Psychologist Argues That Etan Patz Murder Suspect Understood Miranda RightsA psychologist testified at a pre-trial hearing Monday that Pedro Hernandez – who admitted killing a 6-year-old New York City boy who went missing 35 years ago – had a sufficient understanding of his Miranda rights.
Woman Testifies About Boyfriend's Death After Taking Powerful Drugs From Dr. Stan LiA woman described how she found her boyfriend dead, in testimony at the Manhattan trial of Dr. Stan Li – who is accused of manslaughter in the death of two drug-addicted patients.
NYPD Detective Charged With PerjuryA New York City police detective was arrested and charged with perjury Tuesday, reportedly after he changed his testimony in the case against an alleged drug dealer.
Dolan Questioned For Hours About Sex Abuse By PriestsTimothy Cardinal Dolan was questioned for several hours Wednesday in a deposition about child sex abuse by priests, according to a published report.
Survivor Of Newark Schoolyard Attack Says She Still Has NightmaresThe 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.
Deadly Newark Schoolyard Attack Survivor Testifies In Lawsuit TrialThe 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.
Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission HearingOfficials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.
Battered Woman's Defense Brings Mixed ResultsBarbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father's sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman's defense, and it has mixed results.
Jury Selection Set For L.I. Murder-For-Hire RetrialThe first case was declared a mistrial on Friday, after her attorney mistakenly signed a document allowing prosecutors to play jurors a tape containing potentially damaging evidence.
Judge Declares Mistrial In L.I. Murder-For-Hire CaseA sudden twist came Friday in the shocking case of a Long Island woman accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill her husband. On day two of testimony, the judge declared a mistrial.
Gov't Won't Appeal Decision To Ban Witness In NYThe U.S. government says it won't appeal a judge's decision to ban a key prosecution witness from testifying in New York City at the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
Accused Killers Sent Joking Texts Before Conn. Home InvasionJurors in a capital murder trial heard stark, chilling evidence about how three victims died, and how their alleged killers joked while they planned the infamous Cheshire home invasion.