John Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.
Essex County authorities believe an inmate found dead early Sunday might have been killed during a fight with his cellmate.
Organizers of the review effort say New York is only one of two states that has kept its age of adult criminal responsibility at 16, along with North Carolina.
Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa., were sentenced Monday in Manhattan to three to nine years in prison. They were acquitted of sex trafficking.
Judge A. Kirke Bartley denied Anthony Marshall’s motion for a new trial and ordered that the 89-year-old appear before him on Friday afternoon to surrender and begin serving his time.
Stephen Finley is out of prison and was banned from working as a funeral director. But he’d recently gotten a job at Rosemount Memorial Park in Elizabeth at the crematory, the Newark Star-Ledger discovered.
A man was hit with the maximum sentence of 60 years in prison last week, after being convicted in the beating and burning death of a Bridgeport, Conn., woman.
Kerik pleaded guilty in late 2009 to charges that included tax fraud, making a false statement on a loan application and lying to the White House while he was being vetted to lead the cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security in 2004.
A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.
A Queens man has been sentenced to a total of 27 years in prison for the deadly shooting of teenager last year.
New York State is planning to close a prison in a pricey Manhattan neighborhood and one local politician is against the move.
A central New Jersey man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a bank robbery spree that lasted three months.
The prison-bound brother of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernie Madoff attended his granddaughter’s bat mitzvah in a space described as “posh” this weekend, after a judge delayed his lockup date for the occasion.
The former college basketball player who savagely beat a fellow student from Brooklyn has been freed from jail two months early.
Two former corrections officers who smuggled a cellphone to an inmate at a New Jersey prison for sex offenders have been sentenced to prison terms.