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Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Detective Describes Moments Before Pedro Hernandez Confessed To Killing Etan Patz

Detective James Lamendola told jurors he he coaxed Hernandez into his confession by talking to him about the cycle of abuse.

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Competency Of Psychiatrist Called Into Question In Etan Patz Trial

The defense attorney, Harvey Fishbein, argued that Dr. Flavia Robatti is not a competent psychiatrist. His investigation, he said, found not one positive reaction to her, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

02/27/2015

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Woman Reportedly Assaulted By Banana Mogul Boyfriend Says She Is Not A Victim

Posecutors made the case that Hoey beat Allison Bretherick so often and so viciously that she once scribbled on the back of a photograph, “If you find me dead, Thomas hoey did it.”

02/27/2015

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Saudi Man Convicted Of Conspiracy In ’98 US Embassy Bombings

A New York City federal jury returned the verdict Thursday in the case against Khaled al-Fawwaz. The monthlong trial delved into al Qaeda’s early days.

02/26/2015

Rapper Bobby Shmurda performs on stage at Power 105.1's Powerhouse 2014 at Barclays Center of Brooklyn on October 30, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Power 105.1)

Judge Denies Request To Lower Bail For Rapper Bobby Shmurda

Shmurda, whose real name is Ackquille Pollard, is accused of shooting at his brother through the window of a Brooklyn barbershop in June, narrowly missing his target and other patrons, including two toddlers,

02/26/2015

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Lawyer: Newly Discovered Evidence Suggests Neighbors Saw Different Suspect With Boy Who Resembled Etan Patz

Fontier told the court she has found 39 pages of notes taken by a detective who happened to grow up in the same building where Jose Ramos lived. Ramos is the convicted pedophile long suspected in Etan’s 1979 disappearance.

02/24/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Jurors In Etan Patz Trial Watch Another Videotaped Confession To Boy’s Killing

On Monday, jurors watched another interrogation that took place shortly after Hernandez was picked up by police at his home in New Jersey.

02/23/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Defense In Etan Patz Murder Trial Claim Interrogation Video Is A Bombshell

The prosecution and defense Friday were preparing jurors for a new video, which could amount to a bombshell in the trial of the man who confessed to killing Etan Patz.

02/20/2015

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Two Men Arrested On Drug Charges At Woodhaven Daycare Center

Two people have been arrested for allegedly selling drugs out of a home that houses a daycare center.

02/19/2015

New York State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver walks out of the Federal Courthouse after his arraignment in New York City on January 22, 2015. (credit: Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

Former NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver Indicted On 3 Charges

The charges are honest services mail fraud, honest services wire fraud and extortion under the color of his official duties.

02/19/2015

Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. (credit: CBS News)

Police Detective Cross-Examined In Etan Patz Trial

Defense lawyers say Hernandez’s confession is fiction, dreamed up by a mentally ill man with a low IQ and a history of hallucinations.

02/19/2015

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Prosecutor: Terror Trial Defendant Khaled Al-Fawwaz Eagerly Served Bin Laden

A prosecutor told jurors in closing arguments at a New York terrorism trial that the defendant was a top aide to Osama bin Laden nearly a decade before deadly bombings at two U.S. embassies in Africa.

02/18/2015

Abid Naseer

Alleged Al Qaeda Operative, On Trial In Brooklyn, Cross-Examines Convicted Terrorist

Abid Naseer questioned Najibulla Zazi for about an hour. Naseer is acting as his own attorney at his trial in federal court in Brooklyn.

02/18/2015

Abid Naseer

Alleged Al Qaeda Operative Abid Naseer’s Trial Opens In NYC

Assistant U.S. Attorney Celia Cohen told jurors in federal court in Brooklyn that the failed conspiracy in 2009 called for attacks in New York City, England and Denmark.

02/17/2015

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Former Wall Street Computer Tech Convicted In 2011, Bronx Drug Murder

A former Wall Street computer technician turned drug addict accused of murder learned his fate on Friday.

02/13/2015

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