Felony Murder

Joshua Higgins in court on April 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teen Pleads Not Guilty In Shooting That Killed Jersey City Man Trying To Protect Wife

Joshua Higgins, 19, of Newark, who is charged with felony murder, robbery, and firearms offenses in connection with the shooting, pleaded not guilty on Thursday. He is being held on $500,000 bail.

04/10/2014

Jersey City Fatal Shooting

2 Charged In Shooting That Killed Jersey City Man Trying To Protect Wife

Two suspects have been charged in connection with the robbery and fatal shooting of a man who was trying to protect his wife in Jersey City this past weekend.

04/09/2014

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Police: Man Who Fell Onto Third Rail On LIRR Tracks Was Attacked

Early reports said a man who fell onto the third rail and died at the Bellmore Long Island Rail Road station had suffered a seizure, but police said Saturday evening that he was attacked.

08/24/2013

A Jail Cell - File / Photo: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images

Authorities Charge 3 In Alleged Murder Of Brooklyn Rapper

Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli says 30-year-old Randy Manning of Brooklyn faces numerous charges — including felony murder and witness tampering — in the death of Rhian H. Stoute, a 33-year-old Brooklyn resident who performed under the name Kampane.

08/20/2011

NJ Inmate Convicted Of Strangling Another Inmate

Prosecutors say Bonilla strangled Derrick West Harris of Newark, a 51-year-old barber who’d been brought to the Delaney Hall correctional facility two days earlier in May 2009 for unpaid traffic tickets.

01/27/2011