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Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

Eddie Matos, Barrington Young

Families, PBA: Keep Convicted Cop Killers In Prison

It was an emotional day Friday for the families of two murdered New York City police officers, as they went before state Patrol Board with a plea to keep two convicted killers in jail.

05/16/2014

Jail cells (credit: ClipArt.com)

No Parole For Ex-Militant Who Killed 2 NYC Police Officers In 1971

The state Parole Board announced Tuesday that Herman Bell will remain incarcerated for at least another two years. After that, he may again appear before the board.

02/25/2014

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Police Union: Keep Men Locked Up In 1971 Murders Of NYPD Officers

The New York City Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association on Thursday called on the public to oppose parole for two men who were convicted in the 1971 murders of two NYPD officers.

01/23/2014

NYC subway

Transit Impostor Arrested 29 Times Released On Parole

Darius McCollum was released Tuesday night, after pleading guilty earlier this year to stealing a Trailways bus in 2010, when he was arrested behind the wheel on the highway that leads to John F. Kennedy International Airport. He was sentenced to 2 1/2 to 5 years.

12/25/2013

Kelly Ann Tinyes

Convicted ‘Hell On Horton Road’ Murderer Admits To Crime Nearly 25 Years Later

In a just-released transcript of last month’s parole hearing, Robert Golub admits to unintentionally killing teenage Valley Stream neighbor.

12/10/2013

Kelly Ann Tinyes

Exclusive: Valley Stream Family Seeks To Keep Daughter’s Killer Behind Bars

Kelly Ann Tinyes was 13 when she was lured and murdered 25 years ago in Valley Stream in a case that made headlines for months.

10/03/2013

John Esposito convicted in the 1992 abduction of Katie Beers was found dead in his cell at Sing Sing prison. (Credit CBS 2)

Parole Board: Katie Beers’ Captor Would Have Been Denied Release

John Esposito died last week of natural causes at Sing Sing prison in Ossining. He did not know of the decision when he died.

09/09/2013

Michael Skakel (file / credit: Beth Keiser-Pool/Getty Images)

Kennedy Cousin Michael Skakel To Face Parole Board For First Time

Moxley’s mother and relatives will reportedly be at the parole hearing in Suffield to fight against Skakel’s release.

10/21/2012

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4 Men Convicted Of Much-Publicized 1988 Cop Killing Are Now Up For Parole

Four men who were convicted of committing one of the most notorious cop killings in city history are up for parole and could go free.

10/02/2012

Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Schumer: Deny Cop Killers Parole For Murder Of NYPD Officer In 1988

Sen. Charles Schumer has spoken out, demanding four convicted cop killers to not be granted parole.

09/03/2012

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NJ Driver Gets 5 Years After Crashing That Injured 2 Children

Justin Bello of Jersey City must serve 85 percent of the term imposed before becoming eligible for parole.

03/11/2012

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NJ Teen Gets 30 Years For Fatal Stabbing Of Foster Father

Demetrius Minor of Gloucester Township must serve 85 percent of his term before becoming eligible for parole.

02/26/2012

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NJ Woman Pleads Guilty In Fatal Hit-And-Run

Linda Demarest pleaded guilty to vehicular homicide and leaving the scene of an accident charges in the July 2010 crash in Buena Vista Township.

02/19/2012

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

NJ Man Gets 10 Years For Attack On Ex-Girlfriend

Thirty-two-year-old James Sgambati of Parsippany, who has an extensive criminal record, must serve three years of the sentence before becoming eligible for parole.

07/04/2011

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