Murder

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

Man Charged In Slaying At Bronx Psychiatric Facility

A patient at a state-run psychiatric hospital in the Bronx was charged Saturday with killing another patient inside the facility.

12/27/2014

Myls Dobson

Attorney: Psychiatric Defense Unlikely In Murder Of NYC 4-Year-Old At Hands Of Caregiver

A caregiver accused of beating and starving a 4-year-old New York City boy isn’t planning to pursue a psychiatric defense in her murder case.

12/17/2014

Evelyn Shapiro (credit: Handout)

Arrest Made In 2012 Murder Of 88-Year-Old Bronx Woman

Evelyn Shapiro, 88, was found dead inside her ransacked apartment at the Pelham Parkway Houses on June 16, 2012.

12/16/2014

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Man Sentenced 25 Years To Life In 1999 Washington Heights Torture Slaying

Miguel de los Santos was convicted of murder and kidnapping in the cold-case death of Manuel Gonzalez, WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell reported.

12/10/2014

Shaniesha Forbes (credit: CBS2)

Man Convicted In 2013 Death Of Brooklyn Girl

Christian Ferdinand was convicted Monday in the death of Shaniesha Forbes, whose naked and charred body was discovered in Gerritsen Beach on Jan. 6, 2013, two days after she disappeared.

12/02/2014

Brittney Walsh (credit: Facebook), Michael Grasing (credit: Suffolk County Police)

Parents Of Girl Killed In L.I. Crash Lament Lack Of Murder Conviction For Driver

There were tears of disappointment this week for the parents of a Long Island teenager killed in a drunken driving crash on Long Island.

11/27/2014

Dwayne Johnson was convicted on Wednesday, Nov. 19, of stomping and kicking his former friend, Terrence Everett, to death in Newark. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Man Convicted Of Beating Former Friend To Death On Streets Of Newark

A jury in Newark convicted a man Wednesday of stomping and kicking another man in the head until he died.

11/19/2014

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CBS2: Gigi Jordan Gives One-On-One Interview As She Stands Trial For Murder

CBS2’s Dave Carlin visited Gigi Jordan in jail on Rikers Island where she told him she killed her own child out of “a mother’s love.”

10/31/2014

Kenneth Minor (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Harlem Kevorkian’ Re-Sentenced In Death Of Motivational Speaker

Kenneth Minor was convicted of murder and sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in 2011, but his conviction was later overturned.

10/20/2014

A police cruiser passes by in Times Square (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Woman Charged In Deadly Stabbing Of Man In Jamaica, Queens

A woman was arrested and charged Thursday with the deadly stabbing of a man in a Jamaica, Queens home.

10/09/2014

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

Psychologist Argues That Etan Patz Murder Suspect Understood Miranda Rights

A psychologist testified at a pre-trial hearing Monday that Pedro Hernandez – who admitted killing a 6-year-old New York City boy who went missing 35 years ago – had a sufficient understanding of his Miranda rights.

10/06/2014

Edwin Burgos, 57, has been identified as the suspect in the shooting that killed Luciano Cajigas, 28, in East Harlem on June 2, 2013. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In Deadly 2013 Shooting In East Harlem

Police identified a suspect Thursday in a shooting that left a man dead in East Harlem last year.

10/02/2014

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

Defense: Etan Patz Murder Suspect Didn’t Understand Right To Remain Silent

A defense psychologist on Tuesday the man who admitted killing a 6-year-old New York City boy who went missing 35 years ago did not understand his right to silence.

09/30/2014

Beatrice Camper, John Murray (credit: Handout)

New York Man Gets Life In Prison For 2012 Murder Of Suburban Cab Driver

A New Yorker who was convicted in the love-triangle killing of a suburban cab driver has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

09/30/2014

Lisa Thomas was murdered on Oct. 7, 1974, at the age of 15 in Nanuet. (Credit: CBS 2)

Nanuet Mother Hopes For Justice 40 Years After Teenage Daughter’s Murder

A Rockland County mother still maintains faith her daughter’s killer will someday be brought to justice – four decades after the crime.

09/30/2014

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