Recent Streetsblog NYC posts about Robert Morgenthau

Manhattan’s Next Top Prosecutor: This Is It

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L-r: Manhattan DA candidates Richard Aborn, Cy Vance and Leslie Crocker Snyder Two pedestrians were killed in Brooklyn over the weekend. Saturday evening, 66-year-old Fred Wilson took the family dog and went out for ice cream. He had only walked a short distance from his Gerritsen Avenue home when he was hit by an unidentified […]

DA Candidates Pledge Tougher Stance on Vehicular Crime

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(l-r): Richard Aborn, Cyrus Vance, Jr., Richard Socarides, Jonathan Oberman. Photo: Brad Aaron Drivers who kill and maim pedestrians and cyclists should be subject to thorough investigation and, when warranted, vigorous prosecution, candidates for Manhattan District Attorney said today. Cyrus Vance, Jr. and Richard Aborn addressed a small crowd of advocates, citizens and reporters at […]

Revolving Door Keeps Spinning for City’s Drunk Drivers

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DWI Killer Tenzing Bhutia got two years for the 2007 death of Julia Thomson. Photo: Daily News The Post last weekend noted some disturbing statistics relating to city drunk driving prosecutions. Out of 10,000 arrests last year, according to the state Division of Criminal Justice Services, 6,000 cases worked their way through the courts, with […]