Brancato takes stand at his murder trial

NEW YORK, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- Lillo Brancato, an actor being tried for murder, says he was trying to let himself into his drug dealer's home when his friend shot a New York police officer.

Ex-drug dealer testifies against actor

NEW YORK, Dec. 6 (UPI) -- An actor featured on "The Sopranos" was ratted out by his alleged ex-drug dealer, who testified for the prosecution at his New York trial on a murder charge.

Brancato murder trial begins in New York

NEW YORK, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- Actor Lillo Brancato Jr., who is on trial for murder in New York, wasn't responsible for a police officer's death, his lawyer said during opening statements.

Police-killing trial opens in New York

NEW YORK, Oct. 15 (UPI) -- More than 30 New York police officers gathered Wednesday at a Bronx courthouse as trial began for a man accused of fatally shooting an off-duty officer.

Juror claimed to be murder victim

NEW YORK, Oct. 8 (UPI) -- A New York woman told a court she couldn't serve as an unbiased juror in a cop-slaying trial because she had once been a murder victim.
Brancato cohort lucid when he confessed

Brancato cohort lucid when he confessed

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Prosecutors in the Bronx section of New York argue Steven Armento was clear-minded when he bragged from his hospital bed about outgunning a police officer.

Brancato hauls trash in jail

NEW YORK, July 17 (UPI) -- Former "Sopranos" star Lillo Brancato's jail work detail keeps him out of trouble and in the sun as he awaits trial in the death of a New York police officer. The tanned Brancato hauls trash, which "requires him to be outside all day," his lawyer, Joe Tac

Witnesses located in NYC cop slaying

NEW YORK, Nov. 22 (UPI) -- The lawyer for actor Lillo Brancato says he has a witness who could back up his client's version of the slaying of an off-duty New York policeman.

Actor Lillo Broncato may get his own trial

NEW YORK, July 12 (UPI) -- Actor Lillo Brancato Jr. and Steven Armento, charged in the shooting death of a New York police officer, may get separate trials.

Brancato may seek deal in cop-killing case

NEW YORK, March 14 (UPI) -- The attorney for "Sopranos" actor Lillo Brancato Jr. says his client wants to cooperate with New York prosecutors who have charged him with murder.

'Sopranos' actor pleads not guilty

NEW YORK, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Former "The Sopranos" actor Lillo Brancato Jr. pleaded not guilty to killing a New York police officer in front of a live -- and angry -- audience.

Actor arraigned in New York police death

NEW YORK, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Former Hollywood star Lillo Brancato Jr. and an alleged accomplice were arraigned on murder charges Thursday in the death of a New York police officer.

Actor suspected in NYPD killing

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Film and TV actor Lillo Brancato Jr. was in serious condition Sunday and suspected in the fatal shooting a New York police officer.
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