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Nation Jan 17Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial
A jury was selected after an arduous, two-week process in which scores of people were dismissed because they had already made up their minds about the disgraced Hollywood mogul.
Nation Jan 06WATCH: Harvey Weinstein indicted on new charges in LA
The former Hollywood mogul has been charged with raping one woman and sexually assaulting another in separate incidents over a two-day period in 2013, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey said in a news release.
Nation Dec 295 stabbed at Hanukkah celebration in latest attack on Jews
A suspect is in custody and will face five counts of attempted murder and one count of burglary, police officials say.
Nation Dec 11Harvey Weinstein’s bail increased over monitoring issues
Harvey Weinstein’s bail was increased from $1 million to $5 million over allegations he violated his pretrial release conditions by mishandling or disabling his electronic ankle monitor…
Nation Oct 30Medical examiner dismisses doubts about Epstein autopsy
Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Barbara Sampson said she stands "firmly" behind her findings in the August autopsy report, which ruled Epstein hanged himself and temporarily quelled much of the speculation surrounding the financier's death.
Nation Aug 22Where Eric Garner died, changes in NYPD policing win little applause
In the years since Eric Garner's death, use-of-force complaints against the NYPD have fallen sharply, but residents say officers are finding new low-level targets.
Nation Aug 19WATCH: NYPD fires officer for 2014 death of Eric Garner
Police Commissioner James O'Neill's announced at a midday news conference that he had fired Officer Daniel Pantaleo, who is white, based on a recent recommendation of a department disciplinary judge.
Nation Aug 17New York City subway scare suspect taken into police custody
A man suspected of placing two devices that looked like pressure cookers in a New York City subway station, causing an evacuation and roiling Friday's morning commute, has been apprehended, police said.
Nation Aug 16Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging
Jeffrey Epstein's prison death has been ruled a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner's office said Friday.
Nation Aug 13Scrutiny of Epstein’s death and co-conspirators intensifies
Jeffrey Epstein was found dead Saturday morning in his cell at the MCC, a jail previously renowned for its ability to hold notorious prisoners under extremely tight security.