Judge Testifies In Hearing For New Corruption Trial For Ex-CouncilmanA federal judge made a rare appearance Tuesday as a witness in a former New York City councilman's bid for a new trial.
Judge Testifies On Behalf Of Murderer, Says He Was Biased In ConvictionA bizarre, unprecedented case unfolded in a Brooklyn courtroom after a judge who convicted a gunman 15 years ago changed his tune and admitted he was biased in the case.
N.J. Man Convicted Of Luring Girl, 15, To Office For SexA federal jury in Brooklyn convicted a man Wednesday of luring a 15-year-old girl for sexual activity under the false pretense of offering her a job.
Trenton Mayor Tony Mack Removed From Office Following ConvictionMack, 48, had fought to remain in office until his sentencing in May while also seeking to have his conviction thrown out. He was convicted Feb. 7 of bribery, fraud and extortion in a sting operation involving a bogus land development deal.
Priest Defrocked After Violating Order To Stay Away From KidsThe Rev. Michael Fugee was set to be stripped of the priesthood, after revelations that he continued to work with children following a confession that he groped a boy.
N.J. Man Asks Court To Toss Conviction For Groping Woman On FlightA North Bergen, N.J. man convicted of sexually abusing a sleeping woman on a cross-country flight filed this weekend to have his conviction thrown out.
3 Men Acquitted Of Attempted Murder In Greenwich Village BeatingThree men were acquitted of the most serious charges Monday in the beating of a tourist from Massachusetts in Greenwich Village earlier this year.
Ex-Waterbury Mayor Seeking To Get Child Sex Abuse Conviction OverturnedPhilip Giordano was convicted in 2003 for sexually abusing two young girls while he served as mayor.
Former New Jersey Cop Convicted Of Child EndangermentA former Ramsey, N.J., police officer was acquitted of child sexual assault Monday, but was convicted of child endangerment.
Newark Man Gets 30 Years For Killing Man, Shooting At 2 WomenA 22-year-old man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday, in connection with the murder of another man in Newark.
Former Jersey City Official Headed To Prison In TexasFormer Jersey City Deputy Mayor Leona Beldini was convicted in 2010 of taking money from a federal informant posing as a corrupt developer.
Attorneys Challenge Convictions In Fort Dix Terror PlotThe lawyers argue that FBI informants entrapped their clients. They say the discussions amounted to little more than a religious debate about jihad.