Testifying for the first time, Louis Scarcella tried to minimize his role in the conviction of Rosean Hargrave for the 1991 killing of a correction officer in Crown Heights.
Ex-Port Authority Cop Sentenced To Probation After Touring With Metal Band While Collecting Disability
A former Port Authority cop who was busted touring with his heavy metal band while collecting disability checks was sentenced to three years’ probation Wednesday.
Sulaiman Abu Ghaith was sentenced in federal court in Manhattan by U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan, who said he saw “no remorse whatsoever” from the 48-year-old imam.
Dinesh D’Souza was sentenced to five years probation at a halfway house in San Diego, Calif., and ordered him to get therapeutic counseling.
A U.S. jury has decided that a large Jordan-based bank was liable in a wave of suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.
William Lopez, 55, passed away on Saturday due to complications from an asthma attack, days before his $124 million federal civil lawsuit against the city for false imprisonment was set to begin, attorney Dennis Kelly said.
Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered a pilot program of body-worn cameras as part of her sweeping ruling last year that police officers sometimes carried out stop-and-frisk unconstitutionally by discriminating against minorities.
The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City’s most notorious missing children’s cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him.
An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.
A Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.
A police detective testified Thursday that Pedro Hernandez denied knowing about the disappearance of Etan Patz before finally breaking down and admitting to killing the 6-year-old boy in 1979.
A courtroom battle erupted Thursday as the medical examiner testified at the trial of a socialite accused of killing her son in a Manhattan hotel suite.
Gigi Jordan, a socialite and former pharmaceutical executive, is on trial in Manhattan, accused of killing her son, Jude Mirra, who died of a drug overdose in 2010
The conspiracy went far beyond the internet, the judge said; there were meetings, telephone calls and the purchase of a Taser gun to be used in the kidnappings.
The videotaped confession of a man who admitted killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy in 1979 is expected to be played in court as a judge determines whether it is fair game for the suspect’s murder trial.