Surveillance video shows Youssef Abdel-Gawad returning fire from an apparent intruder with a gun trying to get into his Huntington Station home in August. The homeowner’s lawyer has said this is a clear case of self-defense.
Kenneth Minor’s lawyer told a judge Tuesday that Minor was rejecting prosecutors’ offer to plead guilty to manslaughter and accept a 14-year sentence. He’s been serving 20 years to life in motivational speaker and author Jeffrey Locker’s 2009 death.
Morillo is described as Hispanic, 5-foot-11, weighing 215 pounds. He has a tear drop tattoo below his left eye and was last seen wearing a black baseball cap, white sweater and tan pants.
A suspect who police say punched a 62-year-old Brooklyn man in Union Square Park has been indicted on a charge of manslaughter as a hate crime.
Franklin Reyes, 17, kept his head down during Tuesday’s court appearance. The little girl’s father, Alan Russo, cried out “she was only 4, only 4,” while his wife Sophia sobbed at his side in the courtroom.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in a hit-and-run accident that left a woman dead on the Van Wyck Expressway in Queens.
Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.
According to police, Steven Calandrillo, 25, slammed his car into a woman standing on the sidewalk at the corner of Shore Parkway and Bragg Street in Sheepshead Bay around 2 a.m. on Saturday.
“Somebody made a mistake that was handling that call and we’re looking into it, we’ll find out what happened,” Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano said Friday.
The 17-year-old unlicensed driver accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl and injuring her grandmother on the Upper West Side was in court Wednesday night to answer to serious charges.
38-year-old Lisa McQuade is accused of killing the boyfriend she claims was an abuser.
Dr. Oleg Davie faces second-degree manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide and other charges in connection with the death of 51-year-old Isel Pineda.
The owner of a multi-unit apartment building in Paterson, N.J., where four people died in a fire in 2010 reached a plea deal that will keep her out of prison Wednesday.
A Bronx man was pronounced Dead On Arrival at Lincoln Hospital on Saturday. Police found Christopher Muse, 25, of Mott Haven with a stab wound to the torso after responding to a call about a shooting inside of an East 141 Street apartment.
Police have arrested a Brooklyn man on manslaughter and homicide charges after he allegedly killed a 24-year-old man in Sunnyside Queens while driving drunk.