murder trial

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s Doctor Debunks Defense’s Claim Of Accidental Drowning

The jury heard from Cachay’s personal physician on Tuesday. She told the jury that Cachay was taking five prescription medications at the time of her death for fibromyalgia, a chronic pain condition, and for insomnia.

06/18/2013

Nicholas Brooks (Photo/Terry Sheridan), Sylvie Cachay (Getty Images)

Testimony Continues In Murder Trial Of Slain Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s Boyfriend

Sylvie Cachay’s best friends who take the stand to describe the toxic love life that ended in her violent death are like the swimsuit designer; beautiful young women from the fashion world.

06/12/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay’s E-Mails Disclosed In Murder Trial

More details emerged in court Tuesday surrounding the death of fashion designer Sylvie Cachay. Her boyfriend is on trial for her murder at a posh downtown hotel on Dec. 9, 2010.

06/11/2013

Sylvie Cachay (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Friend Of Murdered Fashion Designer Sylvie Cachay Testifies As Trial Continues

In their last conversation, Lisa McHale testified, Cachay told her she had finally broken off the destructive relationship. Cachay’s body was found partially clothed and submerged in a bathtub at Soho House Hotel two days later.

06/10/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Jurors Break For Weekend In Deliberating On Meat Cleaver Killer Case

Jurors were on a break for the weekend Saturday, after failing so far to reach a verdict in the trial of a man who allegedly killed a Manhattan psychotherapist by slashing her to death.

04/13/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Jurors Find Lamont Pride Guilty Of Murder In Killing Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Prosecutors said Pride and four others plotted to rob a drug dealer who lived in a basement apartment in Brooklyn, but were interrupted by police.

02/11/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Deliberations Under Way In Death Of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski

Lamont Pride is accused of murder in the December 2011 death of Officer Peter Figoski.

02/07/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Prosecutor Urges Jurors To Just Weigh Facts In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case

During his closing argument, prosecutor Ken Taub said while the defendant’s intent may have been to get away from a bungled robbery, he was also intent on killing any police officer who got in his way.

02/06/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

Co-Defendant In Brooklyn Cop Killer Case To Testify Against Murder Suspect

Four detectives who were involved in the manhunt for Det. Peter Figoski’s killers testified in the murder trial of Lamont Pride on Monday.

02/04/2013

Officer Peter Figoski, left (credit: Handout); Suspected gunman Lamont Pride in a 2009 mugshot (credit: Handout/Guilford County Sheriff’s Office)

New Evidence Heard In NYPD Cop Killer Trial

Defendant Lamont Pride said that he was trying to escape a robbery when he was confronted by a hooded man with a gun in his hand. He said that after a struggle, a shot went off.

01/31/2013

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Mistrial Declared In Murder Trial For NJ Attorney Paul Bergrin

A judge declared a mistrial Wednesday after a jury in Newark couldn’t reach a verdict in the case against Paul Bergrin. The panel had deliberated for six days.

11/23/2011

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Prosecution Rests Case In Murder Trial Of NJ Lawyer Paul Bergrin

Paul Bergrin is charged with helping to set up the murder of an informant who was to testify against one of his clients.

11/09/2011

Barbara Sheehan walking into Queens Criminal Court on Sept. 19, 2011 (credit: CBS 2)

Battered Woman’s Defense Brings Mixed Results

Barbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father’s sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman’s defense, and it has mixed results.

09/24/2011

Barbara Sheehan on courthouse steps in Kew Gardens after opening arguments in her murder trial (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Murder Trial Begins For Woman Accused Of Killing Husband, Retired NYC Police Sergeant

The jury was told that Barbara Sheehan killed her husband Raymond at their Howard Beach home in 2008 by using two different guns, including his own weapon. The defense claims she acted in self defense.

09/09/2011

Werner Lippe's Mugshot - File / Photo: CBS 2

Westchester Jeweler Convicted In Wife’s Death Gets Prison

Werner Lippe was convicted in October of incinerating Faith Lippe in an oil drum after knocking her unconscious with a piece of lumber in October 2008.

03/29/2011

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