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Bed-Stuy »

'The Wire' Actor Stars in Bed-Stuy Film Chronicling Mental Illness

Actor Gbenga Akinnagbe plays a Brooklyn native with a developmental disorder in the film "Knucklehead."

Flatbush »

3 Mentally Ill People Missing as City Endures Single-Digit Temps

Janet Markoe, Phillip Arabadjis and Thi Chau were all still missing Monday afternoon, officials said.

East New York »

NYPD Dragging Feet on Justice for Stabbing Victim Tanaya Copeland: Petition

Advocates and relatives of murder victim Tanaya Copeland, 18, want to see charges in her death.

SoHo »

'Wild Man of SoHo' Was Increasingly Hostile Before Scissors Attack: Locals

Residents said not enough was done to keep Richard Pearson, 49, off the streets.

Little Neck »

Teen Returns Home After Being Reported Missing From Hospital, NYPD Says

Arron Gouede, 17, went missing after walking out of Long Island Jewish Hospital, police said.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Man Arrested in Brick Attack on Marathoner, Police Say

Leon Sims, 25, attacked four people in a spree that started with his grandmother, police said.

Crown Heights »

Planned Crown Heights Facility for Mentally Ill Angers Homeowners

Scores of longtime homeowners oppose plans to build apartments for the mentally ill on their block.

Lower East Side »

Funny, Awkward Mental Health Stories Take Center Stage at LES Show

"Talk Therapy" showcases disturbing, triumphant and funny experiences with therapy.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Man Dies After Attack in Downtown Brooklyn SRO Facility

David Barron was found with a severe head wound in a Nevins Street building and later died, cops said.

Lower East Side »

Relatives Mourn Mentally Ill Man Who Jumped From Manhattan Bridge

Thomas Lee Miller, 33, jumped to his death from the Manhattan Bridge Friday evening.

Sunnyside »

Alleged Subway Pusher Erika Menendez Moved to Psychiatric Ward

Erika Menendez was transferred to Elmhurst Hospital's prison ward for women with mental illness.

Midtown »

Police Hunt Man Who Allegedly Pushed Straphanger Into Q Train's Path

Ki-Suck Han died after an unidentified man shoved him in front of a Q train at the 49th Street station.

Upper East Side »

Man Accused of Murdering UES Psychiatrist Will Stand Trial

David Tarloff, charged with killing UES psychiatrist Kathryn Faughey in 2008, is headed to trial again.

Upper West Side »

UWS Man Who Nearly Decapitated His Father Sentenced to 15 Years to Life

Julian Kurita, 33, was convicted of killing his father in the family's Upper West Side apartment.

New York City »

Case Against Alleged Synagogue Bomber Can Go Forward, Judge Rules

A case against a man charged with plotting to blow up New York synagogues will move to trial.