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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

Two men attack a Range Rover in Washington Heights. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Handler: Undercover Cop Initially Claimed He Didn’t Witness Bikers Attack SUV Driver

The handler is undercover himself and was referred to in court as “Undercover 7047.”

05/28/2015

Bikers swarm a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

Witness Testifies In Motorcycle Melee Trial: ‘They Had No Compassion’

Annalisa Vega testified in the gang assault trial of undercover Detective Wojciech Braszczok and co-defendant Robert Sims.

05/26/2015

Over 70 kilograms of heroin and $2 million cash were seized by authorities in the Bronx. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Heroin Shortage Follows Record-Setting Bust In The Bronx This Week

Just after a massive heroin bust in the Bronx this week, narcotics officers reported they have been facing a new problem on the streets.

05/22/2015

Oxycodone

NYC Doctor Charged With Selling Oxycodone Prescriptions

David Duffy was arrested Thursday at his home in Flushing. He was awaiting arraignment in Manhattan.

05/21/2015

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)

Good Samaritan Testifies About Biker Attack On SUV Driver

Sergio Consuegra described the crazy scene in Washington Heights in September 2013 — the roar of motorcycles, the screaming of people.

05/21/2015

(Credit: Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office)

Akai Gurley’s Family Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

The lawsuit, filed Thursday, names the officer who shot Akai Gurley, his partner and the NYC Housing Authority.

05/21/2015

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

DEA Agents Accused Of Running N.J. Strip Club Where Prostitution Allegedly Occurred

Two U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration agents were arrested Wednesday, on charges that they had a side business running a strip club in New Jersey where prostitution allegedly happened.

05/20/2015

Over 70 kilograms of heroin and $2 million cash were seized by authorities in the Bronx. (credit: Alice Gainer/CBS2)

Authorities Make Record-Breaking Heroin Bust In The Bronx

Over 70 kilograms of heroin, $2 million cash and a firearm were seized from a Chevy Suburban behind an apartment building in the Fieldstone section of the Bronx.

05/19/2015

Courtroom sketch of bikers Wojciech Braszczok and James Kuehne, charged in the Sept. West Side Highway motorcycle melee. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Trial Begins For Undercover NYPD Detective In Biker Melee Case

Detective Wojciech Braszczok faces top-level assault charges in the September 2013 attack on an SUV driver while he was off-duty.

05/18/2015

Police recovered drugs and cash from two Bronx homes. (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

15 Arrested In Bronx Heroin Sting Operation

After a three-month investigation, cops made the 15 arrests based on 10 sales of heroin to undercover officers, authorities said.

05/14/2015

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