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NYC Awards 2 Men Wrongfully Convicted Of Murder $9 Million

New York City has awarded $9 million to two men who were freed after wrongful convictions.


U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announces the indictments of 15 people on mortgage fraud charges on Nov. 13, 2014, in White Plains, N.Y. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

12 Family Members Accused Of $20 Million Mortgage Fraud

Twelve members of a single family were charged Thursday with lying to lenders to obtain more than $20 million in mortgage loans over the past decade, most of which went into default.


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

Ex-NYPD Officer Dubbed ‘Cannibal Cop’ Sentenced To Time Served

Gilberto Valle was sentenced Wednesday for unlawfully accessing a federal database.


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Photographer Finds Beauty In Gowanus Canal Slime

The photos appear in an exhibit at the Lilac Gallery in the Flatiron District from Wednesday until Dec. 1.


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Prosecutors Want Maximum Sentence For Dr. Stan Li In Prescription Drug Deaths Case

In a sentencing memorandum filed Monday, prosecutors argue that Dr. Stan Li should be given consecutive sentences totaling 30 years for the deaths of two patients.


Police are investigating a deadly accident that took place in Queens on Saturday night. (Credit: CBS2)

Suspect Charged Following Deadly Crash In Queens Remains Hospitalized

A driver who police said is charged in connection with a deadly crash outside a banquet hall in Queens remains hospitalized Monday.


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Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch Emerges As Lead Attorney General Candidate

U.S. attorney Loretta Lynch has emerged as the leading choice to be the next attorney general, but President Barack Obama does not plan to make a nomination until after a trip to Asia next week.


The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Prosecutors: 2 JFK Air Traffic Controllers Charged With Stealing More Than $165K In Unearned Pay

Jeffrey Evagues, of Manorville, Long Island, and Asif Ali, of Queens, were arrested Thursday and charged with stealing federal employee benefits and payroll.


FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Probe Finds Porous Security, Rampant Smuggling At Rikers Island

New York City jail officials announced Thursday that they plan tighter screening of guards and other employees, after a city investigation found they were easily able to smuggle vodka, heroin, marijuana and razor blades into Rikers Island.


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Driver Who Sped Around Manhattan In Online Video Found Guilty Of Reckless Endangerment

Adam Tang was convicted in absentia on charges of reckless endangerment and reckless driving, crimes that carry up to a year in jail.


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2 NYPD Cops Arraigned In Alleged Beating Of Teen Suspect

Officer David Afanador is charged with felony assault, and Tyrane Isaac is charged with misdemeanor assault.



Gigi Jordan Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Death Of Autistic Son

The jury did not find Jordan guilty of the top count of murder, but instead convicted her of first-degree manslaughter as a result of extreme emotional disturbance.



Prosecutor Accuses Gigi Jordan Of Lying In TV Appearances

In her latest TV appearance on “Doctor Phil,” claims were made that the judge and prosecutor kept Jordan from calling medical witnesses who could have helped her case.


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Judge Rejects Maine’s Bid To Quarantine Nurse Kaci Hickox Over Ebola Concerns

A nurse once quarantined in New Jersey over Ebola concerns has won this battle with state officials over a mandatory quarantine in Maine.


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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.