Rodolfo Godinez

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Man Gets More Than 200 Years In Newark Schoolyard Slayings

The third of six defendants in a gruesome triple murder in Newark was scheduled to be sentenced Thursday.

05/19/2011

Alexander Alfaro testifies during his trial at the Essex County Courthouse in Newark, N.J., Monday, March 28, 2011. (AP Photo/John O'Boyle, Pool)

Man Convicted Of Murder In Newark Schoolyard Slayings Trial

The verdict comes on the fourth day of deliberations for 20-year-old Alexander Alfaro, who faces 17 counts including murder, felony murder and robbery.

04/05/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Deliberations Resume In Newark Schoolyard Slayings Trial

Alexander Alfaro faces 17 counts including murder, felony murder and robbery.

04/04/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Deliberations Resume In NJ Triple-Murder Trial

Alexander Alfaro faces 17 counts including murder, felony murder and robbery. His trial began on March 1.

04/01/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Closing Arguments Begin In Newark Schoolyard Shooting

Alexander Alfaro claimed he was coerced into giving a confession, saying a Newark police detective told him to make a false statement when he was arrested two weeks after the murders.

03/30/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Defendant In Newark Schoolyard Killings Trial Contradicts Tape

There is explosive testimony from one of six men charged in a 2007 triple murder in a Newark schoolyard.

03/28/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

State Displays Machete At Triple Slay Trial

Prosecutors contended Alexander Alfaro wielded a machete during the attack.

03/03/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Newark Schoolyard Murders Survivor Testifies

The sole survivor of the Newark schoolyard murders took the witness stand Wednesday. On trial was Alexander Alfaro, accused in the killings of three friends and the attempted murder of a fourth in August of 2007.

03/02/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Trial Begins For 3rd Defendant In Newark Schoolyard Slayings

The second trial in the Newark schoolyard killings case, which brought the violence-plagued city into the national spotlight, got underway Tuesday.

03/01/2011

From left: Victims Terrence Aeriel, Ioefemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS)

Triggerman Gets Life in Newark Schoolyard Killings

There were tears and anger Thursday in the Essex County courtroom where the convicted shooter behind the execution-style murders of three college students in 2007 was sentenced to life in prison.

11/04/2010