The parents of Etan Patz, a young boy who went missing in 1979, asked a court on Wednesday to throw out that judgment against Jose Ramos, a convicted Pennsylvania child molester
Etan Patz' parents asked a Manhattan court to cancel a 2004 ruling that Jose Ramos, was responsible for their son's abduction and death.
Lawyers for the man accused of killing 6-year-old Etan Patz in 1979 want a veteran prosecutor off his case.
Prosecutors want the next Etan Patz jury get a first-hand tour of the SoHo streets the boy disappeared from 36 years ago.
1. ONE OF THE FIRST ‘MILK-CARTON KIDS’ It was a fateful May morning in 1979 when six-year-old Etan Patz’s parents finally felt safe letting him walk to the bus stop alone in Manhattan.
A judge on Monday scheduled the retrial of a suspect in the 1979 kidnapping and slaying of Etan Patz for early next year. State Supreme Court Judge Maxwell Wiley had considered scheduling the retrial... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 2012, Pedro Hernandez admitted killing the NYC boy; his attorneys say his statements were "fictional ravings" and first jury was deadlocked 11-1 in favor of guilt
Pedro Hernandez will face a new trial beginning Feb. 22 in the murder of Etan Patz.
Yesterday, a hearing was held for the retrial of Pedro Hernandez, who is accused of killing six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. While prosecutors are moving forward with a new trial, many jurors from the last one are still angry that the previous, grueling trial ended in mistrial because one juror believed that Hernandez was innocent. Show More Summary
Daggers were thrown when several Etan Patz jurors returned to the courtroom voluntarily for the first court date since the mistrial.
A new trial for the former New York deli worker who confessed to strangling 6-year-old Etan Patz in a case that changed the way the U.S. responds to missing children will open in 2016, a judge said on Wednesday. A month after declaring...Show More Summary
Joan Illuzzi will run as a Republican against the former Representative Michael E. McMahon, a Democrat, setting the stage for a contest between a pair of unusually high-profile candidates.
The lead prosecutor in the Etan Patz case has resigned from her post to run for district attorney in Staten Island.
The jurors from the Etan Patz trial spent part of their Memorial Day at the SoHo site where prosecutors say the little boy was killed 36 years ago to the day.
Seven jury members who voted to convict a former clerk of murder in his deadlocked trial met in SoHo on Monday, the day of Etan’s disappearance 36 years ago.
DA intends to again bring murder charges against Pedro Hernandez in 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old New York City boy; first jury ended in mistrial, 11-to-1 for conviction
Manhattan prosecutors will pursue a retrial of the New Jersey man charged in the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. announced Monday after the original trial ended in a hung jury earlier this month.
DA Cyrus Vance Jr. said his office would be moving for a second trial in the murder and kidnapping case against Pedro Hernandez.
Cyrus R. Vance Jr., in an interview on MSNBC, disclosed his intentions to retry Pedro Hernandez in the 1979 murder.
Stan Patz, the father of Etan Patz, says Adam Sirois, the lone holdout on the jury of Etan's accused killer, is "a stubborn egoist."