Jose Ramos

Jose Ramos in May 2010 (credit: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections)

Ex-Con Testifies Convicted Pedophile Told Him He Knew Where Etan Patz Caught Bus

Ex-con Jack Colbert, who shared a prison cell twice with Jose Ramos, testified that the convicted pedophile told him he knew Etan, knew where he caught the school bus and was afraid of being prosecuted in the case.

19 hours ago

Etan Patz (credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Former Informant: Convicted Pedophile Jose Ramos Admitted Molesting Etan Patz

Rothschild said Ramos recounted in horrifying detail how he molested Etan and other boys.

03/26/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Prosecutor Tries To Discredit Defense’s Star Witness In Trial Of Etan Patz’s Alleged Killer

Prosecutor Joan Illuzzi-Orbon suggested Stuart GraBois was so obsessed with the case that he followed up on psychic tips.

03/24/2015

Jose Ramos in May 2010 (credit: Pennsylvania Department of Corrections)

Defense Lawyers In Etan Patz Case Try To Shift Focus To Past Suspect

Frank Carroll, a former Bronx prosecutor, testified for the defense that 33 years ago — three years after 6-year-old Etan vanished in 1979 — Jose Ramos became a prime suspect.

03/23/2015

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

Defense Expert Says Pedro Hernandez More Vulnerable To False Confession

Dr. Bruce Frumkin testified that Pedro Hernandez would be less able to cope with a police interrogation because of his low IQ and mental disorder.

03/20/2015

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

Judge: Potatoes Can’t Be Evidence In Etan Patz Murder Trial

Judge Maxwell Wiley on Thursday denied the defense request, saying it would raise too much speculation for jurors in Pedro Hernandez’s trial.

03/19/2015

Etan Patz (credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Defense Lawyers Gear Up For Final Days Of Etan Patz Trial

The jury has yet to hear two key elements of the defense’s case for Pedro Hernandez.

03/17/2015

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.

03/09/2015

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.

02/24/2015

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

(credit: Jane Rosenberg)

2 Witnesses Testify Etan Patz Murder Suspect Claimed He Killed Someone

Two witnesses have testified that a man charged in the 1979 kidnapping and murder of Etan Patz told them decades ago that he had killed someone while working in a bodega in New York City.

02/09/2015

Joan Illuzzi Orbon, Julia Patz and Pedro Hernandez in court on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jane Rosenberg)

Mom Of Etan Patz Testifies At Murder Trial Of Pedro Hernandez

The mother of a 6-year-old boy who vanished on his way to school 35 years ago is testifying in the murder trial of a store clerk accused of killing him.

02/02/2015

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

35 Years After Etan Patz Vanished, Murder Trial Opens

Opening statements began Friday in the trial against Pedro Hernandez, the New Jersey man accused in the disappearance and killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz.

01/30/2015

Etan Patz (Credit: Stanley K. Patz)

Attorney: Convicted Child Abuser To Invoke 5th Amendment If Asked To Testify In Etan Patz Trial

A convicted child molester who was long suspected in the 1979 missing child case of Etan Patz plans to invoke his right against self-incrimination if called to testify in the murder trial of a man now charged with the crime.

12/19/2014

Jose Ramos (credit: CBS 2)

Former Cop Gets Up To 14 1/2 Years For Using Barbershops For Illegal Activities

A disgraced former NYPD officer has been sentenced to as many as 14 1/2 years in prison, after being convicted of turning his two Bronx barbershops into a front for drug dealing, robbery and stolen goods.

12/10/2014

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