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Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro (credit: Facebook)

Not Guilty Plea Entered By Bronx Assemblyman Who Helped Bring Down Bribery Scandal

Both state and federal prosecutors were using Nelson Castro as a mole in Albany. He wore a wire and helped snare Bronx Assemblyman Eric Stevenson. Stevenson’s been charged in a bribe-for-legislation scandal.

04/10/2013

Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Sex Abuse Trial Of Brooklyn Orthodox Leader Continues

In defense of Nechemya Weberman, his attorney Michael Farkas suggested that the now-17-year-old victim brought charges of sexual abuse against the counselor out of a desire for revenge because she believes he told her father that she had a relationship with a boyfriend, something forbidden in the ultra Orthodox Satmar community.

11/28/2012

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N.J. Man Arrested In Cold Case Murder Of 6-Year-Old Etan Patz

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said after Pedro Hernandez was questioned in New Jersey Wednesday night, he voluntarily returned to New York City and took police to the scene of the crime.

05/24/2012

Etan Patz (credit: CBS 2)

FBI Agents, NYPD Continue Renewed Search For Etan Patz

The renewed search for Etan Patz is continuing this weekend, and so far investigators haven’t found new evidence inside a SoHo building. FBI agents and the NYPD resumed their efforts this morning, looking for any sign of the boy who went missing three decades ago.

04/21/2012