Judge Gia Morris ordered Erika Menendez, 31, held without bail and be given a mental health exam. Menendez was arraigned Saturday night on a charge of second degree murder as a hate crime.
Sandra Wellington said the detective returned the key to Brandon Lincoln Woodard’s apartment and told her they “found nothing.”
The victim, identified as Brandon Lincoln Woodard, was shot execution-style in the back of the head in front of 202 West 58th St., according to authorities.
Lucius Crawford, 60, was charged with murder Tuesday after officers found a 41-year-old woman stabbed nine times in the chest under a sheet on his bed, police said.
Police said the man is not a suspect but they believe he may have some answers in the shooting deaths of three Brooklyn shopkeepers.
Several tow truck drivers have been arrested for allegedly taking storm-damaged cars without the owner’s permission, police said. In some cases, the stolen vehicles were sold for scrap.
Last week, crime was down or flat in all categories citywide except for burglary. Compared with the same time last year, burglary was up 2 percent, according to police statistics.
The family of a slain Staten Island teacher came a step closer Tuesday night to hopes for justice, after the woman’s husband was arrested in her July murder.
A nanny was in critical condition Friday after police said she fatally stabbed two children she was caring for before turning the knife on herself.
Authorities said the children’s mother — identified as Marina Krim — was holding her 3-year-old daughter when she found her two other children, 6-year-old Lulu and 2-year-old Leo, stabbed to death in a bathtub.
Sources told CBS 2 the computer-generated note referenced Beltway sniper Lee Boyd Malvo being let out of prison and threatening that a pregnant girl will die every week if Malvo is not freed from jail.
Assemblyman Dov Hikind said he wants a full investigation into the violent arrest of a man at a Jewish youth center in Brooklyn.
Jones was pronounced dead on arrival at Bellevue Hospital. Police said a bar fight may have led to the fatal slashing.
David Villalobos was issued a desk appearance ticket, requiring his presence in court at a later date and charging him with criminal trespass and trespass, the NYPD said Saturday night.
The victim, identified as David Villalobos of Putnam County, suffered puncture wounds to his back and sustained a broken ankle and broken arm in the incident, police said. The NYPD originally indicated Villalobos had lost a leg.