Category: New York

New York Governor Proposes to Connect High Line to Moynihan Train Hall

Governor Cuomo Announces a Proposal to Connect High Line to the New Moynihan Train Hall as Part of the 2021 State of the State Plan Will Extend High Line to Create New Public Space and Ease Foot Traffic in Burgeoning…

New York Governor Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments

Governor Cuomo Announces Additional New Yorkers, Individuals 75 and Older Can Begin Scheduling with Providers COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments New York (STL.News) The Initial Groups of Phase 1b Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccine Include Individuals 75 and Older, First Responders, Corrections Officers, Teachers…

NY Governor Update: Progress During COVID-19 Pandemic

8,484 Patient Hospitalizations Statewide 1,436 Patients in the ICU; 892 Intubated Statewide Positivity Rate is 6.22% 151 COVID-19 Deaths in New York State Saturday New York (STL.News) New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo yesterday updated New Yorkers on the state’s…

New York: Joshua Suarez Sentenced for Wire Fraud Conspiracy

New York Man, Joshua Suarez Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Supervisory Role in Large-Scale Wire Fraud Conspiracy NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) A Bronx, New York man was sentenced today to 72 months in prison for supervising a large-scale wire…

New York: Desmond Babloo Singh Arrested for Multiple Crimes

New York Man, Desmond Babloo Singh Arrested on Federal Charges in Maryland for Cyberstalking, Attempted Murder for Hire, and Perpetrating False Information and Hoaxes Used More than 100 Accounts, Including Through Social Media Platforms and E-Mail, to Threaten and Harass…

Statement Of Attorney Audrey Strauss On Court Appointment

Statement Of Acting U.S. Attorney Audrey Strauss On Court Appointment As U.S. Attorney (STL.News) “Chief Judge Colleen McMahon notified me today that the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York has appointed me United States Attorney…

Eric Ian Whitehead Pleads Guilty To Embezzling

Comptroller, Eric Ian Whitehead Pleads Guilty To Embezzling From Manhattan Financial Publishing Company (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that ERIC IAN WHITEHEAD pled guilty to wire fraud for…

New York: Joseph Santiamo Admits Distributing Opioids to Patients

Doctor, Joseph Santiamo Admits Distributing Opioids to Patients and Soliciting Sexual Favors from Patients in Exchange for Opioids TRENTON, N.J (STL.News) A New York doctor today admitted distributing opioids without a legitimate medical reason and soliciting sexual favors from patients…

New York: James Jeremy Barbera Charged In Connection With Multimillion-Dollar Securities Fraud Scheme

Former Founder And CEO Of Nanotechnology Company, James Jeremy Barbera Charged In Manhattan Federal Court In Connection With Multimillion-Dollar Securities Fraud Scheme James Jeremy Barbera Charged with Defrauding Investors Out of Approximately $12.2 Million (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the Acting United…

Five New York Residents Charged with Scheme to Defraud Banks

Five New York Residents Charged with Scheme to Defraud Banks NEWARK, N.J (STL.News) Five people have been charged for their participation in a scheme to engage in bank fraud, U.S. Attorney Craig Carpenito announced today. Jose Lopez Blanco, 22; Jesus…

New York: Colin Akparanta Sentenced For Engaging In Abusive Sexual Contact

Correctional Officer At Metropolitan Correctional Center, Colin Akparanta Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison For Engaging In Abusive Sexual Contact With Inmates (STL.News) Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that…

COVID-19 Vaccine: 1st batch of 170,000 doses to arrive in New York by Dec 15

(STL.News) The federal government is distributing the vaccines based on a state’s population. Cuomo said an estimated 40,000 more doses of Moderna’s vaccine are expected by the end of the month.  YouTube video provided courtesy of WION News STL.News…