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Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016

HSBC Bank's Chief of Foreign Exchange Cash Trading Arrested

HSBC Bank's Chief of Foreign Exchange Cash Trading Arrested

HSBC Bank's head of foreign exchange cash trading has been arrested in New York on charges he traded ahead of his customers to make millions of dollars.

Thursday, May 7, 2015

Exclusive: NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

Exclusive:  NYPD Hatchet Attack Survivors Talk to News 4

The four officers who were attacked in Queens last October speak exclusively to News 4's Jonathan Dienst.

Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016

Heavily Armed Cops Being Posted Outside NYPD Precincts: Memo

Heavily Armed Cops Being Posted Outside NYPD Precincts: Memo

The NYPD is posting heavily armed police units outside precincts and station houses in the wake of police killings in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and Dallas over the last several weeks, a department memo obtained by...

Thursday, Jul 14, 2016

Ex-Port Authority Chair Pleads Guilty

Ex-Port Authority Chair Pleads Guilty

The former Port Authority chairman and Gov. Christie ally who resigned amid an investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal pleaded guilty in a separate investigation involving an airline...

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

Bail Cut Nixed for 2 Nabbed at Holland Tunnel With Gun Cache

Bail Cut Nixed for 2 Nabbed at Holland Tunnel With Gun Cache

A judge has denied a bail reduction for two Pennsylvania residents arrested last week when they attempted to drive into New York City with a cache of weapons.

Wednesday, Jun 29, 2016

3 Charged With Murdering Gov. Cuomo Aide

3 Charged With Murdering Gov. Cuomo Aide

Four people are expected to be charged Wednesday in the 2015 shooting death of an aide to Gov. Cuomo, a law enforcement official told NBC 4 New York.

Monday, Jun 27, 2016

Court Ruling in Ex-Gov Case Could Impact NY, NJ Corruption Cases

Court Ruling in Ex-Gov Case Could Impact NY, NJ Corruption Cases

The Supreme Court Monday vacated the corruption conviction of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell. In an 8-0 vote, the justices narrowed the definition of the kind of acts needed to prove corruption and that...

Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Escort in NYPD Bribery Probe: I Didn't Know They Were Cops

Escort in NYPD Bribery Probe: I Didn't Know They Were Cops

The woman at the center of an NYPD corruption scandal says she will testify if asked to do so in the case against police officers who are facing federal bribery charges along with a Brooklyn businessman.

Friday, Jun 24, 2016

Man Free After Serving 20 Years Asks Judge to Keep Case Open

Man Free After Serving 20 Years Asks Judge to Keep Case Open

A New York City man who spent 20 years in prison for a killing he says happened while he was in Florida asked a judge Friday to keep his case open so he could be fully vindicated.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016

Alleged Killer Who Pushed Body on Cart Through Nabe Indicted

Alleged Killer Who Pushed Body on Cart Through Nabe Indicted

A man seen wheeling his wife’s dead body on a dolly through a Staten Island neighborhood has been indicted on murder and strangulation charges, among other crimes, prosecutors said Wednesday.

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