Prosecutor Jason Petri told the court the teenage defendant, Raheem Dyer, got into an argument with a correction officer after he was accused of stealing from the jail commissary.
Darden pushed Wai Kuen Kwok onto the tracks at Grand Concourse and East 167th Street in the Bronx, where the 61-year-old man was fatally struck by a southbound D train, police said.
An Islamic cleric convicted of terrorism charges has been sentenced to life in prison by a judge who called his actions “barbaric” and “misguided.”
Ricky Billups and Moses Sharife were sentenced Thursday to 40 years to life in prison.
The number of criminal summonses cops handed out in the past week totaled 347, compared with more than 4,000 the same week a year ago.
Yolanda Ostoloza faces 1-3 years in prison after she was convicted of acting as a pimp, prostituting her barely 15-year-old daughter during the event, which took place at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey, last year.
About 100 prospective jurors began filling out lengthy questionnaires Monday for Pedro Hernandez’s murder trial.
A Queens doctor accused of selling prescription drugs out of his pain-management clinic has been sentenced in the deaths of two of his patients.
Federal prosecutors sued New York City on Thursday to speed the pace of reforms to address what a Justice Department investigation found was a “deep-seated culture of violence” against young inmates at the Rikers Island jail complex.
Closing arguments have wrapped up in the case against singer Ashanti’s stalker.
The Grammy-winning R&B singer testified Tuesday that she was at a birthday dinner for her mother when another fan pointed out via Twitter that Hurd was the man in a photo with her sister from a 2012 event.
Devar Hurd, who previously served two years in prison for stalking the singer and actress and her family, is facing charges of stalking and aggravated harassment.
A driver is facing seven serious charges, including DWI and criminal possession of a controlled substance, after her car jumped a curb in Herald Square Wednesday night, injuring six people.
Real estate heir and confessed killer Robert Durst was acquitted Thursday of trespassing outside the homes of his relatives in Manhattan.
Miguel de los Santos was convicted of murder and kidnapping in the cold-case death of Manuel Gonzalez, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.