A New York University staffer was arraigned Wednesday in Manhattan District court, facing multiple charges stemming from what authorities say was an attempt to swindle the school out of more than $400,000 by submitting discarded liquor store receipts.
The New York Police Department executed search warrants Tuesday at some offices of The New York Times, The New York Daily News, The New York Post and El Diario newspapers and at a labor union, with authorities saying they were conducting investigations into "business activity."
Former New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress was indicted by a Manhattan grand jury on weapons charges stemming from an incident last November in which Burress accidentally shot himself in the thigh at a New York nightclub, prosecutors announced Monday.
Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor graduated with honors from Ivy League schools. But she may have learned some of her most memorable lessons as a young prosecutor, following police into abandoned tenements and tracking down witnesses on the grimy streets of New York.
A man who spearheaded financial investigations of Iran said Wednesday the Islamic republic is "deadly serious" about developing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles -- and there's not much time to stop it before it does.
A construction company and three supervisors were indicted Monday on manslaughter and related charges in the deaths of two firefighters battling a 2007 blaze at the Deutsche Bank building in lower Manhattan.
A letter sent to juror No. 4 in the trial of the former CEO of Tyco was written by a man in Boston who says he thought a mistrial had already been declared, and it had more of a "complaint" tone than a "threat" tone, New York Police Department sources told CNN.
Two jurors in the Tyco trial said Monday they would have voted to convict former CEO Dennis Kozlowski and ex-CFO Mark Swartz on some of the charges levied in a 32-count indictment during an appearance on CNNfn's The Flipside.
The jury in the trial of ex-Tyco CEO Dennis Kozlowski failed to reach a verdict for a ninth day Tuesday, after the judge denied yet another motion for a mistrial to end the six-month long corruption case.
Manhattan District Attorney Robert Morgenthau has asked banking regulators to examine documents from the recent criminal conviction of an unlicensed money-transfer operation to determine whether J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. (JPM) or its predecessor banks violated "know your customer" rules, Tuesday's Wall Street Journal reported.