Law: Trials on Twin Tracks

Two Brink'sprosecutions are drawing to a close

It has been nearly two years since a group of self-styled revolutionaries shocked the nation by holding up an armored truck in Rockland County, N.Y., killing a Brink's guard and, in a subsequent Shootout, two local police officers. It was quickly apparent that the attack was not merely a last violent gasp of the radicalism born in the '60s. Information gleaned from the robbery and murder scenes led police to "safe houses" in Mount Vernon, N.Y., The Bronx and elsewhere, from which they carted away truckloads of...

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