Teen Gets 18 to Life for Hempstead Murder

first_imgSign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York A 19-year-old Bronx man was sentenced Thursday to 18 years to life in prison for fatally shooting a 34-year-old Freeport man in Hempstead last year.Jazz Murphy had pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in May before Nassau County Judge Meryl Berkowitz.Prosecutors said Murphy shot Leonard Thames once in the back and once in the head, killing him at the corner of Linden Avenue and Linden Place on the night of Jan. 13, 2013.Murphy was arrested by Hempstead village police shortly later.last_img read more

New deal for PSG star puts end to Arsenal and Man United transfer talk

first_img1 Marco Verratti Arsenal and Manchester United target Marco Verratti has put an end to speculation linking him with a move away from Paris Saint-Germain by signing a new contract.The Italian’s current deal was due to end in 2018, but he has now signed a year’s extension with the French champions.Verratti was linked with several of European football’s top clubs during the summer, with Real Madrid reportedly failing in a deadline day bid for the midfielder.And given the interest surrounding Verrratti, PSG’s president Nasser Al-Khelaifi is understandably delighted to have tied the 21-year-old down.“All of Europe wants Marco Verratti and each year he shows his desire to be a long term part of the Paris Saint-Germain project,” Al-Khelaifi told the PSG website.? “Marco is one of the most talented players of his generation. His presence in the squad shows the club’s desire to prepare for the future and build one of the biggest clubs in Europe.”last_img read more