One of the images in the Baby Hope case that led to the big break last month in the murder case was created more than 21 years ago by Canadian experts who used the actual skull of the dead child to create computer renderings of her face, according to NYPD officials.
The image — depicting a three-quarter profile of the child now known as Anjelica Castillo — was used this past summer on a poster... » more
The mother of "Baby Hope" thanked the people praying for her murdered daughter and said, "we are never going to have peace. We are just waiting for justice," through the closed door of her Elmhurst apartment building Monday, according to news reports.
The few words in Spanish that Margarita Castillo uttered to reporters, including CBS/2's Kathryn Brown, were the first ones... » more
A 34-year-old woman and her 11-day-old baby were discovered dead in the woman's Brownsville apartment Thursdaymorning around 10 a.m., police said.
Margarine Lyons, 34, of 50 Legion St., was found by her brother, who also lived at the address, and who went into her bedroom to check on her. "She was found unconscious or unresponsive, laying on top of the child. It appears she died and at... » more
The father of "Baby Hope" is believed to be a suspect in the murder of the 3- to 5-year-old girl found dead in a picnic cooler near the Henry Hudson Parkway in 1991, according to published reports.
It is not clear why cops, who have acknowledged locating the girl's mother, haven't released the name of the father or even the name of "Baby Hope," who has languished for 22 years in a grave in... » more
The mother of Baby Hope — the child whose decomposed and abused body was found stuffed in a cooler by a Manhattan highway in 1991 — was found, NYPD officials said Tuesday, a break in an infamous case that has stumped investigators for a generation.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly would not name the woman or give details about her but said she is cooperating with the investigation, which began... » more
Macdara Vallely, the writer/director of "Peacefire" and two movie shorts, wrote and directed "Babygirl," a new movie about a plucky, parentified, Nuyorican Bronx teenager Lena (Yainis Ynoa), who is the object of advances by her mother's sketchy boyfriend, Victor (Flaco Navaja).
Vallely, 40, who was raised in Northern Ireland, now lives in the Pelham Parkway section of the... » more