Amidst High Case Volume, Bronx Prosecutors Struggle With Attrition And Low Pay
City data shows these problems are not new.
Jun 3, 2021 4:44 PM
Gothamist Sues Bronx DA For Failure To Release Database On NYPD Officers With Credibility Issues
The Bronx DA's office has ignored our public records request for two years.
Feb 22, 2021 6:30 PM
Bronx DA Will Toss More Than 300 Summonses Issued To Protesters For Violating De Blasio's Curfew
This is the first New York City district attorney to reject charges related to Mayor de Blasio's curfew.
Sep 1, 2020 3:27 PM
Lawrence Leathers, Grammy-Winning Jazz Artist, Dead From Apparent Chokehold
"Every time I played with Lawrence Leathers, there was some kind of levitation going on."
Updated: Jun 4, 2019 7:50 PM
Bronx DA May Investigate Alleged Abuses At State-Run Home For The Disabled
Staffers who may still be employed by the state allegedly smashed residents heads against walls, denied them food, and botched their medical care.
Updated: May 12, 2016 10:49 AM
Charges Dropped Against Man Accused Of Posing As Repairman, Raping Teen
The Bronx district attorney has declined to prosecute a man accused of pretending to be a maintenance worker in order to access a 16-year-old girl's Bronx apartment building and rape her.
Updated: Apr 8, 2015 6:20 PM
Cabbie Kills 2 Pedestrians In Horrifying Crash Caught On Video, No Charges Filed
He allegedly jumped a curb and killed a 25-year-old man and 5-year-old girl last month.
Updated: Apr 1, 2015 12:19 PM
Charges Against Cop Who Killed Unarmed Teen Thrown Out On Technicality
The teen's mother, Constance Malcolm, had to be removed from the courtroom after the judge announced his decision.
Updated: May 15, 2013 3:20 PM
Are Lawmakers Trying To Oust The Bronx DA?
Democratic lawmakers are seeking to gently remove the borough's District Attorney, Robert Johnson.
Updated: Apr 28, 2013 12:29 PM
Lawyers In No Rush, Prisoners Are "Invisible" In Bronx Court System
A prosecutor once took a vacation in the middle of a trial, and a defense attorney postponed court because it was his birthday.
Updated: Apr 14, 2013 1:45 PM
Judge Orders NYPD To "Immediately Cease" Bogus Bronx Stop & Frisks, Adopt New Training
Judge Scheindlin ordered that the NYPD "immediately cease performing trespass stops outside TAP buildings in the Bronx without reasonable suspicion of trespass."
Updated: Jan 8, 2013 2:34 PM
NYPD: In Someone Else's Vestibule? That's Trespassing
"A vestibule of a building, the outer area of a building, is still private property and therefore an arrest would be proper," an NYPD officer testified in court yesterday.
Updated: Oct 18, 2012 4:20 PM
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