Citing Adams administration's mismanagement, feds threaten to take Rikers Island from city control
The U.S. attorney is questioning whether the city has the "ability, expertise, and will" to fix Rikers.
Apr 19, 6:07 PM
Federal Court Takes Rare Step Of Appointing Audrey Strauss U.S. Attorney For Southern District Of New York
Strauss had been the interim U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, taking over after resigned after pressure from U.S. Attorney William Barr.
Dec 23, 2020 4:00 PM
Update: U.S. Attorney Berman Agrees To Step Down
Geoffrey Berman released a statement in the evening saying he would step down.
Jun 20, 2020 9:54 AM
Appeals Court Partially Overturns Sheldon Silver's Corruption Conviction
The 75-year-old has managed to elude prison, having been allowed to go free on bail pending his appeal.
Jan 21, 2020 4:53 PM
Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Sex Trafficking
Epstein has been accused of sexually abusing minors for decades.
Updated: Jul 7, 2019 11:39 AM
NYC-Based Fraudsters Accused Of Stealing $19 Million Worth Of iPhones
A group of New York City fraudsters allegedly managed to steal $19 million worth of iPhones through a sprawling false identity scheme that hit cell phone stores across the country.
Updated: Jun 5, 2019 1:23 PM
Robbery Suspect Caught On Video Threatening Livery Cab Driver With Knife Has Been Charged
A Westchester man has been has been arrested and charged in connection with an alleged robbery spree that targeted livery cab drivers in the Bronx, Mount Vernon, and Yonkers, police confirmed.
Updated: Oct 3, 2017 12:18 PM
Impeccable Credential-Haver And Trump FBI Pick Billed Taxpayers $2M For Bridgegate Legal Fees
His law firm also represents Russian state-owned oil companies.
Updated: Jun 20, 2017 2:41 PM
U.S. Attorney's Office & Manhattan D.A. Will Not Charge De Blasio In Fundraising Investigations
De Blasio was cleared of both pay-to-play charges surrounding alleged favors to his supporters and fundraising for upstate state Senate races in 2014.
Updated: Mar 16, 2017 12:33 PM
Mentally Ill Bronx Man Charged For Shooting Laser Pointer At Planes
He reportedly has a history of drug addiction and suffers from bipolar disorder.
Updated: Mar 17, 2015 4:00 PM
Brooklyn Prosecutor Loretta E. Lynch Expected To Be Named Attorney General
She has been Brooklyn's U.S. Attorney since 2010, having previously held the post from 1999 to 2001.
Updated: Nov 7, 2014 2:27 PM
At Memorial, Aaron Swartz's Friends Demand Government Be "Held Accountable" For His Death
Edward Tufte said, "Aaron's unique quality was that he was marvelously and vigorously different. Perhaps we can all be a little more different too."
Updated: Jan 20, 2013 12:39 PM
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