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  • For Etan Patz's parents, man's murder trial is a complex case; they had eyed earlier suspect

    For years, Etan Patz' parents were sure they knew who had kidnapped the first-grader on his way to school in 1979, and they devoted themselves to trying to hold him accountable.
  • Jury selection begins for suspect in Etan Patz's 1979 murder

    NEW YORK — Thirty-five years after Etan Patz's disappearance helped ignite a national missing-children's movement, scores of prospective jurors filed into court Monday for a murder trial that eluded authorities for decades. About 100 people...

    Trial nears for suspect in 1979 disappearance of Etan Patz

    His 6-year-old face became a symbol of parents' darkest fear, animating a national push to find lost children and a cultural shift toward hypervigilant child rearing. As a suspect in Etan Patz's disappearance heads to trial 35 years later, missing-...

    Missing boy Etan Patz murder trial jury selection

    NEW YORK — His 6-year-old face became a symbol of parents' darkest fear, animating a national push to find lost children and a cultural shift toward hypervigilant child rearing. As a suspect in Etan Patz's disappearance heads to trial 35 years...

    Taped confessions of man charged in Etan Patz's killing are admissible

    The videotaped confessions of a New Jersey man charged with murdering Etan Patz, the 6-year-old who vanished in 1979 on his way to his school bus stop in Manhattan, can be used in court, a New York judge has ruled. Pedro Hernandez, 53, confessed to...