August 14, 2009 |
A white police officer who killed an off-duty black colleague in a friendly-fire incident will not face criminal charges, prosecutors said. A grand jury voted not to indict Andrew Dunton in the May shooting of Omar Edwards on a dark street, Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau said. Edwards had drawn his gun and was chasing a man who had broken into his car. Dunton apparently mistook Edwards for an armed suspect. Some civil rights advocates have charged that race was a factor in the shooting.
April 29, 2004 |
Ten stockbrokers at a now-defunct securities firm were accused Wednesday in a racketeering indictment of defrauding hundreds of customers out of millions of dollars, authorities said. The brokers, who once worked for LCP Capital Corp. in Manhattan, were paid millions of dollars in cash bribes by stock promoters to pump up the prices of 14 stocks, Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau said.
April 8, 1997 |
A teenager killed by police after he allegedly threatened officers with a machete was shot in the back, Police Commissioner Howard Safir said. Safir and Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau promised a full investigation into the shooting early Sunday of 16-year-old Kevin Cedeno by Officer Anthony Pellegrini.
August 12, 1992 |
Clifford Attorney Decries Freeze on Client's Assets: An attorney for Clark Clifford says Clifford and his law partner cannot pay routine expenses, doctors' bills and legal fees because prosecutors froze their assets after indicting them in the BCCI banking scandal. Robert S. Bennett accused Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau of seeking to destroy Clifford and Robert Altman.
July 30, 2004 |
Two employees of the Whitney Museum of American Art have been charged with stealing $880,000 over a two-year period by voiding ticket sales and pocketing the cash, Manhattan Dist. Atty. Robert Morgenthau said Thursday.
March 27, 1986 |
A grand jury indicted the Bronx Democratic boss and five others today on charges of bribing city officials, including one who has since killed himself, bringing to 11 the number of people charged in a scandal rocking Mayor Edward Koch's administration. The scandal--labled a "confidence game" by a city prosecutor--involves the most serious allegations of corruption in New York City since the administration of Jimmy Walker 50 years ago. Dist. Atty.