Manslaughter

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Gigi Jordan Found Guilty Of Manslaughter In Death Of Autistic Son

The jury did not find Jordan guilty of the top count of murder, but instead convicted her of first-degree manslaughter as a result of extreme emotional disturbance.

11/05/2014

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16-Year-Old Charged In Stabbing Death Of Another Teen On Long Island

Nassau County police said 16-year-old Jasmine Copeland, of Freeport, got into an argument with three girls aged 16, 17, and 9 on Saturday night.

11/02/2014

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CBS2: Gigi Jordan Gives One-On-One Interview As She Stands Trial For Murder

CBS2’s Dave Carlin visited Gigi Jordan in jail on Rikers Island where she told him she killed her own child out of “a mother’s love.”

10/31/2014

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Brooklyn DA: 2 Drivers Indicted Over Death Of Passenger In DWI Crash

Richard Roman-Santos and Gerrard Herbert, both 32 years old and of Brooklyn, are facing a 26-count indictment.

10/29/2014

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‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Re-Sentenced In Death Of Motivational Speaker

Kenneth Minor was convicted of murder and sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in 2011, but his conviction was later overturned.

10/20/2014

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

Accused Child Killer Lacey Spears Appears In White Plains Court

A Westchester mother accused of fatally poisoning her 5-year-old son faced a judge Wednesday.

10/15/2014

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Queens Man Pleads Guilty In Deaths Of Wife, Two Children

Prosecutors alleged Mejia-Ramos stabbed his wife Deisy Garcia to death, then hugged and kissed his two young daughters before setting them down on their bed and killing them too.

10/11/2014

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‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Accepts New Plea Deal In LI Motivational Speaker’s Death

The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.

09/29/2014

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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