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Serbian Basketball Player Who Beat Brooklyn Classmate Released From Prison Early

The former college basketball player who savagely beat a fellow student from Brooklyn has been freed from jail two months early.

11/26/2012

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Corrections Officers Sentenced In Bribery Scheme

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.

07/14/2012

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NJ Appellate Court Overturns 2 Convictions In Brian Aitken Case

The two-judge panel upheld another conviction in the case of Brian Aitken, who served almost four months in state prison before Gov. Chris Christie commuted his sentence in December 2010.

03/31/2012

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NJ Corrections Officer Who Allegedly Brought Heroin To Prison Gets Bail Reduction

Nazair Bey, 36, was arrested earlier this month after a seven-month investigation by state and Cumberland County officials.

03/17/2012

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NJ Driver Gets 5 Years After Crashing That Injured 2 Children

Justin Bello of Jersey City must serve 85 percent of the term imposed before becoming eligible for parole.

03/11/2012

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NJ Man Gets 25 Years In Fatal Botched Gas Station Robbery

Ronnie Fedo of Jefferson Township must serve 85 percent of the term imposed before becoming eligible for parole.

03/03/2012

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NJ Teen Gets 30 Years For Fatal Stabbing Of Foster Father

Demetrius Minor of Gloucester Township must serve 85 percent of his term before becoming eligible for parole.

02/26/2012

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NJ Man Gets 14 Years For Stabbing Estranged Wife

Thirty-five-year-old Juan Rojas of Edison must serve nearly 12 years of the sentence imposed before becoming eligible for parole.

01/28/2012

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Bronx Woman Pleads Guilty To Forging Painkiller Prescriptions

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the counterfeit prescriptions were filled in 20 counties throughout the state.

12/21/2011

NY Lawyer Jason Goldfarb Sentenced To 3 Years For Insider Trading

U.S. District Judge Richard Sullivan also ordered Goldfarb to pay a $32,500 fine — the amount he was paid for his role in the scheme — and to forfeit more than $1 million, the amount traders made with illegal tips Goldfarb helped to arrange.

08/19/2011

Bronx Man Gets 60 Years For Sexually Assaulting Prostitutes

James Schlau was arrested after prostitutes reported the attacks. His lawyer said Schlau frequented prostitutes but never raped them.

07/20/2011

Ja Rule Sentenced For Failing To File Income Tax Returns

The platinum-selling rapper, whose real name is Jeffrey Atkins, admitted in March that he failed to pay taxes on more than $3 million that he earned between 2004 and 2006 while living in Saddle River.

07/18/2011

Gary Wilson Pleads Guilty In Killing Of Carolyn Stone At Memorial Day Party

Under terms of the plea deal, 28-year-old Gary Wilson agreed to testify against the other defendants. He could face 45 years in prison when he’s sentenced in September.

07/14/2011

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Rapper Ja Rule Sentenced To Prison In NYC Gun Case

The platinum-selling rapper and actor was sentenced Wednesday to up to 2 years in prison. He pleaded guilty in December to attempted criminal weapon possession.

06/08/2011

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L.I. Sex Assault Survivor Leads Project Against Rapists

Natasha Alexenko, sexual assault survivor who waited 15 years to see her assailant brought to justice, insists authorities often have the evidence to convict predators, but it goes untested for years.

06/01/2011

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