A 54-year-old Long Beach woman is in custody following the death of a 75-year-old man in Centre Island. New York authorities are charging the woman with both murder and arson in connection with the death. As of Sept. 21, no court date was announced. When she appears in court, she will be represented by a criminal defense attorney tasked with building a strong case in her defense.
A man in the Bronx is facing serious charges after the body of a deceased man was found in his apartment. New York authorities found the body in the 37-year-old man's apartment in the Bronx on Sept. 13. While the man insists he had nothing to do with the death, he has been charged with several crimes, including assault and concealment of a human body. When his court date is announced, he will face these charges with criminal defense representation by his side.
A 17-year-old student in New York has been charged with making threats of a terroristic nature against a Westchester County high school, according to local sources. The high school, located in the Village of Croton, received threats from an unknown source, prompting an investigation. The teen's name has not been released due to age. Undoubtedly, the teen and/or his family are considering his criminal defense options.
Two men with a history of violence and arrests have once again been taken into custody in the Bronx. The two men, suspected to be members of prominent gangs based in New York, are facing murder charges in the death of a 27-year-old man. The two men are currently in custody, and both are likely focused on preparing a criminal defense as their cases head to court. No court date has been announced.
A man in Queens is facing charges of manslaughter after authorities have accused him of shaking his infant son to the point of death. New York authorities say the child was found unresponsive on Aug. 16 and was later pronounced dead. The man has since been arraigned and is now in custody against $150,000 bail. He is likely focused on responding to the charges, alongside his criminal defense counsel.
A woman whose two toddlers died minutes apart from one another two years ago is facing criminal charges, according to local sources. New York police arrested the woman on Aug. 8 in the Bronx, and she now faces charges of manslaughter in the deaths of both children. If she is found guilty, she could spend years in prison. She was set to return to court on Aug. 13, alongside a criminal defense attorney.
A woman who was critically injured on a Brooklyn subway on the afternoon of Aug. 1 reportedly identified the man she says attacked her. New York police have arrested the 43-year-old man, who now stands charged with weapon possession, harassment and assault. No court date has been announced, and there is no word as to whether the man has retained criminal defense counsel.
A father believed to have left his twin 1-year-old children in a hot car for hours has been arraigned on multiple charges, according to local sources. The New York man was arrested after the children were found unresponsive and were later pronounced dead. The man has retained the support of a private criminal defense attorney, and was slated for his next court appearance on Aug. 1, which will determine his indictment status.
Three men in Farmington face federal court indictment in connection with a home invasion in 2016 in which one man was killed. The New York men, aged 51, 48 and 39, have been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery. If they are found guilty, they could face years in prison, significant fines and other consequences. For the moment, no court date has been announced and it is unclear whether any of the three men have retained criminal defense representation.
A man believed to be responsible for the death of an elderly pedestrian is being formally charged, according to local sources. The 71-year-old man is facing manslaughter and other charges in New York and, at last report, was awaiting arraignment. If he is found guilty, he could spend the rest of his life in prison. He will likely rely upon criminal defense counsel to represent him throughout the trial process.