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Police officers stand guard outside Riverdale Temple - Bronx, NY - May 21, 2009 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Laguerre Payen, Final Convict In Temple Bomb Plot, Sentenced

The last of four men convicted in an FBI sting operation was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years in prison by a judge who said she was not proud of her government for creating the plot to bomb synagogues and shoot down military planes with missiles.

09/07/2011

June 29, 2011 courtroom sketch shows (L-R) James Cromite, Onta Williams and David Williams as they listen to Judge Colleen McMahon during sentencing in Federal Court in Manhattan. (credit: SHIRLEY SHEPARD/AFP/Getty Images)

3 Men Convicted In Riverdale Synagogues Plot Learn Their Fates

James Cromitie, David Williams and Onta Williams, the three men convicted of plotting to blow up local synagogues and shoot down military planes, have been sentenced to 25 years in prison in federal court in Manhattan.

06/29/2011

Orange County Gets Federal Help In War On Drugs

Orange County admits that it has problems with the Bloods and the Latin Kings gangs.

06/21/2011

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Lap 4 Life Race Raises Money For Desmoid Tumors And Organ Transplants

Next weekend, there is a special race in Orange County that really has no loser.

06/19/2011

NYPD officers guard Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx (credit: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Judge Refuses To Throw Out Bronx Bomb Plot Convictions

Federal Judge Colleen McMahon has upheld the verdicts of four men convicted of plotting to blow up New York City synagogues and shoot down military planes, and scolded the government for an informant whose methods she suggested bordered on entrapment.

05/04/2011

L-R Laianna and Lance Pierre Armstrong were killed when their mother Lashandra Armstrong drove her minivan into the Hudson River (credit: AP Photo/Youn and Unique Christian Child Care Center)

Funeral Held For 3 Kids Driven Into The Hudson River In Minivan

Five-year-old Landon, two-year-old Lance and 11-month-old Laianna were killed nearly two weeks ago when their mother loaded them into a minivan and drove it into the Hudson.

04/25/2011

Lashanda Armstrong (credit: CBS 2)

Fight Preceded Car Plunge, Says Neighbor Of Newburgh Mom

A neighbor says a New York woman who drowned herself and her children in the Hudson River had been in a loud fight with the kids’ father in the hour before the fatal plunge.

04/16/2011

L-R Laianna and Lance Pierre Armstrong were killed when their mother Lashandra Armstrong drove her minivan into the Hudson River (credit: AP Photo/Youn and Unique Christian Child Care Center)

Family Planning Funeral For LaShanda Armstrong, Children Drowned In Minivan

Armstrong posted on her Facebook page a half hour before the murder-suicide: “I’m so sorry everyone forgive me please for what I’m gonna do… This is it!”

04/15/2011

Lashanda Armstrong (credit: CBS 2)

Newburgh Minivan Mom’s Facebook Posting: ‘Forgive Me Please’

The suicidal mother who loaded her four children into a minivan and drove it into the Hudson River cryptically announced her intention, seeking forgiveness in a Facebook message just before the fatal plunge.

04/14/2011

L-R Laianna and Lance Pierre Armstrong were killed when their mother Lashandra Armstrong drove her minivan into the Hudson River (credit: AP Photo/Youn and Unique Christian Child Care Center)

Newburgh Police: 10-Year-Old Escaped Drowning In Minivan By Slipping Out Window

Police said she let a fourth child, a 10-year-old boy, out of the minivan before driving it off the dock. The child told firefighters his mother had killed herself and his brothers and sister.

04/13/2011

Newburgh tragedy

Mother Drives Minivan Into Hudson, Kills Herself, 3 Children

Late Tuesday night firefighters in upstate New York said a mother drove a minivan into the Hudson River after a dispute at home, killing herself and her three young children, ages 5, 2 and 11 months.

04/13/2011

NYPD officers guard Riverdale Jewish Center in the Bronx (credit: AP Photo/David Goldman)

Judge Asked To Toss Conviction In Bronx Temple Bomb Plot

Lawyers for four men said their clients’ convictions and the case itself should be thrown out because they were entrapped by a paid FBI informant posing as an Islamic extremist.

03/24/2011

Carlos Ortiz, fugitive FBI is still looking for. (Photo/Catherine Cioffi)

Feds Add Murder Charges In Crackdown On Newburgh Gang

Federal prosecutors have added murder charges to an indictment against reputed Latin King gang members and associates who allegedly terrorized Newburgh.

02/10/2011

Newburgh Salvation Army

Real-Life Grinch Hits Newburgh Salvation Army

Who would steal from children in need? It’s a real Christmas crime – 60 gifts from a Salvation Army headquarters were swiped by a real-life Grinch.

12/20/2010

Michael Mele (Photo/Associated Press), Laura Garza (Photo/Personal Photo)

Sex Offender Enters Plea In B’klyn Woman’s Death

Convicted sex offender Michael Mele has pleaded not guilty to charges he killed aspiring dancer, Laura Garza, who disappeared two years ago.

12/13/2010

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