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Suspected Manhattan sucker puncher in police custody: NYPD

The blond attacker whose punch left a man in Midtown Manhattan with a skull fracture is in police custody.

Local

Rikers captain, two officers indicted for beating of inmate, cover-up

A captain and two officers at Rikers have been indicted for allegedly beating an inmate and trying to cover it up.

Local

Comedian George Carlin has street renamed after him in New York City

“George Carlin Way” will be located between West 121st Street and Morningside Drive and Amsterdam Avenue.

Local

Man gets 17 years in beating death of Queens nursing home roommate

A former New York nursing home resident who pleaded guilty to clubbing to death his 71-year-old roommate has been sentenced to 17 years in prison, prosecutors said on Wednesday.

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Arrested Staten Island carjacker faces long list of charges, including murder

The Staten Island carjacking suspect who tried to run a stolen SUV into police faces charges for a series of crimes since the incident — including murder.

National

Did Kate Moss destroy her ex-boyfriend’s beloved teddy bear?

After their break-up in 2007, Doherty claims, Moss was so filled with rage for her former lover that she set fire to his childhood teddy bear.