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Ramarley Graham (credit:  CBS 2)

Lawmakers, Teen’s Family Demand Justice For 2012 Fatal Police Shooting Of Ramarley Graham

The 18-year-old was followed home and shot dead with his grandmother and 6-year-old brother in the apartment. Officer Richard Haste thought Graham was disposing of drugs and thought he had a gun.

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Trap behind medicine cabinet in Washington Heights apartment used for alleged drug trafficking operation. (credit: Officer of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor)

Authorities Seize More Than 60 Pounds Of Drugs Stashed In Washington Heights Apartments

Three men have been arrested and charged with allegedly running a sophisticated drug trafficking operation out of two Washington Heights apartments, authorities announced Wednesday.

04/16/2014

Jason Bohn cries at his sentencing hearing April 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Jason Bohn Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole In Torture Death Of Danielle Thomas

A Queens man convicted of first-degree murder in the torture death of his ex-girlfriend in 2012 has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

04/15/2014

Mustafa Kamel Mustafa, also known as Abu Hamza al-Masri (file/credit: Getty Images)

Jury Picked For Alleged Al Qaeda Conspirator Mustafa Kamel Mustafa’s Terror Trial

Mustafa has pleaded not guilty to charges he conspired to support al Qaeda by trying to set up a terrorist training camp in 1999 in Oregon. He also is accused of helping abduct 16 people in Yemen in 1998. Four hostages died.

04/14/2014

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged With Murder In Coney Island Fire That Killed Cop

Marcell Dockery, 16, was indicted by a grand jury on a charge of second-degree murder Friday afternoon.

04/11/2014

Cocaine seized from Fun World Childcare in the Bronx. (Credit Handout)

Officials: Leader Of Puerto Rico-New York City Drug Ring Arrested

Juan Valdez is accused of smuggling large quantities of cocaine and oxycodone from Puerto Rico to New York using the U.S. Postal Service.

04/10/2014

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

Family Of Narcotics Overdose Victim Testifies At Queens Doctor’s Manslaughter Trial

Prosecutors called family members to prove that Dr. Li knew he was selling addictive painkillers to addicts. In opening statements last week, a narcotics prosecutor portrayed Li as a drug dealer with a medical degree.

04/10/2014

A rally is held at City Hall on April 9, 2014, in support of former inmates who say they were wrongly convicted of murders in Brooklyn. (credit: CBS 2)

Wrongly Convicted Urge Brooklyn DA To Speed Up Reviews Of Detective’s Cases

A group of New York City men who say they were framed by a crooked police detective decades ago want prosecutors to speed up an ongoing review of the detective’s cases.

04/09/2014

Jonathan Fleming (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Man Exonerated After 24 Years In Prison: ‘I’m Gonna Live The Rest Of My Life’

Jonathan Fleming was freed Tuesday and cleared of a killing that happened when he was 1,100 miles away on a Disney World vacation.

04/08/2014

Marcell Dockery being led by police on Monday, April 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Charged In Coney Island Fire Ordered Held Without Bail

Marcell Dockery, 16, was arrested Monday after police said he confessed to setting a fire Sunday on the 13th floor of a residential high-rise on Surf Avenue.

04/08/2014

An authentic Damien Hirst "spin" painting (credit: Getty Images)

Pastor Kevin Sutherland Convicted Of Trying To Sell Fake Damien Hirst Art

Kevin Sutherland tried to sell two counterfeit examples of Hirst’s circular “spin” paintings and three bogus Hirst “spot” prints for $185,000, prosecutors said.

04/08/2014

Hugh Jackman and Katherine Thurston (credit: CBS 2)

Hugh Jackman’s Stalker Set Free After Sentencing

Hugh Jackman’s stalker was sentenced to six months behind bars Monday — but she’s already served twice that.

04/07/2014

Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Day 1 Of Deliberations End Without Verdict In Trial Of Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law

The jury began deliberations Tuesday morning after federal Judge Lewis Kaplan read the law that will guide them toward a verdict in the case of Sulaiman Abu Ghaith.

03/25/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Guilty Verdicts For 5 Former Bernard Madoff Employees

The verdicts came Monday in a Manhattan trial that lasted nearly six months. The federal court trial was the first to result from the multi-decade fraud that landed Madoff in prison for 150 years.

03/24/2014

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

Former Rikers Island Correction Captain Accused Of Ignoring Dying Inmate

On Aug. 18, 2012, inmate Jason Echevarria, who was in a mental health unit, swallowed a powerful disinfectant commonly referred to as a “soap ball” which he was given by a new correction officer after a sewage backup in his cell, officials said.

03/24/2014

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