NYPD rape trial

Patrick Kirkland Juror No. 8

Exclusive: Inside NYPD ‘Rape Cops’ Jury Room

Call them confessions from behind closed doors. We’re finally hearing the answer to that question New Yorkers have been asking for months: how did 12 people acquit a pair of NYPD cops of rape?


Police officer Ken Moreno, second from left with co-defendant Franklin Mata, second from right, speak to the media outside Manhattan criminal court, Thursday, May 26, 2011. (credit: Louis Lanzano/AP)

NYPD Rape Trial Accuser Sounds Off On Verdict

The acquittal of two NYPD officers accused in the rape of an East Village woman has sparked emotions from many. On Tuesday night we heard from their accuser — in her own words.


NYPD officers Franklin Mata, left, and Kenneth Moreno

DA Goes On Attack During NYPD Rape Trial Closing Argument

Prosecutors said the cops were supposed to be New York City’s finest, but instead were New York City’s worst.


Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer Moreno Denies Raping Drunken Fashion Executive

Officer Kenneth Moreno took the stand during his own trial today and denied raping an intoxicated woman inside her Manhattan apt., but admitted to making a fake 911 call to return to her home.


Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

NYPD Officer Charged In Rape Denies Attack

An NYPD cop accused of standing lookout while his partner raped a drunken woman told a jury that they repeatedly visited the alleged victim’s apartment because they were concerned about her health.


Courtroom sketch. (credit: Christine Cornell)

Accuser In NYPD Rape Trial Leaves Witness Stand

The woman insisted she has no doubt police officers were with her that night. Her testimony may cause the officers to take the stand.


Accused NYPD Officers Kenneth Moreno (L), Franklin Mata (R) (credit: CBS2)

Accuser’s Testimony May Force Accused NYPD Rape Cops To Stand

It was an emotional final day on the stand Monday for the woman accusing two NYPD officers of rape. The testimony was so raw, she broke down in court.


NYP rape trial surveillance video

Surveillance Video Has NYPD Rape Trial Defense Salivating

Grainy images on a building surveillance tape have become key evidence in the case against two NYPD officers accused of rape.