The man who confessed to the 1979 killing of 6-year-old Etan Patz made a brief courtroom appearance on Thursday, standing silently in a gray T-shirt as a prosecutor told the judge that murder charges had been formally filed nearly three decades after the slaying.
The case against the New Jersey man who confessed to killing little Etan Patz is “flimsy,” and police reportedly say there is little or no hard evidence linking him to the notorious crime.
How is Boro Park managing one year after the murder of Leiby Kletzky? Marriage culture at Yeshiva University. Natalie Portman gets hitched.
A Brooklyn man pleaded guilty to abducting and murdering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky as he walked home from summer camp in Boro Park last summer.
Leaders of an Orthodox security patrol in Leiby Kletzky’s Brooklyn neighborhood don’t want police to see new security video. They want to deal with some crimes quietly.
The abduction and murder of Leiby Kletzky shook the insular ultra-Orthodox Jewish neighborhood of Boro Park, Brooklyn. One year later, the impact is still being felt.
A Brooklyn man was expected to plead guilty next week to butchering an 8-year-old boy who got lost while walking home alone from an Orthodox Jewish day camp, a source close to the case said.
A $1 million state-funded program that will place 150 security cameras in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn neighborhoods will be run by community volunteers, not the police.