NYPD Rape Acquittal: The Fallout

Hamilton Nolan · 05/27/11 08:36AM

Yesterday, NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata were acquitted of charges of raping a drunk woman in her East Village apartment. It was... a shocker, for sure. Here's the latest on the day after:

Man Acquitted of So-Called Sausage Swindle

Remy Stern · 04/28/11 01:36AM

Absent-minded meat muncher John Richardson is not in jail tonight! This is because a jury believed that Richardson maybe did not mean to take a 99-cent sausage from a grocery store without paying for it, but simply forgot to pay for it. Forgetfulness is not yet a crime, so what else could the jury do?