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International Drug Lord Pleads Guilty in Manhattan Court

Jamacian drug lord Christopher Coke, 42, pleaded guilty to racketeering and assault charges on Wednesday.

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Former Duane Reade CEO Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

Anthony Cuti, former CEO of Duane Reade, was found guilty of securities fraud, FBI officials said Monday. 

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Osama bin Laden Terror Case Dismissed

A Manhattan Federal Court judge dismissed the African embassy bombing case against Osama bin Laden.

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TriBeCa Apartment Complex is Not Rent-Stabilized, Federal Court Rules

Independence Plaza North is not rent-stabilized, a federal judge said last week.

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Unsealed Indictment Details Case Against Alleged 9/11 Plotters

The 81-page indictment describes how the Al Qaeda operatives planned the attack.

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Fulton Transit Center Contractor Pays $20M for Allegedly Ducking Minority Hiring Laws

Skanska USA has to pay $20 million under an agreement with federal prosecutors.

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Manhattan Gynecologist Caught in State Sen. Carl Kruger's Alleged Corruption Scheme

Michael Turano, a Manhattan gynecologist, turned himself in to federal authorities on corruption charges.

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Three Charged in Guggenheim Impersonation Scam

Three people were charged with wire fraud in connection with a scheme in which they pretended to be Guggenheims.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Metropolitan Opera House Settles Disability Lawsuit

The Opera House at Lincoln Center has agreed to make changes to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act.

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'Merchant of Death' Viktor Bout Arraigned in Manhattan Federal Court

Bout was being arraigned on charges including conspiracy to kill United States nationals.

Manhattan »

Feds Charge 17 With Defrauding Holocaust Reparation Organization

Six of the 17 were "corrupt insiders" who processed $42.5 million worth of fake applications, prosecutors said.

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Faisal Shahzad Gets Life in Prison for Failed Times Square Car Bombing

“Brace yourselves, because the war with Muslims has just begun,” Shahzad reportedly told the court.

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Female Bridge Painters Get $1M From City in Sex Discrimination Suit

Four female bridge painter job applicants will receive $250,000 each.

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More Than 60 People Charged With Stealing Millions in Cybercrime Ring

The individuals charged are accused of using the "Zeus Trojan" virus that enabled them to commit the theft, prosecutors said.

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