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Suspect in deadly Times Square attack pleads not guilty

US Navy veteran Richard Rojas mowed down pedestrians in New York, killing a woman and injuring 22 others in May.

Driver indicted in deadly Times Square attack, crash

A grand jury has indicted the driver charged with killing a young woman and injuring 22 people when he careened through three blocks in New York City's crowded Times Square, prosecutors said on Wednesday. Richard Rojas, 26, is scheduled to be arraigned on the indictment on July 13. Show More Summary

Suspect in Times Square car crash that killed one is indicted

A man accused of intentionally mowing down pedestrians on a Times Square sidewalk, killing one and injuring 22 others, was indicted Wednesday by a grand jury. Richard Rojas did not appear in court... To view the full story, click the title link.

Driver accused in Times Square rampage indicted

10 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Richard Rojas is accused of mowing down pedestrians last week, killing one and injuring 22 others

Times Square rampage suspect: "I was trying to get help"

10 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Richard Rojas spoke to the New York Post from Rikers Island in a jailhouse interview

Times Square Driver Says He Was Seeking Help

A man accused of mowing down pedestrians in Times Square, killing a teenage Michigan tourist and injuring 22 others, says he had been trying to get psychiatric help. In a jailhouse interview on Saturday, Richard Rojas told the New York Post that he recently spoke to a mental health counselor...

Accused Times Square driver: 'I want to apologize to my mom'

Richard Rojas, the 26-year-old from the Bronx, accused of unleashing a nightmare in Times Square on Thursday is now apparently saying he is sorry.

The dad of the 18-year-old tourist murdered in Times Square spoke for the first time about his 'angel'

10 months agoLifestyle / Fashion : AOL: Style

Eighteen-year-old Alyssa Elsman was murdered in Times Square Thursday by Richard Rojas, 26, as she toured New York City with her 13-year-old sister shortly after arriving. Read more...

"We Will Continue To Terrorize You": ISIS Calls For Jihadis To Copy Times Square Attack

Jihadis have posted messages urging supporters to carry out vehicular attacks similar to Thursday’s incident in Times Square - when an allegedly intoxicated Richard Rojas, 26, plowed his car into a crowd of pedestrians, injuring 20 and...Show More Summary

Times Square crash: Driver who ploughed into crowd of pedestrians in New York 'wanted to kill them all'

10 months agoNews : The Cutline

The driver of a car that ploughed into a crowd of pedestrians in New York's Times Square told police he wanted to "kill them all" and said officers should have shot him, according to prosecutors. Richard Rojas said he had been smoking...Show More Summary

Times Square Crash: Surveillance Video Shows Horrific Scene

Richard Rojas allegedly drove his car onto a Times Square sidewalk, killing one person and injuring 22 others. He was charged with murder, attempted murder and aggravated vehicular homicide.

Richard Rojas, accused of running down Times Square pedestrians, to be arraigned

10 months agoNews : The Newsroom

A man accused of steering his car onto a Times Square sidewalk Thursday and mowing down pedestrians told police he was "hearing voices," law enforcement, officials said.

Richard Rojas kills one and injures a score of others

You’ve probably heard about Richard Rojas who drove his Honda Accord on a sidewalk in New York City. He killed Alyssa Elsman, an 18-year-old tourist from Michigan and injured Ava, her 13-year-old sister along with more than twenty others. The press loves to point out that he was a Navy veteran. According to Navy Times […]

Navy Vet Charged with Murder in Times Square Crash

10 months agoMilitary / US Military : Navy News

Richard Rojas, 26, a former Navy electrician from the Bronx, was arrested at the scene and later charged with one count of murder.

Anthony Weiner, Ricky Martin, Julian Assange, Ryan Phillippe, Liam Payne, Brad Pitt: HOT LINKS

10 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

TIMES SQUARE DRIVER. Deranged motorist Richard Rojas has previous DWI arrests, was high on drugs. “Investigators were confident tests would reveal he had used drugs, sources said. One source said it appeared he was high on PCP.” ANTHONY W… Read The post Anthony Weiner, Ricky Martin, Julian Assange, Ryan Phillippe, Liam Payne, Brad Pitt: HOT LINKS appeared first on Towleroad.

City Councilman Wants More Sidewalk Bollards Like The Ones That Stopped Driver's Times Square Rampage

Nearly 24 hours after Richard Rojas allegedly used his car as a murder weapon in Times Square, killing one pedestrian and injuring 22 others, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez stood a few steps from where Rojas's Honda Accord came to rest, lodged on top of two steel bollards. Show More Summary

NYPD: Times Square driver accelerated as he hit pedestrians

10 months agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

NYPD commander said Richard Rojas paused to let cars go by before turning onto the Times Square sidewalk where he struck 21, which "goes to his state of mind"

Times Square driver charged with murder

10 months agoNews : The Cutline

A US Navy veteran who plowed a car into pedestrians in New York's Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22 other people, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, police said Friday. Richard Rojas, 26, a former Navy electrician...Show More Summary

Driver Who Crashed Into Crowd At Times Square Charged With Murder & Warned Police About 'The End Of Days'!

The driver who crashed his car into a crowd in NYC's Times Square has been charged with second-degree murder. Police say Richard Rojas seemed to be "emotionally disturbed" in his statements to officers after killing one person — an 18-year-old woman — and injuring 22 others on Thursday. NYPD sources say the Bronx native told officials he [...]

Times Square Driver Charged With Murder, May Have Been Attempting ‘Suicide by Cop’

10 months agoNews : NYMag: Intelligencer

The driver, 26-year-old Richard Rojas, was likely on drugs and may have also been hallucinating when he rammed his car through Times Square.

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