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

Video Shows Detectives Comforted Suspect While Confessing To 1979 Case Of Missing Etan Patz

The man suspected of killing a 6-year-old boy in one of New York City’s most notorious missing children’s cases burst into tears during a videotaped confession as detectives hugged and comforted him.

10 hours ago

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Suspect In 1998 Embassy Bombings, Adel Abdul Bary, Pleads Guilty To Lesser Charges

An Egyptian lawyer pleaded guilty on Friday to lesser charges in the 1998 plot to bomb U.S. embassies in Africa as part of a deal that would greatly reduce his sentence.

15 hours ago

Yaroslav Kolchin climbed the Brooklyn Bridge on Aug. 24, 2014 (Credit: CBS 2)

Russian Tourist Facing Charges For Climbing Brooklyn Bridge Signs Up For Community Service

A Russian tourist accused of climbing up a cable on the Brooklyn Bridge was in court Friday, and is still waiting for a final resolution.

15 hours ago

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

Detective Describes Moments Before Suspect Confessed To Killing Etan Patz

A police detective testified Thursday that Pedro Hernandez denied knowing about the disappearance of Etan Patz before finally breaking down and admitting to killing the 6-year-old boy in 1979.

09/18/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Reprimands Defense Attorney In Gigi Jordan Murder Trial

A courtroom battle erupted Thursday as the medical examiner testified at the trial of a socialite accused of killing her son in a Manhattan hotel suite.

09/18/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Pharmacologist: Socialite Gigi Jordan’s Son Was Given Extreme Amount Of Pills

Gigi Jordan, a socialite and former pharmaceutical executive, is on trial in Manhattan, accused of killing her son, Jude Mirra, who died of a drug overdose in 2010

09/17/2014

Gilberto Valle speaks with reporters on July 1, 2014. (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Alleged ‘Cannibal Cop’ Co-Conspirator Richard Meltz Gets 10 Years In Prison

The conspiracy went far beyond the internet, the judge said; there were meetings, telephone calls and the purchase of a Taser gun to be used in the kidnappings.

09/16/2014

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

Videotaped Confession Of Suspect In Etan Patz Murder Played In Court

The videotaped confession of a man who admitted killing a 6-year-old Manhattan boy in 1979 is expected to be played in court as a judge determines whether it is fair game for the suspect’s murder trial.

09/15/2014

Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro (credit: Facebook)

Former Bronx Assemblyman Nelson Castro Avoids Jail Time For Government Cooperation

The judge focused on Castro’s four years as a government cooperator in which he wore a wire and brought down other crooked politicians.

09/11/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Peninsula Hotel Staff Testifies In Trial Of Socialite Mom, Gigi Jordan, Accused Of Killing Son

The trial of wealthy mother Gigi Jordan, accused of killing her young, autistic son with prescription pills, continued Thursday with the hotel staff’s testimony.

09/11/2014

Jeff Wilpon (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Report: Former Team Exec Claims Mets Fired Her For Being Pregnant Out Of Wedlock

Leigh Castergine, the former Mets’ head of marketing and ticket sales who was let go last month, is claiming that she was unfairly terminated.

09/10/2014

Shia LaBeouf appears in court in New York City on Sept. 10, 2014. (credit: Pool)

In Wake Of ‘Cabaret’ Fiasco, Actor LaBeouf Pleads Guilty To Disorderly Conduct

Actor Shia LaBeouf pleaded guilty Wednesday to disorderly conduct stemming from an incident at a Broadway show this summer.

09/10/2014

Gigi Jordan (credit: CBS 2)

Trial Begins For Socialite Gigi Jordan, Accused Of Killing Son In NYC Hotel

Socialite Gigi Jordan was arrested in 2010 after police said they found her 8-year-old son, Jude Mirra, dead from a drug overdose in a 16th-floor suite at the Peninsula Hotel in Midtown.

09/10/2014

Derek Boogaard (credit: Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

2 Arrests Made Stemming From Drug Sales In Derek Boogaard’s Death

A former minor league hockey player has been arrested on charges he sold illegally obtained prescription painkillers to former hockey player Derek Boogaard of the New York Rangers and the Minnesota Wild who died of an accidental overdose.

09/09/2014

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

Admissibility Of Videotaped Confession Of Etan Patz’s Murder To Be Focus Of Hearing

The videotaped confession that is the heart of the murder case against Pedro Hernandez will be viewed in court, focusing on the admissibility of the confession.

09/09/2014

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