A New York Lottery retailer on Staten Island displays the Powerball jackpot - Nov. 28, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Most Charges Dropped In Alleged Rockland County Lottery Con

Three men accused of trying to con a Guatemalan immigrant into sharing a $3 million lottery jackpot are off the hook after Rockland County prosecutors agreed to drop most of the case.


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Officials Vote To Expand Immigrant Detention Center In Newark

Essex County freeholds voted unanimously to award a contract for a facility in Newark to a politically-connected firm with close ties to Gov. Chris Christie.


Fort Dix Army Base (credit: CBS 2)

Attorneys Challenge Convictions In Fort Dix Terror Plot

The lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.


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2 NYC Businesses Accused Of Bilking Immigrants

The companies have 45 days to close down and face fines of more than $25,000.


Prison (credit: AP)

Prison For NY Man Who Scammed D.R. Immigrants

Prosecutors said the 28-year-old Masso pretended to look up victims’ immigration status and told them he could expedite green card applications.


Texas Men Sentenced In NJ For Immigrant Smuggling

The U.S. Attorney for New Jersey says the two founded a Texas-based company called Transportes Latinos to take people from Houston to other U.S. cities.


Long Island - File / Photo: NASA

Study Contradicts Popular Beliefs About LI Immigrants

A new study shows that Long Island’s growing immigrant population has been readily absorbed into the labor force.


NYPD Officers On Staten Island

Robbery Or Hate? Another Immigrant Attack On S.I.

Despite additional police patrols and help from the Guardian Angels in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island, CBS 2’s Jay Dow reports another Mexican immigrant was assaulted on the streets.

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Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Final L.I. Hate Crime Suspect Pleads Guilty

The last of seven New York teenagers implicated in the hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant pleaded guilty on Wednesday.