NYC prosecutor leading Trump probe won’t seek re-election
Vance Jr. fought for a year and a half to get access to former President Donald Trumps tax records. who sees the Trump case through. “I never imagined myself as District Attorney for decades like my predecessors. The Trump case will likely be an early test for the next D.A. Vance’s successor will be just the fourth elected district attorney in Manhattan in the last 80 years.
Federal charges in NYPD firebombing case called draconian
Colinford Mattis and Urooj Rahman, a pair of young Brooklyn attorneys, face federal counts that would carry at least 45 years in prison if they are convicted of all counts, including conspiracy. No one was injured in the attack, which came amid an eruption of demonstrations following the death of George Floyd. A magistrate judge had freed the lawyers on bail, but they were detained again after federal prosecutors in Brooklyn appealed the decision. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Brooklyn indicted another woman in a separate firebombing that targeted four New York City police officers the same night. Those who carry out attacks on NYPD officers or vehicles are not protesters, U.S. Attorney Richard Donoghue said in a statement.