A trial so Blue

markblueThe third floor of the Westchester County Courthouse was lined with prospective jurors today for the upcoming trial of Mark Blue.

Blue, 45, is accused of repeatedly stabbing his girlfriend during a March 2008¬†argument in Mount Vernon, according to the DA’s office. Blue allegedly held the woman captive and watched as she nearly bled to death, the DA’s office claims.

Blue fled the state, but police found him months later in Portland, Ore. and brought him back. He is charged with attempted murder, assault and unlawful imprisonment.

Rebecca Baker

Rebecca Baker joined The Journal News in March 2004. She covers Eastchester, Bronxville and Tuckahoe, and was previously the state and county courts reporter in Westchester County. In prior jobs, she covered the Town of Greenburgh and Rockland County government and politics. Before coming to The Journal News, she was a municipal reporter for newspapers in New Haven, Conn. and Warren, Ohio.