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FBI: BlackShades Infected Half-Million Computers

More than a half million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer, authorities said as charges were announced Monday.

05/19/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm speaks to the media on April 28, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To 20-Count Indictment

Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.

04/28/2014

Police respond to a 911 hoax at a home on Laurelton Boulevard in Long Beach, Long Island, on April 22, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Joining Probe Of Long Island ‘Swatting’ Hoax Call

Long Beach Police Commissioner Michael Tangney said more than 60 heavily armed officers went to a home Tuesday after they had received a fake call that someone killed his mother and brother there.

04/23/2014

Sharpton on 60 Minutes Overtime

Al Sharpton Gets Testy With Lesley Stahl When Asked About FBI Role In 2011

Although revelations that the Rev. Al Sharpton worked with the FBI surfaced this week, the topic came up in outtakes from a 2011 ’60 Minutes’ interview with Lesley Stahl.

04/11/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a news conference in Harlem on April 8, 2014. (credit: Getty Images)

Al Sharpton Opens Conference One Day After Admitting To Helping FBI

Sharpton acknowledged Tuesday that he helped the feds investigate New York Mafia figures, even making secret recordings that appeared to help bring down a mob boss.

04/09/2014

Rev. Al Sharpton speaks at a press conference at the National Action Network's Office on April 8, 2014.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rev. Sharpton On Report Calling Him FBI Informant: ‘I Was Not And Am Not A Rat’

The Smoking Gun website said Monday that it obtained hundreds of pages of secret court filings and FBI memos providing new details about Sharpton’s relationship with the feds.

04/08/2014

The seal of the FBI hangs in the Flag Room at the bureau's headquaters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Feds Accuse Man In Flying Bomb Plot In Connecticut

The FBI arrested 27-year-old El Mehdi Semlali Fahti on Monday on immigration-related charges and he may later face terrorism charges in a federal grand jury investigation, federal prosecutors said.

04/08/2014

Al Sharpton

Al Sharpton Denies He Helped FBI Take Down Genovese Mobsters

The Smoking Gun reported Monday that Sharpton recorded conversations with associates in the mob using a bugged briefcase.

04/07/2014

Handcuffs (credit: clipart.com)

L.I. New York State Police Investigator Nabbed By FBI On Child Porn Charges

SeanMichael Pagano, 37, of Mount Sinai, was being held without bail following his arrest Thursday on charges he downloaded videos depicting young girls engaged in sexual acts with adults. Pagano has worked as a high school and college lacrosse coach.

04/04/2014

The FBI released this image of a man they say is a wanted child sex predator. (credit: FBI)

FBI Hunts Suspected Child Sex Predator

The FBI are calling the man “John Doe 28.” They’re hoping certain details released in photos will help identify him.

04/02/2014

Juan Oscar Argueta (in white shirt), father of  murder victim Vanessa Argueta,, and about two dozen relatives and friends attended Monday's arraignment of alleged killer Jose Elias Garcia in Central Islip. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

‘Most Wanted’ Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, Toddler

A reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI’s most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.

03/31/2014

What a pilot sees when someone on the ground shines a laser into the cockpit. (Photo: CBS 2)

FBI Offers Reward In Laser Incident That Injured Delta Pilot In New York

According to FBI officials in New York, Delta Flight #1102 was on a landing approach to LaGuardia Airport just before 8 p.m. on Tuesday when the pilot reported a green laser beam that entered the cockpit twice.

03/28/2014

Juan Elias Garcia (credit: FBI)

L.I. Murder Suspect On FBI’s ‘Most Wanted’ List Returns To U.S. To Face Charges

Juan Elias Garcia was the last of four MS-13 gang members sought in the February 2010 execution-style killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend, Vanessa Argueta, and her 2-year-old son, Diego Torres, officials said.

03/28/2014

Juan Elias Garcia (credit: FBI)

Man Sought In 2010 L.I. Killings Added To FBI’s Most Wanted List

Juan Elias Garcia, 21, is the last of four MS-13 gang members sought in the February 2010 killings of Vanessa Argueta and her child, Diego Torres, on Long Island, the FBI said Wednesday.

03/26/2014

Authorities on the scene of an apparent explosion in North Brunswick, NJ on March 21, 2014 (credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Authorities Have Few Answers After Explosion In North Brunswick

It happened around 4 a.m. outside a building in the area of Livingston Avenue.

03/21/2014

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