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Etan Patz Missing

Mistrial Declared In Etan Patz Case

AP | By The Associated Press | Posted 05.08.2015 | Crime

5:05 p.m. The lone holdout on the jury in New York murder trial involving the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz says he couldn...

Murder Trial Of NYC Boy Missing 35 Years Gets Underway

Reuters | Posted 04.01.2015 | Crime

(Adds details on defense opening statement, trial to resume on Monday) By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, Jan 30 (Reuters) - ...

Jury Selection Begins In Historic Case Of Missing Boy

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2015 | Crime

(Adds details of jury selection) By Natasja Sheriff NEW YORK, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Jury selection began on Monday in the t...

Did The NYPD Force A False Confession In The Murder Of Etan Patz?

ProPublica | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Joaquin Sapien and Hanna ...

NY DA: Patz Suspect Beat Wife, Used Drugs

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — The man charged with killing a 6-year-old New York City boy in one of the nation's most notorious missing-child cases has a disturbi...

Sex Offender Tired Of Being Linked To Missing Child

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime

WILKES-BARRE, Pa. (AP) — A sex offender jailed in northeastern Pennsylvania says he's tired of being linked to the 1979 disappearance of a New York ...

Judge: Man Can Face Trial In Etan Patz Murder

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.15.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A man charged with murder decades after one of the nation's most infamous child disappearances can be brought to trial, a judge ruled...

Lawyer BLASTS Child Killing Confession

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 06.17.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK — A man's confession in one of the nation's most notorious child disappearances was false, peppered with questionable claims and made a...

Lawyer: Not Guilty Plea In Etan Patz Murder

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 01.15.2013 | New York

Former bodega worker Pedro Hernandez appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court Thursday morning, his first appearance after his indictment Wednesday in the ...

Charges In Murder, Kidnapping Of Etan Patz

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and TOM HAYS | Posted 01.14.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — A man authorities say confessed to the infamous 1979 disappearance of a 6-year-old boy from his New York City neighborhood has been f...

State Will Free Child Molester Held Responsible For Etan Patz's Disappearance

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.29.2012 | Crime

NEW YORK -- While prosecutors weigh what to do about a suspect who surprisingly surfaced this spring in the landmark 1979 disappearance case of Etan P...

NYPD Searching For Evidence In Etan Patz Case

AP | Posted 10.10.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Detectives returned Friday to the site of a former grocery store in the investigation into the 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz, a 6-y...

NYPD Search For Etan Patz Evidence Comes Up Short

| Posted 08.10.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss, DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor MANHATTAN — The NYPD returned to the former SoHo bodega where Etan Patz was allegedl...

The Search Continues

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 10.08.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Police returned on Wednesday to the site of a former grocery store to look for evidence in the 1979 disappearance of a 6-year-old boy...

NYPD Officials 'Absolutely Certain' That Suspect Killed Etan Patz

| Posted 08.08.2012 | New York

By Murray Weiss DNAinfo Columnist / Criminal Justice Editor NEW YORK CITY — New details have cops "absolutely certain" Pedro Hernandez is guilty...

In Etan Patz Case, A Complex Question Of Duty

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.03.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Decades before he was arrested in one of the country's most haunting missing-child cases, Pedro Hernandez told people he had killed a...

Where Was Cy?

Len Levitt | Posted 07.29.2012 | New York
Len Levitt

Why didn't Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance attend Police Commissioner Ray Kelly's momentous news conference last Thursday on the Etan Katz case?

NYPD May Search Landfill For Etan Patz's Body

Reuters | Posted 07.28.2012 | New York

By Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK, May 28 (Reuters) - New York police have requested trash hauling records going back to 1979, the year 6-y...

A Long Road For Prosecutors In Etan Patz Case

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 05.28.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- For prosecutors, the work is just beginning after the astonishing arrest last week of a man who police say confessed to strangling a 6-yea...

Etan Patz Murder Suspect Knew 'Intimate Details,' Sources Say

Posted 05.27.2012 | Crime

Pedro Hernandez, the suspect who allegedly admitted to killing Etan Patz more than 30 years ago, knew "intimate details" about the boy that lead polic...

Christopher Mathias

PHOTOS: New York City's Other Missing Children | Christopher Mathias | Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Etan Patz's disappearance 33 years ago was perhaps most disturbing, and grabbed the most national headlines, because of its narrative. May 25th, 1979 ...

Man Who Confessed To Etan Patz Murder Expected In Court

Posted 05.25.2012 | New York

Nearly 33 years after the disappearance of Etan Patz, a 6-year-old Manhattan boy who went missing in 1979, police announced the arrest of a suspect in...

Rest in Peace, Etan Patz

Dan Collins | Posted 06.25.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

In a week's worth of news stories and tabloid headlines about the long-missing Soho boy, an elderly handyman was hung out to dry. For a 32-year-old murder. About which, it appeared, there was no new evidence.

Investigation Of Boy's 1979 Disappearance Finds 'Nothing Conclusive' In NY Basement

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | New York

(Adds conclusion of search at scene) By Michelle Nichols and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - Investigators...

WATCH: Ray Kelly Discuss Etan Patz Search With Son Greg Kelly

Posted 05.09.2012 | New York

Police Commissioner Ray Kelly visited the set of "Good Day New York" on Friday to discuss the latest in the new search to find the remains of Etan Pat...