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July 11, 2012 | New York Post

Investigations by the Manhattan DA's two-year-old Violent Criminal Enterprises Unit have taken more than 400 guns off the street, with 100 additional guns being turned in via buy-back events, Cyrus Vance Jr. announced in touting his office's efforts in the wake of rising gun violence.

Sentences are tough for convicted gunslingers, the DA...

June 24, 2012 | NY Times

The block party outside an East Harlem housing complex could easily have seemed like an ordinary celebration on a bright summer weekend day. But to residents and others who knew of the complex’s menacing recent past, the party was sprinkled with triumphant symbolism.

June 21, 2012 | Thomson Reuters

Since 2010, when Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance created a unit tasked with preventing wrongful convictions, his office has received 118 post-conviction claims of innocence for possible review

June 21, 2012 | Associated Press

More than 30 years after their deaths, the man accused of strangling two young women who were making their way in 1970s Manhattan walked slowly into a courtroom Thursday to answer the charges. ..

June 21, 2012 | Reuters

New York defense attorney Stephen Jackson was indicted on Thursday on charges of stealing approximately $110,000 from his clients, the Manhattan District Attorney's office said... 

June 21, 2012 | New York Observer

Today Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance sentenced 16 members of a cybercrime ring based in Brooklyn calling itself “S3.” Members of the group... 

June 21, 2012 | Reuters

Since 2010, when Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance created a unit tasked with preventing wrongful convictions, his office has received 118 post-conviction claims of innocence for possible review...
 

June 15, 2012 | Reuters

Jennifer Lam, a 39-year-old Queens woman, told a Chinese man in 2010 that she was a licensed immigration attorney who could help him apply for a green card, prosecutors said. ...

June 14, 2012 | NY Daily News

The revelation this year that Manhattan federal prosecutors shut down a massive insurance fraud ring that operated 100 corrupt medical clinics...

June 12, 2012 | The Wall Street Journal

ING Bank has agreed to pay a record penalty of $619 million for illegally moving billions of dollars through the U.S. banking system on behalf of Cuban and Iranian clients and threatening to fire employees if they failed to conceal the origin of the money.