Back Stories: 'If It Doesn’t Fit, You Must Acquit'It was the trial of the century. In today’s Back Stories, WCBS court reporter Irene Cornell recalls when the O.J. Simpson verdict was handed down.
Back Stories: 'Sammy The Bull' Gravano Turns On John GottiIrene Cornell was in the courtroom when Salvatore "Sammy the Bull" Gravano turned rat and testified against John Gotti in his third federal trial.
Judge Refuses To Overturn Murder Conviction In Etan Patz CaseDefense attorneys argued the jury learned about the presence of the first jury's members and were improperly influenced by the spectacle.
Back Stories: Former NYC Mayor John Lindsay Plants A Parting KissWCBS reporter Irene Cornell says she was shocked when the mayor walked over to her.
50 Stories: Covering Organized Crime In New YorkWayne is joined by longtime court reporter Irene Cornell who waxes poetic about figures like Crazy Joe Gallo, Big Paulie Castellano and of course John Gotti.
Pedro Hernandez Convicted Of Killing Etan Patz, Boy Missing Since 1979Jurors deliberated over nine days before finding the 56-year-old guilty of murder during a kidnapping.
John Gotti, Grandson Of ‘Teflon Don,’ Pleads Guilty To Selling Drugs In QueensJohn Gotti, grandson of the deceased mob boss John Gotti nicknamed “Teflon Don,” has pleaded guilty to selling drugs as part of a larger distribution ring in Queens, authorities say.
Jury Deliberations Continue In Retrial Of Pedro Hernandez, Accused Of Killing Etan PatzAn earlier trial for the Maple Shade, New Jersey, man ended in mistrial.
Jury Deliberations In Retrial Of Pedro Hernandez Stretch Into Second DayJurors are considering the many confessions made by the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz over the years, starting in the summer of 1979.
Woman Who Accused Ex-NY Gov. Spitzer Of Assault Pleads Not Guilty To ExtortionA high-priced Russian call girl pleaded not guilty Tuesday to allegedly trying to extort hundreds of thousands of dollars from former Gov. Eliot Spitzer.
Man Testifies That Etan Patz Murder Defendant Confessed To Him In 1979A man testified Tuesday that the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz 37 years ago confessed the murder to him shortly afterward.
Childhood Friend Breaks Down In Tears At Etan Patz Murder Case RetrialA witness broke down on the stand Monday at the retrial of the man accused of killing 6-year old Etan Patz 37 years ago.