5 Inmates Stabbed, Slashed Following Lockdown At Rikers Island FacilitiesIn the week since New York City jail officials took the rare step of locking down four of Rikers Island's largest facilities for 34 hours to stop gang violence, four inmates have been slashed and a fifth stabbed, according to jail statistics obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.
Reality TV Star Teresa Giudice Slated For Early Release From PrisonJust days after she reported to prison, officials announced Thursday that reality TV star Teresa Giudice is slated for an early release.
14 Years In Prison For Man Who Sexually Assaulted 7-Year-Old Girls In QueensA 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.
Former 'Sopranos' Actor Brancato Set To Be Released From PrisonThe 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.
Man Convicted In Katie Beers Abduction Found Dead In Cell At Sing SingJohn 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.
Authorities: Essex Prisoner's Death SuspiciousEssex County authorities believe an inmate found dead early Sunday might have been killed during a fight with his cellmate.
Nassau DA Voices Support For Review Into Charging Teens As AdultsOrganizers 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.
Father-Son Pimps Sentenced To Prison For Prostitution, Money Laundering ConvictionsVincent 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.
Brooke Astor's Son Anthony Marshall Given One-Day ReprieveJudge 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.
Convicted Body Parts Snatcher Found Working At CemeteryStephen 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.
60 Years For Connecticut Man Who Beat, Burned Woman To DeathA 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.
Former NYPD Comissioner Bernard Kerik Released From PrisonKerik 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.