The hacker-activist group Anonymous said Saturday that it had hijacked the Web site of the U.S. Sentencing Commission so as to avenge the death of Aaron Swartz, the Internet activist who committed suicide in his Brooklyn home.
Nouel Alba was arrested in December after she allegedly tried to swindle donors by posing as a relative of one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
The charges stem from an alleged scheme to accept $119,000 in bribes in exchange for Mack’s official actions and influence in the development of a parking garage on city-owned land, prosecutors said.
A 73-year-old man who disappeared into the woods after his daughter-in-law was shot to death in Rockland County two months ago stood charged with her murder Monday – although he remained missing.
A woman accused of shaking down New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman for $6,000 has been indicted. But it’s not yet clear what charges the grand jury found appropriate.
Hip-hop mogul James Rosemond, who is already jailed on federal drug-trafficking charges, has been indicted on gun charges.
William Simkins’ lawyer says the 31-year-old was chasing three teens on bicycles when 16-year-old Jason Broschard swerved into the car’s path. Broschard was thrown from the bike and died at the scene.
The suspects were taken into custody Thursday morning. They’re accused of running illegal card games on Staten Island.
The alleged madman accused of going on a stabbing rampage in New York City was indicted Friday by a grand jury on 13 counts.
Joseph Bruno’s lawyers made the request with the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan. The 81-year-old Bruno was sentenced in May to two years in prison for his conviction on two federal fraud counts.
A Brooklyn woman has been charged with criminally negligent homicide for allegedly causing a fatal accident while texting and driving.