Irene Cornell

Cover of “Timeless: Love, Morgenthau and Me.”

Lucinda Franks Authors Book About Love Affair With Former Manhattan DA Morgenthau

She was a reporter and hippy anti-war protester who had chained herself to the White House fence. He was a symbol of the establishment, 30 years her senior and a widower with five children.


NYPD Officer Joshua Jones demonstrates how to use and operate a body camera during a press conference on December 3, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Review: NYPD Body Camera Program Should Record More Stops

A body camera pilot program at the NYPD raised a wide range of questions about how to best monitor police and community interactions, according to a report released Thursday.


Tiona Rodriguez

Brooklyn Woman Indicted In Death Of Infant Son Found In Bag At Victoria’s Secret

The New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner ruled the baby’s death was caused by homicidal asphyxiation.


Preet Bharara, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

34 Charged After Sullivan County Drug Investigation

One of the defendants, Darcy Copeland, allegedly ran a heroin distribution ring based in Monticello, New York, despite being in prison for the past year.



Westchester Officials: Synthetic Marijuana Likely To Blame For Sickening 13 Inmates

The inmates were overcome with the same of symptoms, which included vomiting, sudden agitation, hallucinations and going into a catatonic state, officials said.


New York State Senator Thomas W. Libous (center, facing camera). (Photo by Daniel Barry/Getty Images)

Law Partner’s Wife Testifies That Senator’s Son Was Drunk At Party Before Starting Job

State Sen. Thomas Libous is on trial for allegedly lying to the FBI repeatedly when he denied making a corrupt deal to get his son Matthew a high-paying job with the law firm.


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IRS Scam Leader Gets Over 14 Years In Prison

The leader of a group that duped American taxpayers into sending it millions of dollars has been sentenced to more than 14 years in prison.


A Times Square Woody character, like the one pictured at right, allegedly groped three women. (Credit: CBS2)

Times Square Woody Testifies He Didn’t Grope Women

Jose Vasquez is on trial after allegedly groping the women who posed for photos with him in January 2014.


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Brooklyn Man Pleads Guilty To Running Grandparent Scams

In exchange for the plea, prosecutors promised Allah Justice McQueen a sentence of 15 to 21 months, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.


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17 Charged In Queens Counterfeit Credit Card Scheme

Investigators used wire taps, stakeouts, video surveillance, and intercepted thousands of phone calls in order bring down the ring.


Four men are charged in connection with this parachute jump down One World Trade Center. (Credit: WTC BASE Jump/YouTube)

Lookout For One World Trade Center BASE Jumpers Gets Community Service

A man who acted as a lookout for three others who BASE jumped from One World Trade Center in 2013 was sentenced to community service Thursday.


Sen. Malcolm A. Smith on March 12, 2008  in Albany, New York. (Credit: Getty Images)

Former NY Sen. Malcolm Smith Gets 7 Years In 2013 NYC Mayoral Election Bribery Scheme

Former state Sen. Malcolm Smith will spend seven years in prison for a scheme to bribe his way onto the ballot for the 2013 New York City mayoral election.


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DA: East Harlem Deli Ran $2.7 Million Welfare Scam

The neighborhood customers, who preferred to use their benefit cards to get cash, cigarettes or alcohol, found a willing cohort in the unscrupulous deli owner, prosecutors said.


Authorities seized $600,000 in cash from Dr. Rogelio Lucas' home in Scarsdale, New York.
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Elderly Doctor, Wife Accused In Massive Pill Mill Case Ask Judge For Passports Back

Dr. Rogelio Lucas, 77, and Lydia Lucas, 80, were indicted earlier this month for allegedly turning their Upper West Side medical practice into a massive and lucrative pill mill.


FILE - The international arrivals terminal is viewed at  John F. Kennedy Airport  (JFK ) airport on October 11, 2014.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: Man Called In 11 Bomb Threats At JFK This Month

A man stood charged Monday with calling in nearly a dozen bomb threats at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and threatening to kill both police and travelers.