Cold case

Pedro Hernandez in court on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Attorney Asks For Release Of Etan Patz Murder Suspect

An attorney said Wednesday that the man who accused of killing a 6-year-old boy who vanished in 1979 should be released because it is taking too long to get to trial.


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Skull Discovery Brings Closure To 15-Year-Old Cold Case

The murder of a New Jersey woman who vanished fifteen years ago in central New York has been solved.


Dorian Gillon (credit: Handout)

Arrest Made In 2005 Plainfield Murder Case

Dorian Gillon, 49, was arrested Monday and charged with murder in connection with the beating and strangulation of a 39-year-old Plainfield woman in 2005.


Flyers for information in the unsolved murder of "Baby Hope" are seen on Dyckman Street on Tuesday, July 23, 2013. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

NYPD Offering Reward In Young Girl’s Unsolved Murder

It was 22 years ago Tuesday when police found the body of a young, unidentified child inside a blue and white cooler in a wooded area on the Henry Hudson Parkway and Dyckman Street.


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Nassau County Police Seek Clues In Student’s 1986 Murder

Chaim Weiss was found murdered in November 1986. Police said the 15-year-old was stabbed to death in his sleep at the Mesivta of Long Beach.


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Police Reopening Investigation Into 1986 Murder Of Long Beach Student

The Nassau County Police Department will hold a press conference Tuesday on the death of 15-year-old Chaim Weiss.


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Man Sentenced In 14-Year-Old Cold Case Rape

Lerio Guerrero was sentenced Tuesday, 14 years after he committed the crime in the Lower East Side. He pleaded guilty to the rape charges earlier this month, according to prosecutors.


Ivy Mantell

EXCLUSIVE: Huge Reward Offered In Case Of Missing Yonkers Mother

A missing persons’ case has morphed into a possible murder investigation. A mother has been the object of an intense search in Westchester County, and her family is pleading for help to find her — dead or alive.


Joe Helt

Seen At 11: Finally, A Break In A Quarter Century-Old Upstate N.Y. Cold Case?

One woman’s chilling story is bringing new attention to the case of Joe Helt, a young man who vanished one night on a mountain near Ellenville, N.Y..


Lissette Torres (credit: Personal Photo)

Edwin Alcaide Arrested In Cold Case Killing Of Lisette Torres In 1987

Torres’ parents called Thursday’s arrest the miracle they’ve been waiting for. Detectives found the key evidence at the original crime scene, but they couldn’t trace it until now.


First Round Of Connecticut Cold Case Playing Cards (credit: CT Dept. of Correction)

Conn: Success From Program That Looks To Prison Inmates To Help Solve Cold Cases

Law enforcement officials in Connecticut say they’ve had success in a new attempt to solve cold cases, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.


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Pennsylvania Convict Arrested In 1998 Cold Case Slaying Of Bronx Girl

Police said 40-year-old James Martin was extradited to New York on Wednesday and arrested on charges of murder and rape.


Councilman Daniel Dromm with Jena Liang in Elmhurst on Nov. 2, 2011 (credit: Handout)

Daughter Of Missing Queens Woman Urges Police To Reopen Case

Nearly a decade ago, Jena Liang came home to her Elmhurst apartment to find her mother gone and blood stains on the floor and ceiling. Police records showed strong evidence of foul play but no body was ever found.


Valerie Lorraine Cuccia

Nearly 4 Decades Later, Former N.Y. State Cop Still Looking For Missing Sister

It was 37 years ago that a 20-year-old woman disappeared from a Brooklyn disco. And while it’s a decades-old cold case, the woman’s brother has not given up on finding out what happened.


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New Details Emerge In 1980 Slaying Of New Jersey Rock Singer Melvin Hopkins

Authorities say they have developed new information in the unsolved 1980 slaying of a local rock musician in New Jersey.