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US attorney names No. 2, who criticized NYC mayor last week

Oct. 13, 2021 16:33 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Manhattan's new federal prosecutor is making a splash with Wednesday's appointment of his second-in-command, choosing the city's Department of Investigation commissioner just days after she released a report accusing New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio of misusing city...

Trump CFO's lawyer says he suspects more indictments on way

Sep. 20, 2021 15:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Donald Trump’s indicted corporate finance chief told a judge Monday he has “strong reason to believe” more indictments are coming in an ongoing New York investigation into the former president’s real estate empire. Lawyer Bryan...

'AntiVaxMomma' accused of selling bogus vaccination cards

Aug. 31, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey woman calling herself the AntiVaxMomma on Instagram sold several hundred fake COVID-19 vaccination cards at $200 a pop to New York City-area jab dodgers, including people working in hospitals and nursing homes, prosecutors said Tuesday. For...

Kushner pal hit with state charges months after Trump pardon

Aug. 18, 2021 15:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A newspaper editor friend of former President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner was hit Wednesday with state cyberstalking charges in New York, seven months after Trump pardoned him in a similar federal case just before leaving office. Manhattan...

Cuomo issues clemency for 10 people in last days as governor

Aug. 17, 2021 21:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In his last days in office, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday granted clemency to 10 people, among them a man whose unsuccessful campaign for exoneration in a 1998 killing was championed by actor Martin Sheen. Cuomo fully pardoned five people and commuted the...

Judge: House entitled to some of Trump's financial records

Aug. 11, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats who have spent years investigating Donald Trump are entitled to some of the former president's financial records, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. The ruling from U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington empowering Congress to have...

Justice says IRS must give Trump tax returns to Congress

Jul. 30, 2021 14:02 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department, in a reversal, says the Treasury Department must provide the House Ways and Means Committee former President Donald Trump’s tax returns, apparently ending a long legal showdown over the records. In a memo dated Friday,...

DA: NYPD sergeant punched 2 men who got nasty with police

Jul. 22, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York City police sergeant was charged Thursday with beating two handcuffed men after they lashed out at police — one spitting at officers, the other using racial slurs — in separate incidents in the last two years. Sgt. Phillip Wong, a...

DA: 6ix9ine's bodyguards broke man's phone after wild chase

Jul. 19, 2021 20:42 PM EDT

Bodyguards for troubled rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine turned New York City into the Wild West last summer, piling into SUVs and chasing a man for 20 blocks with lights flashing after he attempted to record cellphone video of the recording star, prosecutors said Monday. Five...