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Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI
Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI
News Jay Lane 3/06/2012 at 9:25AM

Four more US soldiers face court martial over alleged hazing death of New York GI Four more US soldiers are facing a possible court martial over the alleged hazing death in Afghanistan of a 19-year-old fellow serviceman of Chinese descent. The recommendation from military investigators follows a preliminary hearing at Kandahar Air Field on Monday. Seven [...]

Liu fund raiser’s ‘cruel’ fate
Liu fund raiser’s ‘cruel’ fate
News Jay Lane 3/02/2012 at 9:27AM

Liu fund raiser’s ‘cruel’ fate A day after she was slapped with federal fraud charges for alleged illegal fund-raising on behalf of John Liu’s mayoral campaign, Jia “Jenny” Hou described New York as a “cruel city” and questioned who can be trusted. In a missive on her Chinese social-networking page, Hou, 25, told friends that [...]

Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal
News Jay Lane 3/01/2012 at 8:55AM

Liu hints he might abandon run for mayor in light of scandal Beleaguered city Comptroller John Liu hinted last night he might abandon a run for mayor following the arrest of his campaign treasurer in the mushrooming straw-donor fund-raising scandal. “All options are on the table. We’re moving forward,” Liu said in a vague response [...]

Second Liu campaign worker busted
News Melissa Chan 2/29/2012 at 4:04PM

Another worker on City Comptroller John Liu’s mayoral campaign has been arrested on fraud charges. Jia “Jenny” Hou — a 25-year-old campaign treasurer for the comptroller — was busted for illegally funneling campaign funds for the comptroller’s unofficial 2013 try for mayoral candidacy, feds said. According to restrictions laid out by the New York City [...]

Liu “Stunned” By Fraud Charges Against His Campaign Treasurer
News Jay Lane 2/29/2012 at 9:13AM

Arrest Made In Connection With Queens Synagogue Burglary Police say tips from the public led them to an arrest in the burglary of a Queens synagogue. Efram Sanders, 28, was arrested Tuesday and was facing burglary, grand larceny and stolen-property charges in connection with the break-in at Congregation Degel Israel in Kew Gardens Hills. More [...]

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme
News Jay Lane 2/28/2012 at 1:51PM

Liu’s campaign treasurer busted in ‘straw donor’ scheme: feds Embattled city Comptroller John Liu’s campaign treasurer was busted today on charges she helped funnel illegal political donations into the Queens Democrat’s war chest. Jia “Jenny” Hou conspired to help wealthy Liu backers evade a $4,950 limit on individual contributions by using “straw donors” to pass [...]

Liu fund-raiser busted for illegal donations
News Melissa Chan 2/21/2012 at 1:18PM

A fund-raiser for City Comptroller John Liu has been indicted on conspiracy and wire fraud charges. Xing Wu “Oliver” Pan — who allegedly funneled thousands of dollars in campaign contributions illegally for the comptroller’s unofficial 2013 campaign for mayor — pleaded not guilty in front of a federal judge at the U.S. District Court in [...]

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church
News Michael Pantelidis 2/18/2012 at 3:18PM

Whitney Houston funeral: mourners pay tribute to legendary singer at Newark church The silver casket bearing Whitney Houston glistened Saturday inside her old Newark church, where a star-studded crowd bid farewell to the departed diva with the divine voice. “What becomes of our broken hearts?” asked her “Bodyguard” co-star Kevin Costner in a moving memorial. [...]