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.
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.
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.
Street Renamed In Memory Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4West 97th Street between Amsterdam Avenue and Broadway was renamed "Ariel Russo Place" on Monday.
DOI: Human Error Caused Delayed Response In UWS Crash That Killed 4-Year-Old GirlAriel Russo was walking with her grandmother Katia Gutierez on June 4 when authorities said the SUV of a teenage driver being chased by police jumped the curb on Amsterdam Avenue.
DA Seeking Maximum Sentence For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Ariel RussoFranklin Reyes, 17, kept his head down during Tuesday's court appearance. The little girl's father, Alan Russo, cried out "she was only 4, only 4," while his wife Sophia sobbed at his side in the courtroom.
Bail Set For Teen Driver Accused Of Killing 4-Year-Old Girl In UWS CrashInvestigators say 17-year-old Franklin Reyes was behind the wheel of an SUV, fleeing from police when he struck and killed Ariel Russo on June 4th.
Grandmother Of 4-Year-Old Killed In UWS SUV Crash: 'I'm Devastated'Katia Gutierez was wheeled out on a stretcher from St. Luke's Hospital on Wednesday. The fact that she was going home was a sign of progress, but the emotional setback she will face is almost unbearable.
Family Of Young Girl Killed In UWS Crash Demands Justice At Suspect's ArraignmentThe family of Ariel Russo, killed earlier this month by a vehicle trying to outrun police, was in court to demand justice for their daughter as the teenager accused of killing her appeared at arraignment.
Family Of UWS Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4, Suing City Over 911 Response TimeAriel Russo's family blames her death on a bungled 911 call saying it delayed getting an ambulance to the scene.