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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

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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

Leah Cuevas is accused of killing and dismembering Chinelle Browne and scattering her body parts on Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Cab Driver Claims To Be Key Witness In Long Island Body Parts Case

Chinelle Browne’s family is demanding answers on where the woman was killed and dismembered, and if the woman charged in the crime, Leah Cuevas, had help.

07/25/2014

Leah Cuevas, 42, is charged in the death of Chinelle Thompson Browne of Brooklyn, whose dismembered body was found on Long Island. (Credit: Suffolk County Police)

Suspect Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Woman Whose Dismembered Body Was Found On L.I.

A woman has been arrested and charged in the death of a Brooklyn woman, whose partially dismembered body was found on Long Island earlier this month.

07/24/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Two Men Face Murder Charges In Connection With Death Of Queens Man

Two men have been charged in connection with the death of a 55-year-old Queens man.

07/14/2014

The memorial service for Genesis Rincon, who was Genesis Rincon, 12, was shot while riding her scooter in Paterson and later died. (Credit: CBS 2)

NJ Family Says Final Goodbye To Paterson Girl Shot While Playing With Friends

A New Jersey family was preparing to say one last goodbye on Saturday, to a 12-year-old girl who was murdered while riding her scooter last week.

07/12/2014

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Suspect In Pt. Pleasant Armed Robbery Also Wanted In Connection With Seattle Murders

A suspect in an armed robbery that took place in New Jersey is also wanted in connection with the murder of two men in Seattle.

07/05/2014

Vera Pecoraro's Clark Home (credit: CBS 2)

Police Ask Public For Help In Solving Clark, N.J. Murder 2 Years Later

Investigators Wednesday were asking the public for help in the murder of a Clark, New Jersey woman, whose body was found in her home two years ago.

07/02/2014

Daniel St. Hubert

Victims’ Family Members Crowd Courtroom As Brooklyn Stabbing Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

An ex-convict accused of viciously stabbing two children – leaving one dead – pleaded not guilty Wednesday in a Brooklyn courtroom full of furious family members.

07/02/2014

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