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.
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.
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.
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.
Federal Judge Paul Gardephe scheduled a Nov. 4 trial for Michael Vanhise during a hearing Thursday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The trial was set to continue Monday for a prominent Brooklyn Orthodox Jewish leader accused of sexually abusing a now-17-year-old girl.
Three nurses testified Tuesday on the second day of Douglas Kennedy’s trial, on charges that he attacked two nurses at Northern Westchester Hospital.
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.