NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A Bronx teenager who has spent the past year on Rikers Island after being accused of a crime he claims he didn’t commit has been released on bail. 278 more words
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Exclusive: Honor student jailed at Rikers speaks out for the 1st time since Kennedy organization posted his bail
CONCOURSE, the Bronx — His plight has become an international cause that began with coverage on PIX11 News nearly a year ago about the arrest of a high schooler for a crime that overwhelming evidence suggested he did not commit. 1,168 more words
GRAND CONCOURSE, the Bronx — A teenage shooting suspect who has not only claimed he’s innocent, but has also proven to be a standout, college-bound student with a full scholarship behind bars, had hoped to have his case dismissed on Wednesday. 587 more words
The bodega clerk convicted for the 1979 murder of New York first-grader Etan Patz was sentenced on Tuesday to 25 years to life in prison. 577 more words
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(NEW YORK) — Almost four decades after first-grader Etan Patz set out for school and ended up at the heart of one of America’s most influential missing-child cases, a former store clerk convicted of killing him was sentenced on Tuesday to at least 25 years in prison.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — The man convicted of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz has been sentenced in one of America’s most notorious missing-child cases.
After two lengthy trials and an already postponed sentencing, Pedro Hernandez’s was sentenced Tuesday afternoon to 25 years to life in prison on charges of murder in the second degree and kidnapping. 595 more words