When Heroes Are Short On Victims…

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The New York Post reports that a Bronx man might have been called the next Wesley Autrey (if Autrey rescued folks from burning buildings instead of oncoming trains). But there was a tiny snafoo in 24-year-old Victor Marte’s rise to heroic stardom: While he  did warn residents their building was on fire, and while he [&hellip
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Clean Janitor Says Detectives Are Dirty

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The school custodian cleared of rape charges after an 8-year-old student accused him last week has now accused cops of some pretty slimy behavior themselves. Francis Evelyn claims that detectives confronted him with a phony DNA chart that they said proved he attacked the girl, and then offered him a deal to change his plea [&hellip
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Brooklyn Janitor Gets Clean Slate

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All charges have been dropped against the Brooklyn janitor who was accused of repeatedly raping an 8-year-old girl in a basement bathroom at P.S. 91, where he works and she matriculates. Apparently, inconsistencies in the girl’s story and a lack of evidence led Francis Evelyn to be set free. Prior to these accusations, he had [&hellip
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Assaulted Boy May Have Met Bad Guy On MySpace

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It seems the 13-year-old boy who was found stripped and cuffed to a tree on Staten Island yesterday might have met his attacker on MySpace.com. Police said the boy gave them conflicting stories yesterday, but they chocked it up to emotional distress. The teen says he was on his way to his school bus stop [&hellip
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Woman Killed By Alleged Rapist

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Yesterday, 29-year-old Hemant Megnath was arrested and charged with murder after allegedly slashing the throat of 20-year-old Natasha Ramen, who had accused him of rape and was set to testify against him next month. Despite an order of protection, it seems Megnath had been stalking Ramen. Last Thursday, he waited outside her home in Hollis [&hellip
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Principal Is No Pal At P.S. 91

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CBS 2 reports that the principal of P.S. 91 in Brooklyn, where an 8-year-old girl has accused the janitor of sexual assault, has been reassigned. According to their sources, Principal Solomon Long failed to act on another possible prior sexual abuse case involving the same victim and another adult. A few days ago, the victim [&hellip
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