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.
Convicted for the second time in the bludgeoning and strangulation death of his wife, a New Jersey man is headed back to state prison.
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.
Former Perth Amboy Joseph Vas and an aide have been convicted of mail fraud, election finance violations and lying to authorities.
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.