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Victims’ Family Members Crowd Courtroom As Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.

07/02/2014

Prince Joshua "P.J." Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (credit: CBS 2)

Great-Grandmother Of Girl Attacked In Elevator Speaks On Her Recovery

Nearly two weeks ago, Daniel St. Hubert allegedly stabbed Capers and her best friend, 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto inside an elevator at the Boulevard Houses in East New York.

06/14/2014

NYC Rise In Shootings

Amid Dramatic Spike In Shootings, Poll Shows New Yorkers Want More Cops

Prince Joshua “PJ” Avitto was stabbed to death while in the elevator with his friend Mikayla Capers, 7, who was also attacked.

06/12/2014

Daniel St. Hubert appears in court on June 11, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Indicted In Brooklyn Elevator Stabbing Attack That Killed 6-Year-Old Boy

A man charged with stabbing a 6-year-old boy to death and critically injuring a 7-year-old girl inside an elevator in Brooklyn has been indicted for murder and other charges, authorities said Wednesday.

06/11/2014

Police say Tanaya Copeland was pronounced dead after being found unconscious and unresponsive in East New York. (Credit: CBS 2)

Funeral For Brooklyn Woman Who May Be Alleged Victim Of Child Stabbing Suspect

Services will be held Wednesday for 18-year-old Tanaya Copeland.

06/11/2014

The funeral program for 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto is seen on June 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of 6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Attack

The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.

06/06/2014

Daniel St. Hubert in court on June 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Daniel St. Hubert, Suspect In Stabbing Spree That Left Boy Dead, Back In Court

St. Hubert, 27, was officially charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and other crimes in connection with the attack on 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and his friend, 7-year-old Mikayla Capers.

06/06/2014

Daniel St. Hubert In Court

Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Meets Angry Crowd, Faces Judge For First Time

A man appeared before a judge late Thursday, after being charged in an elevator stabbing in Brooklyn that killed a 6-year-old boy and critically injured a 7-year-old girl is also being eyed in two other knife attacks in the city.

06/05/2014

East New York Stabbing Victims' Families

Families Express Gratitude To NYPD After East New York Stabbing Suspect Is Caught

The families of two children who were stabbed in East New York, Brooklyn this past weekend were expressing gratitude and grief Thursday after a suspect was apprehended.

06/05/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Suspect Apprehended In Stabbings That Left 1 Child Dead, 1 Hurt In Brooklyn

Police named a suspect Wednesday evening in the stabbing of two children, one fatally, inside an elevator in Brooklyn.

06/04/2014

East New York Stabbing Sketch

Brooklyn Community Calls For Action As Search Intensifies For Stabbing Suspect

The father of a 6-year-old boy who was stabbed to death inside an elevator in Brooklyn claims the suspect being sought by police is a homeless man he’s seen in the building before.

06/03/2014

Prince Joshua Avitto, 6, and Mikayla Capers, 7. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police: Stabbing That Killed 1 Child, Injured Another May Be Related To Earlier Incident

Police said Monday that a stabbing that left a 6-year-old boy dead and a 7-year-old girl injured in a Brooklyn apartment building might be related to an earlier deadly stabbing nearby.

06/02/2014