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Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland and his wife, Patricia, leave federal court in New Haven, Conn., on March 18, 2015. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland Sentenced To 30 Months For Campaign Scam

Former Governor John Rowland today faces sentencing for trying to conceal his work on a 2012 congressional campaign.

03/18/2015

A sketch of defendants Akhror Saidakhmetov (left)  and Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev in Brooklyn federal court on accusations that they tried to join ISIS. The pair, along with Abror Habibov, face charges of conspiracy to provide material support to terrorists. (Credit: Jane Rosenberg; background: CBS2)

Men Accused Of Plotting To Join ISIS Plead Not Guilty In Brooklyn Court

The suspects — Abdurasul Hasanovich Juraboev, Akhror Saidakhmetov and Abror Habibov — appeared in federal court in Brooklyn on Friday.

03/13/2015

Edison, NJ police car. (credit: CBS 2)

4 Edison Officers, Officer’s Wife Indicted On Misconduct, Conspiracy Charges

Four Edison police officers and the wife of one officer have been indicted for multiple charges in two separate incidents, including official misconduct, the Middlesex County Prosecutor’s office announced Friday.

10/24/2014

FILE - A view of the entrance to Rikers Island penitentiary complex. (Photo credit EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Nurse Accused Of Smuggling Alcohol, Tobacco, Drugs Into Rikers Island

Authorities have arrested a New York City jail nurse accused of smuggling alcohol, tobacco and prescription anti-addiction drugs into Rikers Island’s largest facility in exchange for payments from inmates.

09/24/2014

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland in 2004 (credit: Getty Images)

Former Conn. Governor, John Rowland, Heads To Court On Conspiracy Charges

Former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland heads back to court Wednesday to face conspiracy charges.

09/03/2014

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N.J. DHS Employee Accused Of Fraudulently Helping Bring Someone Else Into U.S.

A U.S. Department of Homeland Security immigration employee was arrested in Hillside, New Jersey Wednesday, on charges that made false statements to bring someone else into the country from his native Ghana.

08/06/2014

Georgios Spyropoulos (credit: NJ Office Of The Attorney General)

N.J. Tick-Tock Diner Manager Admits To Murder-For-Hire Plot

The former manager of the Tick Tock diner in New Jersey changed his plea to guilty Monday in what authorities said was a foiled plot to kill the co-owner of the restaurant — his uncle by marriage.

07/14/2014

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GM: Incompetence, Negligence Led To Delayed Recall

GM CEO Mary Barra says 15 employees — many of them senior legal and engineering executives — have been forced out of the company

06/05/2014

Diana Nadell (Credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Charges Upgraded For Woman Accused Of Killing Mother-In-Law In Rockland County

Diana Nadell, of Cutler Bay, Fla., was arraigned Wednesday in Clarkstown Justice Court.

06/04/2014

Mark Niemczyk And Thomas Scalgione (credit: Handout)

2 NJ Men Sentenced For Running Bogus 9/11 Charity

The judge ordered 67-year-old Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls to serve five years probation. The judge also sentenced 42-year-old Thomas Scalgione of Manahawkin to six months in the county jail for violating parole and one year of probation.

03/07/2014

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Former Marcos Secretary Convicted In Disapparance Of $32 Million Painting

A former secretary to Philippine First Lady Imelda Marcos was convicted in Manhattan Tuesday of conspiring to sell a $32 million painting by Claude Monet that the Philippine government claims to own.

11/18/2013

Queens District Attorney Richard Brown (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Queens DA: Men Accused Of Conspiring To Aid Taliban In Effort To ‘Kill American Soldiers’

Police say Humayoun Nabi, 27, and Ismail Alsarabbi, 32, wanted to buy boots, winter coats and other gear for Taliban fighters. They have been arrested on state-level terrorism charges.

10/10/2013

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Charged With Involvement In Massive Fraud

Paul Konigsberg was charged with conspiracy to falsify records, conspiracy to commit fraud, falsifying records of a broker-dealer, falsifying record of an investment adviser and falsifying statements.

09/26/2013

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Prosecutors: Men Scammed Investor By Claiming They Had Early Facebook Shares

Three men have been charged in New Jersey with stealing $6.7 million from an investor, in part by claiming they had special access to Facebook shares before the company went public.

05/14/2013

The Sept. 11th memorial truck driven by Thomas Scalgione and Mark Niemczyk, who are accused of running a fake 9/11 charity. (credit: CBS 2)

NJ Men Indicted On Charges They Ran Phony 9/11 Charity

Thomas Scalgione of Stafford Township and Mark Niemczyk of Tinton Falls have been indicted on conspiracy and theft by deception charges.

05/06/2013

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