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Judge Sentencing Russian Mobsters Who Pleaded Guilty To Running Illegal Poker Games

Judge Jesse Furman on Wednesday ordered 53-year-old Adam Trincher to prison immediately to begin a five-year sentence. Trincher sobbed as he apologized.

04/30/2014

Fat Joe

4 Months In Prison For ‘Fat Joe’ For Tax Evasion

Rapper “Fat Joe” was sentenced to four months in prison in New Jersey Monday, after admitting he failed to file federal income taxes.

06/24/2013

Main Street - Paterson, NJ (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Former Paterson Mayor Who Served Prison Sentence Dies

A former Paterson, N.J., mayor who was jailed on federal tax evasion and mail fraud charges has died at the age of 64.

12/29/2012

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.

02/10/2011

Man Sentenced In NJ Parkway Crash That Killed Wife

A drunk driver whose wife was killed when he crashed into a toll plaza on the Garden State Parkway in southern New Jersey is headed to prison.

01/08/2011

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Dad Gets Probation In Day Care Cocaine Case

A man whose 4-year-old son took a bag of cocaine to day care is avoiding a prison sentence.

12/30/2010

N.J. Sen. Stephen Sweeney (credit: NJLegDistrict3.com)

Sweeney Talks Impeachment, New Laws For New Year

The New Jersey Senate President said he’ll push for new laws to force towns to share services and to change some gun laws in the new year.

12/22/2010

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NY Driver High On Drugs Gets 16 Years In Prison

A New York man is going to prison for 16 years after admitting he was high on cocaine when he killed another driver in a crash while being chased by police in a stolen car.

12/11/2010

A demonstrator wears a mask of Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo during a protest in front of the Chinese Embassy in Berlin on December 10, 2010. (credit: OHANNES EISELE/AFP/Getty Images)

NJ Congressman Goes To Nobel Ceremony

Rep. Chris Smith organized a bipartisan group of lawmakers in February to nominate the winner, imprisoned Chinese activist Liu Xiaobo and two other human rights advocates for the award.

12/10/2010

Steven Hayes

Cheshire Home Invasion Jury To Reconvene Sunday

Jurors deciding if a man convicted in a deadly Cheshire home invasion completed a second day of deliberations without agreeing on whether to impose the death penalty.

11/06/2010