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Manhattan DA Drops Charges Against Guard Arrested After Tussle with Adams Advisor Tim Pearson

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office dropped obstruction and harassment charges against a guard at a migrant shelter arrested following a scuffle allegedly set off by Tim Pearson, a top advisor to Mayor Eric Adams.  In Manhattan Criminal court Friday afternoon, an assistant district attorney said that after interviewing a dozen witnesses and reviewing body-worn camera […]

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Vance Depletes Manhattan DA’s $715M Bank Haul, Leaving Bragg With Small Change

Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance has spent nearly $715 million in money reaped from big-bucks case settlements on criminal justice programs, records show — leaving his successor, Alvin Bragg, with just a small fraction of the kitty.  The asset forfeiture funds — largely gained from banks doing business in a world financial capital — has […]

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Prosecutors From Manhattan to Albany Now Examining Cuomo Harassment Cases

Four New York prosecutors are now poring over the investigative files compiled by the state attorney general documenting allegations that Gov. Andrew Cuomo groped or inappropriately touched three women. The unidentified women are among 11 accusers listed in the damning 168-page report Attorney General Letitia James released Tuesday, detailing sexual harassment allegations that spurred rampant […]

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Alvin Bragg Poised to Become Manhattan DA and Take Over Trump Prosecution

Career prosecutor Alvin Bragg emerged Friday as the likely next Manhattan district attorney, poised to lead the office’s case against the Trump Organization, after the second-place vote-getter conceded the race. The move by Tali Farhadian Weinstein, which came when she saw the absentee ballot count wasn’t going her way, put Bragg in the position to […]