From a faux-glow phenom to the storm that ravaged the area and an incredibly tragic school shooting, 2012 was anything but a quiet year in the Tri-State. As we prepare for 2013, CBSNewYork takes a look back at the most talked about stories of the year.
“Everyone’s going to have to watch Dr. Phil,” Gristina told the Post. “I will tell you that one of the names is high-level (NFL) management. Then there’s an older player who’s still very well known.”
Anna Gristina, the so-called “Upper East Side madam,” was sentenced Tuesday to six months in prison after pleading guilty to a single count of promoting prostitution, but got credit for time served.
Anna Gristina, the so-called Upper East Side madam, pleaded guilty to a single count of promoting prostitution in the 3rd degree, which is a class D felony.
Anna Gristina told the TV talk show host that she thinks the case against her is just a conspiracy by the prosecutors to get her to divulge information about somebody else.
A judge has refused to dismiss the case against Anna Gristina, the suburban mom accused of earning millions of dollars by selling sex to wealthy clients.
Published reports said she’ll plead guilty to a misdemeanor and avoid a lengthy jail sentence for promoting prostitution. It’s unclear if the deal would mean that Baker will have to testify against Gristina, who has refused to enter into a plea agreement with the District Attorney’s office.
Lawyer Robert Gottlieb filed court papers Tuesday in the case against Jaynie Mae Baker, who was charged with promoting prostitution. Prosecutors say she worked with Anna Gristina.
Anna Gristina, the so-called “Upper East Side Madam,” looked tired and overwhelmed by cameras as she walked out of Manhattan Criminal Court Tuesday with her attorney and family by her side.
Anna Gristina, the so-called “soccer mom madam” looked tired and overwhelmed by the cameras as she walked out of Manhattan Criminal Court on Tuesday night with her attorney and family by her side.
CBS 2 has confirmed that the so-called millionaire madam will get out of jail on Monday. Anna Gristina’s family has come up with $250,000 collateral for her bail.
Stuck in Rikers since February, Gristina has finally won a reduction in bail and could walk free in days. The mother of four told “The Today Show” her time behind bars has taken a toll on her family.
“After reviewing the entire record… we find the amount of bail set by the trial court was unreasonable and an abuse of discretion,” the judges wrote. They made note that Gristina has no criminal record.
It’s back to Rikers Island for Anna Gristina as members of a panel consider her request. The family says she needs to be home with her son who is having medical issues.
Attorney Norman Pattis is the just latest in what some are calling “lawyerpalooza.” Accused brothel bigwig Anna Gristina has now had nine different lawyers at her side during one proceeding or another.