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Bernard Madoff's accountant David Friehling (C) leaves federal court March 18, 2009 in New York City. Friehling was arrested and charged with aiding in securities fraud in connection with the $64 billion ponzi scheme that affected 4,800 investors.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** David Friehling

Former Bernie Madoff Accountant Sentenced To Home Detention

A former accountant who certified fake financial records hiding Bernard Madoff’s epic Ponzi scheme was sentenced on Thursday to one year of home confinement.

05/28/2015

Police say an usher stole thousands of dollars from Lafayette Federated Church. (Credit: CBS2)

Former Church Usher Sentenced For Stealing Thousands In Donation Money

Cody MacMillian will serve one year of home detention and three years probation instead, according to Sussex County prosecutors.

05/09/2015

Brittany Ozarowski

Long Island Woman Who Ran Cancer Scam Gets Prison Sentence After Failing Rehab

Brittany Ozarowski, of Miller Place, pleaded guilty in December 2013 to grand larceny, forgery and other charges.

05/04/2015

Harry Schnitzer

Retired Essex County Sheriff’s Deputy Gets 8 Years In Prison For Robbing Bank

Harry Schnitzer, 71, pleaded guilty in December to robbing Santander Bank in Boonton in April of last year.

05/03/2015

James Murphy was sentenced to 4 to 12 years in prison for huffing keyboard cleaner and causing a deadly crash on Long Island. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

4 To 12 Years For Man Who Huffed Keyboard Cleaner, Caused Deadly L.I. Crash

A Long Island man was sentenced in a Riverhead courtroom Friday, after being convicted of driving high on keyboard cleaner and killing a woman in Commack.

04/17/2015

Julio Acevedo was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison in the hit-and-run that killed Nachman and Raizy Glauber in Brooklyn in 2013. (Credit: CBS2)

25 Years To Life For Driver Who In Brooklyn Crash That Killed Expectant Parents

A driver was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison Monday, after being convicted in a Brooklyn crash that killed a young couple expecting their first child two years ago.

04/13/2015

Andre Henderson (Credit: State Department of Corrections)

Plainfield Man Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison For Attack On Police Officer

Andre Henderson, of Plainfield, must serve at least 85 percent of his 16-year sentence before he’s eligible for parole.

02/04/2015

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Ex-Los Alamos Scientist Heard Offering To Design Bomb Directed At NYC For Venezuela

A former Los Alamos National Laboratory scientist told an undercover FBI agent he could build 40 nuclear weapons for Venezuela in 10 years — and design a bomb targeted for New York City.

01/28/2015

Yusuf Ibrahim (credit: New Jersey State Police)

Jersey City Man Accused In Murder Of 2 Sentenced For Unrelated Robberies

A Jersey City man charged with murdering and decapitating two men was sentenced to 18 years in prison Thursday for two unrelated robberies.

01/08/2015

Tax preparer Robert Van Zandt, 70, was sentenced to up to 11 years in prison on Monday, Jan. 5, after admitting to a Ponzi scheme. (Credit: Handout)

Bronx Tax Preparer Gets Up To 11 Years For Stealing $4.8 Million In Ponzi Scheme

The victims of tax preparer Robert Van Zandt said they trusted him with their live savings for decades, but he stole millions of dollars and left them broke.

01/05/2015

Alisha Jordan (left) in court for the sentencing of Kevin Bynum, who admitted to attacking her in 2012. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Irish Tourist Tearfully Confronts Man Who Attacked Her

A woman went through an emotional confrontation in court in the Bronx Friday, as she came face-to-face with the man who attacked her.

12/19/2014

Jose Ramos (credit: CBS 2)

Former Cop Gets Up To 14 1/2 Years For Using Barbershops For Illegal Activities

A disgraced former NYPD officer has been sentenced to as many as 14 1/2 years in prison, after being convicted of turning his two Bronx barbershops into a front for drug dealing, robbery and stolen goods.

12/10/2014

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Tourist Gets Community Service For Brooklyn Bridge Climb

Yonathan Souid, who pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge, will have to spend 240 hours cleaning a Manhattan jail.

12/10/2014

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

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