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.
A Bronx woman faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole following her first-degree murder conviction.
The court found the judge in Monmouth County did not commit any errors and the sentence given Clement Bilski Jr. was not excessive.
The ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals came after Monsey rabbi Israel Weingarten was convicted of charges that he abused a daughter through much of her childhood. He was sentenced in 2009.
A federal appeals court Monday upheld the conviction of a former Navy sailor serving a 10-year prison sentence after he leaked details about ship movements to a London-based Web site operator that supported attacking Americans.