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From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

$5 Million Settlement In Newark Schoolyard Murder Lawsuit

The families of three college-bound friends murdered in a Newark schoolyard in 2007 have reached a $5 million settlement Tuesday in a lawsuit against the city and state.

02/12/2013

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

Survivor Of Newark Schoolyard Attack Says She Still Has Nightmares

The survivor of a vicious 2007 schoolyard attack that left three college-bound friends dead still suffers from nightmares and depression from the ambush, though she has been able to graduate from college and hold a job.

02/05/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Deadly Newark Schoolyard Attack Survivor Testifies In Lawsuit Trial

The survivor of an attack that killed three college-aged friends in 2007 testified in a civil trial against the school district Monday that she felt safe entering the New Jersey schoolyard, but once attacked thought she might die.

02/04/2013

From left: Victims Terrance Aeriel, Iofemi Hightower and Dashon Harvey (credit: CBS 2)

Focus On School Security In Newark Schoolyard Murder Lawsuit Trial

School security procedures were the focus Tuesday, as a civil trial resumed in connection with the 2007 execution-style schoolyard killings that left three college-bound friends dead.

01/22/2013

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