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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 10:31 PM EDT

Man Convicted of Trying to Sell Weapons to Colombia Rebels

Man Convicted of Trying to Sell Weapons to Colombia Rebels

A Romanian citizen has been convicted in New York of conspiring to sell military-grade weapons in Europe to informants who said they wanted to shoot down American helicopters in Colombia.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:22 PM EDT

NY Senate Passes Bill Criminalizing Panhandling With Babies

NY Senate Passes Bill Criminalizing Panhandling With Babies

After nearly two years of I-Team reports on women begging with babies on the streets of New York City, the state Senate has voted to make it a crime to do so.  Under the bill, anyone caught using babies and...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 06:21 PM EDT

Judge Says Drug Smuggler to Suffer 'Collateral Consequences' Instead of Prison

Judge Says Drug Smuggler to Suffer 'Collateral Consequences' Instead of Prison

A federal judge in Brooklyn sentenced a college student convicted of drug smuggling to probation, citing the "collateral consequences" she faces as a felon.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:23 PM EDT

I-TEAM: Regents Exam Graders Recruited on Craigslist

I-TEAM: Regents Exam Graders Recruited on Craigslist

A private company that recruits test graders on Craigslist with “no experience necessary” is helping to score New York’s all-important Regents Exams, the I-Team has found.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 04:36 PM EDT

Horse Adopted by Jon Stewart was Fingerpainted: Former Owner

Horse Adopted by Jon Stewart was Fingerpainted: Former Owner

The former owner of a horse adopted by Jon Stewart and his wife says the animal was not shot with paintballs but was instead used as a canvas at children's finger-painting parties.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 04:34 PM EDT

Suspect in Brutal Chair Attack in NYC Eatery Convicted

Suspect in Brutal Chair Attack in NYC Eatery Convicted

A New York City man captured on video smashing a wooden chair over the heads of two men inside a Dallas BBQ restaurant last year has been convicted in the attack, prosecutors say. A state Supreme Court...

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 07:24 PM EDT

5 Arrested in NYC Counterfeit Perfume Bust: Feds

5 Arrested in NYC Counterfeit Perfume Bust: Feds

Federal agents seized cases of fake perfume – some of which was laced with horse urine – and made several arrests in a counterfeiting bust Wednesday morning, authorities said.

Wednesday, Feb 11, 2015 at 12:04 PM EST

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Monday, Sep 10, 2012 at 11:40 AM EDT

Crime and Courts

Crime and Courts

Chief Investigative Reporter Jonathan Dienst brings you the latest information and exclusive stories about crime, corruption and counterterrorism.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at 04:09 PM EDT

2 NYPD Officers Questioned in FBI Probe to Retire

2 NYPD Officers Questioned in FBI Probe to Retire

Two high-ranking NYPD officers have filed for retirement amid the ongoing FBI investigation into whether officers accepted gifts in return for working as police escorts to influential businessmen.

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