August 10, 1990 |
The case of one of the defendants in New York's Central Park jogger trial suffered a setback when the judge told the jury that parents do not "automatically" have to be present when police question a juvenile, as long as a reasonable effort had been made to notify the parents. Three youths charged with the rape and attempted murder of a woman jogger were juveniles at the time of the attack. One youth's defense involved the fact that his father had not been present during some of the
December 11, 1990 |
Jurors in Manhattan's Central Park rape-beating trial began their 11th day of deliberations by asking state Supreme Court Justice Thomas Galligan for a rereading of testimony on what happened between 18-year-old Kharey Wise and Detective John Hartigan between Wise's two videotaped statements to police. Wise and Kevin Richardson, 16, are charged with rape and attempted murder in the 1989 gang-rape and beating of a woman jogger.
April 27, 1989
A grand jury returned the first two indictments in the Central Park attack on a 28-year-old woman jogger, who remained in a coma for a seventh day, officials said. Details of the sealed indictments, including the exact charges, were not released. The two teen-agers had been arrested on charges of first-degree rape, second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault. The grand jury reviewed confessions from some of the eight youths arrested in the rape and assault of the Wall Street investment banker, the source said.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
May 3, 1989
The story of the woman jogger who was savagely attacked in Central Park has horrified even supposedly jaded New Yorkers. The reported nonchalance of the teen-agers who participated in the attack has made the event even more sickening. There was, however, in the April 26 article, mention of a 15-year-old girl named Shante Chunn and her friends who came from their high school in Harlem to express concern (Part I). It is important for everyone who hears about this terrible crime to remember that the kids who went out "wilding" that night are not the only representatives of their peer group.
May 6, 1989 |
Eight teen-agers accused in a rampage through Central Park that resulted in the rape and beating of a woman jogger and an attack on a male runner are also charged with assaulting a third jogger, indictments unsealed Friday revealed. Six of the teen-agers were indicted for beating and raping a 28-year-old female jogger and leaving her for dead. All eight were indicted for assaulting and robbing a male jogger, John Loughlin, 40, during the rampage April 19. The indictments unsealed by Manhattan Dist.
May 1, 1989 |
The rape and beating of a woman jogger in Central Park by a wolf pack of teen-agers prompted real estate billionaire Donald Trump to spend $85,000 on full-page newspaper advertisements today calling for the death penalty for such crimes. Trump, who has a long-running feud with Mayor Edward I. Koch on the quality of life in New York, said the Central Park attack was just another sign of growing lawlessness in the city and he disputed Koch's call to remove "hate and rancor from our hearts."