The conviction has been overturned for defendant Sparkle Daniel in the suffocation death of Nellie Hocutt, 91. (Credit: CBS2)

Appeals Court Overturns Woman’s Conviction In Brutal Murder Of Bronx Grandmother

A New York appeals court on Friday overturned the conviction of a woman found guilty in the gruesome murder of an elderly Bronx grandmother.


A home on West 140th Street in Harlem where sources said a 3-year-old girl was killed after becoming trapped in a sofa bed (credit: Steve Sandberg/ 1010 WINS)

Sources: 3-Year-Old Harlem Girl Dies After Becoming Trapped In Sofa Bed

According to sources, Aissante Diallo and her older sisters — ages 5 and 10 — were playing on a sofa bed inside their West 140th Street home when one of the folds came down, trapping the little girl inside, 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg reported.


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Fatal Crash In Patchogue Under Investigation

Colin Garrett, 22, was killed after he lost control of his car, hit a fence and flipped over, according to police.


Gregory Velez (credit: NYPD)

Police Questioning Gregory Velez In Murder Of East Harlem Grandmother

Velez, 35, was taken into custody and is being questioned regarding Tuesday’s killing of 73-year-old Julia Hernandez.


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Nicole Ottaiano Of Oyster Bay Accused Of Suffocating Boyfriend’s Dog

Police say 20-year-old Nicole Ottaiano is responsible for a shocking crime. Ottaiano has pleaded not guilty. Bail was set at $5,000.


Police said Juan Gonzalez, 69, suffocated his mother before attempting suicide in the home the two shared. (Credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

Cops: Brentwood Man Attempted Suicide After Suffocating Mother

Police say a 69-year-old man tried to kill himself after suffocating his mother on Long Island.


NYC Woman Sentenced In Plastic-Bag Murder

Sparkle Daniel was found guilty of second-degree murder earlier this month. Bronx Supreme Court Justice John Carter called the crime “despicable.”