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
16-Year-Old Pleads Guilty To 2019 Murder Of Barnard College Student
Tessa Majors was killed in Morningside Park during a botched mugging.
Sep 21, 2021 6:07 PM
14-Year-Old Who Pleaded Guilty To Tessa Majors Robbery Sentenced To 18 Months
Under the sentencing by Judge Carol Goldstein, the teenager will serve a minimum of six months in a limited secure facility.
Jun 15, 2020 5:40 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
Third Suspect Arrested In Tessa Majors Murder Case
The 14-year-old is being charged as an adult, sources said.
Feb 19, 2020 12:17 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
Update: Teen Sought By NYPD In Tessa Majors Case Found, Released Into Attorney's Custody
It's believed that this teen is the one who fatally stabbed the college student.
Dec 26, 2019 1:48 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
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