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 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.
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.
January 12, 2014 |
When Dennis Kozlowski leaves prison on parole this week, having served more than eight years for 22 felonies, he will find comfort in Catherine Neal's new book. But for everyone else, the account, which declares the former Tyco chief executive innocent of stealing from the conglomerate, is disappointing. Neal's book, "Taking Down the Lion: The Triumphant Rise and Tragic Fall of Tyco's Dennis Kozlowski," is published by Palgrave Macmillan. Kozlowski's name is embedded in the history of the U.S. corporate scandals that began with the collapse of Enron in late 2001.