Sentencing

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

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

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

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