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November 16, 2014 | The Washington Post

So convinced is Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. (D) of the importance of rape kits in improving public safety that he is dedicating $35 million to...

November 16, 2014 | Newsday

Actress Mariska Hargitay, who plays an NYC sex-crimes detective on "Law and Order: SVU," got it right when she said prosecutors had shown flagrant disrespect to...

November 13, 2014 | New York Times

In 2000, New York had 17,000 untested rape kits, a yearslong accumulation of potential evidence in some of the city’s most violent crimes. Over the next...

November 13, 2014 | New York Post

Emmy-Award winning actress Mariska Hargitay called Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance a hero at a press conference Wednesday for dedicating $35 million to help...

November 13, 2014 | Associated Press

Evidence from up to 70,000 rape cases nationwide will get long-awaited DNA testing, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance Jr. announced Wednesday as he...

November 06, 2014 | New York Post

Jurors convicted a fugitive Canadian speed demon in no-time flat ​Thursday — finding the race-around​-Manhattan fool guilty on all charges for his wild ride...