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Mom Says She Knew Instantly That 'Amnesiac' Missing 20 Years Was Her Son

Mary Bright says Kwame Seku, a California amnesiac claiming to be her long-lost son, is the real deal.

Midtown East »

Leona Helmsley's Estate Executors Want $100M for Their Services

The executors say part of their work involved handling the Queen of Mean's disgruntled employees.

Midtown »

Time Warner in Fight For Revered Photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt's Prints

Alfred Eisenstaedt's generosity is at the heart of a legal fight over the rights to his early work.

Upper East Side »

Modell's CEO Accused of Expensing $7M on Trips and Food

Mitchell Modell spent lavishly on steaks, Disney World trips and massages, his sister-in-law claims.

New York City »

Opera Singer Hopes Adoption Records Can Prove Italian Roots

Jordanna Rose believes her granddad's records could help her career, court documents say.

Upper East Side »

Collectibles Firm Accused of Holding on to Wall Street Whiz's Memorabilia

The estate of finance whiz Martin Zweig says a firm kept a valuable Michael Jordan jersey and more.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Longtime Provider of ESL Classes to Immigrants May Shut Over Funding Cuts

The Riverside Language Program will likely close by September if it can't get emergency funding.

Midtown East »

Man Claims Former Scores Dancer Stripped His Dead Dad of Gold Coins

Steven Bruni has demanded that his dad's fourth wife, an ex-stripper, return the coins.

East Village »

Wife of Missing East Village Dad Doesn't Buy His Amnesia Story

Leslie Bright says Kwame Seku, the man claiming to be her long-lost husband, is a liar.

East Village »

Calif. Man Says Test Proves He's East Village Dad Who Vanished 20 Years Ago

Kwame Seku claims in court papers that a DNA test proves he is Winston Bright.

Kips Bay »

Tony Town House in Kips Bay Has Become a Refuge for Squatters, Lawsuit Says

Squatters have defecated and caused a fire in an East 29th Street town house, court records claim.

Upper East Side »

Jeweler Conned by 'Spy' Posing as Robert De Niro's Pal, Lawsuit Says

Yehuda Sadok allegedly convinced the owner of a $30 million jewelry business that he was a Mossad agent.

Upper East Side »

Family of Killed Millionaire Can't Escape Tragedy

Barbara Fischler was allegedly killed by her deranged son. Two years later, her other son killed himself.

East Village »

'Dead' Man Missing For 20 Years Returns, Wants to Be Declared Alive

Kwame Seku said he disappeared from his East Village home in 1990 because he suffered amnesia.

Upper East Side »

Kids of Murdered Financier Ted Ammon to Get $143K From Dad's Killer

The surplus cash from the sale of convicted killer Daniel Pelosi's home will go to Ammon's estate.

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