in America” was condemned for leading white nationalist hate groups.

In 2008, a congressional panel summoned executives of the nation’s largest drug distribution companies to explain why they were saturating the country with opioid pills. Here's what they said.

Excessive heat warnings are in effect for tens of millions, stretching from the Mississippi River Valley to the U.S.-Canadian border.


Autonomous vehicles could cut traffic and pollution — or make them worse, planners say.

Federal officials urge universities to counter threat from China of academic espionage.

Jeffrey A. Rosen deflected questions on most controversial topics — until it came to Congress holding his boss in contempt.

The Post has reported extensively on the opioid crisis' key figures: manufacturers, distributors, pharmacies, doctors and the DEA itself.

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The action came after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit weighed in on an emoluments lawsuit.

Young people are fleeing California’s coastal metroplexes as the cost of living soars. The Central Valley is scooping them up, and shifting its culture to lure more.

Secretary of state’s visit to Argentina’s capital coincided with the 25th anniversary of a car bomb attack on a Jewish community center.

He was a key witness in former special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation.

A man who allegedly said he would "kill all the gays and the children" turned out to be a suspect in three unsolved armed robberies, federal prosecutors said.

Many are drug offenders, officials said. Others were convicted of weapons and sex offenses, robbery and national-security-related crimes.

The judge could cut the award for the couple, who both have non-Hodgkin lymphoma, by more than 90 percent.

A 15-year-old with a broken-down bicycle stopped at a gas stations for snacks. Then a confrontation began.

Students are skipping the pool and beach to expedite undergraduate degrees.

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City officials in West Palm Beach, Fla., are trying to keep a waterfront park clean for events.

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