Bail

A woman arrives to vote at a polling center in the Mendham Township Fire Department in Mendham, New Jersey on election day. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

New Jersey Voters Approve Bail Change Measure

New Jersey voters have approved amending the state constitution to eliminate the right to bail for those accused of crimes.

11/04/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie in file photo. (credti: Kena Betancur/ Getty Images)

New Jersey Governor Christie To Sign Bail Overhaul Legislation

Gov. Chris Christie is set to sign legislation aimed at overhauling New Jersey’s bail system.

08/11/2014

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Judge Reaffirms Bail Release For Some Philadelphia Cops Charged With Corruption

A U.S. trial judge has upheld a decision to grant house arrest to a Philadelphia police officer charged with robbing drug suspects.

08/07/2014

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New Jersey Assembly Approves Bail Overhaul

New Jersey lawmakers agreed to let voters decide on a key part of an overhaul of the state’s bail system to keep suspects deemed dangerous behind bars while letting out more of those charged with lesser offenses even if they cannot afford bail.

08/04/2014

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Carjacking Suspects Denied Bail, Preliminary Hearing Set For August

The two suspects in the deadly carjacking and hit and run crash were arraigned shortly before two on Tuesday morning. Both were denied bail.

07/29/2014

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89-Year-Old Nazi War Crimes Suspect Gets Bail In Philadelphia

The ruling Monday reverses a decision that denied bail to Johann Breyer of Philadelphia.

07/22/2014

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Nazi Suspect Denied Bail In US On German Warrant

An elderly Nazi war crimes suspect will remain jailed in Philadelphia as part of a German criminal case after a U.S. judge denied him bail.

07/09/2014

Suspect Reynaldo Nieves. (credit: Camden County Police Department)

Armed Sexual Assault Suspect Charged With Additional Crimes

According to police, Reynaldo Nieves, who is already in custody for sexual assaults, has been charged with two additional crimes.

04/15/2014

Victim Carl Yerger.

2 U.S. Men Charged In The Death Of Berks County Man In The Bahamas Being Released On Bail

Police say the men struggled when an allegedly drunk Yerger tried to board their boat. Witnesses say Valles went to move a knife and accidentally stabbed Yerger.

03/19/2014

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Bail Revoked For Pa. Man Accused Of Kidnapping Girl

A 70-year-old central Pennsylvania man charged with kidnapping a 9-year-old girl from her home last year has been arrested again for stalking the child.

01/17/2014

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Philadelphia Archdiocese Assists Monsignor Lynn Post Bail

Monsignor William Lynn’s attorneys posted the required 10 percent of the $250,000 bail after a state appeals court last week overturned his conviction for child endangerment. Lynn was expected to be released later this week after electronic monitoring can be arranged.

12/31/2013

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Judge Orders Faith-Healing Couple Facing Murder Charges Be Held Without Bail

At a bail hearing Friday, Common Pleas Judge Benjamin Lerner ordered them held without bail. He says they’re a flight risk.

05/24/2013

New Jersey Ex-Priest Jailed After Working With Kids

A judge has ordered a New Jersey priest held while a grand jury considers whether he violated a legal agreement to stay away from children.

05/21/2013

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Army Couple Charged With Abusing Adopted Children Free On Bail

John and Carolyn Jackson of Mount Holly appeared in federal court Thursday in Newark. They were ordered to have no contact with children.

05/02/2013

(Former Penn State president Graham Spanier, in file photo.  Credit: Hunter Martin/ Getty Images)

Bail Conditions Modified For Ex-Penn State President

Former Penn State President Graham Spanier is now allowed to have contact with university trustees and potential witnesses against him in his trial.

02/04/2013

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