Former Rikers Island inmate Joel Cruz, who was stabbed in the neck and face by another inmate, plans to sue the city Correction Department for failing to adequately protect him inside the Anna M. Kross Center.
Marie Tolley, 2nd from left, the wife of fallen New York City firefighter William Tolley, and her daughter Isabella, 8, react as his casket is loaded onto a fire truck during his funeral on April 27, 2017 in Bethpage, N.Y. Tolley, a member of Ladder 135 Engine 286 in Glendale, and a Bethpage native, was killed while battling a blaze in Ridgewood, Queens, on April 20.
Fire Department City of New York Commissioner Daniel Nigro (front, right) joins firefighters as the body of firefighter William Tolley is carried out of Wyckoff Heights Medical Center on April 20, 2017 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Tolley, a 14-year veteran with the FDNY, died after a five-story plunge while working on the roof of a Queens building hit by a small blaze three floors below.
Pallbearers carry the casket of fallen Fire Department of the City of New York Emergency Medical Technician Yadira Arroyo into St. Nicholas of Tolentine Roman Catholic Church during her funeral on Saturday, March 25, 2017 in the Bronx, N.Y. Arroyo was driving an ambulance when Jose Gonzalez, a violent, schizophrenic criminal, jumped inside and tried to drive off — instead running her over twice and killing her.
A half-dozen teenagers were rescued after plunging through thin ice over the Central Park Pond on Monday evening on Monday, February 20, 2017 in Manhattan, N.Y.
A man is surrounded by debris from Saturday's bomb blast on Monday, September 19, 2016 in New York. An all-out search was launched by the NYPD and federal law enforcement for the terrorists who set off a bomb on a crowded Manhattan street — and planned to detonate a second one four blocks away. Twenty-nine people were injured in the explosions.
New York Police Department officers apprehend Stephen Rogata after he scaled Trump Tower with suction cups on Wednesday, August 10, 2016 in New York.
Police officers speak to a man who climbed the Macombs Dam Bridge on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 in the Bronx, N.Y. The man was taken into custody and transported to a hospital for evaluation.
Participants of the West Indian Day Parade on Monday, September 5, 2016 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fire Department City of New York firefighters from Engine 91 extinguished a car fire on the FDR Drive on Friday, August 12, 2016 in New York.
People gather at the scene where Imam Maulama Akonjee and his assistant Thara Uddin were killed following funeral services on Monday, August 15, 2016 in Queens, N.Y. A lone gunman executed the revered Queens imam and his friend as the pair walked home.
Face transplant patient Patrick Hardison poses on Monday, August 22, 2016 in Manhattan, N.Y. Hardison, a Senatobia, Miss., volunteer firefighter, has endured 71 operations over 12 years following a a mobile home blaze that melted his mask and burned his face.
Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally on Tuesday, June 7, 2016 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Clinton reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic nomination for President, becoming the first woman at the top of the ticket of a major U.S. political party.
Jean Dasilva, of Orlando, Fla., mourns the death of his friend Javier Jorge-Reyes, at a makeshift memorial at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts for victims of the Pulse nightclub mass shooting at on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 in Orlando, Fla.
Caren Menardy, of Harlem, NY cries outside the Apollo Theatre after hearing about the death of musician Prince on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in New York, N.Y. Prince, the multi-talented musical genius who emerged from Minneapolis with a unparalleled funk-rock sound that made him a global megastar, died suddenly at his home.
One World Trade Center is visible through a retractable skylight in the World Trade Center Oculus on the 15th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The 355-foot skylight will be opened every Sept. 11 for 102 minutes.
Fans gather outside the Apollo Theatre to pay tribute to musician Prince after his death on Thursday, April 21, 2016 in New York, N.Y. Prince, the multi-talented musical genius who emerged from Minneapolis with a unparalleled funk-rock sound that made him a global megastar, died suddenly at his home.
View of One World Trade Center from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 in Manhattan, N.Y.
Detective Joseph Lemm’s 4-year-old son, Ryan, center, salutes as pall bearers carry his father's casket out of St. Patrick's Cathedral following Lemm's funeral on Wednesday, December 30, 2015 in New York, N.Y. Detective Lemm was killed along with five other soldiers by a suicide bomber in Afghanistan.
Aftermath following the funeral of Freddie Gray on Monday, Apr. 27, 2015 in Baltimore , M.D.
A protestor who confronted police officers after a curfew was in effect was pepper-sprayed and arrested on Saturday, May 2, 2015 in Baltimore, M.D. Baltimore authorities, in a swift and sudden show of legal might, charged six police officers yesterday in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody after he was arrested last month.
A woman consoles a grieving protestor as demonstrations continued after the funeral of Freddie Gray on on Friday, May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, M.D.
Visitors file past the coffin of Rev. Clementa Pinckney, as it lies in state inside the rotunda of the South Carolina Capitol building on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. Pinckney, a state senator, and eight others were shot to death inside Mother Emanuel AME Church when gunman Dylann Roof opened fire during a Bible study session.
Raymond Smith, of Erie, PA, prays before the start of Sunday prayer services at the Mother Emanuel AME Church on Sunday, June 21, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. The church, closed since Dylann Storm Roof killed nine parishioners during a prayer meeting last week, reopened for Sunday services.
The Washington Square Park Arch is lit up with the colors of the French flag to honor the 130 victims of the Paris terrorist attacks on Nov. 15, 2015.
A Home Depot employee reacts after two men were shot dead at a Home Depot store on Sunday, January 25, 2015 in New York, N.Y.
A shooting victim is transported to the hospital after one person was shot dead at a fatal shooting at a Home Depot store in midtown Manhattan on Sunday, January 25, 2015 in New York, N.Y.
Jennifer Pinckney, center, and her daughters, Eliana, left, and Malana, follow the casket of Sen. Clementa Pinckney as it is carried into the South Carolina Capitol building to lie in repose on June 24, 2015 in Columbia, S.C. Sen. Pinckney, a church pastor, and eight others were shot to death inside Mother Emanuel AME Church when gunman Dylann Roof opened fire during a Bible study session.
An East Village building collapsed after it was rocked by a thunderous blast and devoured by a fierce fire that spread to neighboring structures and sent black smoke into the sky on Thursday, Mar. 26, 2015 in New York, N.Y.
Demonstrations continued a day after the funeral of Freddie Gray on Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015 in Baltimore , M.D.
Aftermath following the funeral of Freddie Gray on Monday, Apr. 27, 2015 in Baltimore , M.D.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo comforts his mother, Matilda Cuomo, as pallbearers carry the casket of her husband, former New York governor Mario Cuomo, out of the Church of St. Ignatius Loyola during his funeral on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015 in New York, N.Y.
Two window washers were rescued from a scaffolding dangling 69 floors above lower Manhattan at 1 World Trade Center on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014 in New York, N.Y.
One person was killed by this Citgo gas station pump after a car ran off the road and struck the gas station pumps at Bay St. & Hannah St. in Staten Island, NY.
A former police officer and his daughter visit a memorial for New York Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 in Brooklyn, N.Y. The two officers were killed in their patrol car when Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot them to death in Brooklyn.
Family members and friends grieve by the casket of Tywanza Sanders during a burial service form Sanders and his aunt, Susie Jackson, at Emanuel AME Church Cemetery on Saturday, June 27, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. Sanders and Jackson were shot to death inside Mother Emanuel AME Church when gunman Dylann Roof opened fire during a Bible study session last week, killing nine.
Portrait of singer Tony Bennett in his art studio on Monday, July 20, 2015 in New York, N.Y. Bennett has been a painter for decades, and his artworks have been exhibited widely.
Retired Port Authority Police Officer Henry Lallave pauses at a memorial for New York Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
The casket of New York Police Department officer Rafael Ramos leaves Christ Tabernacle Church following his funeral on Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 in Queens, N.Y.
New York Police Department visit a memorial for 84th precinct New York Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu on Monday, Dec. 22, 2014 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Crime scene technicians examine the squad car in which New York Police Department officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot and killed in by Ismaaiyl Brinsley fired in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
A couple sits in Belmont Park after the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes in Elmont, NY.
German fans celebrate their 1-0 victory over Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup final between Germany during an outdoor viewing near the East River on Sunday, July 13, 2014 in New York, N.Y.
People mourn at a vigil for Islan Nettles at Jackie Robinson Park on Tuesday, Aug. 27, 2013 in New York, N.Y. Nettles was a transgender woman who was allegedly killed by Paris Wilson.
Angela Jewth holds her son Jonathan Jewth, 9, at the conclusion of his wake at the Thomas C. Montera, Inc. Funeral Home on Dec. 16, 2011, in the Bronx, N.Y. The fourth-grader choked after eating a meatball during lunch at Public School 47 in the Bronx.
Portrait of Wayne "Live" Jackson, a violence interrupter at Gangsta's Making Astronomical Community Changes on Friday, January 29, 2016 in Brooklyn, N.Y.
Phillip Jackson Benson, right, reacts after knocking out Alexander Santana during a DiBella Entertainment - Broadway Boxing super middleweight bout at BB King Blues Club & Grill in New York, N.Y.
Portrait of actor Al Pacino at the 21 Club on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014 in New York, N.Y. Pacino stars in the upcoming movie "The Humbling" which is directed by Barry Levinson.
Darryl "D.M.C." McDaniels, of the hip-hop group Run–D.M.C., on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 in New York, N.Y. McDaniels' publishing house, Darryl Makes Comics, is releasing a single issue comic book entitled "DMC #1.5" this month.
Portrait of comedian Dave Chappelle.
Actress Olivia Munn poses for a photo on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 in New York, N.Y. Munn stars in the movie "Mortdecai" which will be in theaters on January 23, 2015. (James Keivom / New York Daily News)
Harry Belafonte photographed on Thursday, August 22, 2013 in New York, N.Y. August 28, 2013 marks the 50th anniversary of the historic march Belafonte attended. (James Keivom / New York Daily News)
David Garvin lies dead on the sidewalk where he was killed after firing on six plainclothes police officers in New York, NY. Garvin killed a bartender and two auxiliary police officers.
D.J. Pollard, 21, left, and Dori Levit, 20, of Boston, Mass., during a vigil at the Boston Commons for victims of the Boston Marathon bombings on Tuesday, Apr. 16, 2013 in Boston, Mass.
People visit a makeshift memorial before attending Sunday Mass at St. Rose of Lima Roman Catholic Church in Newtown, Conn., on Dec. 16, 2012, after a mass murderer, killed his mother before opening fire on teachers and students inside the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT — a suburban town of just 27,000 people.
Waddah Mubarz kneels by the body of his cousin Abubakar Saleh by Austin Place on Bruckner Blvd. on Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013 in Bronx, N.Y. Saleh was struck by another vehicle as he examined his disabled vehicle on the upper level of the Bruckner Expressway.
A resident crosses a flooded street in Slidell, La., on August 30, 2012, after Hurricane Isaac touched down in Louisiana.
New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez and Boston Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek fight during a game in Fenway Park on July 24, 2004 in Boston, Mass.
People at the Stonewall Inn in the West Village react after New York's Senate approved a gay marriage bill on June 24, 2011 in New York.
Emergency medical technicians and paramedics removed one of two victims after a fatal fire at 1980 Park Avenue on Saturday, Nov. 10, 2012 in New York, NY.
Mourners leave a wake at the Parkchester Funeral Home on May 5, 2013, in the Bronx, N.Y., for three generations of a Bronx family who died when a speeding SUV carrying seven people — including three little girls — vaulted off an overpass and plunged 60 feet into the Bronx Zoo, killing everyone in the car.
Residents view a 5-alarm fire at 550 E 180th St. in the Bronx, NY.
Recovery efforts proceed at Ground Zero after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
David Malone climbed the side of the New York Times Building early Wednesday morning and hung a banner over the first 'T' of The New York Times sign that featured a picture of terror kingpin Osama Bin Laden holding President Bush like a puppet. On it were the words 'Bin Laden's Plan' - the title of his book and Web site.
A victim of a stabbing on New York's Lower East Side is removed from the scene by paramedics.
Rescue personel remove a man who jumped onto the Amtrak tracks near138th St. & 12th Avenue in Manhattan. The jumper was expected to live.
Passengers are rescued off the Roosevelt Island tram after it experienced power failure.
Emergency Service Unit members subdue an emotionally disturbed person who was standing on a rock in the Lake in Central Park.