Man claims robbery, rape was part of consensual sex fantasy

A man accused of raping a woman during a robbery in New Hampshire insists the sexual assault was part of a consensual, preplanned fantasy for an encounter with an escaped prisoner or mental patient, saying “she wanted to play that out.” Joshua Flynn, 47, testified in his own defense Tuesday in Strafford County Superior Court in Dover, where he claimed sex with the 23-year-old victim last year during a robbery at Emery Farm in Durham wasn’t forced, but rather part of an elaborate plot

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Drummer accused of stealing coins from Fats Domino won’t be tried

Prosecutors won’t pursue charges against a drummer accused of stealing rare coins and a passport from famed New Orleans musician Fats Domino. The New Orleans Advocate reports that Jefferson Parish District Attorney Paul Connick’s office dropped the case against 65-year-old Ernest “Box” Fontenot. Connick’s office said Monday it didn’t have sufficient evidence. Adonica Domino reported her father’s silver coins stolen last July, and said she suspected Fontenot. He had been

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The convention where fans go to relish tales of rape and murder

Earlier this month in Nashville, a few thousand people gathered at a four-star resort to revel in murder, mayhem, serial killers and cold cases — plus some Chardonnay at a little “Wine & Crime” happening. The second annual CrimeCon provided what no amount of binge-watching or reading could not: the opportunity for true crime addicts — and they are legion — to meet and mingle with stars of the genre. Here’s Ryan Ferguson, the hot young Missouri man who spent almost 10 years

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Toddler found alone outside house is reunited with mom

An unattended toddler was found wandering the streets of Canarsie Sunday morning, according to police. Someone spied the three-year-old child, alone at the corner of Avenue K and E. 98th Street and called 911 around 8:00 a.m., according to cops. The tot was wearing nothing but his nappie, the good Samaritan’s son told The Post. “I guess the kid’s an adventurer,” the son shrugged, referring to the little boy. The child was taken to Kings County Hospital in good physical

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Masked gunman kills 25-year-old at fast-food joint in Manhattan

A masked gunman shot and killed a man in an upper Manhattan fast-food joint early Sunday morning, police and sources said. The 25-year-old victim was inside Village Fried Chicken on Amsterdam Avenue near West 146 Street at about 2 a.m. when the gunman opened fire after a fight, police said. The shooter, who covered his face with either a scarf or a mask, shot the victim twice in the head, police sources said. The victim was rushed to Harlem Hospital and pronounced dead, police said.

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‘Bonnie and Clyde’ rip off auto body shop in broad daylight

A Bonnie-and-Clyde couple of thieves ripped off a Bronx auto body shop in broad daylight Friday, snatching $1,300 in cash from an office desk, cops said. The male suspect distracted an employee while his female accomplice grabbed the money, they said. The two showed up at the Vitico Auto Body Shop on Webster Avenue at 4:30 p.m., posing as customers interested in buying tires. When a worker showed tires to the man, the woman snuck off and helped herself to the loot. The two took then

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Two men hurt when gunman fires into crowd in Harlem

Two men were hurt when a gunman fired into a Harlem crowd, police said. The shooter had been arguing with a rival on West 116th Street near Malcolm X Boulevard Thursday evening when he walked away from the dispute — but when he returned around 9 p.m., a group of several men surrounded him, video shows. He then fired his gun into the crowd — hitting one man, 25, in the stomach and another, 19, in the left foot, cops said. Both victims were taken to Mount Sinai St.

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Elderly man slapped by stranger, hits back with cane

A plucky nonagenarian stood his ground when a stranger slapped him across the face during a squabble in Queens, video released Saturday shows. The 94-year-old victim was standing on his stoop on 97th Street near 35th Avenue in North Corona around 12:20 p.m. Friday when he and a stranger began arguing, cops said. The suspect is shown standing on the sidewalk in front of the victim’s home for a few seconds, until he walks up the steps and leans into the elderly victim’s face.

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Suspect arrested for trying to abduct pair of young boys

The creep who cops say tried to abduct a pair of 10-year-old boys in Brooklyn has been arrested, police said. Zhu Lin Shi, 68, who did not speak English, strolled into the 72nd Precinct on Wednesday night, claiming that he saw himself on TV, police sources said. He was identified in a lineup and connected to the abductions, according to the sources. The first incident happened on May 7, just after 3 p.m., when the 10-year-old boy was walking home from school in Borough Park. Lin Shi

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