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Actor Martin Sheen and Maria Velazques the mother of Jon-Adrian Velazquez  attends a press conference outside of Manhattan Criminal Court on December 5, 2011. (credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

Man Asks Court To Nix Conviction In 1998 Harlem Murder Case

Attorney Robert Gottlieb filed a motion Thursday for a new trial based on new evidence, saying there’s not enough proof left in the case after some eyewitnesses backtracked.

05/02/2013

Actor Martin Sheen and Maria Velazques the mother of Jon-Adrian Velazquez  attends a press conference outside of Manhattan Criminal Court on December 5, 2011. (credit: Paul Zimmerman/Getty Images)

Manhattan DA Denies Exoneration Bid Backed By Actor Martin Sheen

Prosecutors have turned down an inmate’s bid to be cleared in the 1998 killing of a retired police officer, an exoneration effort championed by actor Martin Sheen.

04/05/2013

Pedro Hernandez/Etan Patz (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD Detectives Search Maple Shade Home Of Suspect In Etan Patz Case

Armed with a search warrant, more than a dozen officers and a NYPD Crime Scene Unit van arrived at the Maple Shade, N.J., home of Pedro Hernandez on Wednesday afternoon.

06/07/2012

An artist's rendering of Adis Medunjanin in court. (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors: NYC Subway Terror Suspect Considered Times Square, Grand Central, Other Targets

As a stoic Adis Medunjanin looked on, one of his alleged partners, Zareim Ahmedzay, told jurors on Monday that Medunjanin was a willing participant in the terrorist plot against New York City.

04/16/2012

Prosecutors say Jaynie Mae Baker is an accomplice to the alleged Upper East Side madam Anna Gristina. (credit: CBS 2)

Jaynie Baker, Accused Accomplice To Alleged NYC Madam, Appears In Court

Prosecutors handed over details in their case on Tuesday, as the woman accused of helping run a high-end prostitution ring appeared in court.

03/27/2012

Anna Malova (file / credit: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Russian Beauty Queen Accused Of Hoarding Pills During Treatment Ordered In NYC

Prosecutors say a former Miss Russia has been hoarding pills to try to get high while in court-ordered drug treatment.

03/20/2012

Jaynie Mae Baker pleads not guilty to prostitution charges in court on Tuesday, March 13, 2012 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Accused Partner Of Alleged Manhattan ‘Madam’ Pleads Not Guilty

The attorney for 30-year-old Jaynie Mae Baker said she is not what she’s been portrayed as. Robert Gottlieb said she’s more interested in the penniless and the powerless.

03/13/2012

Anna Malova (file / credit: Matthew Peyton/Getty Images)

Former Miss Russia Gets One More Chance At Rehab In New York

A former Miss Russia is getting what a judge calls her “last chance” at resolving her New York drug case with treatment.

01/03/2012