A federal judge made a rare appearance Tuesday as a witness in a former New York City councilman’s bid for a new trial.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Three men were acquitted of the most serious charges Monday in the beating of a tourist from Massachusetts in Greenwich Village earlier this year.
Philip Giordano was convicted in 2003 for sexually abusing two young girls while he served as mayor.
A former Ramsey, N.J., police officer was acquitted of child sexual assault Monday, but was convicted of child endangerment.
A 22-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday, in connection with the murder of another man in Newark.
Former Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini was convicted in 2010 of taking money from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.
The lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.
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.
The former politician said in a published report that he was “consulting and assisting in the management” of the new restaurant.
Kenneth Minor was found guilty in March of the murder of motivational speaker Jeffrey Locker.