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.
It started with a knock. Police say two thugs shoved their way into a Riverdale apartment, wielding guns. They tied up the 57-year old and a 19-year-old woman within.
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.
Jews marking the eight-day remembrance of the ancient Israelites leaving Egypt after being freed from slavery must sanctify their homes.
Officials with the NYPD, Drug Enforcement Administration and Immigration and Customs Enforcement began digging Monday at a site near Palisades Avenue and Spaulding Lane in the Riverdale section of the borough, sources told 1010 WINS.
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.
It’s a wee bit early, but perhaps the recent warm spell has roused sleepy hungry bears and lured them from their winter dens.
Authorities believe the suspects are responsible for six burglaries dating back to last December.
They put the “con” in Con Ed. Police in the Bronx were searching Monday for a pair of imposters targeting some of the borough’s most vulnerable citizens.
The city is demanding that homeowners on a little-used, dead-end street in the Bronx make expensive improvements, and residents are outraged.
The jury is learning more about the double life of the FBI’s informant, Shahed Hussain in the Bronx synagogue bomb plot.
The National Weather Service has confirmed that a small tornado hit the Bronx Sunday afternoon during a thunderstorm that left thousands without power in the metropolitan area.
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