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Stephen Baldwin hopes to avoid jail time
Stephen Baldwin's lawyer said the tax-evading actor will avoid jail time under a plea agreement in the works with Rockland County prosecutors. Russell Yankwitt, hired by Baldwin to fight felony charges stemming from $350,000 in unpaid income taxes, said details should be hashed out at a meeting Monday morning in Rockland County Court. "I've been told Mr. Baldwin will not be serving any jail...