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Terrance Aeriel

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

Man Convicted In 2007 Newark School Yard Killings Seeks New Trial

Jose Carranza appeared in front of a judge in Newark on Wednesday, but the judge didn’t make an immediate decision on his request.

08/20/2014

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

Testimony In Lawsuit Brought By Families Of Newark Schoolyard Murder Victims Under Way

The suit, brought by the families of the victims and a fourth victim who survived the attack, claims the Mount Vernon School was negligent by leaving the playground open at night when it was a known gang hangout.

01/15/2013

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

Final Man Convicted In Newark Schoolyard Murders Sentenced To Nearly 200 Years In Prison

Gerardo Gomez was convicted last November on multiple counts including robbery, murder and attempted murder.

01/09/2013

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

Jury Selection Begins For Final Defendant Charged In 2007 Newark Murder Case

Jury selection has started in the case of the final defendant to stand trial in the 2007 execution-style murders of three college-bound people at a Newark playground.

09/09/2012

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

Trial Of Fifth Defendant In Newark Schoolyard Killings Set To Begin

Jose Carranza is charged with murder as well as sexually assaulting the only one of the four victims to survive the 2007 attack.

01/12/2012

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

Defendant In 2007 Newark Schoolyard Slayings Mulling Plea Deal

One of the six men and boys charged with the execution-style murders of three friends in Newark, N.J., in 2007 is mulling a plea offer from prosecutors.

06/04/2011

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)

Man Admits Role In Newark Schoolyard Slayings

A man on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the execution-style slayings of three friends in a New Jersey schoolyard.

09/21/2010

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

Court Tosses Statement In Newark Schoolyard Slayings

A statement given to police by one of the juveniles charged in the execution-style slayings of three friends in 2007 is not admissible because he wasn’t adequately informed of his Miranda rights, a state appeals court ruled today.

08/30/2010