Morales did not fire the fatal shot, but prosecutors said he planned the armed robbery of a marijuana dealer who lived in his uncle’s basement. Under state law, if someone is killed during a felony, the person who committed that felony can also be charged with murder.
The NYPD has increased security at the British Consulate and other sites in New York, following an attack in London that left a soldier hacked to death.
Police have questioned and released two men who were with a suspect who allegedly shot and killed a man in Greenwich Village this weekend – all because he was gay.
State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance says Richards is being held on $2 million bail. He is due in Bridgeport Superior Court on Monday.
Marina and Kevin Krim, whose two young children were stabbed to death allegedly at the hands of their nanny, announced via Facebook that they are expecting a baby boy.
34-year-old Michael Bell of Plainfield was arrested late Saturday night near Penn Station in Newark. Bell fled after allegedly assaulting his 3-month-old son.
Malcolm Shabazz, the grandson of civil rights activist Malcolm X, was shot and killed this week in Mexico.
Four decades ago Commissioner Kelly was a young Sergeant arriving on the scene of a horrific crime, the virtual execution of two fellow police officers.
Jurors heard opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Nelson Morales, a suspect setting the wheels in motion for a robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski.
The New York State Senate on Tuesday approved legislation to rename a bridge in Bellerose, Long Island, for a Nassau County police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty last fall.
On Monday, police were called to an apartment on Shorefront Parkway where 60-year-old Sylvia Scott was found stabbed multiple times in the torso, the NYPD said.
Shaniesha Forbes died of “homicidal asphyxiation,” which includes suffocation and smothering, the medical examiner’s office said.
A southern Brooklyn man has been sentenced to a maximum life term for killing his roommate and hacking him into thousands of pieces, according to a published report.
The man who confessed to killing 6-year-old Etan Patz 34 years ago has asked a judge to drop the murder case against him.
Michael Skakel argues that during the 2002 trial, attorney Michael Sherman failed to challenge the state’s star witness and obtain evidence pointing to other suspects, did a poor job with jury selection and closing arguments and didn’t hire enough investigators and expert consultants.