Well, we guess the voters were right to re-elect Charles Hynes back in 2005, when he was pushed fairly hard in the democratic primary by challenger, state Sen. John Sampson. (Hynes won by about four percentage points.)
Sampson, a 15-year veteran of the Legislature and chair of the senate ethics com ... More >>
Robert Sand, 50, didn't just become America's most deplorable father overnight, it took stubborn determination and dogged non-commitment to neglect and dodge his children for more than a decade -- while racking up a $1.2 million child-support bill.
Sand went the extra mile to be that horrible, and ... More >>
Apparently non-violent demonstration against corrupt banking is subject to more criminal scrutiny than actual corrupt banking.
Documents released by the Partnership for Civil Justice Fund Saturday show that the FBI identified Occupy Wall Street as a "potential criminal and terrorist" threat as ear ... More >>
Federal prosecutors in Brooklyn announced this morning the indictment of 11 members of a Russian "military procurement network" operating in the United States, who allegedly have been shipping U.S. military technology to the former Soviet Union since 2008.See the full indictment -- compliments of th ... More >>
The feds have indicted a Long Island doctor and his office assistant with killing two patients by over-prescribing the highly addictive painkiller Oxycodone, and conspiring to illegally distribute the drug.
William Conway, the 69-year-old doctor, of Flushing, and Robert Hachemeister, 67, of Baldwin ... More >>
The Feds and local authorities this week rounded up 98 people involved in the trafficking of prescription drugs like oxycodone, including two doctors and a nurse. Law enforcement officers executed dozens of search warrants, and sued a Brooklyn pharmacist to bar him from dispensing the highly addicti ... More >>
A pretty good government corruption story out of the federal prosecutors' office in Brooklyn: The director of construction at the city Department of Housing Preservation and Development has been arrested for taking annual $10,000 bribes over 5 years to provide inside information to contractors seeki ... More >>
As far as perverts go, they don't make 'em much sicker than Michael Ledee.Ledee was convicted yesterday on charges that in 2010 he directed a woman in Washington to molest her own 9-year-old daughter while he watched the abuse on webcam.Ledee, 29, of Brooklyn, contacted the woman via-a Yahoo! Instan ... More >>
The indictment of state senator Pedro Espada Jr. and his son yesterday on federal embezzlement and conspiracy charges makes a pretty good guide for how to pick a nonprofit pocket:
-For starters there's creative Amex card use: Espada's own lousy credit rating made him ineligible for the Don't- ... More >>
Brooklyn U.S. Attorney Loretta Lynch just announced a pretty nasty sex-trafficking case against a 66-year-old Westchester County man who allegedly went Web-trolling for women innocently seeking work as au-pairs.
Joseph Yannai, a writer who wrote a book about famous chefs (The International W ... More >>
In the wake of the Voice's 'NYPD Tapes' series, the commanding officer of Brooklyn's 81st Precinct has been reassigned to the Bronx.
Deputy Inspector Steven Mauriello, who was heard repeatedly haranguing his cops to hit quotas and sweep people off corners, has been moved to the Bronx transit ... More >>