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Lee Samuel, 26, has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for sexually assaulting two 7-year-old girls in Queens. (File Photo; Credit: CBS 2)

14 Years In Prison For Man Who Sexually Assaulted 7-Year-Old Girls In Queens

A man was sentenced to 14 years in prison Tuesday, after admitting to sexual contact with two 7-year-old girls in South Ozone Park, Queens.

05/06/2014

Lillo Brancato

Former ‘Sopranos’ Actor Brancato Set To Be Released From Prison

The New York City Patrlomen’s Benevolent Association was outraged Monday, following reports that onetime “Sopranos” actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was set to be released from prison after serving 10 years for a burglary that resulted in the death of an NYPD officer.

12/30/2013

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

Man Convicted In Katie Beers Abduction Found Dead In Cell At Sing Sing

John Esposito, 64, was found shortly after a parole hearing, CBS 2 reported. It appears that he died of natural causes, according to the Department of Correction.

09/05/2013

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Authorities: Essex Prisoner’s Death Suspicious

Essex County authorities believe an inmate found dead early Sunday might have been killed during a fight with his cellmate.

09/02/2013

Raise The Age press conference in Mineola, August 20, 2013. DA Kathleen Rice supports a review into the way the state prosecutes some teenagers. (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Nassau DA Voices Support For Review Into Charging Teens As Adults

Organizers of the review effort say New York is only one of two states that has kept its age of adult criminal responsibility at 16, along with North Carolina.

08/20/2013

Vincent George Jr. and Vincent George Sr. with their attorney in Manhattan Supreme Court - May 29, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa / 1010 WINS)

Father-Son Pimps Sentenced To Prison For Prostitution, Money Laundering Convictions

Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa., were sentenced Monday in Manhattan to three to nine years in prison. They were acquitted of sex trafficking.

07/08/2013

Anthony Marshall (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooke Astor’s Son Anthony Marshall Given One-Day Reprieve

Judge A. Kirke Bartley denied Anthony Marshall’s motion for a new trial and ordered that the 89-year-old appear before him on Friday afternoon to surrender and begin serving his time.

06/20/2013

Stephen Finley (credit: Essex County Department of Corrections)

Convicted Body Parts Snatcher Found Working At Cemetery

Stephen Finley is out of prison and was banned from working as a funeral director. But he’d recently gotten a job at Rosemount Memorial Park in Elizabeth at the crematory, the Newark Star-Ledger discovered.

06/16/2013

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60 Years For Connecticut Man Who Beat, Burned Woman To Death

A man was hit with the maximum sentence of 60 years in prison last week, after being convicted in the beating and burning death of a Bridgeport, Conn., woman.

06/09/2013

Former NYPD Commissioner Bernard Kerik was sentenced to 48 months in prison for tax fraud, lying to the White House and other felonies. (file/credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Former NYPD Comissioner Bernard Kerik Released From Prison

Kerik pleaded guilty in late 2009 to charges that included tax fraud, making a false statement on a loan application and lying to the White House while he was being vetted to lead the cabinet-level Department of Homeland Security in 2004.

05/28/2013

Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

12 Arrested In Anti-Guantanamo Protest At Federal Courthouse

A dozen people protesting the holding of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay were arrested Monday as they staged a “die-in” on the steps of the Thurgood Marshall United States Courthouse Monday.

04/22/2013

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Man Gets 27 Years In Prison After Admitting To Deadly Queens Shooting

A Queens man has been sentenced to a total of 27 years in prison for the deadly shooting of teenager last year.

03/20/2013

Bayview Correctional Facility in Manhattan - March 4, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

State Senator Opposes Closure Of Chelsea Prison

New York State is planning to close a prison in a pricey Manhattan neighborhood and one local politician is against the move.

03/05/2013

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40 Years For Triple Bank Robber In New Jersey

A central New Jersey man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for a bank robbery spree that lasted three months.

02/03/2013

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Madoff’s Prison-Bound Brother Appears At Granddaughter’s Bat Mitzvah

The prison-bound brother of convicted Ponzi scheme operator Bernie Madoff attended his granddaughter’s bat mitzvah in a space described as “posh” this weekend, after a judge delayed his lockup date for the occasion.

01/20/2013

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