Brooklyn Man Convicted Of Raping, Torturing Former GirlfriendAlex Anselmo faces up to 50 years to life in prison when he's sentenced Oct. 1.
Queens Man Accused Of Torturing Housekeeper Remains Held Without BondA man remained in custody following a court hearing Monday on accusations that he tortured a housekeeper in Queens – allegedly along with his wife and a third man who remained at large.
CIA Director Defends Agents In Face Of Scathing 9/11 Torture ReportThe director of the Central Intelligence Agency held an unusual news conference on Thursday, reacting to a report that blasted the agency over allegations of torturing suspected 9/11 terrorists.
Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of New Jersey Man Accused In Rape, Murder PlotJury selection starts Monday in the New York trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.
6th Bronx Street Gang Member Pleads Guilty In Brutal 2010 Anti-Gay AssaultsIdelfonso Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to gang assault, though not to any hate crime charges, in the October 3, 2010 beating that authorities described as a violent act mixed with gang ideology, sexual assault, torture and bias against gays.
Police: Accomplices In Brutal Queens Kidnapping, Ransom Plot Flee The CountryNYPD Commissioner Kelly said Thursday that detectives were also looking for a man in New York City. Three others are being held without bail.
State Senator Defends His Call For Use Of Torture To Prevent TerrorismState Sen. Greg Ball (R-NY), a former Air Force officer, said the use of so-called enhanced interrogation should be available to authorities if there is an imminent risk to American security.
NY State Senator Defends Calling For 'Torture' Of Boston Bombing SuspectRepublican Sen. Greg Ball of the Hudson Valley had taken heat for his Twitter posting Friday. He asked who wouldn't want to use torture against the second suspect in the bombing.
EXCLUSIVE: 2 Decades After Being Held In A Suburban Dungeon, Katie Beers Breaks Her SilenceTwenty years ago this week the kidnapping, imprisonment, and torture of a Long Island child captured the attention of a nation.
Brooklyn Man Accused Of Tying Up And Brutalizing Woman He Kept PrisonerPolice say a woman suffered terrible injuries while she was held prisoner by an ex-boyfriend. On Friday he was charged with attempted murder, assault and kidnapping.
Police Search For Final Bronx Beating SuspectThe NYPD says the first seven gang members charged in a sadistic spree of violence against two teens and a man all because they were gay have shown no remorse.
NYC Officials Outraged Over Anti-Gay Gang TorturePolice are hunting down the last suspect in a heinous hate crime in the Bronx amid cries for the suspect to surrender to police.