The NY Daily News is reporting that the "eight defendants accused of the savage anti-gay torture spree that shocked the city were laughing it up in lockup Sunday." According to a witness, "They were all joking around like it was funny."

Meanwhile, according to the New York Post, one of the victimized 17-year-olds is talking to reporters. He's the grandson of the baseball player Vic Power, he says that after the incident he was invited back into the gang by the people who beat the shit out of him, and he says he isn't gay.