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WCBS 880: Jury Nears Verdict In Trial Of Dr. Stan Li

Jurors have been pouring through the 200-count indictment in the case of Dr. Stan Li. The charges include manslaughter, reckless endangerment and Medicaid fraud.

07/17/2014

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Doctor Claims He Was Drugged, Robbed At Gentlemen’s Club

Dr. Zyad Younan says four strippers spiked his drinks with drugs that put him in a semi-conscious state.

07/16/2014

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Tunisian Man Beats Terrorism Charge, Will Be Deported

Prosecutors in New York say a Tunisian man accused of plotting to organize a U.S.-based terrorism cell is “far more dangerous” than his guilty plea to immigration charges would indicate.

07/16/2014

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Man Charged With Selling Jewelry Without Permit Claims It’s Art

Angel Silva has testified once again that what he sells are holistic rocks and crystals to be worn as pendants. He claims they are works of art and carry spiritual powers.

07/15/2014

FILE PHOTO -- A carriage horse trots near Central Park on April 21, 2014. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters Shout Down Horse Carriage Driver At Court Appearance

Saverio Colarusso faces animal cruelty charges of forcing his horse, Blondie, to work for days with a painful leg infection.

07/15/2014

FILE --  A fragment of the 2,000-year-old Dead Sea scrolls is laid out at a laboratory on December 18, 2012 in Jerusalem, Israel. (Credit: Getty Images)

After Appeal, Former Lawyer Resentenced In NYC Dead Sea Scrolls Case

Raphael Golb was resentenced on misdemeanor criminal impersonation and forgery charges that the Court of Appeals upheld.

07/14/2014

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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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