Cop Avoided Rape Conviction Thanks to Really Unreasonable Doubt

Today's cover of the Daily News boasts the exclamatory word "Rage!" and an ensuing story about the reason a New York jury only convicted Michael Pena, the NYPD cop who attacked a school teacher on her way to work, of predatory sexual assault instead of rape, which would have carried a possible life in prison sentence… » 3/30/12 12:20pm 3/30/12 12:20pm

Finally, One Measly Conviction in a Rape Cop Trial

Yesterday, the stars aligned momentarily and a New York jury was able to get it together enough to convict former New York City police officer Michael Pena of three sexual assault-related charges. But today, they snapped out of it and announced to the judge that they simply could not agree on a verdict for the… » 3/28/12 6:20pm 3/28/12 6:20pm