Irene Cornell

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Dr. Stan Li Sentenced To Prison In Prescription Drug Deaths Case

A Queens doctor accused of selling prescription drugs out of his pain-management clinic has been sentenced in the deaths of two of his patients.

12/19/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Feds Sue New York City Over Rikers Island Jail Violence

Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department investigation found was a “deep-seated culture of violence” against young inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex.

12/18/2014

Ashanti poses at a movie premiere in New York in November 2013. (credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Alleged Ashanti Stalker Claims Innocence In Closing Arguments

Closing arguments have wrapped up in the case against singer Ashanti’s stalker.

12/17/2014

Ashanti arrives at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards in Las Vegas on Dec. 5, 2014. (credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Ashanti Testifies Against Fan On Trial Again For Stalking Her

The Grammy-winning R&B singer testified Tuesday that she was at a birthday dinner for her mother when another fan pointed out via Twitter that Hurd was the man in a photo with her sister from a 2012 event.

12/16/2014

Ashanti poses at a movie premiere in New York in November 2013. (credit: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images)

Ashanti’s Stalker On Trial Again For Allegedly Harassing Star

Devar Hurd, who previously served two years in prison for stalking the singer and actress and her family, is facing charges of stalking and aggravated harassment.

12/15/2014

A car slammed into a Forever 21 store in Herald Square on Wednesday, Dec. 10. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Sources: Driver In Herald Square Crash Was Drunk, Had Crack Pipes In Car

A driver is facing seven serious charges, including DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after her car jumped a curb in Herald Square Wednesday night, injuring six people.

12/11/2014

FILE -- Robert Durst appears in court in Galveston, Texas, in 2003. (credit: James Nielsen/Getty Images)

Judge Acquits Robert Durst In Trespassing Case

Real estate heir and confessed killer Robert Durst was acquitted Thursday of trespassing outside the homes of his relatives in Manhattan.

12/11/2014

Gavel (file/credit: clipart.com)

Man Sentenced 25 Years To Life In 1999 Washington Heights Torture Slaying

Miguel de los Santos was convicted of murder and kidnapping in the cold-case death of Manuel Gonzalez, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

12/10/2014

FILE -- Robert Durst appears in court in Galveston, Texas, in 2003. (credit: James Nielsen/Getty Images)

Trespassing Trial Gets Underway For Confessed Killer Robert Durst

Durst, 74, is accused of walking up the steps of a brownstone owned by his brother on West 43rd Street.

12/10/2014

Former Bernie Madoff secretary Anette Bongiorno testified that she was unaware of her boss' Ponzi Scheme. (Credit CBS 2)

Bernie Madoff’s Former Secretary Gets 6 Years In Prison

Annette Bongiorno she apologized to victims of the multi-decade, multi-billion dollar fraud and berated herself for failing to see past her boss’s influence and the riches he bestowed on her.

12/09/2014

Jerome Murdough

Rikers Island Guard Charged In Connection With Hot Cell Death Of Inmate

New York City Department of Correction Officer Carol Lackner was charged Monday for allegedly falsifying records to make it appear she had completed visual checks of inmates.

12/08/2014

FILE -- Daniel Bonventre, former director of operations for investments, working under Bernie Madoff, arrives at Federal Court in Manhattan, on Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Former Madoff Executive Daniel Bonventre Sentenced To 10 years In Prison

Daniel Bonventre, 67, was sentenced Monday in federal court in New York for his part in the company’s yearslong multibillion-dollar fraud.

12/08/2014

Pallbearers carry casket with Akai Gurley's remains into the Brown Memorial Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Gurley was shot and killed by a police officer's bullet. (Credit: CBS2)

Painful Tears At Memorial Service For Akai Gurley, Man Shot Dead By Police

Loved ones solemnly carried a casket with the remains of Akai Gurley into a Brooklyn church Friday night, as they paid their respects, expressed their pain and called for action.

12/05/2014

PBA President Patrick Lynch speaks during a news conference following a Staten Island grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner on Dec. 4, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

PBA President: Police Officers ‘Thrown Under The Bus’ By De Blasio In Wake Of Eric Garner Grand Jury Decision

Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association President Patrick Lynch said the mayor needs to more to support New York City police officers.

12/04/2014

Eric Garner (credit: CBS2)

Judge Releases Limited Grand Jury Details In Eric Garner Case

The investigation will look for potential civil rights investigations in the July 17 death of Garner, 43, who was confronted by police on suspicion of selling loose, untaxed cigarettes.

12/04/2014

more