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Judge Picks Organizer For Public Meetings On Stop-And-Frisk

A federal judge on Wednesday appointed the head of a nonprofit center for justice policy research to organize public meetings to ensure the city’s stop-and-frisk policy is carried out constitutionally.

09/04/2013

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Prosecutors: N.J. Woman Sent Dozens Of Letters Threatening Death

Members of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested 50-year-old Karen Waller at her home in Irvington earlier Tuesday. Waller is charged with one count of mailing threatening communications.

07/09/2013

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Rabbi Leib Glanz, Brother Charged With Rent Fraud In NYC

Prosecutors said Menashe Glanz filed false documents to get subsidies for an apartment that his brother lived in.

09/15/2011

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Insider Trading Probe Yields Guilty Plea In NYC

Don Chu entered the plea in federal court in Manhattan. He is among 13 people charged so far in a probe of those in the securities industry who give out inside information instead of legitimate research.

06/08/2011

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Sentencing Delayed For Ex-TSA Supervisor Accused Of Stealing From Newark Liberty Passengers

Sentencing has been postponed for a former security supervisor at Newark Liberty International Airport who accepted bribes and kickbacks from a subordinate who stole money from passengers during screenings.

05/24/2011

Mariano Vega Jr. (credit: Jersey City Web Site)

Former NJ Council President Admits Corruption Guilt

He’s the 20th defendant to plead guilty in the massive federal sting last July.

09/14/2010

Mariano Vega Jr. (credit: Jersey City Web Site)

NJ Councilman In Corruption Bust Due In Court

Vega faces several extortion and bribery counts for allegedly accepting $30,000 from a government witness who posed as a corrupt developer.

09/14/2010

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FedEx Sues Cuomo To Stop Fraud Probe

FedEx has sued New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to stop his fraud probe into the speedy package carrier.

08/25/2010

The FBI arrested four men who are accused of planning a terror plot, with targets including a NYC temple and an upstate New York Military airport. (credit: CBS 2)

Informant Key To NY Synagogues Bomb Plot Case

Four Muslim men charged with trying to blow up New York synagogues and shoot down military planes will be reunited at their trial with someone who was in on the plot every step of the way.

08/22/2010