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  1. what we know
    8 Dead After Motorist Drives SUV Into Group of Migrants in TexasThe driver, who was identified on Monday, has been arrested and charged with eight counts of manslaughter.
  2. awful things
    4 of 5 Suspects in Brooklyn Park Gang-Rape Case Set FreeOne is being held, but for a separate case.
  3. Four in Custody After Brooklyn Gang Rape, Two Turned in by Their Families The incident became a public manhunt over the weekend. 
  4. reasons to love new york
    Inside the Court Where the Presiding Judge Is a TeenagerSince 2011, the Brownsville Youth Court, where local teens volunteer to serve as the judges, juries, and advocates, has heard around 250 cases a year.
  5. new york’s finest
    New Video Shows NYPD’s Chaotic Arrest of Nearly Naked WomanYet another upsetting incident. 
  6. scary things
    Brooklyn Assemblyman William Boyland Was Nearly Shot Last NightThe back windshield of his car was blown out.
  7. neighborhood news
    Afforable Housing Saved in Brooklyn!From far Brooklyn comes good news.
  8. neighborhood watch
    Hide the Anecdotes: James Frey Is in Soho to StayFrey buys more in Soho, stained glass lingers in Bay Ridge, and Bed-Stuy sales are in the toilet in our daily roundup of neighborhood news.
  9. neighborhood watch
    The Fuzz Play Hide the Salami With a PerpBrownsville: A would-be thief shoved seven large salamis under his clothes at Western Beef. But the police found his salami. The police found his salami. [Gothamist] Bushwick: These ‘shwickers aren’t reacting very compassionately to a former New York editor’s account in this week’s issue of getting assaulted there. Except for this one: “Being a lamer doesn’t mean he deserved to get his jaw broken.” Wow, uh, thanks. [BushwickBK] Central Village: After a $123 million sale fell through last year, the grand old Emery Roth–designed Devonshire House on East 10th and University has been bought by Mets owner Fred Wilpon for $110 mil. It’ll go condo. [NYP]