The FBI reportedly decided that Jose Pimentel, the 'lone wolf' terror suspect arrested by the NYPD, was not a credible threat. But translating that into an entrapment defense will not be easy, experts say.
Insider trading sentence for Rajaratnam was lighter than expected. But it's enough to discourage insider trading on Wall Street.
A camera on the chest of an Oakland, Calif., police officer recorded the officer's fatal encounter with a suspect. The incident highlights the rising use of police chest-cams – and the legal and ethical questions surrounding them.
House arrest offers major advantages over jail. But the confinement comes with a price – including, in Strauss-Kahn's case, a $200,000-a-month bill for his guards.
The judge sent Faisal Shahzad to prison for the rest of his life. His crime – attempting to bomb Times Square – was serious, and he was defiant in court appearances.
The jury-selection process began Tuesday for four men accused of plotting to plant bombs outside a Bronx synagogue. The defense is likely to focus on the confidential informant in the case.
JetBlue attendant Steve Slater is being called a working-class hero for allegedly berating an abusive passenger and then jumping down the exit chute. But judges take any crimes related to air travel very seriously.
Terror suspect Najibullah Zazi, arrested in September in New York explosives plot, pleaded guilty Monday and is apparently cooperating with federal officials.
The harsh sentence is meant to send a message, but is that necessary?