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 (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. 379 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. 360 more words
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. 222 more words
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
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