Media Frenzy, Local Opposition Face Joel Steinberg

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Full-blown media coverage trailed infamous New York City child-killer Joel Steinberg on his return to the city after 16 years in prison. The New York Daily News said Steinberg's "bushy mustache, beady eyes and reputation as a monster all still intact, but the notorious criminal also wore a new expression - fear." The former lawyer appeared rattled by a wild limousine ride to freedom and the crush of media and protesters that greeted him at Fortune Academy, the Harlem halfway house where he will live, the News said. Steinberg, who killed a 6-year-old girl, stumbled . . .

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