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Harvey Weinstein arrives at a Manhattan courthouse for his rape trial in New York, Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 2:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors in Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial rested their case Thursday after more than two weeks of testimony punctuated by harrowing accounts from six women, including some who said he ignored pleas of “no, no, no” and justified his behavior as the cost of getting ahead in...
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FILE - In this June 23, 2019, file photo, E. Jean Carroll poses for a photo in New York. Lawyers for Carroll who accuses President Donald Trump of raping her in the 1990s are asking for a DNA sample, seeking to determine whether his genetic material is on a dress she says she wore during the encounter. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle, File)
Associated Press
February 06, 2020 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump's lawyers want to put the brakes on a lawsuit filed by an advice columnist who has accused him of raping her in the 1990s and is seeking his DNA as possible evidence. Trump attorneys argued in legal papers this week that E. Jean Carroll's defamation suit and “...
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Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder
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Sophia Hall
February 05, 2020 - 7:21 pm
A Long Island man, who was a witness to a recent crime, was found dead and the Nassau County Police Commissioner blamed the new bail reform law for his death.
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 10, 2009, file photo, former financier Bernie Madoff exits federal court in Manhattan, in New York. Madoff asked a federal judge Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020, to grant him a “compassionate release” from his 150-year prison sentence, saying he has terminal kidney failure and less than 18 months to live. (AP Photo/David Karp, File)
Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Epic Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff asked a federal judge Wednesday to grant him a “compassionate release” from his 150-year prison sentence, saying he has terminal kidney failure and less than 18 months to live. Madoff's attorney filed court papers saying the 81-year-old has end-...
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Valerie Reyes funeral
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 05, 2020 - 5:52 pm
The ex-boyfriend of a woman whose body was found inside a suitcase in Greenwich last February pleaded guilty to her killing on Wednesday.
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Gun Trafficking Bust
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Sophia Hall
February 05, 2020 - 5:36 pm
New York Attorney General Letitia James on Wednesday announced an illegal gun trafficking ring that was recently busted on Long Island.
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Eric Gonzalez
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Peter Haskell
February 05, 2020 - 3:12 pm
Over two dozen alleged gang members linked to roughly a dozen shootings have been arrested in a long-term gun investigation throughout Brooklyn.
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Harvey Weinstein arrives at court for his rape trial, in New York, Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
Associated Press
February 05, 2020 - 5:48 am
NEW YORK (AP) — One last accuser is expected to take the witness stand at Harvey Weinstein’s rape trial on Wednesday as prosecutors wind down the New York City case by highlighting an alleged assault that’s part of the disgraced movie mogul’s pending criminal charges in California. Model and...
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Bodega Robbery Suspect
NYPD
WCBS 880 Newsroom
February 04, 2020 - 7:27 pm
The NYPD is hunting for a masked man who used a BB gun to rob a Brooklyn bodega last month.
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NYPD Officers
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Erica Brosnan
February 04, 2020 - 4:04 pm
The New York City Police Department announced Tuesday it is fighting an uptick in nearly all crimes, except murders and rapes.
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