Columbia University Ramps Up Security After Fatal Stabbing Of Grad Student Near Campus
"We so deeply feel the pain and the injustice of that life promise breached in an act of barbarous violence."
Dec 4, 2021 1:20 PM
Columbia University Grad Student Fatally Stabbed While Jogging In Morningside Park
An Italian tourist was also injured in the apparent stabbing spree, but is expected to survive.
Dec 3, 2021 12:15 PM
Arts & Entertainment
Photos: You May Now Recline Alongside Lady Liberty In Manhattan
A new statue in Morningside Park shows the iconic Statue of Liberty in repose.
Jun 9, 2021 1:09 PM
Detective Who Obtained Tessa Majors Confession Has A History Of Misconduct Accusations, Attorney Says
At least some of the complaints were substantiated by the city's Civilian Complaint Review Board, the attorney for one of the defendants said.
Feb 26, 2020 3:29 PM
14-Year-Old Charged With Murder Of Barnard Student Tessa Majors In Morningside Park
The teen, who is being charged as an adult, allegedly confessed "he was in the park and tried to take the girl’s phone and 'she was hanging onto her phone' and that he hit her with a knife."
Feb 15, 2020 9:37 PM
Murder Of Tessa Majors Reignites Racial Tensions Surrounding Morningside Park
"Every night I see police lights shining. The NYPD wants to make a point. I get it. I'm just not sure it's the right point."
Feb 12, 2020 4:49 PM
Following Tessa Majors Murder, Manhattan Borough President Calls For Social Workers In City Schools
More than seven weeks after Majors's death, elected and community officials are still searching for ways to allay concerns about safety in the park as well as the broader neighborhood.
Jan 30, 2020 1:08 PM
13-Year-Old Arrested In Connection With Tessa Majors's Murder Denied Pre-Trial Release
The teenager is accused of felony murder, robbery and weapons possession in connection with the fatal stabbing.
Jan 3, 2020 12:28 PM
White Supremacist Group Is Sending Racist Robocalls To Barnard, Columbia Staff And Faculty
'The contents of this message, related to Tess Majors’s recent death, are abhorrent and viciously racist.'
Dec 27, 2019 1:16 PM
NYPD Detective On Tessa Majors Case Sued Previously With Others For Withholding Exculpatory Evidence
While the Legal Aid Society is concerned with Detective Wilfredo Acevedo's history, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea praised him.
Dec 22, 2019 2:58 PM
NYPD Officers Testify About Tessa Majors's Final Moments As Search For Suspects Continues
The one 13-year-old suspect that has allegedly confessed to being involved is being held without bail.
Dec 18, 2019 11:02 AM
Hundreds Mourn Tessa Majors In Morningside Park As Search For Third Suspect Continues
'This is an opportunity to build rather than to break the bridge with our neighbors.'
Dec 16, 2019 12:05 PM
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