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'Bridgegate' Trial: Star Witness Wildstein Says He Was Christie's 'Bad Cop'

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — The government’s star witness in the “Bridgegate” trial took the stand Friday.

Now dramatically slimmer and without glasses, former Port Authority of New York and New Jersey executive David Wildstein told the court that he embraced his role as a “bad cop,” enforcing New Jersey Gov. 566 more words


NYPD, Prosecutors Probe Claim That Anthony Weiner Sent Explicit Messages To Girl, 15

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD and other authorities confirmed Thursday afternoon that they are investigating the latest claims against Anthony Weiner.

A police source confirmed to CBS2 that the NYPD Special Victims Unit, the Manhattan District Attorney’s office, and the U.S. 690 more words


Bridgegate Trial: Defense Claims Port Authority Executive Director Knew About Plot

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — One of the top men at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey pointed a finger at the top leaders at the “Bridgegate” trial Wednesday, saying they knew exactly what was going on at the time. 806 more words


'Bridgegate' Trial: Fort Lee Mayor Says Christie Allies Shut Him Out At Time Of Lane Closures

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich, the alleged target of a political retribution plot by two former allies of Republican Gov. Chris Christie, took the stand at their trial on Tuesday. 787 more words


350 Pigeons Found Flying Freely Inside Long Island Home

MERRICK, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) – The Nassau County Society Prevention of Cruelty to Animals found hundreds of pigeons living inside a home in Merrick on Thursday. 474 more words


Eric Garner's Mother Furious Over Six-Figure Sum Earned Last Year By Officer Involved In Son's Death

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The mother of Eric Garner expressed fury Wednesday night upon learning that an officer involved in her son’s death earned $120,000 last year. 225 more words


Jury Selection Resumes In New Jersey 'Bridgegate' Trial

NEWARK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Prospective jurors returned to U.S. District Court in Newark Tuesday for questioning in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing trial.

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