U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara went too far in criticizing former state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver upon his arrest, but not so far that the indictment against him must be tossed out, a judge said Friday.
From his use of Twitter to a so-called “perp walk” that consisted of a car ride, Manhattan U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara on Thursday defended his handling of the arrest of former New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver.
A state ethics commission has sent a notice of delinquency to former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, seeking information about his outside income.
A grand jury on Monday handed down an indictment against alleged gunman Jason Polanco, and alleged accomplice Joshua Kemp, in a shooting that wounded two NYPD officers in the Bronx last week.
The announcement in Ferguson, Missouri Monday night that a grand jury has decided not to indict the police officer involved in the shooting death of Michael Brown sent protesters on the move in New York.
The indictment stems from two traffic stops in March in which state troopers allegedly seized drugs and weapons, which then led to the search of two apartments in Paterson.
Among other individual counts, the officers — Michael Dotro, Victor Aravena, William Gesell and Brian Favretto — all face conspiracy and official misconduct charges.
Two men who worked for a Newark mayoral candidate have been indicted on allegations that they conspired to set Mayor Ras Baraka’s campaign bus on fire in February, prosecutors said Friday.
A former New Jersey substitute teacher was indicted Friday on charges that he had sex multiple times with a 16-year-old girl at his home.
Attorney Rusty Hardin said the charge in Montgomery County, Texas accused Peterson of using a branch, or switch, to spank his son.
A veteran Newark police officer was indicted Wednesday, on charges that he pulled a gun on a man driving with his wife and son after a traffic dispute this past winter.
According to officials, the substance known as khat was shipped to the United States through the United Kingdom, China, Holland and Belgium.
Nicole Diggs, of the Bronx, was charged with one count of criminally negligent homicide and one count of endangering the welfare of a child in an indictment unsealed by the Westchester District Attorney’s Office Wednesday.
The House Ethics Committee has decided to put a probe of U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.), so the Department of Justice can proceed with its own investigation.
A man was indicted Friday on charges that he threw a Molotov cocktail into a Brooklyn bodega, leaving a store clerk injured and burning out the store.