Gene Riccio

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.

10/15/2013

New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

CT Banker Faces Assault Charge As Hate Crime After Cab Ride Home From Manhattan

When William Bryan Jennings, an executive with Morgan Stanley, hopped into a cab in Manhattan, he instructed the driver to take him to his home in Darien. But when they arrived, the cabbie set a very high price for the trip.

03/02/2012