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New Yorkers injured in Colorado “Dark Knight Rises” shooting

At least two local men survived the Aurora massacre – a Brooklyn band member, who posted graphic photos of his injury online, and a recent graduate of Syracuse University. Christopher Rapoza, who plays bass for the punk band The Toothaches, described the horror at the Colorado theater, showing off the grazing wound on his back and his blood-soaked T-shirt. NYDailyNews

Movie security stepped up in NYC after Colorado shooting

In response to the horrible shooting at a midnight showing of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado, NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly promised to station officers at city theaters showing the newest Batman installment, stating that most theaters would have at least two cops on duty in addition to a vehicle parked outside. Yesterday, signs of increased security already began to show, as cop cars sat in front of the AMC Empire 25 Theater on West 42nd St in Times Square and uniformed officers stood guard at the Regal Cinema in Union Square—and many New Yorkers shaken by the Aurora massacre were happy to see them. Gothamist

Man arrested after stabbing HIV shelter-manager to death

A deranged man was arrested after he stabbed an Upper West Side shelter manager to death yesterday, cops said. Bernardo Paulino, 34, allegedly slashed John Baisley, 56, several times about 12:30 p.m. at the Camden Residence Hotel on 95th Street, between Broadway and Amsterdam, authorities said. NYPost

Ex-finest in charge at Aurora

He once patrolled the tough precincts of New York — but it’s in a normally safe Denver suburb that the former high-ranking NYPD cop is probing one of the worst crimes the country has ever seen. Aurora Police Chief Dan Oates’ stellar career in the Big Apple began with midnight shifts in gritty city neighborhoods. NYPost 

Diehl won’t miss Giants camp after unscheduled court appearance

Giants lineman David Diehl, who was busted for drinking and driving last month, won’t have to worry about missing the first day of training camp — he made an unscheduled appearance in Queens Criminal court this morning. NYPost