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April 02, 2012 | NY 1

A busy burglar targeted a dozen homes during a month-long spree in 2010. But more than TVs and cash, his victims had something else in common: They were all Chinese...

March 28, 2012 | New York Press

New York is a city with a booming elderly population—there are over 3.4 million people over the age of 65 living here. With that aging population... ...

March 24, 2012 | NY Daily News

A man can beat his girlfriend in New York and get the same sentence another man gets for turnstile-jumping....

 

March 23, 2012 | CNN

New York sets a legal precedent with the most comprehensive DNA collection law in the nation.
Susan Candiotti reports...

March 20, 2012 | NY 1

Inside City Hall's Errol Louis had Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. give some of the details behind the state's newly expanded DNA database and addresses concerns that the new rules could adversely affect civil liberties. 

March 20, 2012 | Metro New York

Think twice before you jump that turnstile to make a subway train: According to a brand-new law, fare beating could not only mean a misdemeanor on your record, but also a swab of your DNA in New York's state database...

March 19, 2012 | NY 1

Governor Andrew Cuomo on Monday officially signed the All Crimes DNA bill into law.
New York is now the first state to expand its DNA databank to include anyone convicted of felonies or penal law misdemeanors...

March 14, 2012 | The Wall Street Journal

On the heels of an announcement that New York will become the first state to collect DNA evidence from nearly all people convicted of crimes, including misdemeanors, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. said he was elated.

 

March 14, 2012 | NY Daily News

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. is praising the agreement reached by Gov. Cuomo and the Legislature to expand the state’s DNA database...

March 09, 2012 |

By Cyrus Vance Jr., Manhattan District Attorney

“I was living in constant fear,” she told a judge. “I was isolated from the outside world. I lost my voice."....

This woman—an African immigrant and a survivor of domestic violence—suffered in her own home at the hands of her...