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Ronald Herron, who also goes by the name Ra Diggs, is a rapper and reputed gang leader.

Amateur Rapper Convicted On Gang Murder Charges In Brooklyn

A reputed drug kingpin was convicted on murder charges in Brooklyn Thursday, in a case that featured amateur rap videos of him rhyming about carrying guns and settling scores with bullets.

06/26/2014

Maria Oliva Guaman-Guaman (credit: Spring Valley Police)

Mother Admits To Killing Newborn Whose Body Was Found In Recycling Center

A Rockland County woman admitted Monday to strangling her newborn son, whose body was found at a Westchester County recycling center last fall.

06/23/2014

Police in Rockland County are investigating the murder of Peggy Nadell, 81. (Credit CBS 2)

Third Woman Pleads Guilty In Murder Of Rockland County Woman, 80

A third woman admitted her part Thursday in the killing of an activist from Rockland County – leaving only the victim’s daughter-in-law in Florida fighting charges.

06/19/2014

Police officer Arthur Lopez and Darrell Fuller (credit: Handouts)

Retired Cop Testifies About Seeing Chase That Ended In Fatal Shooting Of Nassau Officer

An NYPD officer testified Wednesday that he sensed he had happened upon something “heavy” when he pulled out his cellphone and recorded a highway pursuit that ended in the fatal shooting of a Nassau County officer.

06/18/2014

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

Man Charged In Death Of Daughter, 19, In The Bronx

A Bronx man has been charged in the death of his 19-year-old daughter in the Bronx, police said.

06/18/2014

New York City Medical Examiner's Office (file / credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Medical Examiner: 2-Year-Old Far Rockaway Girl Died From Abuse

Autopsy results show that a 2-year-old girl died from blows to the head and other physical abuse, the city medical examiner’s office said Tuesday.

06/17/2014

Diana Nadell (Credit: Clarkstown Police Department)

Charges Upgraded For Woman Accused Of Killing Mother-In-Law In Rockland County

Diana Nadell, of Cutler Bay, Fla., was arraigned Wednesday in Clarkstown Justice Court.

06/04/2014

Roger Logan was released from prison on Tuesday, June 3, after being exonerated in a 1997 murder in Brooklyn. (Credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Murder Conviction Tossed After 17 Years, Amid Review Of Retired Detective’s Cases

A man who was imprisoned for 17 years was released Tuesday, after a judge vacated his conviction on the grounds that evidence in the case was linked to a police detective whose tactics have come into question.

06/03/2014

Police in Rockland County are investigating the murder of Peggy Nadell, 81. (Credit CBS 2)

Complaint: Money Motivated Slaying Of Rockland County Grandmother

A court document Thursday said money was the motive in the slaying of a popular Rockland County widow and grandmother whose daughter has been charged with her murder.

05/22/2014

An AMBER Alert has been issued for Anthony Jordan, 7 (left) and Nicholas Jordan, 8, after they were allegedly abducted by their father and their mother was found stabbed to death in Lodi, N.J. (Credit: New Jersey State Police)

No Custody Decision Yet On Lodi, N.J. Boys Whose Mother Was Slain

Authorities Monday had yet to determine who will get custody of two Lodi, New Jersey boys whose father allegedly killed their mother and kidnapped them.

05/12/2014

Top: Leg. Bottom row from left to right: Torso, hand, arm. (credit: NYPD)

Police Hope Tattoos Will Help Identify Bronx Rooftop Murder Victim

On May 8, police discovered the body of a 20 to 30-year-old white male on the rooftop of a building located at 711 Magenta Street.

05/12/2014

Jason Bohn cries at his sentencing hearing April 15, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Defense Attorney: Jason Bohn Shouldn’t Be Held Responsible For Girlfriend’s Murder

An attorney for Jason Bohn have continued to insist his client was suffering from mental illness at the time of the murder and should not be held responsible. But prosecutors said they have evidence that proves otherwise.

05/07/2014

Police on the scene of a deadly double shooting in Hempstead on May 5, 2014. (Credit: CBS 2)

Broad Daylight Double Homicide Leaves Hempstead Community On Edge

Two men were shot and killed outside of a house on Belmont Parkway in Hempstead around 1 p.m. Monday.

05/06/2014

David Tarloff (file/credit: CBS 2)

Schizophrenic Convicted In Therapist’s Meat Cleaver Murder Gets Life In Prison

David Tarloff was sentenced Friday. He was convicted of first-degree murder in March in a case long confounded by questions about his mental health. This was the third time he was tried for this murder.

05/02/2014

Benjamin Anderson (credit: Handout)

1010 WINS Exclusive: Queens Man Convicted In 1993 Murder-Robbery Says He’s Innocent

Benjamin Anderson, 41, has already served 21 years of a 22-to-life sentence.

05/02/2014

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