Hector Velez and Rafael Torres plead guilty to setting a fire in a Bronx apartment building, killing 7 people. They were 14 years old at the time of the crime. Judge Anita Florio presided over the trial.
Thomas C. Reed, former national security advisor to President Reagan and 11th Secretary of the Air Force, on trial for alleged insider trading. Mr. Reed was acquitted in 1985. Judge Leonard B. Sand presided over the proceeding.
Trial of Louis Werner, convicted for masterminding the "Lufthansa Heist," a high-profile robbery at Lufthansa's airline terminal at Kennedy International Airport. Prosecutor Edward McDonald and Judge Mark A. Costantino