Mount Vernon School

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Survivor Of Newark Schoolyard Attack Says She Still Has Nightmares

The survivor of a vicious 2007 schoolyard attack that left three college-bound friends dead still suffers from nightmares and depression from the ambush, though she has been able to graduate from college and hold a job.

02/05/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Newark Schoolyard Attack Survivor Testifies In Lawsuit Trial

The survivor of an attack that killed three college-aged friends in 2007 testified in a civil trial against the school district Monday that she felt safe entering the New Jersey schoolyard, but once attacked thought she might die.

02/04/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Focus On School Security In Newark Schoolyard Murder Lawsuit Trial

School security procedures were the focus Tuesday, as a civil trial resumed in connection with the 2007 execution-style schoolyard killings that left three college-bound friends dead.

01/22/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Testimony In Lawsuit Brought By Families Of Newark Schoolyard Murder Victims Under Way

The suit, brought by the families of the victims and a fourth victim who survived the attack, claims the Mount Vernon School was negligent by leaving the playground open at night when it was a known gang hangout.

01/15/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Final Man Convicted In Newark Schoolyard Murders Sentenced To Nearly 200 Years In Prison

Gerardo Gomez was convicted last November on multiple counts including robbery, murder and attempted murder.

01/09/2013