Sept. 28 (UPI) — A federal magistrate recommended that accused Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman be allowed to have contact visits with his lawyer instead of being separated from them by a window.
Geriatric gangster John “Sonny’’ Franzese — the oldest guest of the federal prison system — is a free man at the age of 100.
The Colombo family underboss was rolled out of the Federal Medical Center in Massachusetts in a wheelchair Friday and headed to the home of his daughter in Brooklyn, Newsday reported.
At the age of 93, he was sentenced to eight years in prison for shaking down the Hustler and Penthouse strip clubs in Manhattan.
President Donald Trump’s companies have been connected to “at least 10 former Soviet businessmen with alleged ties to criminal organizations or money laundering,” according to a report published Tuesday by USA Today.
Those connections came to light during a review of legal and government documents, court cases and an interview with a former federal prosecutor, per USA Today.
When construction is complete in 2024, it will include all types of buildings, from luxury condos to boutiques to offices.
Elsewhere in the US, there are several similar projects — some of which cost billions.
Take a look at a few below.
City Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Located on the Las Vegas Strip, the City Center features 16.7 million-square-feet of casinos, high-end shops, hotels, and luxury condos.
Construction on the estimated $8.5 billion project (which includes five towers) started in 2006, and the development opened three years later.
Billionaire and Virgin Group founder Richard Branson published a blog post on Friday recalling his first interaction with Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, in which Trump reportedly vowed to spend the rest of his life seeking revenge on five people who had refused to help him.
Branson said their encounter took place years ago, when Trump had invited him to a one-on-one lunch in his Manhattan apartment.
- An explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York City went off around 8:30 p.m. ET Saturday night.
- At least 29 people were injured, one possibly seriously.
- A second possible device resembling a pressure cooker was found four blocks from the scene of the explosion.
- NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio calls the explosion “an intentional act.”
- Currently no evidence of a terror connection.
At just 1,200 square feet, this is the second smallest house in Manhattan. When two architects, Anne Fairfax and Richard Sammons, bought it, they transformed it to create a bijou interior with a sense of spaciousness that belies its exterior appearance. Leading out of the kitchen is a small enclosed garden with ivy topiary.