Insanity Defense Likely for Levi Aron; Funeral for Former NYC Governor Hugh Carey Today; Man Steals $46,000 From the NYPL


• Lawyers for Levi Aron, the man who confessed to killing and dismembering 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky, are likely formulating an insanity defense. According to hospital evaluations, Aron is “confused and apathetic with a ‘practically blank’ personality and schizophrenic tendencies.” (Aron’s sister died while she was institutionalized for schizophrenia.) In a court-ordered report, Aron has been determined fit to stand trial. [NYP]

• A funeral for former New York Governor Hugh Carey will be held today at St. Patrick’s Cathedral. Carey, who took office in 1975, died on Sunday at 92. [NY1]

• Poor Christian Louboutin may not have much of a chance with regard to his red-sole suit. The fashion house was denied their request to stop sales of similar shoes made by Yves Saint Laurent yesterday. [WSJ]

Rupert Murdoch has endorsed Chase Carey as the future CEO of News Corp., and not his son James, who, until last month, and all that came with it, was considered next in line for the job. [Reuters]

• An iPhone app that ranks public bathrooms throughout the city was one of the winners in a recent NYC competition for best programs based on city data. It could be available in the fall. Related: People seem pretty favorable about this Daily News Cover. [NYDN]

Adolfo Marrero, an employee at the New York Public Library branch at 444 Amsterdam Avenue near 81st, allegedly stole more than $46,000 from book sale fundraisers from the library. That is way worse than not paying your library fine. [DNA Info]