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25 Years For Second Defendant In Plot To Give Taliban Weapons

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.

12/18/2013

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Queens Man Gets 25 Years To Life For Shooting, Killing Man Whom He Owed $200

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.

10/23/2013

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N.J. Woman Sentenced For Strangling Her 81-Year-Old Mother With Necktie

A New Jersey woman was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the strangulation death of her mother in their home.

08/13/2013

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New Jersey Chiropractor Gets 6 Years For Insurance Scam

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.

04/01/2013

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Former Long Island Corrections Officer Sentenced For Sex Abuse Of Female Inmates

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.

CBS New York–10/24/2012

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Former Jersey City Official Headed To Prison In Texas

Former Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini was convicted in 2010 of taking money from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.

04/14/2012

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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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Days Shaved Off NJ Inmate’s Sentence After Rescue Of Animal Shelter Worker

Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.

10/06/2011

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NJ Man Released From Prison Day After Commutation

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.

12/21/2010

Former NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik approaches the courthouse - White Plains, NY - Oct 20, 2009 - Photo: Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Kerik Blames Tough Sentence On Judge Grudge

Former New York City police commissioner Bernard Kerik says he received a tougher sentence because the judge took his case “personally.”

10/08/2010

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NJ Man Sentenced In Triple Fatal Stabbing

Rakeem Gartrell of Irvington must serve 85 percent of his term before becoming eligible for parole under the sentence imposed.

09/19/2010

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Prison Term For Elderly Man In Wife Killing

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.

09/08/2010

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Jersey City Hit-Run Victim Asks Judge For Leniency

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.

08/13/2010