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Disgraced New Jersey teacher slammed with suit alleging 'she paid boy student $500 to perform oral sex on her'

Disgraced former New Jersey special ed teacher Nicole Dufault reportedly once paid one of her students $500 to perform oral sex on her, the Toronto Sun reports. Dufault, who has attempted to blame her rampant sexual abuse of her students on brain surgery, has been slapped with a pair of lawsuits from six of the young people she abused in the Orange-Maplewood School District.
Albany, NYTimes Union

Judge lifts parole for Albany man 'trapped in a cycle'

ALBANY — Stevie Robinson, a member of an Albany family that saw its bustling marijuana enterprise dismantled in a federal criminal case two decades ago, was released from parole supervision recently by a judge who noted Robinson was prosecuted for "a murder he didn't commit" and has been caught in a punitive vortex due to his repeated use of marijuana — a drug that was legalized this year in New York.
Manhattan, NYNew York Post

Woman dies days after husband brutally beat her with crowbar, cops say

The woman whose husband beat her with a crowbar in a jealous rage at a Washington Heights bus stop last week has died of her injuries, cops said Monday morning. Maria Kelly, 49, died Friday — four days after her enraged husband, Julio Aponte, 63, struck her in the head as she stood at a bus stop at Fort Washington Avenue and West 163rd Street around 7 a.m., cops said.
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Authorities ID 40-year-Old Man Killed In Newark Shooting

A 40-year-old man died after being shot in Newark, authorities said. Rasheen Scott was shot on the 500 block of South 17th Street at approximately 12:40 a.m. Monday, Acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara said,. He was transported to University...
Manhattan, NYNew York Post

Tourist randomly attacked with glass bottle aboard NYC subway

A 27-year-old female tourist was randomly attacked by a bottle-wielding suspect aboard a Manhattan subway train on Monday night, sources said. The woman was alone on a northbound E train when without provocation a male suspect socked her in the face near the 5th Ave./53rd St. subway station at about 7 p.m., according to police sources.
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Police investigate fatal shooting of 40-year-old man in Newark

A 40-year-old man was shot and killed early Monday on a street in Newark, authorities said. Rasheen Scott was shot about 12:40 a.m. in the 500 block of South 17th Street, according to acting Essex County Prosecutor Theodore N. Stephens, II, and Newark Public Safety Director Brian A. O’Hara. Scott...
New York City, NYNew York Post

Man arrested for intentionally running over school bus driver in NYC

A Brooklyn man was arrested Monday for intentionally running over a school bus driver in an April incident that was caught in a disturbing video clip. Kymani Hardie, 22, is facing charges of attempted murder, assault and vehicular assault after police said he ran down the 44-year-old woman at Hinsdale Street and Linden Boulevard in East New York.