Tag: Vance, Cyrus R Jr

19 Women Accused a Gynecologist of Abuse. Why Didn’t He Go to Prison?

The Manhattan district attorney’s office shocked a state judge in 2011 when it recommended that the financier Jeffrey Epstein be given the lowest possible sex offender status despite accusations that he had sexually abused dozens of girls. The judge refused, and the district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance Jr., later reversed his stance, saying his assistant […]

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Trump Taxes: Justice Dept. Asks Judges to Block Subpoena

The Justice Department asked a federal appeals court on Friday to stop the release of President Trump’s tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney’s office, arguing that local prosecutors should have to meet a very high legal bar before investigating a sitting president. The filing meant Mr. Trump’s own Justice Department was lending support to […]

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Ruling on Trump’s Tax Returns: 5 Takeaways

On Monday, a federal judge issued a ruling that effectively ordered President Trump’s accountants to turn over eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns to the Manhattan district attorney. Mr. Trump’s lawyers immediately appealed the decision, and an appeals court temporarily blocked the ruling. So for now, the president can keep his financial […]

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Trump Ordered to Turn Over 8 Years of Tax Returns to the Manhattan D.A.

A federal judge on Monday rejected a bold argument from President Trump that sitting presidents are immune from criminal investigations, allowing the Manhattan district attorney’s office to subpoena eight years of the president’s personal and corporate tax returns. Lawyers for Mr. Trump quickly told the court they would appeal the ruling from Judge Victor Marrero […]

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Trump’s Justice Department Asks Judge to Block Subpoena for His Tax Returns

The Justice Department on Wednesday asked a federal judge to temporarily block a subpoena from the Manhattan district attorney that would require President Trump to turn over eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns. Mr. Trump has been fighting off an attempt by the office of the Manhattan district attorney, Cyrus R. Vance […]

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How $2,000 in Yankees Tickets Show Weinstein’s New Trial Strategy

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] When Harvey Weinstein was arrested on rape charges in New York more than a year ago, a police sergeant and a veteran detective, both of whom had investigated him for months, brought him to court in handcuffs and stood […]

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Federal Prosecutors Ask Judge to Delay Subpoena of Trump Tax Returns

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan told a judge Tuesday night that they are considering inserting themselves into a lawsuit filed last week by President Trump that argued he cannot be criminally investigated while in office. The unusual court filing suggested that the president’s own Justice Department could take a position on a sweeping constitutional argument by […]

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Trump Is Accused of Inventing Tax Return ‘Privilege’ to Block Subpoena

The Manhattan district attorney’s office on Monday accused President Trump and his lawyers of trying to invent a “new presidential ‘tax return’ privilege” by arguing that Mr. Trump should not have to comply with a subpoena seeking eight years of his personal and corporate returns. The district attorney’s office used the pointed language in court […]

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Trump Sues Manhattan D.A. Over Demand for 8 Years of His Tax Returns

A lawyer for President Trump said Thursday he had filed a lawsuit in federal court to challenge an attempt by state prosecutors in Manhattan to subpoena eight years of Mr. Trump’s personal and corporate tax returns. “In response to the subpoenas issued by the New York County District Attorney, we have filed a lawsuit this […]

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8 Years of Trump Tax Returns Are Subpoenaed by Manhattan D.A.

State prosecutors in Manhattan have subpoenaed President Trump’s accounting firm to demand eight years of his personal and corporate tax returns, according to several people with knowledge of the matter. The subpoena opens a new front in a wide-ranging effort to obtain copies of the president’s tax returns, which Mr. Trump initially said he would […]

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‘Sopranos’ Actress Who Accused Harvey Weinstein of Rape May Testify at His Trial

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] The Manhattan district attorney is seeking a new grand jury indictment against Harvey Weinstein that would allow the actress Annabella Sciorra, who has accused him of rape, to testify at his criminal trial next month. Ms. Sciorra, who is […]

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Manhattan D.A. Subpoenas Trump Organization Over Stormy Daniels Hush Money

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] State prosecutors in Manhattan subpoenaed President Trump’s family business on Thursday, reviving an investigation into the company’s role in hush-money payments made during the 2016 presidential campaign, according to people briefed on the matter. The subpoena, issued by the […]

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How the Case Against Jeffrey Epstein Unfolded Over More Than a Decade

The sex-trafficking charges filed against Jeffrey Epstein this week in Manhattan underscored the long scope of the investigation into accusations that he engaged in sexual acts with girls, some as young as 14, in both his Upper East Side townhouse and his residence in Palm Beach, Fla. The allegations against Mr. Epstein stretch back to […]

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Manafort Pleads Not Guilty to N.Y. Charges Designed to Thwart a Trump Pardon

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Paul J. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman, pleaded not guilty on Thursday to mortgage fraud and other charges brought by the Manhattan district attorney in an effort to ensure Mr. Manafort could still face prison time if he […]

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Cuba Gooding Jr. Is Accused of Groping Woman at a Manhattan Bar

[What you need to know to start the day: Get New York Today in your inbox.] Detectives are investigating an allegation that the actor Cuba Gooding Jr. groped a woman’s breast at a Manhattan bar, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. Mr. Gooding, 51, is expected to turn himself in to the police department’s Special […]

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Paul Manafort to Be Sent to Rikers, Where He Faces Solitary Confinement

Paul J. Manafort, President Trump’s former campaign chairman who is serving a federal prison sentence, is expected to be transferred as early as this week to the Rikers Island jail complex in New York City, where he will most likely be held in solitary confinement while facing state fraud charges, people with knowledge of the […]

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