A woman whose two toddlers died minutes apart from one another two years ago is facing criminal charges, according to local sources. New York police arrested the woman on Aug. 8 in the Bronx, and she now faces charges of manslaughter in the deaths of both children. If she is found guilty, she could spend years in prison. She was set to return to court on Aug. 13, alongside a criminal defense attorney.
A woman who was critically injured on a Brooklyn subway on the afternoon of Aug. 1 reportedly identified the man she says attacked her. New York police have arrested the 43-year-old man, who now stands charged with weapon possession, harassment and assault. No court date has been announced, and there is no word as to whether the man has retained criminal defense counsel.
A father believed to have left his twin 1-year-old children in a hot car for hours has been arraigned on multiple charges, according to local sources. The New York man was arrested after the children were found unresponsive and were later pronounced dead. The man has retained the support of a private criminal defense attorney, and was slated for his next court appearance on Aug. 1, which will determine his indictment status.
Three men in Farmington face federal court indictment in connection with a home invasion in 2016 in which one man was killed. The New York men, aged 51, 48 and 39, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. If they are found guilty, they could face years in prison, significant fines and other consequences. For the moment, no court date has been announced and it is unclear whether any of the three men have retained criminal defense representation.
A man believed to be responsible for the death of an elderly pedestrian is being formally charged, according to local sources. The 71-year-old man is facing manslaughter and other charges in New York and, at last report, was awaiting arraignment. If he is found guilty, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. He will likely rely upon criminal defense counsel to represent him throughout the trial process.
A 71-year-old man is in custody following an investigation by the Department of Environmental Conservation that turned up a bizarre menagerie in his home. New York authorities say they conducted the "largest seizure of illegal reptiles" in the history of the state when they raided the man's house. If the man is convicted, he could spend years in prison. It is unclear whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
Three men in New York accepted plea deals as part of an ongoing case detailing their involvement in a plot to attack an Islamic community center. The three men, aged 19-20, were represented by criminal defense attorneys during trial proceedings, which saw additional charges dropped as part of the plea deals offered to them. They will face prison sentences between four and 12 years, as reported by the New York District Attorney's office in Monroe County.
A Grammy award-winning rapper is facing felony charges regarding an alleged fight that occurred at a strip club last year. Cardi B is charged with two counts of felony attempted assault for her alleged role in the fight in New York. Her criminal defense representation claims she did not harm any one, but she is set to appear at an arraignment the week of June 24 in Queens.
The actor made famous by his roles in films like "Jerry Maguire" voluntarily surrendered to police after it was alleged that he groped a woman at a party, according to local sources. Cuba Gooding Jr. surrendered to New York authorities in Harlem on June 6 and now faces charges of third-degree forcible touching and sexual abuse. If he is found guilty, he could face up to a year behind bars, and it is unknown whether he has retained criminal defense counsel at this time.
Circumstances often make one appear to be either guilty or innocent. In addition, emotions often play an important role in forming the public's opinion regarding the individual. As a result, a strong criminal defense is often required whenever a New York resident finds him or herself facing serious criminal charges.