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Retired NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella (credit: CBS 2)

Former NYPD Detective Louis Scarcella Defends His Tactics In 1991 Murder Case

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.

09/24/2014

Christoper Inserra pleaded guilty in a Brooklyn court in April to one count of fraud. (Credit: CBS 2)

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.

09/24/2014

In this courtroom sketch, Judge Lewis A. Kaplan addresses Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, right, in federal court in Manhattan on Sept. 23, 2014. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Sentenced To Life In Prison

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.

09/23/2014

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Scholar Dinesh D’Souza Sentenced In Campaign Donations Case

Dinesh D’Souza was sentenced to five years probation at a halfway house in San Diego, Calif., and ordered him to get therapeutic counseling.

09/23/2014

New York Branch of the Arab Bank on East 52nd Street. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Jury Finds Arab Bank Liable In Terror Attacks

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.

09/22/2014

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Lawyer: Bronx Man Exonerated After 23 Years In Prison Dies From Asthma Attack

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.

09/22/2014

Officers in five precincts will be outfitted with body cameras in a trial program. (Credit: CBS 2)

Judge Shira Scheindlin: Police Cameras Could Have Prevented Eric Garner, Michael Brown Deaths

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.

09/22/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Video Shows Detectives Comforted Suspect While Confessing To 1979 Case Of Missing Etan Patz

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.

09/19/2014

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Suspect In 1998 Embassy Bombings, Adel Abdul Bary, Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charges

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.

09/19/2014

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community Service

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.

09/19/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Detective Describes Moments Before Suspect Confessed To Killing Etan Patz

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.

09/18/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Reprimands Defense Attorney In Gigi Jordan Murder Trial

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.

09/18/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Pharmacologist: Socialite Gigi Jordan’s Son Was Given Extreme Amount Of Pills

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

09/17/2014

Gilberto Valle speaks with reporters on July 1, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirator Richard Meltz Gets 10 Years In Prison

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.

09/16/2014

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Videotaped Confession Of Suspect In Etan Patz Murder Played In Court

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.

09/15/2014

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