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Trial Date Bumped Back for Michael Grimm -- But He Could Face Two Trials

A judge delayed the start of Congressman Michael Grimm’s trial on charges of wire and mail fraud until February in Brooklyn federal court today — but it might not be the only trial Mr. 714 more words

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New York Foster Agencies Agree To Settlement In ‘House Of Horrors’ Suit

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Three private New York foster care agencies will pay $17.5 million to settle a lawsuit by eight people who were fraudulently adopted by a woman and claimed they were repeatedly abused, starved and imprisoned in a “house of horrors,” attorneys said. 390 more words


Guyana Born Drug smuggler arrested after shootout with U.S. marshals was on the run for two decades and went to bed wearing bullet-proof vest with two guns on his pillow

Authorities were attempting to arrest 44-year-old Oswald Lewis, who had been on the run since skipping out on his April 1991 indictment for conspiracy to distribute cocaine in Virginia, when he allegedly opened fire on them late Tuesday.
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Terror Expert Testifies In Case Against Arab Bank of Beirut In Connection With Bombings In Israel

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Jurors in Brooklyn federal court are expected to hear from witnesses of two suicide bombings that happened in Israel as part of a case against a Middle East bank linked to Hamas. 233 more words


Chobani Greek Yogurt Sued For Being Junk Food Not Made in Greece

Apparently, it is now acceptable to sue companies for overestimating your IQ.

According to the New York Daily News, Barry Stoltz of Scarsdale and Allan Chang of Queens are suing Chobani Greek Yogurt for duping them into thinking that Chobani is healthier than it actually is. 270 more words

Drug dealer cross dresses to sneak up and murder his rivals

A linebacker-sized drug dealer told federal prosecutors in New York that, in order to get close enough to murder a former protegé-turned-rival, that he he took the advice of reputed gangster Ronald “Ra Diggs” Herron to dress up like a woman. 336 more words

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'I Have an Election to Win': Michael Grimm to Continue Campaign Despite Indictment

A  defiant Michael Grimm today brushed off the slew of charges against him as a “political witch hunt” and committed to running for and winning re-election despite the allegations. 356 more words

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