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NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

DA Goes On Attack During NYPD Rape Trial Closing Argument

Prosecutors said the cops were supposed to be New York City’s finest, but instead were New York City’s worst.

05/17/2011

Officer Ken Moreno (left) and attorney Joe Tacopina (credit: AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Alleged Rape Cop’s Attorney: $57 Mil Lawsuit Is Part Of Accuser’s Motivation

There were dramatic developments Monday during closing arguments in the trial of two New York City Police officers accused of rape. The attorney for one of the officers said the victim is in it for the money.

05/16/2011

NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

Officer Moreno’s Attorney Attacks Accuser’s Credibility In Closing Argument

Thirteen jurors have spent the last two and a half months contemplating the guilt or innocence of NYPD officers Kenneth Moreno and Franklin Mata.

05/13/2011

Courtroom sketch. (credit: Christine Cornell)

Accuser In NYPD Rape Trial Leaves Witness Stand

The woman insisted she has no doubt police officers were with her that night. Her testimony may cause the officers to take the stand.

04/19/2011

Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

Accuser’s Testimony May Force Accused NYPD Rape Cops To Stand

It was an emotional final day on the stand Monday for the woman accusing two NYPD officers of rape. The testimony was so raw, she broke down in court.

04/18/2011