Though afraid at first, April eventually comes to regard the Turtles and Splinter as friends, even letting them stay in her apartment after the Foot Clan discovered and destroyed their sewer dwellings.
This is due to her being a half human, half Kraang-mutant as her mother was abducted and experimented on by the Kraang before she was born.
At the young adult age of 28, April has high reflexes and deduction skills.
One night while leaving work, she is accosted by teenage thieves in league with the Foot Clan, but the Turtles appear and save her under the cover of darkness.
In the film's alternate ending, Casey proposes marriage to April and she accepts.
April appears as a playable character in for the , where her game character bears little resemblance to the 1987 cartoon likeness.
Thinking quickly, she managed to squeeze into a storm drain and ran from the mob until she hit a dead end.
She lived in an apartment in , though during the course of the series she was forced to relocate several times due to a variety of Turtle-related mishaps.