Judge: Detained immigrants must see a judge within 10 days

NEW YORK (AP) — Newly detained immigrants must appear before a judge within 10 days, rather than the weeks or months they’ve sometimes had to endure in recent years, a judge said Monday. ...

Justice Department appeals, seeking to replace Trump in suit

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is appealing a judge’s refusal to let the United States replace President Donald Trump as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he ra...

Lawyer: Epstein's ex Maxwell faces onerous jail conditions

NEW YORK (AP) — A lawyer for Ghislaine Maxwell, a British socialite charged with finding girls in the 1990s for financier Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse, said Tuesday that her client is awakened ev...

55-year sentence affirmed for 15-year-old MS-13 gang killer

NEW YORK (AP) — An appeals court affirmed a 55-year prison term Tuesday for a member of the MS-13 gang who organized the killings of four teenagers in a Long Island park when he was 15 — but it also e...

Judge: Notorious eyecare fraudster's threats are continuing

NEW YORK (AP) — A notorious fraudster who ripped off online eyeglass customers nationwide as he made gruesome threats against some of them seems to be continuing his pattern of nasty menacing, a judge...

Weinstein accusers endorse Manhattan DA candidate Lucy Lang

NEW YORK (AP) — A group of women who say they were victimized by Harvey Weinstein, including one who testified at his trial, have endorsed former prosecutor Lucy Lang to replace the Manhattan district...

Charles Oakley wins right to jury decision on assault claim

NEW YORK (AP) — A jury can decide whether former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley was ejected from Madison Square Garden with excessive force when he was removed as a spectator to a 2017 game, an a...

NY judge urged to reject moving border wall case to Colorado

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors said Thursday opposed a Colorado man’s request to move his trial out of New York, a legal maneuver that would separate him from a high-profile co-defendant: Steve Bannon. ...

Border wall case defendant asks to move trial to Colorado

NEW YORK (AP) — A businessman charged with cheating investors in a southern border wall fundraising scam along with a former chief strategist for President Donald Trump asked a New York judge Thursday...

Rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine's kidnapper is sentenced to 24 years

NEW YORK (AP) — A man convicted in the kidnapping of rapper Tekashi 6ix9ine was sentenced to 24 years in prison Wednesday by a judge who cited his leadership role in a gang active nationwide. ...

Evidence deadline looms in case of Epstein's ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors and defense lawyers are clashing days before a deadline for evidence to be turned over in the prosecution of Jeffrey Epstein’s one-time girlfriend on charges that she recru...

Court-ordered robocalls sent to 'electoral terror' victims

NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly 30,000 recipients of what a judge described as “electoral terror” robocalls designed to scare people from voting in four states including Ohio and Pennsylvania received new cour...

Defendant pleads guilty in Rudy Giuliani associates' case

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors secured a guilty plea Thursday from a Florida businessman who hired one of President Donald Trump’s lawyers, Rudy Giuliani, to lend credibility to a supposedly fraud-bustin...

Change of plea scheduled in Rudy Giuliani-related case

NEW YORK (AP) — A change-of-plea hearing is set for Thursday for a man charged with conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump's lawyers, to make illegal campaign contr...

Long prison stint looms for defiant self-help guru

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Raniere, a self-improvement guru whose organization NXIVM attracted millionaires and actresses among its adherents, faces sentencing Tuesday on convictions that he turned some fe...