Prosecutor Timothy Howard, however, told jurors that the Silk Road website was an online shopping paradise for the sale of dangerous illegal drugs, and that Ulbricht was the kingpin of the digital criminal enterprise.
Around 2:45 a.m., the back door of an armored car traveling east on the LIE near Yellowstone Boulevard in Forest Hills popped open, and a bag full of money fell out.
An informant has emerged as a down-to-the-wire witness against Pedro Hernandez in the infamous missing-child case, prosecutors revealed Monday.
Prosecutor Jason Petri told the court the teenage defendant, Raheem Dyer, got into an argument with a correction officer after he was accused of stealing from the jail commissary.
Darden pushed Wai Kuen Kwok onto the tracks at Grand Concourse and East 167th Street in the Bronx, where the 61-year-old man was fatally struck by a southbound D train, police said.
An Islamic cleric convicted of terrorism charges has been sentenced to life in prison by a judge who called his actions “barbaric” and “misguided.”
Ricky Billups and Moses Sharife were sentenced Thursday to 40 years to life in prison.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
Yolanda Ostoloza faces 1-3 years in prison after she was convicted of acting as a pimp, prostituting her barely 15-year-old daughter during the event, which took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last year.
About 100 prospective jurors began filling out lengthy questionnaires Monday for Pedro Hernandez’s murder trial.
A Queens doctor accused of selling prescription drugs out of his pain-management clinic has been sentenced in the deaths of two of his patients.
Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department investigation found was a “deep-seated culture of violence” against young inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the case against singer Ashanti’s stalker.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer testified Tuesday that she was at a birthday dinner for her mother when another fan pointed out via Twitter that Hurd was the man in a photo with her sister from a 2012 event.
Devar Hurd, who previously served two years in prison for stalking the singer and actress and her family, is facing charges of stalking and aggravated harassment.