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Leiby Kletzky

The Most Dramatic Crimes Solved Thanks To Surveillance Cameras

Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

They’re everywhere, and they’re watching you. They’re surveillance cameras, and following 9/11 they seemingly sprouted on every building, parkin...

Security Cameras Installed In Brooklyn Neighborhoods Where Hasidic Boy Was Murdered

AP | JAKE PEARSON | Posted 09.23.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- In a city that's ramped up surveillance since the 9/11 attacks, the next big installation of security cameras is not in the bustle of midt...


AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.29.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — A hardware store clerk was sentenced Wednesday to 40 years to life in prison after pleading guilty to kidnapping, killing and dismemb...

Anna Sanders

GUILTY | Anna Sanders | Posted 08.09.2012 | New York

His eyes glazed over and his voice a barely audible whisper, Levi Aron pleaded guilty Thursday to abducting, suffocating and dismembering 8-year-old L...

Levi Aron To Plead GUILTY

Posted 08.01.2012 | New York

The prime suspect in the gruesome murder of 8-year old Leiby Kletzy is expected to plead guilty in court next week. Sources tell The Daily News Lev...

Where Are Your Kids?

Eva Glettner | Posted 08.01.2012 | Parents
Eva Glettner

There are evil people in this world. The kind of people that will dupe a little boy and take his life. You better bet that I'm going to do everything in my power to shield my children from it.

The Top New York Stories Of 2011

Posted 02.25.2012 | New York

What was a remarkable year in news across the world, was also a remarkable year here in the Big Apple. Top officials resigned, a grisly murder in ...

Lawyer For Levi Aron Attributes Kletzky Murder To Inbreeding

Posted 12.22.2011 | New York

The defense lawyer for Levi Aron in the tragic Leiby Kletzky murder is now blaming Aron's actions on the effects of inbreeding. Lawyer Howard Gree...

A Monster Among the 'Frum' | Posted 02.04.2012 | New York

The faithful of Borough Park have a saying: 'We are all of one face.' The life of Levi Aron, the outcast awaiting trial for the murder of 8-year-old L...

Levi Aron's Lawyers: He's Not Guilty, Just Insane

AP | By COLLEEN LONG | Posted 12.24.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The confession of a man charged with kidnapping, smothering and dismembering an 8-year-old boy was strong-armed by authorities who took ad...

When Criminal Lawyers Go to the Edge

Joel Cohen | Posted 11.14.2011 | Crime
Joel Cohen

In July, 2011, Levi Aron allegedly kidnapped, killed and dismembered the body of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky in Brooklyn. What lawyer would want to represent him? And if a lawyer does undertake such representation, what lawyer would boast about it?

Levi Aron Sued For $100 Million By Boy's Father

Posted 10.29.2011 | New York

Nachman Kletzky, the father of murdered 8-year old Leiby Kletzky, is suing the boy's alleged killer Levi Aron for 100 million dollars for what the fam...

Watch: Accused Child Killer Levi Aron Has Personality Disorder

Posted 10.12.2011 | New York

Lawyers for Levi Aron, who has plead not guilty to charges that he murdered 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky in Brooklyn earlier this year, are claiming that ...


AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 10.10.2011 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with killing and dismembering an 8-year-old boy is confused and apathetic, a "practically blank" personality whose you...

Leiby Kletzky Murder Spurs Stricter Child Laws In Orthodox Jewish Community

Posted 10.09.2011 | Impact

The brutal murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky has rocked the Orthodox Jewish community into finally acknowledging that it needs more oversight to prot...

Levi Aron Found Competent To Stand Trial

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 10.04.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The man accused in the kidnapping and dismemberment killing of an 8-year-old New York City boy told detectives his victim put up a st...

The Trauma of Silence: Speaking Out About Orthodox Jewish Child Abuse

Eishes Chayil | Posted 10.01.2011 | Religion
Eishes Chayil

When I first tried to write about abuse in our community, to use the words needed to describe what was happening to so many children, I was firmly told not to.

A Tree Grows In Brooklyn For Leiby Kletzky

Park Slope, NY Patch | Diana Denza Email the Author | Posted 09.26.2011 | New York

Two weeks after 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky's body was discovered in a Fourth Avenue dumpster, family friends, neighbors and even perfect strangers are c...

When Murdering Children Becomes Everyday News

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 09.26.2011 | Crime
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

A funny thing happened to me as I surveyed all the tragedies that have filled our newspapers over the past few weeks. I discovered that I was slowly becoming inured to the murder of children and the loss of human life.

Levi Aron's Attorney QUITS

Posted 09.21.2011 | New York

As police investigate Levi Aron's apartment for more evidence in the brutal murder of 8 year-old Leiby Kletzky, one of Aron's defense lawyers, Gerard ...

Leiby Kletzky Memorial Fund Raises $60K in One Day

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.20.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- The family of an 8-year-old New York City boy who was abducted and dismembered has set up a website in his honor. The Leiby Kletzky Mem...

Leiby Kletzky's Autopsy Results Revealed

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 09.19.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- An 8-year-old boy who was abducted off a Brooklyn street, killed and dismembered last week was given a combination of drugs before he was ...

Christopher Mathias

EXCLUSIVE: Levi Aron's Facebook Friend Shocked; New Photos Emerge | Christopher Mathias | Posted 09.14.2011 | New York

When Amy Hutchinson posted a "Happy Birthday" Facebook message to her friend Levi Aron on Wednesday, little did she know he was being arrested on murd...

Before Casey Anthony, There Was Alice Crimmins...

Paul LaRosa | Posted 09.13.2011 | New York
Paul LaRosa

She was the Casey Anthony of her time, a mother excoriated for her randy behavior, her name and story splashed across the front pages of the NYC tabloids.

The Butchering of 8-Year-Old Leiby Kletzky

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach | Posted 09.13.2011 | Crime
Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

Not only is Levi Aron not part of the religious Jewish family, he is not part of the human family. He is a beast of the field, a cold-blooded predator, devoid of any spark of G-d or hint of humanity. He is a man without a soul, a spiritless hominid.