Loretta Lynch

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Judiciary Committee Approves Loretta Lynch Nomination To Serve As Attorney General

The vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full Senate, though the timing is uncertain.

02/26/2015

A federal criminal complaint against three Brooklyn men accused of trying to leave the country to join ISIS. (Credit: CBS2)

FBI: 3 Brooklyn Men Arrested For Attempting To Join ISIS, Plotting Terror Attacks In U.S.

FBI agents arrested three Brooklyn men for allegedly attempting to travel abroad to join the terror group ISIS, with one man agreeing to kill President Obama if ordered to, according to authorities.

02/25/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch Moves Closer To Confirmation

Senate Republicans demanded wholesale change at the Justice Department Thursday as they questioned whether President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch, would provide it.

01/29/2015

U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of New York Loretta Lynch testifies during a confirmation hearing before Senate Judiciary Committee January 28, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Senate Opens Hearings For Obama’s Attorney General Nominee Loretta Lynch

The nation’s top law enforcement job is on the line today as the Republican-dominated Senate Judiciary Committee opens two days of hearings on President Barack Obama’s attorney general nominee, Loretta Lynch.

01/28/2015

U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch (credit: Justice Dept.)

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.

11/07/2014

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: 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.

11/07/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm’s Trial Set For December

U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen told lawyers at a hearing on Tuesday that jury selection will begin Dec. 1.

09/02/2014

The Rev. Al Sharpton marches with family members of Eric Garner (right) and hundreds of others during a demonstration against the death of Eric Garner on July 19, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Staten Island Residents Brace For Eric Garner Protest March Saturday

No parking signs are already up along the march route where crowds are expected to fill the streets for hours.

08/22/2014

Ramarley Graham's parents, Constance Malcom and Franclot Graham, call for a federal investigation in their son's death Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Demands Answers From DOJ About Ramarley Graham’s Death

The Justice Department has been reviewing the case for the last year.

08/20/2014

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Man Sentenced In 2001 Shooting Death Of Pregnant Woman

A man accused of murdering a pregnant woman in her upper Manhattan apartment was sentenced Wednesday.

08/20/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm (R-NY, 11th District) walks out of Brooklyn Federal Court after being indicted on 20 counts on April 28, 2014. .  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm Makes Court Appearance

Prosecutors say the evidence against Staten Island Congressman Michael Grimm, who is accused of evading taxes, includes thousands of emails.

05/19/2014

Rep. Michael Grimm speaks to the media on April 28, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Staten Island Rep. Michael Grimm Pleads Not Guilty To 20-Count Indictment

Rep. Michael Grimm has vowed to stay in office after he pleaded not guilty Monday to a 20-count federal indictment that includes charges of mail fraud, wire fraud and tax fraud.

04/28/2014

FILE -- Officials announce in September 2013 the arrests of several people accused of scheming to cheat on tests for commercial driver's licenses (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

21 More Charged With Cheating On Commercial Driver’s License Tests

An investigation into suspected cheating on New York state tests for licenses to drive such sensitive vehicles as school buses and hazardous-materials trucks has ensnared almost two dozen more people after 19 arrests in September.

04/02/2014

A soccer club official from Long Island has been accused of running a multi-million dollar Ponzi Scheme. (Credit: CBS 2)

L.I. Man Accused Of Running Multi-Million Dollar Ponzi Scheme

A Long Island soccer club official has been accused of running a $5-million Ponzi scheme.

12/10/2013

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Prosecutors: NYPD Officer, 2 Others Extorted $24,000 From Astoria Restaurant Owner

NYPD officer Besnik Llakatura was caught on wiretap joking about how he “taxes” the local businesses, prosecutors said.

12/03/2013

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