NYC cops pleading not guilty in corruption probe

New York City Police Dept. officers fill the hallway outside the Bronx state Supreme Court room, in the Bronx borough of New York, Friday, Oct. 28, 2011, as they wait for the arraignment of 16 fellow officers, and five others, charging the officers abused their authority by helping family and friends avoid paying traffic tickets. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

October 28, 2011 9:54:24 AM PDT
New York City police officers pleaded not guilty Friday to a range of corruption charges in a sweeping probe touched off by an investigation into whether a Bronx officer had ties to a drug dealer.