Guilty Plea

Clarence Thomas and Kayan Johns (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Couple Pleads Guilty In Death Of 6-Month-Old Daughter In Westchester

Clarence Thomas, of Yonkers, pleaded guilty to second-degree manslaughter in the death of his daughter Natalia Johns.

04/06/2015

Edward Dawkins was mistakenly released after pleading guilty to attacking a woman in a Bronx elevator. (Credit: CBS2)

Woman Terrified After Bronx Elevator Attacker Is Released By Mistake

A woman was attacked in an elevator, and the man who confessed has been freed by mistake.

03/25/2015

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N.J. Supreme Court Tosses Man’s Child Abuse Guilty Plea Based On ‘Off-Color’ Language

The New Jersey State Supreme Court on Monday ruled that a Morris County was not guilty of child abuse just because he admitted to using “off-color language” in the presence of a 13-year-old foster child.

02/02/2015

Rep. Michael Grimm declares victory on Tuesday, Nov. 4. (Credit: CBS 2)

Rep. Michael Grimm Announces He Will Resign After Guilty Plea

U.S. Rep. Michael Grimm (R-N.Y.) is expected to resign from Congress, according to multiple reports Monday night.

12/29/2014

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Monmouth County Sex Offender Admits To Child Porn Offense

A Monmouth County, New Jersey man who has been convicted previously of being a sex offender has admitted to uploading images and videos of child sexual abuse to an online file-sharing network.

12/02/2014

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L.I. Man Admits To Conning Art Buyers Out Of $2.5 Million, Buying Submarine

A Long Island man pleaded guilty Monday to selling fake works by that claimed to be by artists such as Jackson Pollock and Willem De Kooning.

12/01/2014

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Newark Man Admits To Kidnapping, Sexually Assaulting 3 Women

A Newark man admitted Thursday to kidnapping and sexually assaulting three different women, in exchange for what is expected to be a sentence of 25 years behind bars.

11/06/2014

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L.I. School Computer Technician Pleads Guilty To Child Pornography Possession

A computer technician for a company contracted to do work for Long Island schools pleaded guilty Friday to possessing child pornography.

10/31/2014

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‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Accepts New Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

09/29/2014

New York State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa has resigned and pleaded guilty to entering into a sham marriage for U.S. citizenship. (Credit: CBS 2)

Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa Resigns, Admits To Sham Marriage For Citizenship

New York State Assemblywoman Gabriela Rosa resigned from office Friday, as she joined a growing list of corrupt politicians with a confession in court.

06/27/2014

Bernard L. Madoff leaves US Federal Court after a hearing regarding his bail on January 14, 2009 in New York. (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Madoff Accountant Admits To Role In Infamous Ponzi Scheme

A senior partner at a New York accounting firm has now pleaded guilty to his role in the multi-billion dollar Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme.

06/24/2014

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SPCA Volunteer In New Jersey Admits To Animal Cruelty Charges

A longtime Monmouth County, N.J. Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals volunteer pleaded guilty Monday to animal cruelty charges.

06/23/2014

Police in Rockland County are investigating the murder of Peggy Nadell, 81. (Credit CBS 2)

Third Woman Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Rockland County Woman, 80

A third woman admitted her part Thursday in the killing of an activist from Rockland County – leaving only the victim’s daughter-in-law in Florida fighting charges.

06/19/2014

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Jersey City Cop Admits To Stealing, Extorting From Government Informant

A Jersey City police officer admitted Friday that he stole more than half a million cigarettes, and extorted $20,000, from a person he thought was a drug courier.

05/30/2014

Prescription Pills. (Credit: CBS 2)

LI Doctor Accused Of Supplying Illegal Painkiller Prescriptions Pleads Guilty

Dr. Eric Jacobson faces 7 to 9 years in prison under a plea deal for illegally prescribing oxycodone and other powerful painkillers to scores of patients. If convicted at trial, he could have been sentenced to 20+ years in prison.

05/05/2014

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