A U.S. citizen was sentenced to 25 years in federal prison Wednesday, after being convicted of conspiring to help the Taliban and acquire anti-aircraft missiles.
A 20-year-old Queens man was sentenced to a maximum of life in prison for shooting and killing a man whom he owed money in a South Flushing public housing development.
A New Jersey woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the strangulation death of her mother in their home.
A New Jersey chiropractor was sentenced to six years in prison Monday, for his part in a scheme to recruit accident victims as patients and send fraudulent bills to insurance companies.
A former corrections officer was sentenced Wednesday to 5 years and 4 months in prison, after being convicted of sexually abusing female inmates at a jail in Long Island.
Former Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini was convicted in 2010 of taking money from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.
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.
Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.
A Corrections Department spokeswoman says 27-year-old Brian Aitken, who was found with guns he’d purchased legally in Colorado, left Mid-State Correctional Facility Tuesday morning.
Former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik says he received a tougher sentence because the judge took his case “personally.”
Rakeem Gartrell of Irvington must serve 85 percent of his term before becoming eligible for parole under the sentence imposed.
A 90-year-old western New York man has been sentenced to 17 1/2 years in prison for battering his wife of nearly 68 years to death with a hammer.
A New Jersey man will serve a 364-day jail term for a hit-and-run after the victim of the accident pleaded for leniency in the case.