Lee Evans

Lee Evans was acquitted of the 1978 murders of five Newark teenagers in 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Lee Evans, NJ Man Acquitted In Murder Of 5 Teens, Sues

Lee Evans filed a civil suit in Superior Court in Newark against the Essex County prosecutor’s office, the Newark Police Department and U.S. Sen. Cory Booker.


Aaron Rodgers (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Keidel: Which Team Will Take Home The Lombardi Trophy?

Every year we know that the seasons will change and football pundits will punt past their coverage. They frown over their notes, making Super Bowl predictions as colorful as the rainbow foliage surrounding most NFL stadiums in October.


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Liguori: A Roller Coaster Sunday For Football Fans

The highs and lows of any season can wear out a sports fan and this past Sunday, no matter which team you were rooting for, fans experienced an ‘emotional roller coaster’ of a day.


Lee Evans (credit: CBS 2)

Lee Evans Acquitted Of Murdering 5 Newark Teens In 1978

Jurors found Lee Evans not guilty of ten murder-related charges.


Lee Evans (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Denies Mistrial Motion In NJ Missing Teens Case From 30 Years Ago

The trial of a New Jersey man accused of murdering five Newark teenagers more than 30 years ago was marked by tense and emotional exchanges Tuesday.


Lee Evans (credit: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of Man Charged In 1978 Newark Murders

Lee Evans and and his cousin are accused of luring the boys on Aug. 20, 1978 to an abandoned house, locking them inside and setting the home on fire.


Philander Hampton (credit: Essex County Prosecutor)

Philander Hampton Admits To Murdering Newark Teens In 1978

A New Jersey man pleaded guilty Tuesday to murdering five teenagers in 1978 in what was one of the state’s longest-running cold cases.


Trial Date Set For NJ’s Coldest Case

A state Superior Court judge in Newark set a May 2 trial date for Lee Evans of Irvington and his cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, who are charged with murdering five Newark teens in 1978.


David Nelson #86 of the Buffalo Bills readies to enter the field against the New York Jets at Ralph Wilson Stadium on October 3, 2010 in Orchard Park, New York. The Jets won 38-14. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Bills’ David Nelson Expected To Sit Against Jets

Rookie David Nelson is expected to miss the Buffalo Bills’ season finale at the New York Jets because of a rib injury, leaving the team down yet another receiver.


Lee Evans and Philander Hampton - Photos: Essex County Prosecutor

Suspect In Teens’ 1978 Deaths Due In Court Tuesday

The 56-year-old Irvington resident has maintained he’s innocent. His 53-year-old cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, has pleaded not guilty.


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Bills Try Turning Page After Loss To Jets

Lee Evans didn’t have to look at the scoreboard Sunday to figure out his team was well on its way to another discouraging and frustrating loss.


Lee Evans and Philander Hampton - Photos: Essex County Prosecutor

NJ Man Accused In Teens’ 1978 Deaths Due In Court

The 56-year-old Irvington resident has insisted he is innocent, and his 53-year-old cousin, Philander Hampton of Jersey City, has pleaded not guilty.


Jets vs. Bills

Jets Blog: Jets/Bills Preview

It’s not often that a game against an 0-3 team is big, but Sunday’s match-up against the Bills in Orchard Park is crucial for the Jets.



Suspect In 1978 Newark Killings Free On Bail

Lee Evans, charged with killing five teenage boys, including Michael McDowell , in Newark 32 years ago, posted bail and walked away from the Essex County Jail on Friday.


Lee Evans (AP Photo)

N.J. Murder Suspect May Be Freed Thursday

One of two men accused of killing five Newark teenagers more than three decades ago may walk out of Essex County Jail soon.