Irene Cornell

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

(credit: Hudson River Park)

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

Riker Island (file/credit: Getty Images)

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

Janet, before and after being treated by the ASPCA (Credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors: Mistreated Dogs Rescued From Bronx Heroin Stash House

They had been starved and tortured, prosecutors said. They’re now recovering in the hands of the ASPCA.

06/08/2015

Video allegedly shows NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok smashing the back windshield and kicking a sport-utility vehicle belonging to Alexian Lien in a 2013 melee. (Credit: CBS2)

Closings Underway In Trial Of Undercover Cop Accused Of Gang Assault

It was like a courtroom scene right out of “My Cousin Vinny” with waving of hands and pointing of fingers.

06/05/2015

NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok testifies in his own defense on June 2, 2015.   (Credit: CBS2)

Off-Duty Cop Testifies In Biker Road Rage Trial He Thought SUV Driver Was Aggressor

The prosecutor asked Wojciech Braszczok about initially telling his NYPD handler he didn’t see the September 2013 attack.

06/04/2015

Investigators found a suitcase holding meth and heroin in a car trunk when they arrested Jose Mauro Mota in 2011. (Credit: Drug Enforcement Administration)

NYC Drug Kingpin Sentenced To 11 Years In Prison

Jose Mauro Mota, believed to be a major supplier of narcotics on the Eastern seaboard, was arrested in 2011 at the Vince Lombardi service area off I-95 in New Jersey.

06/03/2015

Surveillance image of three suspects who police said sexually assaulted and robbed a woman in Chinatown on June 1, 2015. (credit: NYPD)

2 Suspects Arraigned In Chinatown Rape, Robbery Case

Eric Pek and Emanuel Burrows, both 16, were each ordered held on $100,000 bail.

06/03/2015

NYPD Detective Wojciech Braszczok testifies in his own defense on June 2, 2015.  (Credit: CBS2)

Undercover NYPD Detective On Trial In Biker Melee Case Takes The Stand

An off-duty undercover New York City police detective accused of taking part in a gang assault on an SUV driver says he didn’t intervene because he feared for his safety.

06/02/2015

Max Dickstein stands with other supporters of Ross William Ulbricht, the alleged creator and operator of the Silk Road underground market, in front of a Manhattan federal court house on the first day of jury selection for his trial on Jan. 13, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

At Least 20 Years In Prison Awaits Silk Road Founder

Ross William Ulbricht is set to be sentenced Friday after his February Manhattan federal court conviction.

05/29/2015

Gigi Jordan wipes tears from her eyes during her sentencing hearing on May 28, 2015. (Credit: Jefferson Siegel/New York Daily News)

Gigi Jordan Sentenced To 18 Years For Killing 8-Year-Old Autistic Son

Gigi Jordan, a former pharmaceuticals executive and socialite convicted in the death of her autistic 8-year-old son, was sentenced Thursday to 18 years in prison.

05/28/2015

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