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A former Long Island Rail Road train maintenance foreman was sentenced to more than three years in prison Wednesday for his role in a disability claims scheme at the railroad.
Two more Long Island Rail Road retirees pleaded guilty to charges of disability fraud just as before their trial was set to begin, according to a published report.
A federal judge on Wednesday appointed the head of a nonprofit center for justice policy research to organize public meetings to ensure the city’s stop-and-frisk policy is carried out constitutionally.
In filing papers against the city’s push to continue the stop-and-frisk program during an appeal of a riling against it, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn might have painted herself as a target.
City officials have filed notice to appeal the ruling against the NYPD stop-and-frisk policy, but City Council Speaker Christine Quinn wants court-mandated changes to go ahead regardless.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett said Wednesday he will file a federal lawsuit against the NCAA in a bid to overturn the hefty sanctions imposed on Penn State University in the wake of the Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal.
An Airmont man is suing White Castle because he says booths at the company’s Nanuet restaurant are too small for his 290-pound frame.
An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.
The federal judge overseeing the NFL players’ request to lift a lockout by the owners says it will take “a couple of weeks” to rule.
Federal authorities expanded their crackdown on insider trading that masks itself as legitimate market research.
Three California men who made more than $25 million reselling illegally purchased tickets to concerts and sporting events have pleaded guilty in federal court in New Jersey.
A jury deliberated only a few hours before concluding Thursday that Citigroup did not fool a British private equity firm into buying music company EMI in 2007 at an inflated price, ending a three-week trial that had pitted two former friends and powerbrokers in the British banking world against each other.
Aafia Siddiqui, 38, was sentenced in U.S. District Court in Manhattan by Judge Richard M. Berman, who said “significant incarceration is appropriate.”