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Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (left), as the verdict is read at his terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 26, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecutors Call For Life Sentence For Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law On Terror Conviction

Prosecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, which involved he made “bone-chilling threats” against America.

08/25/2014

Richard Dinizo pleaded guilty to three counts of predatory sexual child assault in a New York state case (credit: Handout)

Former Basketball Coach In New York Pleads Guilty In Second Child Sex Abuse Case

Cortlandt Manor resident Richard Dinizo admitted to sexually abusing seven children all under the age of 11, the U.S. attorney’s office said.

05/07/2014

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Plea Deal Could Result In Freedom For Man Charged In New York Terror Plot

Federal prosecutors revealed Tuesday that they are offering a plea deal that could result in freedom for a Tunisian man, who last year was accused of plotting to build a U.S.-based terrorism cell and radicalizing a Canadian man charged in a train derailment plot.

04/29/2014

New Jersey U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman (credit: USAO)

N.J. Doctor Pleads Guilty To Accepting Bribes From Lab, Faces Up To 5 Years In Prison

Prosecutors say Dr. Wayne Lajewski, 51, admitted to accepting bribes of $2,000 cash per month over a two year period in exchange for referring patient blood specimens to the Parsippany-based Biodiagnostic Laboratory Services LLC.

04/09/2014

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Prosecutors: Men Sold Knockoff Handbags Online, Defrauded Customers

Five men were indicted Wednesday, on charges offering real luxury handbags at discounted prices on several websites – but actually presenting consumers with knockoffs, or even with nothing at all.

02/05/2014

Derek Fisher and Billy Hunter (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Union Leader Billy Hunter Placed On Indefinite Leave

Billy Hunter is being placed on an indefinite leave as executive director of the NBA players association, following a report that was critical of his leadership and urged players to consider his future with the organization.

02/01/2013

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22 Charged In Alleged Identity Document Fraud Ring

Of those rounded up in the six-state bust, one is from New York and five are from New Jersey. They’re charged in a scheme to provide illegal South Korean immigrants with legitimate IDs.

06/27/2012

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Gramercy Park Hotel Resolves Handicapped Access Complaint

The hotel already has some accessible rooms. However, government civil rights lawyers complained that some of its most deluxe areas didn’t meet federal standards for handicapped access.

09/15/2011

State Sen. Carl Kruger of Brooklyn, center, enters FBI headquarters to surrender to federal authorities with his attorney Benjamin Brafman, Thursday, March 10, 2011, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Brooklyn State Sen. Carl Kruger Surrenders To FBI

Investigators said State Sen. Carl Kruger helped businesses overcome bureaucratic hurdles in exchange for help with raising campaign money from the private sector.

03/10/2011

Sister Marie Thornton (Photo/CBS 2)

Sister Marie Thornton Admits Embezzling $850K From Iona College

The U.S. Attorney’s Office said Sister Marie Thornton, former Vice President of Finance for Iona College in New Rochelle, pleaded guilty to embezzlement Wednesday.

03/09/2011

Newark Mayor Cory Booker

Newark Mayor Increasing Law Enforcement Presence

Shootings. Carjackings. Robberies. Crime in Newark is on the rise and is showing no signs of slowing down, WCBS 880’s Monica Miller reports.

12/24/2010