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Nation Feb 14In closing argument, prosecutors say Weinstein saw victims as ‘complete disposables’
Having the last word before jurors hear instructions and start deliberating Tuesday, prosecutors must answer some of the defense's knocks on their case.
Nation Feb 11Defense rests without Weinstein testifying at rape trial
As expected, Weinstein chose not to tell his own story at the risk of having prosecutors grill him on cross-examination about disturbing allegations that six of his accusers detailed for a Manhattan jury of seven men and five women.
Nation Feb 04‘He is my rapist’: Weinstein accuser returns to the stand
A woman who says Harvey Weinstein raped her was back on the witness stand Tuesday, a day after she became so upset while being questioned by the movie mogul's lawyers that the judge suspended her cross examination.
Nation Jan 29Accusers say Weinstein excused sexual assaults as a showbiz norm
Former actor Dawn Dunning said, Weinstein offered to put her in three movies, but only if she had sex with him and his assistant.
Nation Jan 28Weinstein trial moves swiftly with more accusers on deck
Harvey Weinstein's trial is moving at a faster pace than predicted, with three more of his accusers expected to testify before the end of the week.
Nation Dec 12Authorities investigate New Jersey kosher market shooting as domestic terrorism
While there have been fears since the shooting Tuesday that a hatred of Jews was behind the attack, officials had been cautious in describing the motive, noting it was still under investigation.
Nation Nov 27Wind could ground big balloons in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
New York City’s big Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade will take place Thursday amid strong winds that could potentially ground the giant character balloons, which have caused mishaps and injuries in the past when gusts have blown them off course.
Nation Nov 23Feds fight back as Epstein death conspiracy theories swirl
At another time in history, the indictment of two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself might have served as an emphatic rebuttal to suspicions that the wealthy sex offender was actually murdered. Not in…
Nation Aug 22Harvey Weinstein to be rearraigned as DA seeks testimony from accuser
The disgraced movie mogul is set to be arraigned Monday on the revised charges, which Weinstein's lawyers called an unfair ploy to smear him during his upcoming trial with allegations too old to be prosecuted under New York law.
Nation Aug 15Police departments confront ‘epidemic’ in officer suicides
The deaths have come despite the department's mounting efforts to encourage officers to seek help for depression and other mental health problems. After two officers killed themselves on back-to-back days in June, Police Commissioner James O'Neill sent a note reminding…