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Bronx Woman Convicted Of 1st-Degree Murder

A Bronx woman faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole following her first-degree murder conviction.


Appeals Court Upholds NJ Handyman’s Conviction

The court found the judge in Monmouth County did not commit any errors and the sentence given Clement Bilski Jr. was not excessive.


Resentence Set For NY Rabbi In Molestation Case

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.


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NY Appeals Court OKs Ex-Sailor’s Terror Conviction

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.


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NJ Man Gets 35-Year Term For Killing Wife

Convicted for the second time in the bludgeoning and strangulation death of his wife, a New Jersey man is headed back to state prison.


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Feds: Monserrate Used Charity To Fund Campaign

Hiram Monserrate, the disgraced Queens politician who was expelled from the state Senate after an assault conviction, is accused of funding his 2006 campaign with charity money.


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Former Perth Amboy Mayor Convicted Of Mail Fraud

Former Perth Amboy Joseph Vas and an aide have been convicted of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.


Conviction Tossed After Judge Calls Lawyer “Clown”

An appeals court has thrown out a robbery conviction because a New York judge called a defense lawyer “a clown” and “silly” in front of the jury.