Teen Sentenced In Hit-And-Run Death Of 4-Year-Old Ariel RussoFrankil Reyes, Jr. was sentenced to 3 to 9 years in prison Friday for striking and killing a 4-year-old Ariel Russo nearly three years ago on the Upper West Side.
UWS Street Named 'Cooper Stock Way' In Memory Of Child Fatally Struck By CabOn Tuesday, Cooper's mother and uncle tearfully unveiled the sign.
Family Pushes For Law To Cover Loophole In Municipal Negligence CasesAriel died in June of 2013 after an SUV jumped a curb on Amsterdam Avenue while the little girl was walking to school with her grandmother.
Teen Pleads Guilty To Manslaughter In Death Of 4-Year-Old Ariel RussoA judge gave a teenager accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old with an SUV a third chance to accept or reject a plea deal.
Teen Accused Of Running Over, Killing 4-Year-Old Ariel Russo Rejects Plea Deal, But Judge Gives Him Time To ReconsiderA teenager accused of striking and killing a 4-year-old girl with an SUV will be in court Wednesday to decide whether to take a plea deal.
Judge Offers Ariel Russo's Alleged Killer Lighter Sentence In Exchange For Guilty PleaJudge Gregory Carro told Franklin Reyes Jr. he would sentence him to three to nine years in prison if he pleaded guilty in the June 2013 death of Ariel Russo.
Judge Deems Teen Who Allegedly Killed 4-Year-Old In Crash A Flight RiskA bail hearing for a teen accused of hitting and killing a 4-year-old girl with a car last year brought an angry outburst from the judge Thursday.
Report: Teen Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Complained Of Chest Pains, Tried To Escape CustodyThe teenager accused of killing 4-year-old Ariel Russo, while attempting to evade police, reportedly tried to escape law enforcement again on Friday.
Mother Of Teen Driver Who Allegedly Killed Ariel Russo Says Cops Abused Son In Most Recent ArrestThe criminal complaint alleges Reyes abandoned the car and tried to run from police. It also says he began kicking his arms and legs, resisting arrest.
Teen Driver Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo, 4, Accused Of Dragging Police OfficerFranklin Reyes, 18, was charged with assault, reckless endangerment, unlawful fleeing a police officer in a motor vehicle, reckless driving and unlicensed driving, the Manhattan District Attorney's Office said.
Mother Of Teen Driver Who Allegedly Killed Ariel Russo, 4, While Fleeing Cops Begs For Mercy In CourtThe emotional scene came after the judge increased bail for Franklin Reyes, 18, and set a trial date.
Teen Charged In Hit-And-Run Death Of Ariel Russo Could Accept Plea Deal A judge will soon decide whether Franklin Reyes, 18, should get off with a lighter sentence.
Teen Accused In UWS Accident That Killed Girl, 4, Now Charged With Looting ApartmentThe teen accused in a traffic accident that left a 4-year-old girl dead on the Upper West Side last year has now been accused of looting an apartment along with his father.
Elected Officials, Others Call For Change To NYC's 911 SystemAccusations of major delays in the city's 911 emergency response system was the subject of a rally and two City Council hearings on Friday.
After Years Of Criticism, De Blasio Halts 911 Upgrade ProjectMayor Bill de Blasio has halted an upgrade project for the 911 system, and has ordered a multi-agency review of delays, errors, and cost overruns.