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Judge frees men imprisoned for 24 years, saying prosecutors withheld evidence

The 1996 slaying of a New York police officer and another man was pursued aggressively, with then-Mayor Rudolph Giuliani vowing that justice would be served swiftly.
  • Mar 5, 2021

In Trump probe, Manhattan district attorney puts pressure on his longtime chief financial officer

Investigators have asked about Allen Weisselberg’s loyalty and his sons’ business dealings, according to people familiar with the case.
  • Mar 3, 2021

New York attorney general to investigate Cuomo following sexual harassment complaints by two former staffers

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo’s office formally referred the matter to the attorney general Monday morning, paving the way for a probe to begin.
  • Mar 1, 2021

Trump’s tax returns have been turned over to Manhattan district attorney

District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. is leading a criminal investigation into the former president and his business activities.
  • Feb 25, 2021

Retired NYPD officer attacked D.C. police officer like ‘junkyard dog,’ prosecutor alleges

Thomas Webster, 54, is accused of violence during the Jan 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.
  • Feb 23, 2021

Charges dismissed against Amy Cooper, who called police on Black birdwatcher in viral Central Park video

Amy Cooper called police during an exchange with Christian Cooper, emphasizing his race in a manner that was offensive to many who saw the video recorded by Christian Cooper.
  • Feb 16, 2021

Manhattan man charged with threatening to kill lawmakers, cable news personalities

Rickey Johnson is accused of targeting several high-profile people with menacing videos and private messages.
  • Feb 12, 2021

Justice Dept. leaders repeatedly stymied requests for search of Giuliani’s records

The move effectively leaves the decision to President Biden’s Justice Department.
  • Feb 10, 2021

N.Y. court won’t revive Paul Manafort’s fraud case, ending prosecutor’s bid to sidestep Trump’s pardon

The case was dismissed by a trial court in late 2019, and an appeals court later upheld the ruling.
  • Feb 8, 2021

Businessman sentenced to prison in fraud case involving ex-Giuliani associate Lev Parnas

David Correia had pleaded guilty to duping investors in a fraud-protection firm he formed with Parnas.
  • Feb 8, 2021
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