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Celebs, Friends Defend Astor's Son Ahead Of Sentencing

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Anthony Marshall has had a life of privilege and pain as philanthropist Brooke Astor's only child. Born into wealth, he joined the M...

The Astor Trial: It Keeps Going And Going And Going...

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Signs of stress and a struggle to reach a verdict emerged Monday among jurors in the five-month-long criminal trial over philanthropi...

The People vs. Anthony Marshall and Francis Morrissey - The Help Strikes Back

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ralph Gardner Jr.

Anthony Marshall, Brooke Astor's son, is accused of swindling his mother's estate and Francis Morrissey of helping him do so by forging her signature on a codicil to her will.

Inside the Astor Trial: The Babe Witness

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ralph Gardner Jr.

The lovely, blond Naomi Dunn Packard-Koot seemed almost too eager to tell the jury everything she knew, heard, or overheard that cast the Marshalls in a negative light.

The Astor Legacy and the Low-Calorie Diet

Sherman Yellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Sherman Yellen

Mrs. Astor married the late Mr. Astor, allegedly an abusive drunk, with an eye on the main chance. How different is that from Charlene, who married Mrs. Astor's son with an eye on her Maine chance?

Brooke Astor To Son: 'You Want To See How Soon I Die'

New York Post | Laura Italiano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

By the year 2000, in the throes of early-stage Alzheimer's, philanthropist Brooke Astor thought her son was out to get her. "You only want to come ...

BROOKE ASTOR: Timeline Of Her Breakdown

New York Post | Laura Italiano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TO AVENGE the late Brooke Astor, Manhattan prosecutors must first destroy her privacy -- throwing open the attic doors to reveal the most cringe-induc...

Brooke Astor: Charlene Marshall A "Bitch"

New York Post | Laura Italiano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Philanthropist Brooke Astor hated her daughter-in-law so much that she told her doctor she would rather spend Christmas with her two dogs over "that b...

Inside the Astor Trial: Lord William Astor Testifies

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ralph Gardner Jr.

If Marshall's attorney was to be believed, Brooke Astor's decades of good works -- her gift for using her money, talent and charm to seed and leverage projects great and small -- was but a career move.

Inside the Astor Trial: The People vs. Anthony Marshall and Francis Morrissey

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ralph Gardner Jr.

There's something almost quaint about the government taking the time and resources to prosecute a case that hearkens back to a more genteel era of fine silver, fresh flowers, and Hudson River views.

Anthony Marshall Trial: Jury Selection Begins Monday

New York Post | Dareh Gregorian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Brooke Astor's son, Anthony Marshall, is finally getting his long-awaited day in court to battle charges that he swindled millions from his beloved ph...

DA: Brooke Astor's Son Surrenders

AP | Samuel Maull | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Brooke Astor's only son, accused of mishandling the late socialite and philanthropist's $198 million estate, surrendered Tuesday to face criminal char...

If Convicted, Astor Son Would Still Reap $4 Million A Year

New York Post | STEFANIE COHEN, LAURA ITALIANO and DAREH GREGORIAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Even if he's convicted of swindling millions of dollars from Brooke Astor while she was alive, Anthony Marshall still stands to pocket millions more f...

Fight Over Brooke Astor's Legacy (And Money) Rages On

New York | Steve Fishman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Near midnight on August 11, Anthony Marshall and his wife, Charlene, approached the front door of Holly Hill, the Westchester estate that belonged to ...