Brooklyn Native Tekashi 6ix9ine Gets 2 Years In Prison For RacketeeringThe rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to two years in prison Wednesday for his entanglement with a violent street gang that fueled his rise to fame, but was spared a much harsher possible sentence because of his extraordinary decision to become a star witness for prosecutors.
Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Turns State's Witness, Says He Used Fame To Buy Guns For Violent Street GangAsked what he got in return, the 23-year-old rapper responded: "My career. I got the street credibility. The videos, the music, the protection - all of the above."
Brooklyn Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges, Admits Ties To Violent GangDuring the plea, 6ix9ine said he joined the Nine Trey Blood Gang in the fall of 2017. He says he helped gang members try to kill a rival gang member last March.
Amateur Rapper Convicted On Gang Murder Charges In BrooklynA reputed drug kingpin was convicted on murder charges in Brooklyn Thursday, in a case that featured amateur rap videos of him rhyming about carrying guns and settling scores with bullets.
'Most Wanted' Reputed L.I. Gang Member Pleads Not Guilty To Murders Of Girlfriend, ToddlerA reputed Long Island gang member who was added to the FBI's most-wanted list last week pleaded not guilty Monday to the 2010 execution-style killings of his girlfriend and her toddler son.
New Jersey Attorney Sentenced To Life In Prison Without ParolePaul Bergrin, a New Jersey defense attorney who once had a roster of celebrity clients, was sentenced to life in prison without parole Monday after being convicted on nearly two dozen counts.
No Death Penalty In Narcy Novak Hotel Heir Killing CaseProsecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty in the case of a Florida woman accused of arranging the killings of her husband and mother-in-law.
Ex-Mob Boss Turns On Accused Mafia Captain Vincent 'Vinny Gorgeous' BascianoThere was mob history in Brooklyn federal court on Tuesday. For the first time, the boss of one of New York's five families testified for the government.
2 Sentenced In Family Led Check-Cashing SchemeTwo New Jersey men are headed to prison for their roles in a family led check-cashing scam that targeted banks in several states.
Former NY Union Boss Gets 11 Years In PrisonA former New York carpenters union leader will spend 11 years behind bars for racketeering and labor corruption.