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Report: NJ Man Fatally Beat Wife After Dispute Over Counseling

Leo Moran faces murder charges in the death of his 74-year-old wife, Charlotte, who was beaten multiple times in their Chester Township home.

12/17/2011

Barbara Sheehan (credit: CBS 2)

Barbara Sheehan’s Lawyer Still Awaiting Clarification On Bail

Attorney Michael Dowd said he is still unsure if Sheehan can use the $1 million bail she already put up for her murder charge or if she must come up with another million.

10/20/2011

Can money buy happiness?

S.I. Preschool Owners Allegedly Take $2.5M From School Lunch Funds

Federal prosecutors say Ziming Shen and Joanna Fan, of Staten Island, diverted money from a chain of preschools they owned to their private business interests, and also to make mortgage payments on several condominiums.

09/17/2011

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Staten Island Mom Allegedly Burns 11-Year-Old Son With Hot Butter Knife

The woman’s attorney, Robert DePalma, said in court that the boy had become so unruly recently that she had sought a Person in Need of Supervision warrant.

09/08/2011

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Carlos Campos Charged With Murder In Triple Fatal Stabbing In N.J.

Hudson County prosecutor Edward DeFazio says Campos is accused of stabbing his parents, both Brazilian immigrants, and his sister’s child, after what may have been an argument with his father.

08/17/2011

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Beer Pong Allegedly Leads To Fatal Stabbing Of N.J. Firefighter

The Camden County Prosecutor’s Office says the fight broke out over a game of beer pong.

05/31/2011

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Brooklyn Students Accused Of Attacking Girl With Padlock Inside Sock

Five Brooklyn high school students have been charged with attacking another student with a padlock inside a sock. The 17-year-old victim said in a published report that she wasn’t able to open her jaw after the April 1 attack.

04/15/2011

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Former NJ Senator To Get Out Of Jail

A federal judge on Wednesday reduced Coniglio’s 30-month sentence to 20 months because an appeals court threw out his convictions on mail fraud. The court faulted the way the case was presented to the jury.

03/25/2011

A police officer escorts Columbia University student Harrison David from the 25th Precinct in Manhattan (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

Accused Columbia Student Says Dad Won’t Put Up Bail

Harrison David, who had told police he was selling marijuana because his physician father would not pay his tuition, has also been unable to get his father to put up his $75,000 bail.

12/10/2010

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Report: Bail Penalizes NYC’s Poor Defendants

The advocacy group Human Rights Watch says most of the defendants were accused of low-level offenses such as shoplifting, turnstile jumping, trespassing, drug possession and prostitution.

12/03/2010

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Suspect In 1978 Newark Killings Free On Bail

Lee Evans, charged with killing five teenage boys, including Michael McDowell , in Newark 32 years ago, posted bail and walked away from the Essex County Jail on Friday.

08/20/2010

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Woman Accused In Katonah Stabbings Appears In Court

There has been no plea, no explanation and no defense yet from a woman accused of stabbing her two young nieces in Westchester County.

WCBS 880–08/05/2010

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