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Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Woman Testifies About Boyfriend’s Death After Taking Powerful Drugs From Dr. Stan Li

A woman described how she found her boyfriend dead, in testimony at the Manhattan trial of Dr. Stan Li – who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients.

05/30/2014

NYPD (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Detective Charged With Perjury

A New York City police detective was arrested and charged with perjury Tuesday, reportedly after he changed his testimony in the case against an alleged drug dealer.

10/29/2013

Cardinal Timothy Dolan with reporters - Feb. 11, 2013 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Dolan Questioned For Hours About Sex Abuse By Priests

Timothy Cardinal Dolan was questioned for several hours Wednesday in a deposition about child sex abuse by priests, according to a published report.

02/20/2013

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Survivor Of Newark Schoolyard Attack Says She Still Has Nightmares

The survivor of a vicious 2007 schoolyard attack that left three college-bound friends dead still suffers from nightmares and depression from the ambush, though she has been able to graduate from college and hold a job.

02/05/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Newark Schoolyard Attack Survivor Testifies In Lawsuit Trial

The survivor of an attack that killed three college-aged friends in 2007 testified in a civil trial against the school district Monday that she felt safe entering the New Jersey schoolyard, but once attacked thought she might die.

02/04/2013

A lineman from California works to restore power in Long Beach following Sandy - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission Hearing

Officials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.

12/11/2012

Barbara Sheehan walking into Queens Criminal Court on Sept. 19, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Battered Woman’s Defense Brings Mixed Results

Barbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father’s sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman’s defense, and it has mixed results.

09/24/2011

Susan Williams

Jury Selection Set For L.I. Murder-For-Hire Retrial

The first case was declared a mistrial on Friday, after her attorney mistakenly signed a document allowing prosecutors to play jurors a tape containing potentially damaging evidence.

11/01/2010

Police escort Susan Williams (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Declares Mistrial In L.I. Murder-For-Hire Case

A sudden twist came Friday in the shocking case of a Long Island woman accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill her husband. On day two of testimony, the judge declared a mistrial.

10/29/2010

Ahmed Khalfan Ghailani is shown in an undated photo from the U.S. District Attorney's Office. (AP Photo/File)

Gov’t Won’t Appeal Decision To Ban Witness In NY

The U.S. government says it won’t appeal a judge’s decision to ban a key prosecution witness from testifying in New York City at the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee.

10/10/2010

Steven Hayes (- File / Photo: Connecticut State Police via AP

Accused Killers Sent Joking Texts Before Conn. Home Invasion

Jurors in a capital murder trial heard stark, chilling evidence about how three victims died, and how their alleged killers joked while they planned the infamous Cheshire home invasion.

09/23/2010