Hernandez confessed to the 1979 killing six-year-old Patz earlier this year, but that remains the only evidence against him.
Bakary Camara, 42, pleaded guilty to all counts including murder, predatory sex assault and rape in connection with the death of 37-year-old Rita Morelli, prosecutors said.
Barrera was initially reluctant to admit his guilt, but eventually confessed to stabbing Coit a dozen times and leaving her for dead.
Gordon Francis, 54, of Queens, pleaded not guilty to murder Wednesday in the death of 50-year-old James Hawkins, prosecutors said.
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance said 23-year-old Jason Quinones will also serve ten years of post-released supervision. Quinones pleaded guilty to one count of first-degree rape and two counts of first-degree sexual abuse.
Prosecutors said eight signal maintainers were charged Monday with tampering with public records. Two of their supervisors were charged Friday with record tampering and official misconduct. All have pleaded not guilty.
Meals On Wheels workers bring hot healthy meals to homebound seniors and are often their only link to the outside world. But they’re now being specially trained to spot abuse and neglect.
Deputy Inspector Anthony Bologna is said to be the officer who used pepper spray on women who were already cordoned off by a mesh barrier in Union Square.
There were new calls Sunday for Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance to keep the sex assault case against former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn alive.
The former International Monetary Fund chief’s legal team met with prosecutors on Wednesday to try to hammer out a deal, but talks still appear to be at a stalemate.
The woman is accusing the Post of libel. It stems from stories the Post ran labeling her a “hooker,” “prostitute” and saying she “traded sex for money.” Meanwhile, a French writer launched a rape complaint against Strauss-Kahn in his home country.
Former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn left the townhouse he was renting and stepped into a vehicle with his wife Saturday afternoon, a day after a judge lifted his house arrest on attempted rape charges.
Prosecutors say a Maryland man posed as a diplomat from the Dominican Republic in a fund-raising scam brought to light by a New York state senator.
Fourteen members of a violent street gang have been indicted after terrorizing central Harlem, officials announced Wednesday.
He’s been in and out of jail 41 times in the past 12 years and now he’s going away even longer. Judge Carol Berkman sentenced Naim Jabbar to seven years in prison for what authorities called the “eyeglass scam” on Thursday.