Etan Patz

Pedro Hernandez was convicted for the infamous 1979 New York abduction of the child on the milk carton.
By Adrienne LaFrance Tuesday’s guilty verdict in the kidnapping and murder of 6-year-old Etan Patz, whose abduction rattled
"I wanted to see what happened today," Sirois told reporters outside the courtroom, saying it will be difficult for Hernandez
Democrat Michael McMahon, a former councilman and congressman, is running as a Democrat for the Staten Island DA job. (Reporting
The Hernandez case confirms the adage that "confession is the queen of evidence." Even without a shred of physical evidence, an almost unanimous jury voted for conviction based on a 33-year-old statement, given by a man suffering from a personality disorder and limited intelligence.
Patz vanished as he walked alone for the first time to a school bus stop in his Manhattan neighborhood on May 25, 1979. His
When I read these gloating musings, I bristle. These parents were probably raised in suburbia, I think, sneering to myself a tiny bit. I'm contemptuous of these contemptuous parents with their Rockwell-esque reveries.
Hernandez's brother-in-law Juan Santana, who worked at the same deli, took the witness stand in the afternoon and testified
Hernandez, 54, is charged with kidnapping and murder. Hernandez, in a videotaped confession to police, said he lured Patz
The jury selection exercise is expected to take several weeks. Hernandez has since recanted, and his defense attorney has