U.S. Atty: Brooklyn Chinese Street Gang Members Arrested En Route To Home InvasionU.S. Attorney Preet Bharara described the 35 defendants in this case as part of a highly organized, all-purpose gang that transported narcotics and illegal aliens and participated in home invasions.
Federal Judge In NY Strikes Blow Against Mexican Drug CartelsFederal judge Lewis Kaplan sentenced Vikram Datta to 19 years, 7 months in prison. The judge said his message is intended for businessmen along the Mexican border.
Life Sentence For Gitmo Detainee In Embassy PlotU.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan sentenced Ahmed Ghailani to life, calling the attacks "horrific." He also ordered Ghailani to pay $33 million in restitution.
Life Sentence Likely For Gitmo Detainee In NYCThe same outcome was expected for Ahmed Ghailani as if he were convicted on all counts -- life imprisonment at his sentencing Tuesday.
Judge Uninterested In Tossing Gitmo Detainee's ConvictionFederal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told a lawyer for Ahmed Ghailani that he didn't understand his arguments at a hearing Thursday.
Gitmo Detainee Acquitted Of All But 1 Charge In NYThe first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.
Jury Needs More Deliberations In Gitmo Detainee's TrialFederal prosecutors in Manhattan allege that Ahmed Ghailani was part of an al-Qaida cell that bombed two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998.
Jury Deliberates At Gitmo Detainee's NY TrialA New York City jury has begun deliberations in the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo detainee.
Defense: Gitmo Detainee A 'Dupe' In Bomb PlotA lawyer for the first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial says his client didn't know about a plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa.
Closings Start In Gitmo Detainee NY TrialThe first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial is a "mass murderer'' who played a key role in the terrorist bombings of two U.S. embassies in Africa in 1998, a prosecutor said Monday in closing arguments.
Judge Explains Witness Ban In Gitmo Detainee's TrialJudge Lewis Kaplan said he banned a man after prosecutors failed to show Ghailani's CIA interrogation played no role in getting the witness to cooperate.