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Lacey Spears is accused of killing her son, Garnett, by feeding him lethal levels of salt. (Credit: Westchester County District Attorney's Office)

Experts: Case Of Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears May Shed Light On Munchausen By Proxy

Experts said the case of a mother accused of poisoning her 5-year-old son to death with salt appears be an example of how social media feeds into Munchausen by proxy.

07/19/2014

Christopher Howson

22 Years In Prison For Westchester Man Who Strangled Wife

A Westchester County computer programmer was sentenced to 22 years in prison Tuesday for strangling his wife.

07/15/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Prosecutors Offer Closing Arguments In Trial Against Queens Doctor Stan Li

Prosecutor Peter Kougasian focused on the death of one patient, Joseph Hague, who saw Dr. Stan Li for less than a year before he died.

07/10/2014

Noel Estevez (credit: CBS 2)

Murder Charge Reduced For Teen Suspect In Deadly Bronx Stabbing

Noel Estevez, the 14-year-old Bronx student accused of fatally stabbing a classmate, was indicted Monday on a charge of manslaughter – a lower charge than he initially faced.

07/01/2014

Stan Li (credit: Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor for the City of New York)

Dr. Stan Li Testifies He Kept Prescribing Powerful Drugs Despite Warning Signs

A doctor who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients testified Monday that he continued to prescribe powerful painkillers even after he had learned that a patient had been hospitalized for an alcohol overdose.

06/23/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Charged In Death Of Daughter, 19, In The Bronx

A Bronx man has been charged in the death of his 19-year-old daughter in the Bronx, police said.

06/18/2014

Suspect wanted in connection with deadly subway assault (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In Attack That Left Man Dead On East Harlem Subway Platform

A suspect was arrested and charged Sunday in an assault on an East Harlem subway platform that left a man dead.

06/15/2014

A memorial in front of The Drunken Monkey on Staten Island on Monday, June 9, 2014 for Abdou Cisse, who was killed there early Sunday June 8. (Credit: Staten Island Advance/Bill Lyons)

Suspect Charged In Deadly Beating Outside ‘Mob Wives’ Bar On Staten Island

A suspect has been charged in a beating that left a man dead in front a bar made famous by the reality TV show “Mob Wives.”

06/10/2014

Cement truck driver Raymond Ragen (Credit: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Convicted Of Manslaughter, Assault In 2012 Crash That Killed Bus Driver

According to the Nassau County district attorney’s office, 45-year-old Raymond Ragen was convicted of manslaughter and assault after a three and a half week trial.

04/16/2014

Megan Bookstaver was shot and killed while police said she was "examining firearms" with two others in Tarrytown on Sept. 2, 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Tarrytown Man Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter For Fatal Shooting Of Girlfriend

Police said the shooting occurred Sept. 2 – Labor Day – at Eric Gaulin’s townhouse as he showed several rifles to the victim, 23-year-old Megan Bookstaver of Hicksville, Long Island.

04/15/2014

Youssef Abdel-Gawad

LI Man Facing Manslaughter Charge For Shooting, Killing Alleged Armed Burglar

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.

03/04/2014

Kenneth Minor (credit: 48 Hours)

Kenneth Minor Turns Down Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

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.

02/04/2014

Raymond Morillo (credit: NYPD)

Police: Convicted Killer Swaps Clothes With Friend, Escapes Queens Psychiatric Facility

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.

01/29/2014

Union Square Rampage BIG DL

Suspect Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Throwing Fatal Union Square Punch

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.

10/08/2013

Ariel Russo, 2 days before she was struck and killed by an SUV in June. (credit: handout)

DA Seeking Maximum Sentence For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Ariel Russo

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.

09/24/2013

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