BASE jumpers to stand trial for 1 WTC dive
Three extreme-skydiving enthusiasts showed "inexcusable self-indulgence" by parachuting off the 1 World Trade Center tower, a judge said Tuesday in declining to toss out the felony case against them.
The decision puts James Brady, Marko Markovich, Andrew Rossig and their alleged lookout, Kyle Hartwell, on track for a January trial over the September 2013 stunt, which raised questions about security at one of the most protected sites in the country.
Bronx 18-Year-Old's Shooting Led to Protests and More
A judge threw out manslaughter charges on Wednesday against a New York Police Department officer accused of killing an unarmed suspect last year in a Bronx home - a ruling that prompted a courtroom outburst by the victim's mother and a vow by prosecutors to still pursue the case.