Irene Cornell

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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.

07/02/2015

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.

07/02/2015

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.

07/01/2015

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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.

06/30/2015

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.

06/30/2015

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.

06/29/2015

Terry Jackson is one of three U.S. postal workers accused of scamming the Operation Santa program. (Credit: CBS2)

Postal Workers Accused Of Rigging Operation Santa To Get Gifts For Poor Kids

Three local postal workers have been charged with writing phony letters for Operation Santa for their own advantage, and stealing gifts for underprivileged children.

06/17/2015

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

Attorney Argues WTC BASE Jumpers ‘Followed Their Passion’

The One World Trade Center BASE jumpers appeared in court Wednesday.

06/17/2015

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

WTC BASE Jumper: Use Of Damaged Parachute Did Not Place Public In Danger

Marko Markovich’s parachute, which had been stashed on the roof in advance, had been gnawed by rats.

06/16/2015

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Civic Group Sues To Halt Planned Hudson River Park

The proposed park dubbed “Billionaire’s Island” juts out over the Hudson River.

06/12/2015

Demetrius Blackwell and NYPD Officer Brian Moore

Suspect Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting Death Of NYPD Officer Brian Moore

A Queens man has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder and other charges in last month’s shooting of a New York Police Department officer.

06/11/2015

Jurors in the mistrial of Pedro Hernandez in the death of Etan Patz return to court on Wednesday, June 10 to show support for the Patz family. (Credit: CBS2)

Jurors In Etan Patz Mistrial: Pedro Hernandez ‘Needs To Pay’

More drama has erupted in the quest for justice for Etan Patz, one month after the case against a man accused in his death ended in a mistrial.

06/10/2015

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Guard, Ex-Guard Arrested In 2012 Death Of Rikers Inmate

New York City settled a lawsuit last year for $2.75 million stemming from the death.

06/10/2015

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

Prosecutors: One WTC Base Jumpers ‘Put Egos Above Law, Safety’

Opening statements began Monday in the trial of three men who parachuted off One World Trade Center last year.

06/08/2015

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