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Former New York City Councilman Larry Seabrook (Credit: New York City Council)

Judge Testifies In Hearing For New Corruption Trial For Ex-Councilman

A federal judge made a rare appearance Tuesday as a witness in a former New York City councilman’s bid for a new trial.

11/19/2014

Donald Kagan

Judge Testifies On Behalf Of Murderer, Says He Was Biased In Conviction

A bizarre, unprecedented case unfolded in a Brooklyn courtroom after a judge who convicted a gunman 15 years ago changed his tune and admitted he was biased in the case.

10/01/2014

Gregory Schaffer

N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For Sex

A federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.

07/09/2014

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack

Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Removed From Office Following Conviction

Mack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out. He was convicted Feb. 7 of bribery, fraud and extortion in a sting operation involving a bogus land development deal.

02/26/2014

Michael Fugee

Priest Defrocked After Violating Order To Stay Away From Kids

The Rev. Michael Fugee was set to be stripped of the priesthood, after revelations that he continued to work with children following a confession that he groped a boy.

11/09/2013

Bawer Aksal (credit: Badoo.com)

N.J. Man Asks Court To Toss Conviction For Groping Woman On Flight

A North Bergen, N.J. man convicted of sexually abusing a sleeping woman on a cross-country flight filed this weekend to have his conviction thrown out.

10/13/2013

Kevin McCarron

3 Men Acquitted Of Attempted Murder In Greenwich Village Beating

Three men were acquitted of the most serious charges Monday in the beating of a tourist from Massachusetts in Greenwich Village earlier this year.

10/07/2013

Former Waterbury, Conn. Mayor Philip Giordano is working to get his sexual assault conviction overturned. (Handout photo from the Connecticut Convict Database)

Ex-Waterbury Mayor Seeking To Get Child Sex Abuse Conviction Overturned

Philip Giordano was convicted in 2003 for sexually abusing two young girls while he served as mayor.

05/06/2013

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

Former New Jersey Cop Convicted Of Child Endangerment

A former Ramsey, N.J., police officer was acquitted of child sexual assault Monday, but was convicted of child endangerment.

04/08/2013

Jail cells (file/credit: clipart.com)

Newark Man Gets 30 Years For Killing Man, Shooting At 2 Women

A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday, in connection with the murder of another man in Newark.

02/26/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Former Jersey City Official Headed To Prison In Texas

Former Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini was convicted in 2010 of taking money from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.

04/14/2012

Fort Dix Army Base (credit: CBS 2)

Attorneys Challenge Convictions In Fort Dix Terror Plot

The lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.

05/23/2011

South Street Seaport - New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Man Faces Prison Time After Conviction For South Street Seaport Murder

A party boat reveler has been convicted of murdering a promoter after an on-board brawl spilled into New York City’s tourist-friendly South Street Seaport. Londell Squire, 23, faces up to life in prison. His sentencing is set for May 17.

04/29/2011

St. Sen. Hiram Monserrate (C) enters court in the Kew Gardens neighborhood of Queens, NY - Oct 15, 2009 - Photo: Ellis Kaplan-Pool/Getty Images

Ex-State Sen. Hiram Monserrate Working At Queens Pizzeria

The former politician said in a published report that he was “consulting and assisting in the management” of the new restaurant.

04/11/2011

Jeffrey Locker

Kenneth Minor Gets 20 Years For Motivational Speaker’s Murder

Kenneth Minor was found guilty in March of the murder of motivational speaker Jeffrey Locker.

04/04/2011

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