Blog Posts in May, 2014

Off-Duty NYPD Officer Allegedly Shot Man in 'Random' Act

A vicious attack in late April saw an off-duty New York City police officer allegedly shoot a motorist who was stopped at a light in Westchester County, six times. Now, the officer has been arrested ...
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Long Island Woman Charged with DUI and Child Endangerment after Crash

A Long Island woman has been arrested after she allegedly crashed her car, which contained her three children, into a telephone pole and then attempted to flee the scene. 30 year-old Sarah Knakal was ...
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Divorce of Donald and Shelly Sterling Could Greatly Complicate Clippers' Fate

Over the past couple of weeks the Donald Sterling saga has unfolded before the world's eyes. A lot has been said about the future of the Los Angeles Clippers and Sterling's potential to remain ...
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Credit Card Debt and Divorce in New York

Most people are familiar with the idea that a divorcing couple will split the marital assets during the divorce process. However, marital debts are not as glamorous as houses, cars, and other ...
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Marijuana Arrests in New York Down, But Still Elevated

Minor marijuana related arrests in New York City are down dramatically in recent years, and experts are attributing the drop to new policing tactics. But despite the drop, critics say that not enough ...
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Over 70 Arrested in Child Porn Bust

Over 70 people were arrested in a major child porn operation in New York this week, including seemingly respectable members of the community. Among the suspects are a police officer, an architect, a ...
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Russian Oligarch's Wife Awarded $4.8 Billion in Settlement - New Yorkers Take Notice

The New York Daily News is reporting that the ex-wife of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev has been awarded $4.8 billion, in what is being called the largest divorce award in history. 47 year-old ...
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NYPD Detective Suing City Over False Arrest

In a truly bizarre case, one New York City police department officer is suing the city as a result of the actions of another officer. In 2011 NYPD Detective Joseph Oquendo fell asleep in his BMW at a ...
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New Study: Divorce Can Be Contagious

Often times it may seem as though the failure of one couple's marriage is quickly followed by announcements that other couples within their sphere of influence have also decided to call it quits. ...
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Scorsese Nephew Arrested on Heroin Charges

A nephew of legendary filmmaker Martin Scorsese was arrested last week on drug related allegations. 39 year-old Frank Scorsese, who is the son of Martin Scorsese's brother, allegedly sold heroin ...
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Former Governor Eliot Spitzer and Ex-Wife Announce Settlement

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer and his ex-wife Silda have come to an agreement on how they will divide their financial assets after 26 years of marriage. According to published reports on ...
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