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Young crime victim receives Jeter souvenirs

Derek Jeter during batting practice before playing against

Derek Jeter during batting practice before playing against the Los Angeles Angels at Yankee Stadium. (Aug. 10, 2011) Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Minutes after Nassau Court Judge Jerald Carter sentenced to prison the man who stabbed an 8-year-old boy in a Westbury restaurant, Carter asked the boy's mother who his favorite sports star is.

"Derek Jeter," answered Lisa DalFonso.

"You tell your son . . . he will be as big as Derek Jeter" when the defendant is released, Carter told DalFonso, responding to the mother's concerns that...

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