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Wednesday, Jun 14, 2017

2 of 3 Defendants in Holland Tunnel Gun Case Avoid Trial

2 of 3 Defendants in Holland Tunnel Gun Case Avoid Trial

Two of three Pennsylvania residents arrested last summer about to enter New York in a pickup truck with a cache of weapons, allegedly on a trip to rescue a teenager from a drug den, have struck a deal to...

Tuesday, Jun 13, 2017

Ex-Journalist Pleads Guilty in Jewish Center Bomb Threats

Ex-Journalist Pleads Guilty in Jewish Center Bomb Threats

A former journalist from St. Louis accused of threatening Jewish organizations, including some in the tri-state area, as a way to harass his ex-girlfriend pleaded guilty Tuesday to cyberstalking.

Monday, Jun 12, 2017

Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Arrested in Brooklyn: Police

Ex-NBA Player Sebastian Telfair Arrested in Brooklyn: Police

Former NBA player Sebastian Telfair was arrested in Brooklyn on gun possession-related charges, a senior law enforcement official tells NBC 4 New York.

Friday, Jun 9, 2017

Hezbollah Operatives Scouted Targets in NY, Panama: Feds

Hezbollah Operatives Scouted Targets in NY, Panama: Feds

Two men with ties to Hezbollah conducted “pre-operational surveillance” on possible targets for attack in New York, as well as U.S. and Israeli embassies in Panama, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Ex-NYPD Psychologist Gets Prison in Shooting of Husband

Ex-NYPD Psychologist Gets Prison in Shooting of Husband

A former NYPD psychologist who told detectives she was knocked unconscious by an intruder on the night her husband was shot has been sentenced to three-and-a half years in prison.

Thursday, Jun 8, 2017

Alleged Mob Group Indicted Over 10,000 Pounds of Chocolate

Alleged Mob Group Indicted Over 10,000 Pounds of Chocolate

More than 30 members and associates of a New York City-based Russian organized crime group are named in federal court papers charging them with racketeering, murder for hire and other crimes, including...

Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017

Long Island Man Gets 60 Years in Prison in Child Porn Case

Long Island Man Gets 60 Years in Prison in Child Porn Case

A Long Island real estate investor convicted of producing child pornography has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

Monday, Jun 5, 2017

NYC Doc Prescribed 2.2M Oxy Pills From Family Practice: Feds

NYC Doc Prescribed 2.2M Oxy Pills From Family Practice: Feds

An 81-year-old Manhattan doctor has been arrested on charges that he illegally dispensed thousands of opioid prescriptions. Martin Tesher has been charged in federal court in Brooklyn with writing more...

Friday, Jun 2, 2017

Charles Oakley Trial Date Is Set in Wake of MSG Arrest

Charles Oakley Trial Date Is Set in Wake of MSG Arrest

Former Knicks player Charles Oakley has chosen to go to trial in August on charges he struck a security guard at Madison Square Garden.

Saturday, Jun 3, 2017

WTC Climber Nabbed Doing Handstands Atop Another High-Rise

WTC Climber Nabbed Doing Handstands Atop Another High-Rise

A young daredevil who climbed the World Trade Center's centerpiece tower in 2014 has been arrested on top of another Manhattan high-rise.

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