Murder

(Clockwise from top left): Hanif Thompson, Basim Henry, Karif Ford, and Kevin are charged in a shooting and carjacking that left a Hoboken attorney dead at the Short Hills Mall. (Credit: Essex County Prosecutor's Office)

Grand Jury Indicts 4 Suspects In Short Hills Mall Slaying Last Year

Four men were indicted Wednesday on charges that they shot and killed a man during a carjacking at the Short Hills Mall in New Jersey last December.

09/22/2014

Michelle Lodzinski is taken to the Sayreville Police Department in New Jersey, on charges that she killed her 5-year-old son, Timothy Wiltsey, in 1991. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Mom Returns To New Jersey To Face Charges In 1991 Murder Of Her Son

The mother charged with killing her son more than 20 years ago was back in court in New Jersey Friday to face the charges.

09/12/2014

Paterson police cruiser (Photo: CBS 2)

Man Faces Murder Charge In Ex-Girlfriend’s Shooting Death

Murder charges have been filed against a northern New Jersey man who allegedly shot his ex-girlfriend to death at her home.

09/10/2014

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

Ho-Ho-Kus Man Charged In Mother’s Slaying

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the murder of his mother, Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli said.

09/01/2014

A Newark Police Department cruiser. (Credit Steve Sandberg)

Police: Man Stabbed To Death On Newark Street

Authorities say that a 57-year-old man was stabbed to death on a Newark street Saturday morning.

08/23/2014

Westchester Philharmonic violinist Mary Whitaker, 61, was shot and killed in her upstate home. (Credit: Westchester Philharmonic)

Report: Suspects Charged In Upstate Slaying Of Violinist From Inwood

Two men have been arrested and charged, after a violinist from Inwood, Manhattan was shot and killed in her upstate summer home, according to published reports.

08/22/2014

Mark David Chapman NYPD Mug Shot 12/09/1980 (Credit: NYPD)

John Lennon’s Assassin Denied Parole At Eighth Hearing

New York state corrections officials said Friday that Mark David Chapman, the man who shot and killed John Lennon back in 1980, has been denied release from prison in his eighth appearance before a parole board.

08/22/2014

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Queens Man Set Free After 1990 Arson-Murder Rap Tossed

A former New York businessman whose arson-murder conviction was overturned in the death of his mentally ill daughter was freed from prison Friday after 24 years behind bars.

08/22/2014

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Bronx Man Charged After Woman Found Strangled Inside Apartment

According to police, officers responded to a call of a possible crime at 723 East 221 St. in Williamsbridge at around 6:20 p.m. on Sunday.

08/11/2014

Timothy Wiltsey

Former South Amboy, N.J. Woman Charged With Killing Son Over 20 Years Ago

A former South Amboy, New Jersey woman was arrested in Florida Wednesday, and charged with killing her 5-year-old son more than two decades ago.

08/06/2014

Authorities say Emma Mills was killed by two teens who were looking for money to buy heroin. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cops: Hunger For Heroin Drove Teens To Murder Well-Liked Goshen Woman

Police say that a hunger for heroin apparently drove two teens in a quiet Orange County town to commit murder over the weekend.

08/05/2014

John Grega spent 18 years in a Vermont prison for the murder of his wife, a crime he says he didn't commit. (Photo: CBS 2)

Long Island Man Files Lawsuits In Vermont Over Wrongful Murder Conviction

John Grega, who lives in Lake Ronkonkoma, was wrongfully convicted of killing his wife in a Vermont condominium in 1994 while they were on vacation with their son.

08/05/2014

D'Aja Robinson, 14, was killed by an apparently stray bullet while riding on a Queens bus on May 18, 2013. (credit: Handout)

Second Suspect Charged In Queens Shooting That Killed Girl, 14, On Bus Last Year

A second suspect has been arrested and charged in a shooting last year that left a 14-year-old girl dead on a city bus in Queens.

07/30/2014

Emma Gruber (Photo via CBS 2)

Man Charged In Slaying Of Woman, 85, In Mount Vernon

A Westchester County man has been charged with beating an 85-year-old woman to death while stealing copper pipes and brass objects from her home in Mount Vernon this past winter.

07/30/2014

Hudson County Prosecutor's Office Detective Joseph Walker was acquitted of murder charges in a Maryland road rage shooting. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: NJ Police Detective Acquitted In Maryland Road Shooting

A jury in Maryland issued a not guilty verdict Wednesday for a New Jersey police detective charged with murder in a road rage incident.

07/30/2014

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