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Prosecutors From Manhattan to Albany Now Examining Cuomo Harassment Cases

Four New York district attorneys are scouring investigative files compiled by the state attorney general to determine whether the governor may have committed any crimes in their jurisdictions. The cases focus on allegations of inappropriate touching.

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

The career prosecutor, who would be the first Black New Yorker to hold the post made famous worldwide by "Law & Order," emerged at the top of the Democratic pack after Tali Farhadian Weinstein conceded Friday.

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Bragg Holds Slim Lead in Manhattan District Attorney Race But Absentee Ballots Loom

In one of the few contests without ranked choice voting, Harlem-born prosecutor Alvin Bragg was up by about 7,000 votes on Tali Farhadian Weinstein. But tens of thousands of absentee ballots won’t be counted for weeks.

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Manhattan DA Candidate Tali Weinstein Skipped Years of Voting in Local Elections, Records Show

The former federal prosecutor joined the Democratic Party in 2017, after registering with no party and casting ballots only in presidential-year contests.

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Manhattan DA Candidates’ Reform Talk Rattles Veteran Prosecutors

Staffers working for Cy Vance worry budget and personnel cuts could hamper the office, which is investigating former President Trump. Reformers say change is needed to fix a flawed culture among district attorneys.

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Bar Association Slams Former Prosecutor Vying to Replace Manhattan District Attorney Vance

The New York Criminal Bar Association expressed concerns over Diana Florence’s "character and fitness," citing misconduct accusations over withheld evidence. Florence charged the group with "sexism" after the unusual rebuke.

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What You Need to Know About New York’s District Attorney Races in 2021

The race for Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s seat is crowded and fierce. Here’s the rundown on the candidates and more ahead of the June 22 primary.

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Second Misdemeanor Rap for Driver Who Plowed Down Protesters in Manhattan Sparks New Fury

Prosecutors charged Kathleen Casillo with two counts on Monday for allegedly running over Midtown marchers in December. Those sent to the hospital say the charges amount to a slap on the wrist for her — and a slap in the face for them.

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Vance Ally Lucy Lang Joins Manhattan DA Race, Signaling Cy Won’t Run Again

The Manhattan District Attorney says he has still not decided whether to seek re-election in 2021. But observers say Lang, who worked for Vance, would join the crowded race only if he opted out.

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Protesters, Pols Fume at Police Commissioner, Mayor Over ‘Lack of Discipline’ for Violent Cops

Fury grew after Commissioner Dermot Shea announced there are no plans to bench the cop caught on video punching a homeless man on the subway.

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DA Vance Drops Assault Charges Against Subway Rider Punched by Police

Prosecutors also said they’re looking into "potential police misconduct" in the videotaped incident — even as they’re still charging the man with "resisting arrest."

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Video Shows Cop Punching Man on Manhattan Subway. DA Vance Charges Rider With Assault

Legal Aid Society calls for dropping charges and firing the officers in the No. 6 train incident. "I felt like my heart was going to fall out," the ejected passenger says.

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DA Vance Doles Out Millions in Grants From Seized Dollars, but Some Question Role

The Manhattan DA’s Office is sitting on a mountain of cash from big court settlements. Should that money be controlled by prosecutors or the people?

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Vance Prosecutor Misconduct Accusations Could Cost Millions

Firms that agreed to pay into the Manhattan DA’s forfeiture fund to settle bribery cases may be getting money back, THE CITY has learned.

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Vance Prosecutor Accused of Hiding Tape Could Face Grilling Under Oath

Defendant convicted in bribery case demands Diana Florence, a former top deputy to Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance, testify at hearing.

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Defendants Freed, Jury Dismissed as Manhattan DA Evidence Woes Deepen

Several bribery cases prosecuted by Cy Vance Jr.’s office are unraveling in the face of allegations a top deputy withheld key evidence.

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Case Tossed Amid ‘Staggering’ Hidden Evidence Allegations Against Vance Deputy

More of Diana Florence’s cases are being eyed after accusations she withheld damaging information about star witness in construction bribery raps.

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Top Vance Prosecutor Accused of Misleading Judge Over Withheld Evidence

Diana Florence, who quit amid allegations she sat on a tape that impugned her star witness, knew of the recording in 2016, a defense attorney charged.

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Vance Prosecutor Accused of Hiding Evidence Offers Defense

Diana Florence tells court a mistake was made — but denied purposely sitting on tape that damaged star witness’ credibility in bribery cases.

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A Top Prosecutor in Manhattan DA Vance’s Office Accused of Hiding Evidence

Construction fraud-buster Diana Florence leaves post after allegations she withheld damaging recording of star witness in bribery cases.