| Dec 29, 2007
Among the major notables who passed from the scene this year, three of the most famous -- two masters of cinema and a genius of football -- died on the same day: July 30.
Two others -- a historic Russian leader and a U.S. chronicler of war -- left us...
| Jul 8, 2009
| 12:50 PM
Anthony Marshall, the son of Brooke Astor, was rushed to the hospital after he fell and hit his head in the restroom of a Manhattan courthouse where he is on trial for fraud.
Marshall, 85, whose various illnesses have delayed the trial several times,...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 10:24 AM
Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son has been sentenced to one to three years in prison for plundering the New York philanthropist's millions, but he's still free for now.
Anthony Marshall was sentenced Monday to the minimum allowed. But the judge gave him...
| Dec 21, 2009
| 2:49 PM
NEW YORK -- The 85-year-old son of philanthropist Brooke Astor was sentenced Monday to as many as three years in prison for exploiting her mental frailty to plunder her millions, but the legal saga surrounding the society doyenne's fortune will persist...
| May 10, 2009
NEW YORK -- The elegant woman in the forest green frock held up a slender right hand and swore to tell the truth. She was matter-of-fact as she described herself as unemployed, just "an average housewife" taking care of her husband, Henry, and their home....
| Oct 8, 2009
| 12:35 PM
Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son was convicted Thursday of exploiting his philanthropist mother's failing mind and helping himself to her nearly $200 million fortune.
Anthony Marshall now faces a mandatory jail sentence of at least one year - and perhaps...