Convicted swindler Bernie Madoff’s secretary took the stand nearly five years after her former boss went to prison.
Attorneys representing the family of an unarmed Army National Guardsman killed by a New York City police detective said Saturday that they will ask federal prosecutors to review the case.
In addition to the hazardous toys, authorities said the five Queens residents also imported and sold knock-offs of toys featuring popular characters including the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer and Mickey Mouse.
A federal judge in Connecticut says she will delay a civil trial in a discrimination case against East Haven police until after criminal cases against four officers charged with violating the rights of Latinos have concluded.
Roseanne Scotti, New Jersey director of the Drug Policy Alliance, hopes a lawsuit is a last resort. She notes that court cases can drag on for years and says her concern is patients having access now.
Christie said in an interview on New Jersey Network’s “On the Line” show that he won’t ask people to do things that might result in prosecution.
A criminal complaint said Shehadeh, a U.S. citizen, lived on Staten Island in early 2008 when he devised a plan to travel to Pakistan to join the Taliban or a similar fighting group.
A judge ordered him sent back to Brooklyn after he was charged with making false statements in a matter involving international terrorism.