Survivor Of Newark Schoolyard Attack Says She Still Has NightmaresThe 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.
Deadly Newark Schoolyard Attack Survivor Testifies In Lawsuit TrialThe 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.
Sandy Ineptitude Catches Up With LIPA At Moreland Commission HearingOfficials slammed the Long Island Power Authority Tuesday for its performance in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, in a hearing by a commission exploring how those utilities might be restructured.
Battered Woman's Defense Brings Mixed ResultsBarbara Sheehan says it was self-defense, the culmination of a lifetime of abuse, and her children have given emotional testimony of their father's sustained violence. Such a legal approach is known as the battered woman's defense, and it has mixed results.
Jury Selection Set For L.I. Murder-For-Hire RetrialThe first case was declared a mistrial on Friday, after her attorney mistakenly signed a document allowing prosecutors to play jurors a tape containing potentially damaging evidence.
Judge Declares Mistrial In L.I. Murder-For-Hire CaseA sudden twist came Friday in the shocking case of a Long Island woman accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill her husband. On day two of testimony, the judge declared a mistrial.
Gov't Won't Appeal Decision To Ban Witness In NYThe U.S. government says it won't appeal a judge's decision to ban a key prosecution witness from testifying in New York City at the first civilian trial for a Guantanamo Bay detainee.
Accused Killers Sent Joking Texts Before Conn. Home InvasionJurors in a capital murder trial heard stark, chilling evidence about how three victims died, and how their alleged killers joked while they planned the infamous Cheshire home invasion.