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Oct. 2, 11:57 a.m.Girls, many of whom have suffered a range of trauma at home, make up a growing share of children arrested and detained across the country.
May 8, 3:28 p.m.After 18 days of deliberation, a Manhattan jury said it was hopelessly deadlocked in case involving boy who went missing in 1979.
April 9, 11:19 a.m.The prosecution says Pedro Hernandez fled New York after killing Etan Patz. A detectives report from 1979 suggests that might not be so.
Feb. 24, 2:26 p.m.Defense lawyers question whether mistrial is warranted after lost evidence surfaces in case of missing boy.
Feb. 12, 8 a.m.News organizations ask New York appellate court to force judge to unseal hearings on evidence and jurors in famous missing child case.
Jan. 29, 3:57 p.m.The Etan Patz murder trial is the latest test case for measuring the power of a confession, whether or not it's actually true.
Jan. 13, 12:31 p.m.Potential jurors in the controversial missing-child case have to disclose mental health and drug histories.
Sep. 30, 2014, 3:35 p.m.A defense witness testifies Pedro Hernandez possesses such limited intelligence that he could not have responsibly waived his right to silence during interrogation.
Sep. 18, 2014, 5:33 p.m.Pedro Hernandez, a man with an IQ of 70 and history of mental illness, confessed to strangling a 6-year-old boy after investigators appealed to his religious faith.
Sep. 15, 2014, 2:56 p.m.Pedro Hernandez confessed two years ago to killing the 6-year-old. Now a judge will decide whether it's admissible.
Sep. 12, 2014, 10:04 a.m.After more than 800 days behind bars, the man accused of killing Etan Patz will have his confession evaluated by a judge.
Sep. 2, 2014, 4:56 p.m.In His Professional Twilight, a Son of Mississippi Considers His Legacy on Race
Aug. 20, 2014, 5 p.m.A wrongly convicted Brooklyn man will receive millions in compensation from New York City, but that doesn’t address the broader lack of consequences when prosecutors abuse their power.
June 3, 2014, 1:50 p.m.A New York City Department of Investigation report documents a shocking coziness between the two top law enforcement officials in Brooklyn.
Sep. 20, 2013, 9:52 a.m.The judge who overturned the convictions in the Danziger Bridge case found what he called dark and disturbing incidents of misconduct by prosecutors.
Sep. 11, 2013, 11:41 a.m.Prosecutors in New York tend to get elected and stay elected, often for decades. The career of Charles Hynes in Brooklyn invites the question: How long is too long?
Aug. 22, 2013, 1:37 p.m.Emeritus Senior Living, the country’s largest assisted living company, has agreed to pay as much as $2.2 million to settle a suit that the company routinely underpaid workers.
July 8, 2013, 10:20 a.m.A prominent Brooklyn prosecutor, forced to testify under oath about allegations that he had railroaded a possibly innocent man in a murder case 18 years ago, said he had trouble remembering much about the case.
May 31, 2013, 12:11 p.m.Alexina Simon was picked up as a witness in a minor criminal case. Prosecutors in Queens held her over two days without a lawyer. Now, she wants to make them pay for what she says was misconduct.
May 29, 2013, 2:51 p.m.Robert Reuland lost his job in the Brooklyn DA's office in an episode that might have made for a lively installment in the new CBS series. Reuland, who got in trouble for his too frank comments on Brooklyn’s rate of killings, now defends accused murderers in Brooklyn.
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