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East Elmhurst »

Average NYC Jail Stay Is 3 Times Longer Than Reported, DOC Commish Says

Corrections Commissioner Joseph Ponte said the average stay for an inmate is 176 days, not 53.

Williamsbridge »

Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie Dodged Jury Duty for Years, Officials Say

Heastie received seven jury duty postponements from 2005 to 2008, three times the normal amount.

East Elmhurst »

480-Pound Inmate Forced to Wear Sheets After Clothes Are Stolen, Claim Says

Inmate Freddie Harvin says his clothes were "irreplaceable" because of his size.

Williamsbridge »

Patrons Sickened by Hepatitis A Sue Bronx Restaurant

New Hawaii Sea Restaurant in Williamsbridge experienced an outbreak of hepatitis A last fall.

Financial District »

50 Years of Courtroom Drama on Display at Downtown Gallery

Sketches of famous trials, and infamous criminals, are being shown in the Financial District.

Sunnyside »

Ex-NYPD Cop Sentenced to 4 Years Behind Bars in Gun-Smuggling Plot

Ali Oklu allegedly planned to transport three M-16 rifles, a shotgun and 16 handguns across state lines.

New York City »

Mayor Introduces Mental Health Initiative in NYC Courts System

In an effort to curb crimes, teams will assess mentally ill criminals and advise the court on treatment.

Flatbush »

Accused Brooklyn Serial Killer Indicted on Murder Charges

Salvatore Perrone is charged with shooting and killing three Brooklyn shopkeepers.

New York City »

Tens of Thousands Celebrate Italian Pride in Columbus Day Parade

Tens of thousands lined up along the Fifth Avenue parade route.

St. George »

Staten Island Man Accused of Killing Parents Arraigned

Eric Bellucci, 32, was accused of murdering his parents in their Annadale home in 2010.

Midtown »

Mom Accused of Killing 8-Year-Old Son Denied Bail

A state appeals court denied bail for Gigi Jordan, a millionaire mom accused of killing her son.

SoHo »

Etan Patz's Accused Killer Suffers From Hallucinations, Lawyer Says

A lawyer for accused Etan Patz killer Pedro Hernandez said his client is schizophrenic.

Manhattan »

Official Christmas Observance Brings Monday Closures and Schedule Changes

The official observence of Christmas means government and city offices remain closed on Dec. 26. 

Manhattan »

Council Votes to Sue Bloomberg Over Homeless Policy

The City Council voted Tuesday to sue the Bloomberg administration to halt a new homeless intake policy.

Manhattan »

Steven Slater's Jetblue Meltdown Came After Slow Burn on Flight

Steven Slater, the JetBlue flight attendant who's become a hero, had a meltdown after a string of bizarre behavior.