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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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Daughter Testifies Against Brooklyn Man Accused In ‘Honor Killings’

The defendant, Mohammad Ajmal Choudhry, and his daughter, Amina Ajmal, both began weeping the second she first took the witness stand at his murder conspiracy trial.

06/26/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Admits To Role In Infamous Ponzi Scheme

A senior partner at a New York accounting firm has now pleaded guilty to his role in the multi-billion dollar Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

06/24/2014

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6 Accused Of Drug Trafficking Out Of Bronx Grocery Store

According to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, the successful drug trade at the store also led to violence.

06/24/2014

Four men are charged in connection with this parachute jump down One World Trade Center. (Credit: WTC BASE Jump/YouTube)

DA’s Office Says It Won’t Offer Misdemeanor Plea Deal To Alleged WTC Jumpers

Marko Markovich, James Brady, Andrew Rossig and Kyle Hartwell pleaded not guilty last month to burglary, reckless endangerment and other charges in connection with the Sept. 30 jump.

06/24/2014

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

Dr. Stan Li Testifies He Kept Prescribing Powerful Drugs Despite Warning Signs

A doctor who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients testified Monday that he continued to prescribe powerful painkillers even after he had learned that a patient had been hospitalized for an alcohol overdose.

06/23/2014

Raymond Felton (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Raymond Felton To Plead Guilty In Exchange For No-Jail Sentence

The NBA has said it’s monitoring the case. The league usually waits until criminal cases against players are resolved before deciding whether to impose any fine or suspension.

06/23/2014

Two men have been accused of distributing a form of heroin nicknamed "Breaking Bad'' that has killed three people. (credit: Handout)

2 NY Men Charged With Selling ‘Breaking Bad’ Heroin Linked To 3 Deaths

Two men from upstate laced their heroin with a powerful anesthetic, stuffed it into packets stamped “Breaking Bad” and sold it around the Hudson Valley, resulting in at least three fatal overdoses, federal prosecutors said Thursday.

06/19/2014

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Judge Rejects Request To Dismiss Indictments Against Reputed Bonanno Crime Family Members

Nicholas “Nicky Mouth” Santora, the alleged underboss of the organization, appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court with seven co-defedants facing charges of extortion, loan-sharking, gambling and drug dealing.

06/18/2014

FILE -- Spider-Man and other Times Square characters. (Credit: Getty Images)

Times Square Spider-Man Found Guilty Of Harassment

Phillip Williams, who dresses up as the superhero, was convicted Wednesday of harassing a woman in a Times Square spat.

06/18/2014

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