The one-two punch on behalf of accused madam Anna Gristina includes an Internet appeal for sympathy and cash coupled with an exclusive television sitdown with “The Insider” by Gristina’s husband.
The website helpanna.org is asking for donations to raise enough money to bail Anna Gristina, accused of running an Upper East Side brothel, out of jail in Rikers Island.
Retired NBA star Jayson Williams was freed from jail Friday after serving eight months for drunken driving in New York and 18 months before that in New Jersey on charges stemming from a limo driver’s shooting death.
A grand jury has apparently decided Redinel Dervishaj, 35, was acting in self defense when he allegedly stabbed groom-to-be Anthony Lacertosa with a butcher knife.
Tim Tebow’s evangelical personality and playing style have New Yorkers divided on Tebowmania. But this isn’t the first time in recent memory that a polarizing sports star has come to town and inhabited the back pages.
The 28-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen around 11 p.m. Monday outside the USA Diner on Merrick Boulevard in Rosedale.
Prosecutors say 44-year-old Anna Gristina has been working as a high-class madam for more than 15 years, amassing millions of dollars and dozens of high-profile contacts around in the world in the process.
“Surprisingly … he was a good lover,” Louise Meanwell told the New York Post. “A lot of things about him surprised me.”
Prosecutors said Michael McKie, 33, and Khalid Nelson, 37, ran what became known at Rikers as “the Program” in which inmates were directed to assault other prisoners to keep order in the cell blocks.
The former television producer who spent months in jail for trying to blackmail David Letterman in 2009 has a new job.
At WCBS Newsradio 880, we’ve been counting down the top 11 Tri-State Area news stories of 2011. Number 8, suggested by a listener on our Facebook page, is the most horrific story most of us can remember covering.
It’s charged that since 2006, Andrew Goodman, who worked for Jewish social service agencies, sexually abused one boy aged 11 to 15, and another, age 13 to 16, while recording the activity on a webcam
The Howard Beach woman was acquitted of murder after she shot her husband 11 times with his two guns, a revolver and a Glock, in February 2008.
After 12 days in Rikers Island, Barbara Sheehan is now free on bail.
Sheehan’s attorney, Michael Dowd, said he is unsure if his client can use the $1 million bail she already put up for the murder charge or if she must come up with another million.