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Report: Pair Of Former LIRR Workers Get Probation In Disability Scam

Two more former Long Island Rail Road workers have been sentenced to probation for their role in a massive disability scam.


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City Incarceration Rate Drops By More Than A Third During Bloomberg’s Tenure

In his final days in office, Mayor Michael Bloomberg touted a historic drop in crime in the city. According to the mayor, policing is a huge part of the equation. But he also pointed to a significant drop in the incarceration rate.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg, in Brooklyn, announces the launch of summer YouthWRAP - July 8, 2013 (credit: Ginny Kosola / WCBS 880)

NYC Teens On Probation Return To Help Sandy Victims This Summer

A program that has helped both teens who landed on the wrong side of the law and the victims of superstorm Sandy is back for the summer.


Actress Marion Cotillard attends the press conference for 'Blood Ties' during The 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 20, 2013 in Cannes, France.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)

Actress Marion Cotillard’s Stalker Sentenced In Brooklyn Court

Teresa Yuan was sentenced to probation in Brooklyn federal court Tuesday after she pleaded guilty last fall.


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Former L.I. Community Theater Director Charged With Possessing Child Pornography

Suffolk County Police arrested 42-year-old Vincent Sparagano of Lindenhurst Wednesday morning and charged him with one count of possessing a sexual performance by a child.


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Ex-Teacher Sentenced To Probation After Stealing School Computer

Justin Mannick, who taught physical education in the North Warren Regional school district, also surrendered his teaching certificate.


New York Jets star wide receiver Braylon Edwards leaves Manhattan criminal court in New York, Monday, March 7, 2011.  (credit: AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Braylon Edwards Spared Jail Time In Ohio Violation

A judge in Cleveland has spared New York Jets star Braylon Edwards jail time, extending his Ohio probation by a year for violating terms by driving drunk in New York City.



Probation For Man Charged In NJ Child Sex Case

A New Jersey man initially accused of participating in the alleged gang-rape of a 7-year-old girl after her 15-year-old stepsister sold her for sex has been sentenced to probation.


Mother Sentenced In Craigslist Retaliation Post

A judge sentenced a 41-year-old woman to probation, community service and counseling after posting a suggestive ad on Craigslist about a 9-year-old girl.


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Dad Gets Probation In Day Care Cocaine Case

A man whose 4-year-old son took a bag of cocaine to day care is avoiding a prison sentence.


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Chief Of Troubled Long Island Crime Lab Reassigned

A Long Island police department has relieved a crime lab chief of his duties following revelations the lab had been cited for improper procedures by a national accrediting agency.


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NY Crime Lab On Probation After Review

Among the problems were a failure to comply with procedures on maintaining equipment and instruments and failure to properly document procedures for record storage.


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Arsonist Jailed For Probation Violation

Elizabeth Peters of Little Egg Harbor received a three-year term because recent random testing showed she had violated her probation — for the second time — by consuming alcohol.


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Former NJ Judge Sentenced For Ticket Fixing

A former New Jersey municipal court judge has been sentenced to probation for fixing parking tickets. Wanda Molina, the former chief judge of the Jersey City Municipal Court, also received a 364-day prison term in the sentence imposed Friday.


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Ex-Skating Champ Bobek Gets Probation In Drug Case

Former U.S. figure skating champion Nicole Bobek has been sentenced to five years probation for her admitted role in a northern New Jersey drug distribution ring.