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Courtroom sketch of Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith (left), as the verdict is read at his terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 26, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Prosecutors Call For Life Sentence For Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law On Terror Conviction

Prosecutors said Monday that Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law should be sentenced to life in prison for his role as al Qaeda’s spokesman after the Sept. 11 attacks, which involved he made “bone-chilling threats” against America.

08/25/2014

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Brooklyn Man Sentenced To 25 Years To Life For Fatal 2013 Shooting

Daneel Edwards was convicted of fatally shooting Martin Williams following a dispute inside a bodega on April 9, 2013.

08/20/2014

Jason Stevens Sentencing

Owner Of Shuttered Wedding Venue ReBar Gets Up To 10 Years In Prison

The owner of a shuttered reBar catering hall, which abruptly closed and left dozens of couples without a wedding venue, was sentenced to up to 10 years in prison for tax fraud Monday.

07/21/2014

Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Mineola Man Gets Up To 15 Years In Fatal Bus Crash

Raymond Ragen, of Mineola, was convicted in April in the death of bus driver Jorge Guevara.

07/03/2014

Courtroom sketch of defense attorney Stanley Cohen and Osama bin Laden's son-in-law, Sulaiman Abu Ghaith, testifying at his own terrorism trial in Manhattan federal court, March 19, 2014. (credit: Court art/ Jane Rosenberg)

Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Keeps Convicted Felon Attorney For Sentencing Phase

Manhattan federal Judge Lewis Kaplan repeatedly told Sulaiman Abu Ghaith Thursday that he should consult another attorney before deciding whether to let Stanley Cohen continue representing him.

05/01/2014

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Man Gets 25-Year Sentence For 1990 Fatal Stabbing Of New Jersey Teen

Steven Parkey Jr. was sentenced in state Superior Court in New Brunswick to a 25-year prison term.

04/08/2014

Raymond Roth (credit: CBS 2)

Sentencing Pushed Back For L.I. Man Who Faked His Own Drowning

Raymond Roth, who pleaded guilty in March 2013, faces a maximum sentence of 1 1/3 to 4 years in prison. He has already agreed to pay restitution for the costs incurred during the rescue effort.

04/03/2014

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman Who Posed As Victim’s Aunt, Ran Newtown Fundraising Scam Gets 8-Month Sentence

Nouel Alba of the Bronx set up a purported funeral fund to raise money for one of the children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School last December. She claimed 6-year-old Noah Pozner – one of 20 first graders killed in the mass shooting – was her nephew.

10/15/2013

Nouel Alba is accused of lying to FBI agents. (credit: Personal Photo)

Woman To Be Sentenced For Running Bogus Newtown Charity

A woman who posed as the aunt of a child killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre will be sentenced next week.

10/12/2013

The Monroe Township home of Tianle Li and Xiaoye Wang (Photo/CBS 2)

Life In Prison For N.J. Chemist Who Poisoned, Killed Husband

A Chinese-born chemist who worked for a decade for Bristol-Myers Squibb was sentenced to life in prison in New Jersey Monday, after being convicted of poisoning her husband rather than letting him divorce her.

09/30/2013

Nicholas Brooks (credit: Terry Sheridan, 1010 WINS)

Man Convicted Of Murdering Fashion Designer Girlfriend Gets 25 Years To Life Behind Bars

Nicholas Brooks, 27, was sentenced Monday, two months after he was found guilty of murder.

09/23/2013

A woman named Anna rallies in Times Square in support of the group Pussy Riot August 17, 2012. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Protesters Commemorate Anniversary Of Russian Punk Band’s Sentencing

Protesters gathered outside the Russian consulate Saturday to demonstrate against the policies of that country’s government, on the one-year anniversary of the sentencing of three members of the punk rock band Pussy Riot.

08/17/2013

Richard Leak: Photo/New Rochelle PD

20 Years For New Rochelle Man Convicted Of Killing 2-Year-Old Son

A Westchester County man was sentenced to 20 years in prison Tuesday for killing his own 2-year-old son.

08/13/2013

William Flanagan (credit: Mona Rivera, 1010 WINS)

Fmr. Nassau County Police Official Gets Jail Time For Misconduct Conviction

William Flanagan has been sentenced to 60 days in jail and three months of community service. His attorney said he will appeal the conviction.

07/15/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Sentencing Delayed For Man Who Killed Ex-Wife, Mother-In-Law In Connecticut

The sentencing of a man killing his ex-wife and her mother in Norwalk, Conn., was delayed this week so that victims’ family members can speak at the hearing.

07/13/2013

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