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

Psychiatrist Testifies Man Who Confessed To Killing Etan Patz Is Mentally Ill

Dr. Michael First testified Tuesday that Pedro Hernandez has schizotypal personality disorder. He said the diagnosis is on the spectrum of schizophrenia.


FILE -- Pedro Hernandez in court on Nov. 15, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Daughter Of Pedro Hernandez Testifies At Etan Patz Murder Trial

The 25-year-old daughter of a man on trial for murder in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz is testifying on his behalf.


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Harlem Man Guilty Of Murder For Fatally Stabbing Girlfriend, Stuffing Body In Barrel

A 26-year-old man has been convicted of second-degree murder for stabbing his girlfriend to death in his Harlem apartment and leaving the body in a barrel.


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

Prosecution Rests In Etan Patz Trial; Defense To Present Evidence Monday

Prosecutors have rested in the murder trial of a man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979.


Franklin Reyes is charged in the traffic accident that killed Ariel Russo, 4, on the Upper West Side in June 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Teen Accused Of Running Over, Killing 4-Year-Old Ariel Russo Rejects Plea Deal, But Judge Gives Him Time To Reconsider

A teenager accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl with an SUV will be in court Wednesday to decide whether to take a plea deal.


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Pakistani Man Guilty In Al Qaeda Plot To Attack NYC Subway

The verdict was reached Wednesday in federal court in Brooklyn where Abid Naseer acted as his own lawyer. No date was set for sentencing.


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Vietnamese Man Pleads Not Guilty To Terrorism Charges In New York

Minh Quang Pham pleaded not guilty to charges that include providing material support to al Qaeda, receiving military training from the terrorist organization in Yemen and possession of a firearm intended for use in crimes of violence.


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Vietnamese Man Extradited From UK To Face US Terror Charge

A Vietnamese man extradited from the United Kingdom will be arraigned Wednesday on charges he provided material support to al-Qaida in Yemen after telling his wife he was going to Ireland, authorities said.


Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Prosecutors: Man Claiming He Could Be Etan Patz Surfaces

Prosecutors say they’ve received similar calls before. They’ve asked police to interview the man.


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.


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.


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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.”


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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.


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,


Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

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.