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Astor Heir Eligible For Medical Parole

AP | Posted 09.22.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The son of the late New York City philanthropist Brooke Astor, who was convicted of defrauding her, has been classified as eligible f...

89-Year-Old Heir May Go To Prison

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.21.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A story of wealth, family and the indignities of aging culminated Friday with an 89-year-old heir to one of America's first mega-fortunes ...

Brooke Astor's Son Hoping To Avoid Prison

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.17.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — An 89-year-old heir to a famous New York City fortune is set to find out Thursday whether he'll succeed in an 11th-hour attempt to av...

88-Year-Old Astor Son Faces Prison For Stealing Mom's Millions

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The 88-year-old heir to an illustrious American fortune lost an appeal Tuesday of his conviction on charges of plundering his mentally fai...

Brooke Astor Estate Settled, Ending Five Year Family Feud

AP | JIM FITZGERALD | Posted 05.28.2012 | New York

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — The long dispute over the estate of socialite philanthropist Brooke Astor ended Wednesday with a settlement that frees $100...

Judge: Brooke Astor's Son Can Stay Free During Appeal

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Philanthropist Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son can stay out of prison while he appeals his conviction for looting his mother's fortune...

Brooke Astor's son: I'm too sick to be imprisoned

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son has turned to friends in high places – including Whoopi Goldberg and Al Roker – to help hi...

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...

Brooke Astor Verdict: Anthony Marshall GUILTY

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Brooke Astor's 85-year-old son was convicted Thursday of exploiting his philanthropist mother's failing mind and helping himself to h...

The People Vs. Anthony Marshall and Francis Morrissey: The Sentence

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ralph Gardner Jr.

One thing is for certain: In her prime, Brooke Astor would have redeemed the occasion with her spirit and wit. There was no redemption to be found throughout the trial of her son, and it's final day was no different.

The Most Scandalous White-Collar Cases Of 2009 (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Bernie Madoff is only one of the white-collar offenders exposed this year for bilking the country out of millions. Whether stealing from dying family...

The People vs. Anthony Marshall and Francis Morrissey: The Butler Gives Notice

Ralph Gardner Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ralph Gardner Jr.

If come next Monday Tony Marshall, Brooke Astor's son, is sentenced to prison for stealing from his mother, he'll have as many as 25 years to contemplate where things went so wrong.

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...

Anthony Marshall Prison Sentencing Today

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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...

American Obsession With Rich Explains Bloomberg: Guardian

The Guardian | Hadley Freeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's not that Americans are obsessed with people with money, exactly; it's that they are obsessed with how those people made that money and, more impo...

Anthony Astor Collapses In Courthouse Bathroom During Trial

New York Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The trial against Brooke Astor's son took another unexpected twist this morning when her allegedly swindling son Tony Marshall collapsed inside a cour...

Brooke Astor Trial Postponed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- The Manhattan trial of Brooke Astor's son has been postponed because he is sick. A defense attorney said outside court Tuesday that ...

Anthony Marshall, Brooke Astor's Son, Had Mild Stroke

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The wife of Brooke Astor's son, Anthony Marshall, says her husband suffered a mild stroke two weeks ago. Charlene Marshall disclosed...

Astor Trial: Brooke Was Being Ironic In Money Talks With Son

AP | SAMUEL MAULL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Brooke Astor's son claimed she asked him in 2003 whether he wanted all her $198 million fortune, but the aged philanthropist didn't m...

Astor Trial: Brooke Was Ironic In Money Talks With Son

AP | SAMUEL MAULL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

NEW YORK — Brooke Astor's son claimed she asked him in 2003 whether he wanted all her $198 million fortune, but the aged philanthropist didn't m...

Astor Trial: Brooke Walked Naked, Offered Paintings As Gifts

bloomberg.com | Katya Kazakina | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

May 21 (Bloomberg) -- Brooke Astor, who wore beautiful clothes and expensive jewels into her 100s, walked around with nothing on in her mansion at Cov...

Anthony Marshall's Son Urges Dad To Cut Deal To End Brooke Astor Trial

New York Daily News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Anthony Marshall's son urged his dad to cut a deal with prosecutors and end a lurid trial that has exposed the Astor family's dirty secrets. ...

Brooke Astor: Camilla Parker Bowles Mistress Diss

New York Post | Laura Italiano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

How's this for a faux pas? Brooke Astor, noted philanthropist, age 97, reminding Camilla Parker Bowles, during a toast at a crowded gathering, that Pa...

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.

Anthony Marshall Collapses On Way Into Trial

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Andrea Peyser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

ANTHONY MARSHALL has survived the Battle of Iwo Jima and his marriage to "Miss Piggy" Charlene and even outlived his beautiful, befuddled, 105-year-ol...