Judge Refuses to Undo Larry Mendte’s Felony Plea

By Andrew Gauthier 

Associated Press

A judge is refusing to undo TV newsman Larry Mendte‘s felony plea for hacking into his co-anchor’s e-mails.

The 53-year-old Mendte remains on federal probation after serving six months home confinement. He admitted in 2008 that he obsessively hacked into former KYW-TV co-anchor Alycia Lane‘s e-mails and leaked private information to the press.

Mendte is now working for WPIX-TV in New York, a CW network affiliate. More…