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Family members of a man who died in police custody have met with federal prosecutors in New York City to press for an investigation into the death. … Full Article

Man convicted in the Brooklyn sexual assault of a 14-year old girl

Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson today announced the conviction of Cyril Cutting, 28, in the sexual assault of a 14 year-old girl in an East New York motel in 2012.  Cutting was convicted on the top charge of Criminal Sexual Act in the Second Degree.  … Full Article

'Ten Most Wanted' suspect pleads not guilty in NY

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y.— A purported member of the MS-13 street gang charged in the killings of his 19-year-old girlfriend and her toddler son was ordered held without bail during his arraignment Monday. … Full Article

Flying out of NYC? Leave your guns at home

Mike Connolly thought he was doing everything by the book after a vacation last fall when he packed his handgun for the flight home from New York's LaGuardia Airport. … Full Article

Cops say Bay Ridge bank bandit had fake beard

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The bandit who robbed a Bay Ridge bank on March 21 wasn’t wearing a mask, but tried to conceal his identity by wearing a fake beard, police said. … Full Article

Brooklyn teachers wrongly fired after sex allegations, court rules

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Two language teachers at a Brooklyn high school were improperly fired after a sexual encounter on school grounds, a Manhattan appeals court ruled. … Full Article

Bay Ridge residents relieved after DA announces major drug bust

Bay Ridge
Residents and community leaders in Bay Ridge expressed relief in the wake of Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson’s announcement on Monday about a major drug bust that shut down a sophisticated narcotics network in their neighborhood. … Full Article

Six arrested in bust of Bay Ridge drug ring

Bay Ridge
Six defendants were charged on Monday with operating narcotics, steroids and marijuana phone delivery services in Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Sunset Park and Bensonhurst. The charges resulted from a wiretap and undercover investigation conducted by the New York Police Department’s Narcotics Borough … Full Article

Man who fled during trial sentenced to 17 years in prison

Thomas Qualls, the president of International Foreign Currency, Inc., was sentenced 17.5 years of imprisonment following his convictions for mail fraud, wire fraud, conspiracy and obstruction of justice. … Full Article

NYPD graduates 69 traffic enforcement agents

New York City
The New York City Police Department graduated 69 Traffic Enforcement Agents Friday in a ceremony at Police Headquarters. The new agents will be assigned throughout the five boroughs.   … Full Article

Brooklyn rabbi and teacher arrested in child porn case

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A Brooklyn rabbi and teacher at a girls' seminary has been arrested on a child pornography distribution charge. Prosecutors announced the arrest Wednesday of 52-year-old Samuel Waldman at his Brooklyn residence. … Full Article

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