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Woodside »

Victor Guzman, 54, fled but was arrested near 60th Street and Queens Boulevard, police said.

Melrose »

Junal Jordan randomly attacked Bakary Darboe in a hallway of their apartment building, sources said.

East Elmhurst »

Erick Pastuizaca previously stabbed a man after saying "Go back to your country," prosecutors said.

Elmhurst »

The contract focuses on working with inmates housed in mental observation units.

Hunts Point »

The correction officer was arrested and charged with rape and child endangerment, police said.

Flatlands »

Corrections officer Alastasia Bryan was fatally shot in the head and torso, police said.

Civic Center »

To comply with federal regulations, the Board of Correction said it may close the transgender unit.

Civic Center »

New rules were adopted Tuesday as to how city jails will handle sexual assault cases.

Hunts Point »

Stanley Young said she had been bullied and threatened over her gender identity before the assault.

Jackson Heights »

Kevin Garner, 62, was arrested on Oct. 13 at the corner of 77th Street and Roosevelt Avenue.

Hunts Point »

Tessie Clifton, 53, had pleaded guilty to charges of promoting prison contraband in September.

Hunts Point »

Timothy Cowen grabbed the employee while she was working in an administrative office, officials said. 

Hunts Point »

The bureau is meant to make the notorious jail a safer place for visitors, inmates and staff.

Hunts Point »

Aaron Grullon tried to bring in marijuana, K2, tobacco and packs of cigarettes, officials said.

Civic Center »

The officers used the spray when several inmates refused a cell search, officials said.