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Nov 30, 2018

Nurse Indicted in SUV Death of Butchered NY Teen's Mother

Nurse Indicted in SUV Death of Butchered NY Teen's Mother

A 58-year-old Long Island nurse has been indicted on charges of criminally negligent homicide, criminal mischief and petit larceny in connection with the September SUV death of Evelyn Rodriguez, the mother of an...

Nov 30, 2018

NYC Attorney Indicted in Dirty Politics Facebook Plot

NYC Attorney Indicted in Dirty Politics Facebook Plot

In what could be a first of its kind case, a Staten Island attorney has been indicted on multiple felony charges for allegedly making fake Facebook pages in order to discredit a state assembly candidate.

Nov 29, 2018

Read Michael Cohen's Latest Admission in Mueller's Russia Probe

Read Michael Cohen's Latest Admission in Mueller's Russia Probe

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney for President Donald Trump, pleaded guilty to new charges in federal court on Thursday. Read the criminal information submitted by special counsel Robert Mueller with...

Nov 29, 2018

Michael Cohen Admits Lying to Congress About Russia Deal

Michael Cohen Admits Lying to Congress About Russia Deal

Ex-Trump attorney Michael Cohen pleaded guilty Thursday to lying to Congress about a real estate project in Russia that he was working on on Trump's behalf, revealing that negotiations lasted into Trump's...

Nov 28, 2018

NY Man Who Killed Brother for 'Being Loud' Gets Jail Term

NY Man Who Killed Brother for 'Being Loud' Gets Jail Term

A Bronx man who stabbed his brother to death for being too loud was sentenced to prison, prosecutors announced Tuesday.

Nov 28, 2018

Ex-EMT, Firefighter Sentenced for Asking Child for Nudes

Ex-EMT, Firefighter Sentenced for Asking Child for Nudes

A former EMT and volunteer firefighter in New Jersey was sentenced Tuesday to 135 months — 11 years and three months — in prison for enticing a child to produce sexually explicit images, prosecutors announced.

Nov 26, 2018

Witness: ‘El Chapo’ Paid Massive Bribes to Top Mexican Cop

Witness: ‘El Chapo’ Paid Massive Bribes to Top Mexican Cop

A government witness testifying at the U.S. trial of the alleged Mexican drug lord known as "El Chapo" claims his cartel paid massive bribes to a top law enforcement official.

Nov 26, 2018

Tekashi 6ix9ine Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering Charges

Tekashi 6ix9ine Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering Charges

Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine plead not guilty Monday to federal racketeering and firearms charges he and other face.

Nov 21, 2018

Man Sentenced in Gang Attack That Left Street Vendor in Coma

Man Sentenced in Gang Attack That Left Street Vendor in Coma

A New York man was sentenced to three years in prison for his participation in a brutal gang attack that left a street vendor in a coma, authorities say.

Nov 21, 2018

Tekashi69’s Lawyer Says Rapper Innocent of Federal Charges

Tekashi69’s Lawyer Says Rapper Innocent of Federal Charges

The defense attorney for Brooklyn rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine says his client is "completely innocent" of federal racketeering and firearms charges.

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