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‘Caffeine Awareness’ Group Accused Of Running Community Service Scam

A group hawking e-books on the effects of caffeine was actually selling a bogus way to satisfy court-ordered community service requirements by doing little more than taking an online quiz, prosecutors in Manhattan said Monday.

07/28/2014

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Clark Teen Admits To Faking Abduction That Sparked Intensive Search

Kara Alongi had vanished Sept. 30, 2012 after posting a message on her Twitter account that alluded to an intruder in her house, police said.

09/13/2013

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New York State Assemblyman’s Marijuana Charge Dismissed

The lawyer for Assemblyman Stephen Katz (R-Westchester/Putnam) says there were difficulties in proving he had marijuana when he was stopped March 12 on the state Thruway near Albany.

04/25/2013

EMT Teresa Soler (credit: Juliet Papa, 1010 WINS)

EMT Outraged As Brooklyn Prosecutor Gets Community Service For Assault

EMTs turned out in support of Teresa Soler as Brooklyn Assistant District Attorney Michael Jaccarino was sentenced to 10 days of community service for punching her in the back of an ambulance in November.

02/13/2013

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Love & Theft Talk New Album And Getting Robbed During Community Service

“We never thought this day would come again,” say the boys in Love & Theft about the three years leading up to their sophomore album release.

07/24/2012

In this June 19, 2008 file photo, New York Gov. David Paterson, left, and aide David Johnson walk down the steps of the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

Former Gov Aide David Johnson To Begin Life Of Service Following Guilty Plea

“My mission in going forward is to be a pristine member of public service, to give back all of the knowledge and everything that I have,” Johnson said.

01/02/2012

Jim Monaghan and Kim O'Donnell, general manager and marketing manager, respectively, of Morton's in White Plains pose with two of the soldiers from last year's United for the Troops event. (credit: Morton's Steakhose)

Westchester Steakhouse ‘Branches Out’ To Help Troops Serving Overseas

Rathschmidt said the inspiration for United for the Troops came after his son, Luke, joined the service five years ago.

11/16/2011

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Teen Volunteers With United Community Centers Clean Up Yard Of Elderly Brooklyn Woman

It was an extreme makeover of a backyard variety as volunteers helped to turn a neglected Brooklyn backyard into an oasis of green.

05/14/2011

Mother Sentenced In Craigslist Retaliation Post

A judge sentenced a 41-year-old woman to probation, community service and counseling after posting a suggestive ad on Craigslist about a 9-year-old girl.

01/23/2011

Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi is seen in her police mugshot - Seaside Heights, NJ - Jul 30, 2010 - Photo: Seaside Heights Police Dept Via Getty Images

‘Snooki’ To Sign Autographs After Community Service

The pint-sized reality show star will sign photos for $10 apiece for those who bring photos to the Seaside Heights Community Center on Sunday.

10/14/2010

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Jersey City Hit-Run Victim Asks Judge For Leniency

A New Jersey man will serve a 364-day jail term for a hit-and-run after the victim of the accident pleaded for leniency in the case.

08/13/2010