Levi Aron, the Brooklyn store clerk who pleaded guilty to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison.
Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded guilty to charges of second-degree murder and kidnapping.
A lawyer for the man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky said his client has a mental deficiency due to inbreeding in the Chasidic community.
The trial of Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man accused of killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, will stay in Brooklyn, an appeals court ruled.
A lawyer for the man who confessed to killing 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky said the confession was coerced and his client is insane.
The father of Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who was kidnapped and murdered last month, has filed lawsuits totaling $200 million against Leiby's killer and his father.
Levi Aron, the Brooklyn man who is accused of killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, pleaded not guilty at his arraignment.
Two Orthodox Jewish groups have released statements attempting to clarify their positions on reporting child abuse.
For a blue-eyed 13-year-old named Yochanan, the lure of sleepaway camp this year is a religious ceremony at summer’s end. Yochanan will have a small bar mitzvah there in August, reading from the Torah in front of his bunkmates for the first time. A second, more formal ceremony will take place in September, in Brooklyn’s Borough Park.
The parents of murdered 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky have created a memorial fund in their son's name to assist the needy.
A leading American Orthodox rabbi said that child abuse should be reported to rabbis, not police.
A grand jury in New York indicted Levi Aron for the murder of 8-year old Leiby Kletzky.
Leiby Kletzky was given a combination of drugs before he was smothered and killed, New York's medical examiner said.
The two tragedies occurred 1,500 miles apart and in much different circumstances, but both united a community in shock, horror and grief.
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg sat shiva with the family of Leiby Kletzky.
The man charged in the murder of 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky reportedly tried to kidnap other boys.
Thousands of people turned out for the funeral of Leiby Kletzky, the 8-year-old Chasidic boy in Brooklyn found murdered and dismembered after having disappeared two days earlier.
The dismembered body of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who disappeared while walking home from camp was found and a suspect was arrested in his murder.
The body of an 8-year-old Brooklyn boy who disappeared while walking home from camp was found, and at least one suspect was taken into custody.