Posts Tagged ‘Cyrus Vance’

Link Between OWS Protest and Unsolved 2004 Murder is Result of Lab Mistake (Updated)

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Breaking News, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

UPDATE: It turns out that the only connection between the DNA sample lifted from a subway gate at a recent Occupy Wall Street protest and DNA collected in the unsolved 2004 murder of Juilliard student Sarah Fox was an NYPD lab worker who processed both, the Daily News reported Wednesday. The matching DNA was found [&hellip
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Notes from the Neighborhood

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Notes from the Neighborhood, Our Town

NeighborhoodChatter Compiled by Anam Baig, Megan Bungeroth & Sean Creamer EAST SIDE LAWMAKERS PROTECT THE RIGHTS OF PREGNANT WORKERS Last week, Upper East Side Rep. Carolyn Maloney joined three Democratic co-sponsors in introducing new federal legislation that would protect pregnant women against unfair job discrimination. Maloney joined fellow New York City Rep. Jerrold Nadler and two [&hellip
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Man Punched Woman Over Parking Spot

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

According to a release distributed by the Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Oscar Fuller, 35, was found guilty of punching a woman in the face while arguing over a parking spot on E. 14th Street in Feb. 2011. He faces charges of assault in the third degree, a misdemeanor. “This was a brutal and [&hellip
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Tax Schemer Indicted on Tax Day

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News

It was announced, yesterday, on Tax Day that Peter Murmylyuk was indicted for masterminding a money swindling scheme that robbed taxpayers of $450,000, after a joint investigation by the Manhattan DA and the Department of Homeland Security. Murmylyuk, a Russian national living in Brooklyn, created the fake employment website jobcentral2.net, where he is accused of [&hellip
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Tribeca Super Charged in Jewel and Art Thefts

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town Downtown

The 62-year-old superintendent of a Tribeca building on Washington Street was sentenced today three to nine years in state prison for stealing paintings and jewelry from building residents. According to the Manhattan DA, Mihaly Kovacsezics took art worth $13,365 from one resident, whose elderly aunt he befriended prior to her death, and $23,380 in jewelry [&hellip
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UWS SCHOOL EMPLOYEE PLEADS GUILTY TO FRAUD

Written by admin on . Posted in News West Side Spirit, Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit

By Dan Rivoli A former custodian at an Upper West Side high school pled guilty for defrauding the city of more than $100,000. District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced Philip Portelli, a 33-year-old former custodian at Edward A. Reynolds West Side High School, pled guilty to running a “no-show job scheme.”
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Decision '09: Primary Profiles

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With two major citywide races and one Manhattan-wide contest this September, Democratic primary voters could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. On primary day, a total of 11 candidates will vie for three high-profile positions: city comptroller, public advocate and Manhattan district attorney. (And that’s not even counting the mayoral primary race, although most [&hellip
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