First-Degree Murder

Dante Taylor (Credit: CBS 2)

Man Accused In Medford Woman’s Death Pleads Not Guilty To Upgraded Murder Charges

Dante Taylor, 19, of Mastic pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder Thursday in court in Riverhead. He was originally charged with second-degree murder.

07/24/2014

Mingdong Chen (credit: CBS 2)

Chinese Immigrant Indicted On 5 Counts Of Murder For Brooklyn Slashings

A Brooklyn grand jury voted Friday to indict Mingdong Chen, 25, for the killings. First degree murder no longer carries the death penalty in New York State, but does apply in a case of multiple killings.

11/01/2013

Police on the scene of an apparent homicide in Little Falls, NJ on Monday, July 15, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

N.J. Man Arrested On First-Degree Murder Charge For Little Falls Stabbing Death

One person is dead and a suspect is in custody after a tense standoff with police overnight in Little Falls.

07/15/2013

Aaron Hernandez (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Patriots Offering Trade For Aaron Hernandez Jerseys

The New England Patriots are offering a new jersey to all fans who want to get rid of the one they bought with Aaron Hernandez’s name on it.

06/28/2013

Aaron Hernandez is led from his home in handcuffs on June 26, 2013. (credit: WBZ-TV/CBSBoston.com)

Judge Denies Bail For Former Pats Tight End Aaron Hernandez

A judge on Thursday denied bail for former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez, who is charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of a friend.

06/27/2013

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Exclusive: Accidental Voicemail Captures Murder Of Queens Woman

Danielle Thomas was found dead on June 26, 2012. Her boyfriend Jason Bohn has been charged with first degree murder in her death.

06/26/2013

Jason Bohn (L), Danielle Thomas (R) (credit: Personal Photos)

Queens Man Now Charged With First-Degree Murder In Alleged Murder Of Ex-Girlfriend

A Queens man accused of strangling and beating his ex-girlfriend to death now faces charges of first-degree murder.

07/13/2012

Generic Handgun File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Woman Convicted Of 1st-Degree Murder

A Bronx woman faces up to life in prison without the possibility of parole following her first-degree murder conviction.

02/17/2011