R. Kelly declines to testify at trial; closings begin

Closing arguments have begun in the sex trafficking trial of R&B singer R. Kelly. Prosecutors told jurors that they'd proved that Kelly for years got associates to help him target, groom and exploit girls, boys, and young women for his own sexual gratification. Kelly has vehemently denied the allegations.

Expert witness: R. Kelly behavior mirrors abuse tactics

Prosecutors are inching closer to concluding their case at the R. Kelly sex-trafficking trial, calling two final witnesses to try to further cement allegations he groomed young victims for unwanted sex and psychological torment in episodes dating to the 1990s.

Judge blocks New York's medical worker vaccine mandate

Judge David Hurd in Utica has temporarily blocked the state of New York from forcing medical workers to be vaccinated after a group of health care workers sued, saying their Constitutional rights were violated.

Gunman ambushes man on Queens street

The NYPD is looking for a suspect seen on surveillance video waiting for a man and then fatally shooting him in the back of the head at point-blank range as he was getting into his car.