Undercover

Bernie Goetz walks out after appearing in Manhattan criminal court, Dec. 18, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/ Louis Lanzano)

Bernie Goetz fights pot charge at bizarre hearing

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Goetz said he thought he was going to be mugged by a man who turned out to be a plainclothes cop arresting him in a low-level drug sting — the […]

12/18/2013

Craig Wright, right, stands in court with his attorney Mitchell Elman in New York, Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013.  Wright, 29, of Brooklyn, was arrested on charges of gang assault, assault and unlawful imprisonment, police said, for his involvement with an encounter between a group of bikers and the driver of a sport utility vehicle on Sept. 29.  (AP Photo/Jefferson Siegel, Pool)

NYC cop surrenders in motorcycle-SUV assault case

NEW YORK (AP) — An off-duty New York Police Department undercover detective apparently seen on video pounding on an SUV during a melee with motorcyclists has surrendered. Police spokesman John McCarthy confirmed Tuesday the undercover […]

10/08/2013

Text mistakenly sent to cop leads to arrest

SPARTA, N.J. (AP) — Authorities say a New Jersey man mistakenly sent a text message to a police detective to set up a drug sale and now faces charges. Authorities say a detective received the […]

10/01/2013

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Authorities report men smuggled guns to NYC on buses

NEW YORK (AP) — A pair of gunrunners smuggled firearms into New York City by hiding them in luggage they carried on discount buses offering cheap fares and lesser odds of getting caught, authorities said […]

08/19/2013

LA-area couple charged in murder-for-hire scheme

LOS ANGELES (AP) – A Los Angeles-area mother and a family friend were charged in federal court Monday with hiring a hit man to kill her daughter’s boyfriend.

01/29/2013

Man held in NYC plot to blow up Federal Reserve (video)

(AP) – A Bangladeshi man who came to the United States to wage jihad was arrested in an elaborate FBI sting on Wednesday after attempting to blow up a fake car bomb outside the Federal […]

10/17/2012

Teen charged with bomb plot appears in court

CHICAGO (AP) – An attorney for an Illinois teenager arrested for allegedly trying to ignite what he thought was a car bomb outside of a Chicago bar said Monday that federal undercover agents may have […]

09/17/2012

Child sex sting nabs registered sex offender

SANTA ANA (CNS) – A 40-year-old registered sex offender was behind bars today for allegedly arranging to meet a 13-year-old girl, who was actually an undercover officer taking part in a child sex sting. Kevin […]

09/10/2012