weinstein case

NEW YORK | NYPD shakes up sex crime unit after Weinstein, staffing woes

NEW YORK — The New York City Police Department is shaking up its embattled special victims division, where a top detective has twice been accused of interfering in the Harvey Weinstein investigation and a city watchdog says the staff is stretched too thin to properly review sexual assault cases. Deputy Chief Judith Harrison is replacing … Continue reading NEW YORK | NYPD shakes up sex crime unit after Weinstein, staffing woes

NEW YORK | The Latest: NYPD detective’s role cited in Weinstein case

NEW YORK— The Latest on Harvey Weinstein’s appearance before a New York judge as his lawyers try to get charges dismissed in his criminal case. (all times local): 11:20 a.m. One of the charges against Harvey Weinstein was dropped after evidence emerged that a police detective had urged a witness to keep quiet about inconsistencies … Continue reading NEW YORK | The Latest: NYPD detective’s role cited in Weinstein case

NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK— Manhattan’s district attorney dropped part of the criminal sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence emerged that cast doubt on the account one of his three accusers provided to the grand jury. The development was announced in court Thursday with Weinstein looking on. The tossed charge involves allegations made by … Continue reading NEW YORK | Manhattan DA drops part of Weinstein case

NEW YORK | Probe into Manhattan DA’s handling of Weinstein case on hold

NEW YORK— Gov. Andrew Cuomo has directed the state attorney general’s office to suspend its investigation into whether the Manhattan district attorney mishandled 2015 allegations of sexual misconduct by Harvey Weinstein. A spokeswoman for Attorney General Barbara Underwood confirmed Wednesday that the investigation was put on temporary hold this summer on the orders of the … Continue reading NEW YORK | Probe into Manhattan DA’s handling of Weinstein case on hold