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Murder Charges Dropped In Washington Heights Cold Case

The murder of restaurant owner Jose Martinez in Washington Heights is 1986 was a cold case that went unsolved until the victim’s daughter, using the internet, tracked down the confessed killer.

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Judge Denies Mistrial In Gigi Jordan Case

Ron Kuby, one of Gigi Jordan’s many lawyers, made a last-minute appearance demanding a mistrial based on the judge’s refusal to let the jury see evidence that might have proved Jordan believed her ex-husband was going to have her killed.

10/29/2014

Oxycodone pills. Abuse of prescription painkillers is reaching epidemic proportions in New York according to the Attorney General. (Credit:CBS2)

Brooklyn Doctor Charged For Illegally Selling Prescription Pills

A physician for 34 years, Dr. Schiller Desgrottes was charged Wednesday with the illegal sale of more than 200 prescriptions for 41,000 oxycodone pills.

10/29/2014

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Brooklyn DA Announces Indictment In Alleged Anti-Gay Shooting

The charge is in connection with an attack last month on three gay men who were dressed in women’s clothing and walking near Bushwick Avenue.

10/28/2014

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Closing Arguments Made In Gigi Jordan Murder Trial

Defense attorney Allan Brenner told jurors Monday that there was no murderous intent when Jordan killed the boy, saying she acted as a result of “extreme emotional disturbance.”

10/27/2014

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NYC Judge Presiding Over ‘Silk Road’ Case Receiving Online Death Threats

A Manhattan federal judge presiding over the case against Ross Ulbricht, accused founder of Silk Road, is now the subject of online death threats.

10/24/2014

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Gigi Jordan Friend: Woman Talked About Killing Herself, Son

Rita Cristman tesified that Gigi Jordan told her if a stem cell transplant she was setting up to cure the boy of his autism did not work, she was going to end it all for both of them.

10/22/2014

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Doctor In Gigi Jordan Trial: Boy Didn’t Appear To Fear Allegedly Abusive Dad

Gigi Jordan is on trial, accused of killing 8-year-old Jude Mirra, who died of a drug overdose in February 2010 at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.

10/20/2014

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Forensic Pathologist Takes Stand In Gigi Jordan Trial

The defense for a millionaire mother who has admitted to killing her autistic child with prescription pills called a medical expert the stand– the forensic pathologist who reviewed slides taken during the autopsy on 8-year-old Jude.

10/17/2014

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Cable Guy Testifies He Saw Gigi Jordan’s Autistic Son Typing On BlackBerry

Jordan, a socialite and former pharmaceutical millionaire, is on trial, accused of killing her son, who died of a drug overdose in February 2010 at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.

10/16/2014

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Prosecutors Cross-Examine Gigi Jordan In Murder Trial

Gigi Jordan admits that she intentionally poisoned her son Jude, but that she did it to save him from torture and sex abuse by dozens of people.

10/15/2014

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Liberty Reserve Founder Due In Court In $6 Billion Money Laundering Case

Arthur Budovsky, 40, the Costa Rican founder of currency transfer and payment processing company Liberty Reserve, was extradited from Spain to the U.S. on Friday.

10/14/2014

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Gigi Jordan Cross-Examined In Court, Says She Knew She’d Kill Son With Pills From The Start

A millionaire accused of murdering her 8-year-old son was cross-examined Friday.

10/10/2014

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Gigi Jordan: Autistic Son Typed On BlackBerry That He Wanted To Die

A socialite and former pharmaceutical millionaire testified Thursday that her nonverbal, autistic son told her he wanted to die by typing on a BlackBerry.

10/09/2014

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Gigi Jordan: I Didn’t Force Drugs Down Son’s Throat

A pharmaceuticals millionaire charged with killing her developmentally disabled son in a deluxe Manhattan hotel room says she didn’t force drugs down his throat, as prosecutors allege.

10/08/2014

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