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  • DA willing to consider plea deals for 8 remaining defendants in second Junior trial

    CONCOURSE, The Bronx — Assistant District Attorney Morgan Dolan announced in court Monday that the District Attorney’s Office is willing to offer pleas to lesser charges to the eight remaining defendants in the Junior murder case. Alleged Trinitarios gang members Frederick Then, Ronald Urena, Jose Tavarez, Danel Fernandez, Gabriel Ramirez Concepcion, Diego Suero, Danilo Payamps Pacheco and Luis Caberasantos, are all charged with second-degree murder for being part of the chase that led to the death of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” […]

  • Finally, Justice comes for Junior: Jury finds all 5 gang members GUILTY of first-degree murder in clean-sweep verdict

    CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Guilty! Almost a year after the brutal slaying of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz outside a Bronx bodega, a jury on Friday returned a decisive verdict that was prayers answered for those seeking justice for Junior. It took just about eight hours over two days for a jury of 11 women and one man to decide the fates of Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, Manuel Rivera, Elvin Garcia, Jose Muniz and Antonio Rodriguez Hernandez Santiago. The five Trinitarios […]

  • Jury deliberations begin in ‘Junior’ trial, nearly one year after teen’s death

    CONCOURSE, the Bronx — Jury deliberations began in the “Junior” murder trial Thursday afternoon. After weeks of testimony, the jury must now determine the fate of five men accused of killing an innocent 15-year-old boy outside a Bronx bodega on June 20, 2018. #BREAKING Jury in “Junior” murder trial are now deliberating to decide the fate of 5 men accused in the Bronx bodega murder of 15-year-old Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz. @PIX11News — Andrea Cavallier (@acavallierNYC) June 13, 2019 Lesandro […]

  • Almost a year after teen’s death, ‘Justice for Junior’ will soon be in hands of jury as court arguments conclude

    CONCOURSE, the Bronx —Nearly a year after the brutal murder of an innocent 15-year-old boy outside a Bronx bodega,  “Justice for Junior” will soon be in the hands of the jury. Defense attorneys for the five men accused in the death of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz wrapped their summations Tuesday, arguing that their clients did not intend to kill the teen, while prosecutors in their closing arguments maintained there’s no question the suspects intended to end his life. The judge […]

  • Defense lawyers in ‘Junior’ trial argue defendants were only trying to rough him up, not kill him

    CONCOURSE, The Bronx — They were just trying to rough “Junior” up — not kill him, so they don’t deserve the most severe punishment. That’s the pitch defense attorneys for four of the five defendants in the murder case made to jurors on Monday in a last-ditch effort to convince them that only one of the five actually killed Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz in a brutal attack almost one year ago. Assistant District Attorney Morgan Dolan has argued that all […]

  • GRAPHIC: Medical examiner details Junior’s fatal neck wound as prosecution rests case

    Warning: Details of Friday’s testimony are graphic in nature and may be disturbing to some.  THE BRONX — As they rested their case in the “Junior” murder trial Friday, prosecutors turned to the medical examiner who performed the teen’s autopsy, offering graphic detail of the wound that killed the 15-year-old almost a year ago. The knife used to deliver the lethal blow to Lesandro “Junior” Guzman Feliz last June 20 went clear through the teen’s neck, causing him to bleed […]

  • Junior’s mother agrees to watch remainder of murder trial from outside courtroom following outbursts

    THE BRONX — The mother of slain teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz and officials with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office came to a joint decision Thursday that she will watch the remainder of the murder trial from a separate “overflow” room. The decision was made two days after Leandra Feliz started screaming in Spanish during the cross-examination of cooperating witness Michael “Sosa” Reyes, and stormed out of the courtroom. She was told not to come back for the rest of the […]

  • Sanitation worker finds man’s body on side of Long Island road

    WYANDANCH, N.Y. — Police are investigating the death of a man found on the side of a Long Island road by a sanitation worker early Thursday morning. The worker on a garbage truck found the body around 7:15 a.m. on the side of Spruce Street, south of Jefferson Avenue. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Suffolk County Police Homicide Squad detectives are investigating. Details of the man’s death are not known at this time.

  • 6 female Bronx students hospitalized after eating suspected pot brownies; 18-year-old man in custody

    MORRIS HEIGHTS, The Bronx — Six female high school students at a Bronx school were transported to the hospital Tuesday when they fell ill after eating what police believe to be brownies laced with marijuana. Officers arrived at Charter High School for Law and Social Justice on University Avenue just after noon. The girls, ages 15 and 16, were feeling ill and complaining of pain. They were taken to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital in stable condition. An 18-year-old male was taken into […]

  • Violent night in Brooklyn: 1 dead, 5 wounded in separate shootings at parks in span of two hours

    BROOKLYN — It was a bloody, violent end to Memorial Day in Brooklyn when six people were shot in two separate incidents over the span of just a few hours, leaving one man dead. Police say the first shooting happened at 6:53 p.m. when a man fired shots into a crowd at a park near a school on Hemlock Street  in East New York. A 42-year-old man was shot in the neck and transported to the hospital, where he later […]

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