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Death Penalty Trial Begins

Newsday | John Riley | Posted 08.24.2013 | New York

The death penalty trial of Ronell Wilson for killing two NYPD cops began in federal court in Brooklyn Monday with opening arguments focused on whether...

The Death Penalty Option: I Support It

Ed Koch | Posted 07.01.2012 | New York
Ed Koch

I support having the penalty available as an option in particularly heinous murders. The reason being that many more innocent lives would be saved because of the deterrence factor.

Death Penalty A Question For 9/11 Jury

AP | TOM HAYS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — New York juries are often loath to impose the death penalty, even for terrorists. In fact, a jury spared the lives of two Osama bin ...