Joaquin Guzmán (center in blue), known as El Chapo, waves to his wife Emma Coronel Aispuro (right) while Andrea Goldbarg (left) and U.S. District Court Judge Brian Cogan look on. // Court sketch by Shirley and Andrea Shepard

Judge Nixed Trial Move For Drug Kingpin El Chapo

By Rob Abruzzese Queens Daily Eagle Federal court judge Brian Cogan ruled against a motion by the defense of Mexican

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A Chase Bank in Downtown Flushing//Photo by T Dorante

Alleged Queens Bank Robber Busted For Botched Heist

It was one heist too many, prosecutors say.

A man who allegedly held up two Queens banks, along with seven others in Brooklyn and Manhattan, was indicted Tuesday, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York said Tuesday.

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Jamaica’s Wannabe ISIS Fighter Pleads Guilty in Federal Court

A Jamaica man turned prospective Islamic State fighter pleaded guilty in federal court Tuesday for his role in attempting to support the terrorist organization.

Ali Saleh, 25, pleaded guilty at the Brooklyn federal courthouse to two counts of attempting to provide material support to the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York said.

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