Lawrence Taylor sentenced to 6 years of probation

(AP) - Former football star Lawrence Taylor has been sentenced in New York to six years of probation after a judge refused to allow a

NEW CITY - (AP) - Former football star Lawrence Taylor has been sentenced in New York to six years of probation after a judge refused to allow a teenage prostitute to speak.

The ex-New York Giants football star pleaded guilty in Januaryto sexual misconduct and having sex with the underage prostitute.The girl, now 17, appeared in court with well-known attorney GloriaAllred.

Allred said the girl wanted to read a victim-impact statement.But the judge said victims are entitled to speak only at felonysentencings. Taylor pleaded guilty to misdemeanors.

Taylor will also have to abide by the conditions of a sexoffender. But the judge postponed until April 12 the hearing todetermine what level of sex offender will be assigned to him.

Lawrence Taylor pleads guilty to 2 misdemeanorsEx-Giant Lawrence Taylor back in court Judge in Lawrence Taylor rape case steps down

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The MTA intends to raise LIRR fares for 1 Sole public hearing held on proposed LIRR fare hikes
This week's news includes a major announcement between 2 The Download: Tech News for 12/7
The video was posted on YouTube by professional 3 Police: 4 men arrested in Splish Splash BMX video
According to the Chronicle, the photos were emailed 4 Hofstra University fraternity Sigma Pi accused of hazing ritual
Stoker Olukotun Williams was sentenced to life in 5 Bay Shore man gets life in prison for murdering prostitute

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE