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Dominick Whilby (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Refuses To Dismiss Murder Charge Against Man Accused In MTA Bus Driver’s Death

On Feb. 12, Dominick Whilby, 23, allegedly smashed a stolen truck into a city bus at 14th Street and Seventh Avenue, killing bus driver William Pena. Prosecutors said Whilby’s blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit.

07/14/2014

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Computer Hacker Pleads Guilty In Credit, Debit Card Scheme

Qendrim Dobruna admitted to hacking into the systems of J.P. Morgan Chase, which processed transactions by the American Red Cross.

07/11/2014

Former U.S. President George W. Bush speaks during a immigration naturalization ceremony held at the George W. Bush Presidential Center on July 10, 2013 in Dallas, Texas. Bush delivered keynote remarks during the naturalization ceremony, where 20 candidates took the oath of allegiance and became American citizens.  (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Man Gets Home Confinement After Allegedly Threatening President George W. Bush

An upstate man was sentenced to home confinement and mental health counseling on a gun charge Friday, after allegedly threatening former President George W. Bush and his family.

07/11/2014

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

Prosecutors Offer Closing Arguments In Trial Against Queens Doctor Stan Li

Prosecutor Peter Kougasian focused on the death of one patient, Joseph Hague, who saw Dr. Stan Li for less than a year before he died.

07/10/2014

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

Defense Attorney: Dr. Stan Li Only Guilty Of Treating Patients’ Pain

The doctor is charged with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and criminal sale and possession of narcotics.

07/09/2014

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Beth Israel’s Ex-Pharmacy Director Accused Of Stealing Nearly 200,000 Oxycodone Pills

A major hospital’s former pharmacy chief stole nearly 200,000 oxycodone pills from the medical center over more than five years and has been charged under a state drug-kingpin law, narcotics prosecutors said Tuesday.

07/08/2014

FILE --  Madonna poses in the press room at the 2013 Billboard Music Awards in Las Vegas, Nevada on May 19, 2013. (Credit: Getty Images)

Who’s That Girl At Jury Duty? It’s Madonna!

The pop icon reported for jury duty Monday in Manhattan, but her appearance was more of a drop-in photo op for starstruck passersby.

07/07/2014

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NYC Man Sentenced To 18 Years In College Essay Rape Case

Albert Tarrats, 62, balding with a long, straggly gray beard, clutched a Bible as he was sentenced Monday, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

07/07/2014

Brendan Cronin is accused of firing at least 14 shots at a car stopped at a red light in Pelham. (credit: Handout)

Court Papers: NYPD Officer Said He Drank Beer, Whiskey Before Pelham Shooting

A New York City policeman accused in the apparently random shooting of a man in the suburbs told police after his arrest that he had downed 10 servings of beer and Irish whiskey, according to court papers released Thursday.

07/03/2014

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Brooklyn Man Found Guilty Of Arranging ‘Honor Killings’ In Pakistan

A New York City taxi driver was convicted Thursday of arranging two killings in Pakistan because he was dismayed that his daughter had left an arranged marriage.

07/03/2014

Members of the media explore an outside terrace at the under-construction Whitney Museum on May 1, 2014. The Whitney site was not mentioned as one of the construction sites where alleged fraudulent inspections occurred. (Credit: Getty Images)

DA: Unqualified Workers Hired To Complete Safety Logs At NYC Construction Sites

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced that two companies and seven people have been indicted on charges that include grand larceny, fraud and forgery.

07/02/2014

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

Conviction In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Case Overturned

A former New York Police Department officer was released from jail on Tuesday after a judge overturned his conviction in a bizarre case accusing him of plotting to kidnap, kill and eat young women.

07/01/2014

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Family Members Frustrated As Bronx Nursing Home Rape Case Stalls

Friends and family members of a 64-year-old alleged rape victim expressed frustration Monday that the case against a male nurse accused in the crime has not moved forward.

06/30/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on disorderly conduct charges on June 27, 2014. (credit: Pool)

Shia LaBeouf Released After Disorderly Conduct Arrest At Studio 54

Wearing a ripped blue T-shirt, the 28-year-old star faced a judge Friday morning on disorderly conduct, criminal trespass and harassment charges.

06/27/2014

Ronald Herron, who also goes by the name Ra Diggs, is a rapper and reputed gang leader.

Amateur Rapper Convicted On Gang Murder Charges In Brooklyn

A reputed drug kingpin was convicted on murder charges in Brooklyn Thursday, in a case that featured amateur rap videos of him rhyming about carrying guns and settling scores with bullets.

06/26/2014

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