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Ailsa Chang

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Former Sen. Monserrate Charged with Fraud

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Former State Sen. Hiram Monserrate is facing federal charges that he funded his 2006 campaign with money that was supposed to go to a charity. The indictment unsealed Tuesday charge...

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Four Newburgh Men Convicted in Plot to Bomb New York Synagogues

Monday, October 18, 2010

A federal jury has convicted four Newburgh men of trying to blow up Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes at Stewart International Airport last May.

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Four Men Convicted in Plot to Bomb New York Synagogues

Monday, October 18, 2010

Four Newburgh men have been convicted of trying to blow up Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes after arguing they were illegally entrapped by a confidential FBI informant posing as a Pakistani terrorist.

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Advocates Claim Anti-Gay Crimes On The Rise

Friday, October 15, 2010

An eleventh man is being charged in three anti-gay assaults and a robbery that occurred in the Bronx earlier this month. Advocates say that while they are grateful for the raised public awareness of hate crimes targeting LGBT individuals the incident has generated, attacks on lesbian and gay residents in New York City appear to be increasing.

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Family of Anti-Gay Hate Crime Suspect Says He's a 'Good Kid'

Thursday, October 14, 2010

The Bronx District Attorney has been granted extra time by the court to continue investigating before they indict ten defendants accused of carrying out anti-gay attacks on four men more than a week ago.

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Largest Medicare Fraud Ring in History Charged in New York City

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Federal prosecutors are touting it as the largest single Medicare fraud ever charged. More than 40 people have been indicted in New York as part of a nationwide investigation that s...

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First Civilian Trial for Guantanamo Detainee Opens

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

During opening arguments for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee, federal prosecutors say the man accused of helping bomb two embassies in Africa in 1998 was a member ...

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Judge Bars Key Prosecution Witness from Testifying at Ghailani Trial

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee was delayed Wednesday after a Manhattan federal judge barred prosecutors from calling one of their most important witnesses.

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Judge Bars Testimony of Key Prosecution Witness in Guantanamo Trial

Wednesday, October 06, 2010

The first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee was delayed Wednesday after a Manhattan federal judge barred prosecutors from calling one of their most important witnesses. T...

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Failed Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life In Prison

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Pakistani immigrant who tried to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square in May and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. The judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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Failed Times Square Bomber Sentenced to Life in Prison

Tuesday, October 05, 2010

The Pakistani immigrant who tried to kill Americans by driving a homemade car bomb into Times Square in May and leaving it to explode has been sentenced to life in prison. The judge gave Faisal Shahzad a mandatory life prison term at his sentencing Tuesday in Manhattan federal court.

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Closing Arguments Underway in Trial of Accused Bronx Synagogue Bombers

Monday, October 04, 2010

The six-week trial of the four Newburgh men accused of planning to bomb Bronx synagogues and shoot down military planes last May has largely focused on a single question: were the ...

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Jury Selection Begins For Guantanamo Detainee

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

More than a thousand New Yorkers have been whittled down to 60 to 70 prospective jurors for the first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee.

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City Board of Elections Director Says Give Us More Money And 'Leave Me Alone'

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

The Executive Director of the City Board of Elections says the main reason for voting problems on Primary Day is chronic underfunding. George Gonzalez says if the Board had millions of dollars more, it could have hired more workers and conducted better public education campaigns about the new voting system.

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First Guantanamo Detainee Trial Set To Begin

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

The first civilian trial of a Guantanamo detainee begins Wednesday in Manhattan federal court. But legal experts warn not to draw too many parallels between the trial of Ahmed Khalf...

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Public Advocate: Board of Elections Not Solely Responsible for Primary Day Problems

Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Public Advocate Bill de Blasio says the city Department of Education and the Police Department share responsibility with the City Board of Elections for the widespread voting problems on Primary Day.

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Journey of the Umbrella: From Trash to Fashion

Monday, September 27, 2010

The city will get a lot of rain this week and chances are you'll be caught on a street, desperate to buy the first cheap umbrella you can find. And chances are that umbrella will br...

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No Security Disruptions As Lower Manhattan Prepares For First Guantanamo Detainee Trial

Friday, September 24, 2010

Jury selection is under way in the trial of the first Guantanamo detainee transferred to the civilian system. But residents around the federal courthouse in Lower Manhattan say they haven't noticed any increase in security in their neighborhood.

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New York Lawyers Get Green Light To Snoop Around Facebook

Friday, September 24, 2010

People do dumb things on Facebook, and that's why lawyers love it. Now the New York State Bar Association says it's ethical for lawyers to scour Facebook and other social media Web sites to get dirt in lawsuits.

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Pakistani Scientist Found Guilty of Attempted Killing in Afghanistan

Thursday, September 23, 2010

A Pakistani neuroscientist has been sentenced to 86 years in prison for trying to kill FBI agents and military officers while she was in custody in Afghanistan.

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