Trial

Gavel (Credit: Clipart)

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

Michael Vanhise (MySpace)

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

Gregory Atkins (credit: CBS 2)

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

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

The 28-year-old officer lives in Forest Hill, Queens. He had been assigned to the 26th Precinct in Manhattan before his suspension on Wednesday. Valle was on the force for six years. (credit: Facebook)

Defense Hopes For Key Witness’ Testimony In ‘Cannibal Cop’ Trial

With the trial set to begin in two weeks, the defense attorney for the infamous “cannibal cop” was hoping Wednesday that a judge would allow a key witness to testify.

01/09/2013

Rabbi Nechemya Weberman (file/credit: CBS 2)

Trial Set To Continue For Brooklyn Orthodox Leader Accused Of Sex Abuse

The trial was set to continue Monday for a prominent Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish leader accused of sexually abusing a now-17-year-old girl.

12/02/2012

Douglas Kennedy arriving for court in Mount Kisco, NY on Monday, Oct. 22, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

3 Nurses Testify On Second Day Of Douglas Kennedy Trial

Three nurses testified Tuesday on the second day of Douglas Kennedy’s trial, on charges that he attacked two nurses at Northern Westchester Hospital.

CBS New York–10/23/2012

Zara Malani-Lin Abdur-Raheem

Trial Begins Tomorrow for N.J. Dad Indicted In Death Of Baby Thrown Off Bridge

Shamsid-Din Abdur-Raheem abducted Zara Malani-lin Abdur-Raheem from her grandmother’s East Orange apartment in 2010 while the baby’s mother was in court seeking a restraining order, prosecutors said.

08/22/2012

Gavel (file / credit: clipart.com)

Rapper G. Dep Faces Trial For ’93 Shooting

G. Dep, 37, a married father of three school-age children, faces the possibility of 25 years to life behind bars if he’s convicted.

04/07/2012

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