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  1. crime
    A Teen Obsessed With Serial Killers Tried to Murder Her Best FriendThe night before she stabbed her friend, the girl cut a smile into her cheeks to look like Heath Ledger’s Joker.
  2. horrible things
    Woman Stabbed to Death on the Subway After Rebuffing the Man She Was DatingOn an afternoon Chicago Red Line train.
  3. A Slashing, a Stabbing, and a Man on Fire in Astoria Crime SpreeTwo officers are in the hospital after being splashed with an unknown chemical. 
  4. Amid a Rash of Subway Slashings, an Act of Grandma Solidarity Leads to an ArrestHis girlfriend’s grandmother turned him in.
  5. Rikers Island Cannot Figure Out How to Stop Rising Inmate ViolenceKnife attacks up almost 50 percent.
  6. Accused Murderer Sues MTA for Unsafe ConditionsHis guilty conscience didn’t cause him to jump in front of a train — he slipped.
  7. Group Sex Led to a Yale Stabbing, SuicideThe two students were prominent campus conservatives, both members of Yale’s Party of the Right.
  8. 12-Year-Old Slender Man Stabbing Suspect Ruled Incompetent to Stand Trial She believes she’s capable of doing a Vulcan “mind meld.”
  9. Man With Knife in His Back Has a ‘Cool Demeanor’The folk hero speaks.
  10. Man Walks Into Queens McDonald’s With a Knife in His BackLiterally.
  11. Street Vendor Stabbed by Man Whom Entire Neighborhood Was Already Afraid Of He used scissors.
  12. 14-Year-Old Stabbed Classmate After BullyingNoel Estevez was charged with second-degree murder and manslaughter on Thursday.
  13. Alleged NYC Serial Stabber Is Indicted As 7-Year-Old Victim Goes HomeShe was released from the hospital weeks earlier than expected.
  14. Girl Hurt in Slender-Man Stabbing Released From HospitalThe still-unnamed 12-year-old girl was attacked by two of her friends last week.
  15. Serial NYC Stabber Daniel St. Hubert Blames the DevilHis sister blames the system.
  16. Suspect Arrested in Fatal Stabbing of 6-Year-Old Brooklyn BoyMinutes after police released his name.
  17. Police Still Searching for Man Who Fatally Stabbed 6-Year-Old in Elevator The suspect might also be responsible for the murder of an 18-year-old in the area.
  18. Two Children Stabbed, One Fatally, in Brooklyn ElevatorPolice are still hunting for the suspect.
  19. First Week of Summer Begins With 2 StabbingsThree people were hurt.
  20. Connecticut Teenager Who Stabbed Classmate Will Likely Be Charged As an Adult 16-year-old Maren Sanchez was killed at school on Friday.
  21. School Stabbing Suspect May Have Made Threatening Calls to ClassmatesTwo students were contacted on the night before the attack.
  22. Teen Charged in Mass Stabbing at PA High SchoolHis lawyer says he “was not a troubled young man until this point.”
  23. Mother and Four Children Stabbed to Death in BrooklynTheir 25-year-old relative is in custody.
  24. Emotionally Disturbed Man Stabs 5 With Scissors on Upper West SideA 2-year-old was slashed.
  25. Sunset Park Man Fatally Stabbed by Neighborhood ‘Kook’The suspect is still at large.
  26. Man Starts Chatting With State Trooper, Stabs Him in the NeckThe suspect is still at large.
  27. Missing Staten Island Woman Found Dead in IstanbulShe was reportedly stabbed.
  28. Man Stabbed Outside Queens Mosque in Possible Hate CrimeThe attacker screamed anti-Semitic and anti-Muslim slurs.
  29. Cops Hunt for Union Square Slashing Suspect in Mexico, Return Empty-handedAuthorities in Mexico will continue the investigation.
  30. Union Square Slashing Suspect Apologizes to His FamilyHe’s fled to Mexico but left a contrite note.
  31. Police ID Suspect in Soccer Coach’s Stabbing, But He’s Already Fled to MexicoThe latest turn in the search for a killer is frustrating.
  32. crimes and misdemeanors
    Red Bulls Youth Coach Dies in Disturbing Union Square SlashingThe victim had his throat slashed and lost an ear.
  33. 19-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed During After-School Fight in Hell’s KitchenA fight between two girls led to a brawl outside the school.
  34. Three People Slashed With Box Cutter During Subway Rush Hour in QueensA 22-year-old woman is in police custody.
  35. A Knife-Wielding Former Band Member Canceled the Cro-Mags’ Webster Hall Show Harley Flanagan brought some real punk rock energy to the CBGB Festival. 
  36. Pirates
    Sometimes, Working at a Pirate Restaurant Pays OffA wannabe burglar breaks into a pirate-themed eatery, with poor results.
  37. Crime Scenes
    Weekend Violence Still Plagues Old CityAgain violence rocks the nightlife hub.
  38. Stabbings
    Ups N Downs Has More Downs Than Ups, Shuts Down After Knife MeleeVodka with a twist (of a knife!).
  39. Mediavore
    Stabbing at Tavern in the Square; Tequila Mexican Grill Wants to Stay Open ‘tilPlus Paula Deen dines on tiramisu and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  40. Crime Scenes
    Stabbings Near Lucca Back BayThe Italian restaurant turns into a crime scene.
  41. crime blotter
    Update: Harry Potter Fan Stabs a Guy at Comic-ConA dude in a ‘Harry Potter’ shirt reportedly stabbed another attendee in the face for refusing to switch seats
  42. Crime Scenes
    Velvet Rope Turns Into Police TapeThe wonderful world of nightclub stabbings, shootings, and abductions.
  43. Crime Scenes
    Stabbing Cuts Into Dance PartyAn early morning assault brought cops to the Pyramid.
  44. Crime Scenes
    Mofongo Murder?A knife fight turned deadly in Washington Heights.
  45. Bad Things
    A Wild Weekend of Shootings, Stabbings, and … Poisoning?A Chinese deliveryman is shot in the head and the Philippine press secretary gets a New York souvenir: Food poisoning!
  46. Being Helpful in New York Can Be the Death of YouOne man is beaten and another is stabbed to death while attempting to rescue others.
  47. Forget It, Jake • Chinatown business owners are beefing with Hollywood crews that have flooded the neighborhood, with 25 film permits issued over the last twelve months. City Hall says it’s the neighborhood’s fault for being so damn photogenic. [amNY] • In one of the strangest street attacks in recent memory, a pedestrian was stabbed by a passing bicyclist last night on West End and 63rd. The assault appears completely random. Perhaps citywide bike lanes are a good idea after all. [NYDN] • Local news predicts an unrelieved Manhattan Bridge traffic nightmare for the next year while the lower level is closed for a spruce-up. Daily Intel’s AccuChopper 20,000 predicts the same nightmare for the twenty years following the Atlantic Yards groundbreaking. [WNBC] • Mets tie series, prompt the following tortured sports-pun headline of the day: NOW BATS MORE LIKE IT. [NYP, natch] • Finally, some club called Country Bluegrass Blues and Other Music for Uplifting Gormandizers went out of business — with a name like that, what could be the problem? — hopefully stemming the steady flow of elegiac human-interest features. [VV, NYT]