Posts Tagged ‘district attorney’

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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UES Rapist Pleads Guilty

Written by Megan Finnegan Bungeroth on . Posted in Breaking News, Crime Watch Our Town, Our Town, Uncategorized

Last summer, the Upper East Side was terrorized by several different perpetrators of sexual assaults, and early last week, a man arrested for two of those crimes pleaded guilty to rape and sexual abuse. Jason Quinones, who is 22 and was 21 at the time of the attacks, admitted to raping a woman in her [&hellip
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H+H OWNER INDICTED

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

Helmer Toro, owner of the legendary H+H Bagels, was indicted and charged with tax fraud Nov. 18. Outgoing Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau said the bagel magnate stole withholding taxes—taxes taken out of employees’ paychecks—and evaded unemployment insurance tax. The tax charges are in connection with H+H Bagels’ retail store at 2239 Broadway and West [&hellip
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NADLER BACKS ABORN FOR D.A.

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

Rep. Jerrold Nadler will join fellow West Side elected officials and Democratic club members in endorsing Richard Aborn for Manhattan district attorney. In a race where candidates are trying to “out-progressive” one another, an endorsement from Nadler, the most liberal member of the city’s House delegation, is seen by many as a major stamp of [&hellip
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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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