27, Feb 2015 - Whistleblower Cop Can Sue NYPD Over Illegal Arrest Quotas - Court Rules
A federal appeals court ruled in favor of a New York City police officer who alleges he was unjustly punished by his superiors after he exposed an illegal quota system within his Bronx precinct.
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY New York man takes plea deal, will cooperate in Irish Valley shooting case
SUNBURY - A New York man in court for a bail hearing pleaded no contest Thursday to a felony drug offense and was sentenced to 1 1/2 to 3 years in state prison. Esteven Soto, 30, of Bronx, accepted a plea agreement from the district attorney's office that calls for his cooperation in an attempted homicide investigation involving his friend and co-defendant Rafael A. Diroche Jr., 29, of Mount ...
26, Feb 2015 - NY police officer's complaint about quota was free speech: court
A U.S. appeals court has ruled that a New York City police officer who criticized an arrest quota at his precinct was protected by the First Amendment. The Manhattan court on Thursday revived Officer Craig Matthews' 2012 lawsuit claiming he was retaliated against for telling superiors at his Bronx precinct the quota had led to unjustified stops and arrests by officers. "Matthews was not flagging ...
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY Dominique Strauss-Kahn accuser builds restaurant and new life in New York
As the pimping trial of former French presidential favourite ends in Lille, the Guinean hotel maid whose sexual assault claims started his downfall has quietly set up an African restaurant in the Bronx
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY Alleged Russian Spy to Face Up to 10 Years, Next Hearing Set for February 9
The next court hearing over Russian national Evgeny Buryakov, an alleged Russian spy arrested in the Bronx, New York, is scheduled for February 9.
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY NYC gang member gets 50 years in shooting death of 10-year-old
NEW YORK | Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson said a 32-year-old gang member convicted of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY NY man gets 50 years in shooting that killed 10-year-old
NEW YORK (AP) - Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson says a 32-year-old gang member convicted of manslaughter in a shooting that killed a child has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.
26, Feb 2015 - Bronx, NY After serving 48 years for murder, Bronx man tells Howard he didnâ€™t do it
THE BRONX (PIX11) â€“ Weâ€™ve heard plenty of stories lately about wrongful convictions. But nothing like this one. Frank Dudley of the Bronx did 48 years for murder. A murder he now says he didnâ€™t commit. He did time in just about every prison in New York trying to fight his conviction legally. He got [â€¦]
10, Oct 2014 - Bronx, NY Bronx man exonerated after 23 years in prison dies from asthma attack
NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) â€” A Bronx man who was freed after serving two decades for a murder he did not commit died days before his $124 million wrongful imprisonment lawsuit was set to begin. William Lopez, 55, was found guilty of the 1989 murder of suspected drug dealer Elvirn Surria. At the time of Lopezâ€™s [â€¦]
04, Apr 2014 - Federal Appeals Court Bars NYC Churches from Meeting in Public Schools
NEW YORK â€“ A federal appeals court overturned a lower court ruling on Thursday that allowed New York City churches to meet in public school buildings. As previously reported, the case of Bronx Household of Faith v. Board of Education of the City of New York has been circling through the court system for the past 17 [â€¦]
03, Apr 2014 - Bronx, NY Violent â€śLuchieâ€ť NY Drug Trafficker GUilty of Murder-for-Hire
Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that ROGER KEY, a/k/a â€śLuchie,â€ť a violent and large-scale drug trafficker who operated in Manhattan and the Bronx, New York, was found guilty yesterday in Manhattan federal court of two murder-for-hire conspiracies, attempted murder, and narcotics and firearms offenses.