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Claremont »

12 and 13-Year-Old Girls Raped by Classmates in Auditorium, Police Say

A 13- and 14-year-old boy were arrested for attacking two girls aged 12 and 13, police said.

Civic Center »

De Blasio Outlines Reforms After Probe into Myls Dobson's Death

The mayor promised better coordination between agencies and greater follow-up of vulnerable children.

Midtown »

4-Year-Old Tortured Before Death Endured Nomadic Life Filled With Abuse

Myls Dobson's short life set off alarms at child protective services in New York City and South Carolina.

Crown Heights »

Four Young Students Arrested in Alleged 'Knockout' Attacks, Police Say

Four children ranging in age from 10 to 14 were arrested in connection with alleged "knockout" attacks.

Gravesend »

Teen Accused of Brooklyn Blowgun Attacks Claimed Friend Fired Darts

The 15-year-old suspect appeared in Brooklyn family court Wednesday after being arrested for the spree.

Harlem »

Shopping Cart Pusher Had Six School Suspensions

A teen charged with tossing a shopping cart onto Marion Hedges had previously shoved a school principal.

Upper West Side & Morningside Heights »

Mom Accused of Using 11-Year-Old Son in UWS Heists

Carolyn Taylor is accused of using her 11-year-old son to steal a wallet and other items on the Upper West Side.

Manhattan »

Juvenile Justice Counselor Gets Four Years for Molesting Teens

Former juvenile counselor Tony Simmons, 47, was sentenced to four years in prison on Monday.

Downtown »

Juvenile Counselor Found Guilty of Sexually Abusing Teens in Family Court

Tony Simmons, 47, was found guilty of sex abuse but was acquitted of rape in a jury verdict Friday.

Manhattan »

Victims Face Alleged Pedophile in Court

Tony Simmons, 47, is on trial for allegedly sexually abusing three teens in Manhattan family court.

Downtown »

Trial Opens for Juvenile Justice Counselor Accused of Raping Teen in His Care

Tony Simmons, 47, allegedly raped one teen and sexually abused two others.

Manhattan »

Trial Date Set for Juvenile Justice Counselor Accused of Raping Young Client

Tony Simmons, 47, is expected to stand trial on charges he sexually abused three girls.

Downtown »

Judge Revokes Plea Deal for Counselor Who Admitted to Sex Attacks on Teen Girls

Tony Simmons appeared in Manhattan Supreme Court on Monday, and his jail-free sentence offer was revoked.

Downtown »

DA Cy Vance Blasts 'Outrageously Lenient' Sentence for Admitted Rapist

A convicted rapist ducked an 8-year prison sentence in lieu of probation on Monday, angering the Manhattan DA.

Manhattan »

Paterson Signs No-Fault Divorce into Law

New York has become the last state in the nation to adopt no-fault divorces.