PRESS RELEASES ARCHIVES

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March 29, 2019

An Implementation Evaluation of the Staten Island HOPE Program

March 29, 2019

Independent report analyzes first year of the HOPE program; highlights successes of the program and recommendations for growth and improvement

March 27, 2019

Keith Jackson was found guilty for the murder of Bridget Shenk

March 26, 2019

Anthony Lopez strangled his wife, Obiamaka Aduba, killing her, and then attempted to conceal her corpse

March 8, 2019

Keith Jackson found guilty for the murder of Bridget Shenk

February 8, 2019

Defendant Stephen Cummings is sentenced to two to six years in prison on the Manslaughter in the Second Degree conviction and five years in prison and two years’ post-release supervision on the Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance in the Third Degree conviction

January 2, 2019

Defendant Stephen Cummings enters guilty plea to Manslaughter and Criminal Sale of a Controlled Substance for selling heroin/fentanyl that caused the death of a customer; Guilty plea marks first “death by dealer” conviction by a local prosecutor in New York City

November 30, 2018

“All Staten Islanders deserve to live their lives free from fear and free to express their identity however they wish,” said District Attorney McMahon. “

November 19, 2018

Following guilty verdict at retrial, judge sentences Michael Sykes to life in prison without parole for fatally stabbing the two young children of his girlfriend, Rebecca Cutler; Sykes also sentenced today to 25 years to life for attempted murder of a third child; Sykes currently serving a sentence of 26-and-one-third years to life for murder of Ms. Cutler