Inside Long Island’s War With MS-13

Days after the gruesome discovery of four bodies in Central Islip on Long Island — the four young men are believed to have been victims of the deadly MS-13 street gang — the spotlight is on Suffolk County as lawmakers, educators and a horrified public try to shine a light on MS-13 and seek answers on how to stem the tide of escalating violence. Read more

NYC Corruption Bust Bribery Schemes

A corruption sting that led to headlines and the indictments of 50 city officials and the business people who bribed them has resulted in only a handful of prison sentences. Read more

DOJ Issues Ultimatum To NYC and Other ‘Sanctuary’ Cities

The US Department of Justice on Friday gave New York City and eight other local governments that provide “sanctuary” to illegal immigrants until June 30 to prove they’re not violating federal law by refusing to cooperate with immigration authorities. Read more

Influential Ukrainian Politician Detained In Graft Probe

MOSCOW – Ukrainian investigators are preparing to ask a court to arrest an influential former lawmaker suspected of embezzlement, a second senior political figure to have been detained in the former Soviet republic in less than two months. Read more

Man At Center of A Billion-Dollar Gold Racket Won’t Be Going Anywhere Before Trial

A businessman at the center of an alleged multibillion-dollar money-laundering operation involving gold smuggled from South America to Miami will remain in custody until his trial, a federal judge ruled Thursday. Read more

Rockland County, NY – Orthodox Jewish Toddler Viciously Attacked By Pitt Bull In Spring Valley

Authorities say a 2-year-old child suffered facial injured following a dog attack in Spring Valley on Thursday afternoon. Read more

New York – ‘Straw Hat Bandit’ Arrested In 11 Pennsylvania Bank Robberies

he FBI said it has arrested the bank robber known as the “Straw Hat Bandit,” a suburban Philadelphia businessman who went to prison for a string of heists eight years ago. Read more

Vijay Mallya Could Fight Extradition on Political Grounds

LONDON: Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, is likely to challenge his extradition to India from the UK on the grounds that the charges against him are politically motivated, a legal expert said today. Read more

No Sex With Prostitutes For Michigan Cops

Undercover cops in Michigan are one step closer to losing immunity from prosecution for having sex with prostitutes they’re investigating. Read more

Russian Journalist, Putin Critic Dies After Severe Beating

A prominent Russian journalist known for articles criticizing Russia’s government and President Vladimir Putin has died at a hospital in St. Petersburg after being severely beaten by unknown assailants. Read more