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Arthur Morgan, III (L); Tierra Morgan (R) (credit: Handout)

Jury Finds NJ Dad Guilty Of Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter

Jurors on Thursday found Arthur Morgan III guilty of killing Tierra Morgan-Glover, whose body was pulled from a creek in a park near the Jersey shore in November 2011.

04/03/2014

Arthur Morgan, III (L); Tierra Morgan (R) (credit: Handout)

Jury Mulls Fate Of NJ Father Accused Of Tossing 2-Year-Old Off Overpass

Prosecutors in Monmouth County say Arthur Morgan III, 29, of Eatontown killed Tierra Morgan-Glover in a jealous rage in 2011 after the child’s mother broke off their engagement.

04/02/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Elizabeth, N.J. Man Pleads Not Guilty After Wife Is Found Slain

An Elizabeth, N.J. man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he killed his wife.

03/24/2014

Karla Villagra-Garzon

Missing Elizabeth, N.J. Mom Found Slain; Husband Charged With Murder

A mother from Elizabeth, N.J. has been found dead more than three weeks after she was reported missing, and her husband has been charged with her murder.

03/19/2014

Kitty Genovese

Questions Persist On 50th Anniversary Of Kitty Genovese’s Murder

Thursday marks the 50th anniversary of one of New York’s most infamous and most studied crimes.

03/13/2014

Arthur Morgan, III (L); Tierra Morgan (R) (credit: Handout)

Murder Trial Under Way For NJ Man Accused Of Tossing 2-Year-Old Daughter Into Creek

Prosecutors said Arthur Morgan III killed his daughter during a court-approved visit by attaching a tire iron to her car seat to weigh it down before throwing it into a creek in Wall Township from an overpass.

03/12/2014

Kashif Parvaiz, Nazish Noorani

Prosecutors: Man Charged In Wife’s Slaying In Boonton Wanted Others Dead

A murder shocked the quiet community of Boonton, N.J. nearly three years ago, and prosecutors this week said the husband wanted three other people killed.

03/10/2014

Nassau County police cruiser (file/credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Nephew Charged With Murder After Man’s Body Found On Long Island

A Long Island man accused of strangling his uncle and burying him in his backyard pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder charges on Saturday.

03/08/2014

David Tarloff (file/credit: CBS 2)

Third Trial Begins For David Tarloff In Meat-Cleaver Murder Of Therapist

Opening statements began Monday in the new murder trial of a man accused of killing a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver on the Upper East Side.

03/03/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Reward Offered In Murder Of Kean College Student Near Rutgers Campus

Middlesex County, N.J. Crime Stoppers announced Saturday that they are offering cash rewards in the case of a 22-year-old Kean University student who was beaten to death last month in New Brunswick.

03/01/2014

Gavel

Randolph, N.J., Man Pleads Guilty To Murdering, Robbing Dad

Brendon Matos, 28, of Randolph, also pleaded guilty Tuesday to robbery and a weapons offense stemming from the July 2011 slaying of 56-year-old Nelson Matos.

02/25/2014

Gavel

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of Librarian, N.J. Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection got under way Monday in the trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian who are charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/24/2014

Courtroom/File (Photo: CBS 2)

Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of New Jersey Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection starts Monday in the New York trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/23/2014

Santos Elena Ruiz Solano is charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of her newborn (Credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

L.I. Woman Accused Of Murdering, Throwing Newborn In Garbage Held Without Bail

Prosecutors in court Friday argued that after the baby was born in a bathroom, Santos Elena Ruiz Solano caused three fractures to the baby’s skull. But Solano’s attorney said his client didn’t kill her child.

02/21/2014

William McCaw (credit: Handout)

Vigil Held For New Jersey College Student Who Was Found Beaten To Death

An emotional vigil was held Wednesday to remember a college student who was found beaten to death near Rutgers University.

02/19/2014

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