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Attorney: Mentally Disabled Bridgeport Students Were Pushed Into Sex Act

An attorney for a mentally disabled 19-year-old man charged with sexually assaulting another mentally disabled student in a school restroom said both were led into the situation by “able-minded” students for their own amusement.

06/26/2014

The NYPD has asked for help in finding Emmanuel Camano, 13, of the Bronx. (Credit DCPI)

Police Searching For Mentally Disabled Bronx Teenager

The NYPD is asking the public for help in locating a mentally disabled, 13-year-old boy, who was reported missing on Saturday.

11/09/2013

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Disabled Long Island Newlyweds Offered Apartment

The couple wasn’t allowed to share a bedroom by the state-sanctioned nonprofits that run the group homes and challenged the practice in a federal civil rights lawsuit.

05/21/2013

Noreen Hanney mugshot. She is accused of stealing the identity of a mentally disabled patient in her care. (credit: Suffolk County Police)

LI Woman Charged With ID Theft, Accused Of Stealing From Mentally Disabled Patient

The Suffolk County Police Identity Theft Unit announced the arrest of Noreen Hanney on Thursday, after finding that she used her job as a home health aide to steal a patient’s identity.

04/04/2013

Eason Alonzio found dead in van (credit: CBS 2)

Police Investigate Death Of Mentally Disabled Man Eason Alonzio In East Harlem

Police say the 48-year-old victim was discovered unconscious and unresponsive Tuesday in the rear seat of a Ford Econoline.

08/03/2011