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Jesse Friedman and his wife Lisabeth Walsh after the DA issued a report on his conviction, June 24, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Jesse Friedman Sues Nassau DA Over Review Of Sex Abuse Case

Jesse Friedman, the former Long Island man who pleaded guilty in a notorious 1980s sex abuse case, alleged Thursday that prosecutors defamed him to look like a “bad guy.”

06/19/2014

Kang Chun Wong

No Prosecution For 84-Year-Old UWS Man Ticketed For Jaywalking

An 84-year-old Upper West Side man who was ticketed for jaywalking will not face prosecution.

04/09/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Fate Of 5 Ex-Madoff Employees To Soon Be In Jury’s Hands

The prosecution wraps up closing statements in the trial against five former aides to Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff. Madoff’s former secretary, his former head of operations, an account manager and two computer programmers are on trial.

03/13/2014

Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson (credit: Brooklyn DA's Office)

Brooklyn DA Dropping ‘Bogus’ Charges Against Sex Abuse Whistleblower

Prosecutors say they’ll move to drop all charges against a Brooklyn man in a controversial extortion case involving a Hasidic Jewish religious leader.

03/07/2014

Authorities in Kenilworth, New Jersey are trying to figure out who called in a false report of a hostage situation near Kean University. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Prank Caller Who Reported ‘Hostage Situation’ In N.J. Will Be Prosecuted

A prank call that brought a massive response in Union County, N.J., was the subject of a criminal investigation Monday.

07/22/2013

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Testimony Continues In Murder Trial Of Slain Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s Boyfriend

Sylvie Cachay’s best friends who take the stand to describe the toxic love life that ended in her violent death are like the swimsuit designer; beautiful young women from the fashion world.

06/12/2013

NYPD Cruiser (file/credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

NYPD Watchdog Will Be Responsible For Prosecuting Future Misconduct Cases

Attorneys for New York’s police watchdog agency will now prosecute all misconduct cases that stem from complaints it receives and investigates, an unprecedented move that hands over some of the New York Police Department’s control on how it handles allegations of bad behavior.

03/27/2012

Six marijuana dispensaries are expected to be opened in New Jersey by summer 2011. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)

N.J. AG Awaiting Fed’s Response About Medical Marijuana Prosecution

New Jersey officials are awaiting responses from federal prosecutors whether licensed medical marijuana sellers would face arrest.

05/15/2011