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11/08/2013

Pappalardo & Pappalardo responds to indictment related to Tappan Zee boat crash

Pappalardo & Pappalardo represents John Schumacher, who was one of the passengers on the boat which crashed into a barge near the Tappan Zee Bridge on the night of July 26, 2013. Mr. Schumacher fully cooperated with Rockland County authorities in their investigation, and while authorities continue to pursue Jojo John and allege he was intoxicated by yesterday’s indictment, we maintain that a contributing factor in […] read more »

03/22/2013

John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald to appear on CBS’s 48 Hours

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald will be featured in tomorrow’s episode of 48 Hours, airing at 10 p.m. on CBS. In tomorrow night’s episode, “Murder in the O.C.,” 48 Hours reports on the murder of Bill McLaughlin and the trial that followed more than 15 years later. McLaughlin was killed by six gunshot wounds to the chest on December 15, 1994, in his […] read more »

01/28/2013

Angelo MacDonald’s client pleads “not guilty” to alleged serial murders

Angelo MacDonald, experienced trial attorney at Pappalardo & Pappalardo, appeared today with client Lucius Crawford at his arraignment before the Hon. Barbara Zambelli in the Westchester County Court, with Crawford pleading not guilty to charges that he killed two women in Westchester. Click here to see video from today’s court appearance. Crawford was indicted by a Westchester County grand jury for the December 2012 murder of […] read more »

01/07/2013

Angelo MacDonald to appear on tonight’s episode of “True Crime with Aphrodite Jones”

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s Angelo MacDonald will be featured in tonight’s episode of True Crime with Aphrodite Jones, airing at 10 p.m. on the Investigation Discovery Channel. In tonight’s episode, “Sex and Death in the O.C.,” Aprodite Jones reports on the murder of Bill McLaughlin and the trial that followed more than 15 years later. McLaughlin was killed by six gunshot wounds to the chest on December […] read more »

12/06/2012

Angelo MacDonald representing alleged serial killer in Mount Vernon murder case

Angelo MacDonald, experienced trial attorney at Pappalardo & Pappalardo, will be representing Lucius Crawford, a 60-year-old Mount Vernon resident who has been charged in the Mount Vernon City Court with the murder of 42-year-old Tanya Simmons. Crawford has also been indicated in the 1993 murder of 23-year-old Learonda Shealy in Yonkers, and the 1993 murder of 38-year-old Nella West in the Bronx, with the press already […] read more »

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11/15/2012

John Pappalardo and Angelo MacDonald featured in new true crime novel Wealthy Men Only

Pappalardo & Pappalardo’s managing partner John Pappalardo and experienced trial attorney Angelo MacDonald are featured in Stella Sand’s latest true crime novel Wealthy Men Only: The True Story of a Lonely Millionaire, a Gorgeous Younger Woman, and the Love Triangle that Ended in Murder. In Wealthy Men Only, Stella Sands – author of five other crime books including The Dating Game Killer and Murder at Yale […] read more »

12/21/2011

Jury acquits Yonkers mother in tot’s killing

http://www.lohud.com/article/2009910020342 By Rebecca Baker There were only two people who could have beaten 11-month-old Clarissa St. Victor to death, prosecutors said: her mother or her mother’s boyfriend. A Westchester County jury decided the mother was not guilty, although she was the only one charged in the girl’s death. The acquittal of 21-year-old Anthonica St. Victor was a stunning rejection of the prosecution’s case that she struck […] read more »

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12/19/2011

Jury has case of Yonkers mom accused of killing daughter in Harrison

http://www.lohud.com/article/20090930/NEWS02/909300395/Jury-has-case-of-Yonkers-mom-accused-of-killing-daughter-in-Harrison By Rebecca Baker WHITE  PLAINS - A Westchester County jury has finished its first day deliberating the case of Anthonica St. Victor, a Yonkers mother charged with fatally abusing her infant daughter at her boyfriend’s place. St. Victor, 21, is on trial for first-degree manslaughter and other felony charges in the Sept. 9, 2008, death of Clarissa St. Victor, who died days before her first birthday. […] read more »

Posted at 3:24 PM in Homicide, In The News | Permalink