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