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A New York Lottery retailer on Staten Island displays the Powerball jackpot - Nov. 28, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Most Charges Dropped In Alleged Rockland County Lottery Con

Three men accused of trying to con a Guatemalan immigrant into sharing a $3 million lottery jackpot are off the hook after Rockland County prosecutors agreed to drop most of the case.

02/16/2013

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Man Charged With Stabbing Woman To Death In Elmhurst, Queens

A man was facing murder charges Monday night in a stabbing that left a 62-year-old woman dead in Elmuhrst, Queens.

12/10/2012

Surveillance footage of the suspected groper. (credit: NYPD)

New Suspect Charged As ‘Gentleman Groper’ On Subway

Another man has been arrested and charged as the “Gentleman Groper” seven months after charges were dropped against another man.

12/03/2012

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Man Charged With Assault Following Alleged Acid Attack On Daughter

New York City police say a 69-year-old man claimed his daughter was abusing him and doused her daughter with acid.

09/01/2012

Cars making their way inbound on the George Washington Bridge (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Truck Driver Who Allegedly Used Bogus Plates, Charged After GWB Stop

A Florida truck driver who allegedly used fake license plates _ from different states _ to evade tolls is facing numerous charges after being stopped on the George Washington Bridge in New Jersey.

06/02/2012

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Police: 3 Arrested After Attempted Carjacking At NJ Mall

Port Authority Police spokesman Al Della Fave says officers found a loaded handgun in the suspects’ car.

04/01/2012

Marty Small (credit: cityofatlanticcity.org)

Atlantic City Lawmaker Marty Small Files Suit Over Voter Fraud Charges

Small claims investigators manipulated witnesses and recklessly disregarded their credibility to try to make their case.

12/21/2011

Bloomberg, Kelly announce terror arrest (credit: CBS 2)

Terror Suspect Allegedly Plotted Bombings Against U.S. Troops, NYC Sites

Mayor Michael Bloomberg said the 27-year-old man was acting as a lone wolf and was taken into custody Saturday. He allegedly was inspired by al-Qaida, although his citizenship was not immediately known.

11/20/2011

Debris is scattered on the ground at the scene of a crane collapse on Manhattan's Upper East Side at 91st Street and 1st Avenue May 30, 2008 in New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Mechanic Pleads Guilty After NYC Crane Collapse

In pleading guilty, Tibor Varganyi will avoid a manslaughter charge that carries a possible 15-year sentence.

10/27/2011

Leroy Sickler Of Beachwood Pleads Guilty To Meat Cleaver Assault Against His Wife

The guilty plea spares 54-year-old Sickler from standing trial for allegedly later trying to arrange his wife’s murder from his jail cell.

08/24/2011

New York City Subways

Darnell Hardware, Charged With Sex Abuse On NYC Subway, Pleads Not Guilty

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office says Hardware rubbed his genitals against women who couldn’t get away from him on crowded rush-hour subways.

07/13/2011

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L.I. Man Faces Charges In Crash With Off-Duty Police Officer

Police said Francisco Tomas of Riverhead was driving on Middle Country Road in Ridge when he struck the other car. The officer was in stable condition following the accident.

05/31/2011

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack (credit: CBS 2)

Trenton Mayor’s Top Aide Arrested On Drug Charge

The chief of staff to the mayor of New Jersey’s capital city has been arrested for allegedly attempting to buy heroin.

05/02/2011

Lauren Ayala is shown in this 2007 photo. (credit: SILive.com)

Lauren Ayala Of Staten Island Charged After Her Child Slips Out Of House And Into Traffic

Ayala said she was so busy working on her taxes she didn’t notice when her 20-month-old son slipped out the front door, police allege.

04/07/2011

Newark Police (credit: Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Feds Arrest 6 For Unlawful Payments To Union

Anselmo Genovese faces charges related to his role as a project manager for New York-based 160 Broadway Concrete. The subcontractor was working on the high-rise construction project at 77 Hudson Street in Jersey City.

03/24/2011

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