Murder

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.

06/30/2015

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.

06/05/2015

Aaron Hernandez

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.

05/22/2015

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.

04/29/2015

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.

04/29/2015

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.

04/29/2015

Maxwell Sherman BIG DL

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.

04/24/2015

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.

04/22/2015

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.

04/21/2015

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.

04/21/2015

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.

04/18/2015

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.

04/08/2015

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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.

04/08/2015

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.

04/07/2015

Latisha Fisher was taken into custody after the death of her son, Gavriel Ortiz, in a Midtown restaurant bathroom on Monday, March 30. (Credit: CBS2)

Mother Charged With Second-Degree Murder In Death Of Toddler At Midtown Restaurant

Latisha Fisher faces charges of second-degree murder in the death of Gavriel Ortiz-Fisher, her 1-year-old son who was found unconscious in the bathroom of a midtown Manhattan restaurant Monday.

03/31/2015

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