A notorious Philadelphia mob boss sentenced to two years in prison for illegal betting quipped outside court Wednesday that President Donald Trump was right to suggest cooperators or flippers should be outlawed.
Smoking a cigarette, Joseph "Skinny Joey" Merlino chuckled when he made the comment as he walked away from Manhattan federal court.
A woman smuggled contraband into Rikers by hiding them inside her baby’s diaper during a visit to the baby’s father.
Surveillance video taken in April and released Wednesday shows the mother pass the baby to her father, an inmate at the infamous jail, during a visitation.
The head of the city’s union representing correction officers on Wednesday told NBC 4 New York that officers are more than familiar with smuggling attempts of the sort.
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A Florida man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for planning to place bombs on the shelves of Target stores in an attempt to drive the company's stock price down.
A federal judge in Ocala sentenced 50-year-old Mark Barnett on Wednesday. He was convicted in July of attempted arson and other charges.
Salmonella from raw chicken has made 92 people sick across 29 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported Wednesday.
The CDC says 21 people are sick enough to be hospitalized, although no one has died, NBC News reported. The salmonella strain making people sick is resistant to several of the antibiotics usually used to treat infection.
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A Hartford police officer who was recorded on video warning a group of young people not to flee or fight because he was "trigger happy" has been fired, the Hartford Police Department announced Wednesday.
Sgt. Stephen Barone was previously demoted to officer and assigned to desk duty, after an internal affairs investigation found he violated the department's code of conduct.