A robbery apparently turned into a murder at this store on Amsterdam Avenue on Thursday, June 18. (Credit: CBS2)

3 Men Charged With Murder In Death Of Popular UWS Store Clerk

Three men have been arrested in connection with the death of a popular Upper West Side store clerk who was killed during an apparent robbery last month.


Police on the scene of a murder in Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Grand Jury Indicts Ho-Ho-Kus Man In Mother’s Death

Piotti’s lawyer said his client had psychiatric problems and he’d pursue an insanity defense.


Antoinette Stephen was sentenced to 30 years in prison, after admitting to killing her boyfriend's wife, on his orders, in Boonton, New Jersey in August 2011. (Credit: CBS2)

N.J. Woman Gets 30 Years For Killing Boyfriend’s Wife On His Orders

It was an emotional day in a Morristown, New Jersey courtroom Friday, as the woman who admitted to killing her boyfriend’s wife in Boonton apologized to the victim’s family — and learned her fate.


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Lawyer: Ex-NFL Star Aaron Hernandez, Now In Prison, Is Low On Cash

Former NFL player and convicted killer Aaron Hernandez is running out of money after hiring a platoon of lawyers for all his criminal cases, his attorney said.


Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Etan Patz Jury Tells Judge It’s Hung

The jury in the Etan Patz murder case has sent a note to the judge saying it cannot agree unanimously on a verdict.


Nassau County police cruiser (File/Credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

52-Year-Old Woman Found Dead In East Meadow Home

Police said the call came in around 4 p.m., when someone found an unconscious female at 1875 Prospect Ave.


Homeless shelter manager Ana Isabel Charle was shot and killed in the Bronx on Monday, April 27. (Credit: CBS2)

Bronx Homeless Shelter Manager Sexually Assaulted, Shot To Death

Police say the manager of a New York shelter was abducted at gunpoint by a former resident who attempted to sexually assault her before shooting her to death.


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Man Pleads Guilty In 2013 Rockville Centre Murder Case

A Long Island man has pleaded guilty to murder and sex abuse charges in the death of an 18-year-old newlywed.


Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

No Verdict After Day 6 Of Deliberations In Etan Patz Trial

Jurors asked for a list of witnesses, exhibits and agreements that both sides made on matters of evidence.


Marty Tankleff (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Wrongful Conviction Overturned, Long Island’s Marty Tankleff Ponders Congressional Bid

After serving half of his young life behind bars, Long Island’s Marty Tankleff is seriously considering running for congress.


Pedro Hernandez is charged with killing 6-year-old Etan Patz (inset) in 1979. (credit: CBS2)

Jurors Ask More Questions During Fifth Day Of Deliberations In Etan Patz Murder Trial

The jury in the trial of the man accused of killing Etan Patz wrapped up a fifth day of deliberations Tuesday without reaching a verdict.


FILE -- Gun, generic. (credit: Clip Art)

Report: New Jersey Crime Rates Fall Overall, But Murders Up

About one-third of the state’s murders happened in Essex County, according to the report.


NYPD Squad Car

Bronx DA: Members Of ‘Lyman Place Gang’ Used Facebook To Plot Criminal Activity

An early morning NYPD raid in the Bronx netted eight alleged members of the Lyman Place Gang, on Wednesday.


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Sharpton, De Blasio Sound Off On Fatal Shooting Of South Carolina Man By Cop

Sharpton addressed the killing of Walter Scott at the beginning of his annual National Action Network conference in New York on Wednesday.


FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: Homicide Rate Up 16 Percent In 2015

For a city that prides itself on low homicide rates, a 16 percent increase in murders in New York this year is a grim number.