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David Tarloff (file/credit: CBS 2)

Third Trial Begins For David Tarloff In Meat-Cleaver Murder Of Therapist

Opening statements began Monday in the new murder trial of a man accused of killing a psychotherapist with a meat cleaver on the Upper East Side.

03/03/2014

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Osama Bin Laden’s Son-In-Law Set To Go On Trial In Manhattan

Amid unusually tight security, Osama bin Laden’s son-in-law goes to trial Monday on charges he conspired to kill Americans in his role as al-Qaida’s mouthpiece after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

03/02/2014

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Jury Selection To Begin In Trial Of New Jersey Man Accused In Rape, Murder Plot

Jury selection starts Monday in the New York trial of a New Jersey man and a former Manhattan school librarian charged with conspiring to rape, torture and murder women and children.

02/23/2014

Bernie Madoff (file/credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

Jury Selection Begins In Trial Of 5 Former Madoff Employees

Five former employees of imprisoned Ponzi scheme operator Bernard Madoff were introduced to 200 prospective jurors Tuesday, as jury selection began in their fraud trial.

10/08/2013

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NYC Man Accused Of Posting Facebook Threats After Zimmerman Trial

A man has been charged with making a terroristic threat, after police allegedly found threatening messages on his Facebook account linked to the trial of George Zimmerman

07/22/2013

Detective Peter Figoski (credit: Handout)

‘Mastermind’ Behind Robbery That Left Officer Peter Figoski Dead Found Guilty

Morales did not fire the fatal shot, but prosecutors said he planned the armed robbery of a marijuana dealer who lived in his uncle’s basement. Under state law, if someone is killed during a felony, the person who committed that felony can also be charged with murder.

05/24/2013

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Former New Jersey Yeshiva Teacher Admits To Sexually Abusing Boy

A former New Jersey Yeshiva teacher changed pleas in the middle of his trial Monday, admitting that he sexually abused a boy he met while working as a camp counselor.

05/13/2013

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Alleged Robbery Mastermind On Trial In NYPD Officer’s Murder

Jurors heard opening statements Wednesday in the trial of Nelson Morales, a suspect setting the wheels in motion for a robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski.

05/08/2013

David Tarloff (credit: CBS 2)

Judge Declares Mistrial In Case Of Therapist Killed With Meat Cleaver

A jury has deadlocked in the murder trial of a mental patient who slashed a New York City psychotherapist to death with a meat cleaver.

04/16/2013

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Accused ‘Cannibal Cop’ Conspirator To Face Trial This Fall

Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.

04/04/2013

NYPD's Stop-and-Frisk policy in apartment buildings

Civil Rights Trial On Stop-And-Frisk Policy Set To Begin

The NYPD “stop and frisk” policy is set to face its biggest legal challenge this week, with a federal civil rights trial on whether the tactic unfairly targets minorities.

03/17/2013

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

Peter Figoski (credit: CBS 2)

Fellow Officer Describes Finding Body In Alleged Cop Killers’ Trial

A fellow officer described the gruesome discovery of NYPD Officer Peter Figoski’s body Tuesday, as the trial of the two men charged with Figoski’s murder continued in Brooklyn Supreme Court.

01/29/2013

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Former Teacher’s Aide On Trial For Allegedly Molesting Boy

The trial has gotten underway for a teacher’s aide at an Upper West Side public school, who is accused of molesting a then-8-year-old boy.

01/26/2013

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