They knew they couldn't prove the original charges so now, 5 months later, they come up with something new.
The Mayor doesn't want to eat crow and lose the case because HE MUST PROVE JOE ALBERO AND THE COURT OF PUBLIC OPINION WRONG, so change the rules mid stream.
I guess when you are so used to changing Part 1 crimes to Part 2 and part 2 crimes to part 3 and so forth and so on, now we can just expect our States Attorneys Office to change the CHARGES after 5 months.
I'm sorry Folks, is this still called the United States of America? It sure feels like the USSR.