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Giants WIN against NE Patriots, Toddler burned at house party, Police officers assaulted during DWI stop and other headlines for February 6th, 2012

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Giants Win Against New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI, Toddler Suffers Burn from Hot Water Spill, Suspect Accused of Assaulting Female Officer During DWI Stop, Authorities Investigate East Massapequa Home Invasion

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Giants Win Against New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI

Giants fans crowded the streets of Manhattan in celebration of the New York football team’s 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots. Déjà vu rang out Sunday night as viewers recalled the Giants miraculous comeback and 17-14 defeat against the Patriots only four years ago at Super Bowl XLII when the teams first fought for the NFL championship. Not only was there a sense of déjà vu but also much pride. 23-year-old Queens resident Keith Panzarella explains, “It seems like every time people count them out, the Giants come through and prove everyone wrong.” New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced that New York City would host a ticker-tape parade and ceremony for the Super Bowl champs on Tuesday.

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Toddler Suffers Burns from Hot Water Spill

A 16-month-old girl was hospitalized after being splashed with hot water from a food-warming tray at a Selden house party. It was Sunday night when the toddler pulled the metal tray used to keep food warm over water heated from beneath with portable canisters of cooking fuel, spilling the hot water on herself. She was rushed to a hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.

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Suspect Accused of Assaulting Female Officer During DWI Stop

At approximately 9:15pm Saturday night, Nabahn Khondker, 29, of Queens, was stopped by a marked police to when he attempted to enter oncoming traffic in order to pass another car while driving his Jeep Wrangler eastbound on Hillside Avenue in East Williston. Khondker drove for about a mile before yielding to the officers’ flashing lights. The officers repeatedly asked Khondker to get out of his vehicle but say he initially refused to comply. When he finally exited the vehicle the officers say that Khondker became violent and began to fight them with one officer sustaining a contusion to the right side of her face and injuries to her knees and right hand. She was taken to a hospital where she received treatment for her injuries. Khondker has been charged with assault, fleeing police, resisting arrest and DWI.

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Authorities Investigate East Massapequa Home Invasion

Two men are reported to have entered an East Massapequa home shortly after 2am Sunday morning, resulting in the armed holdup on six people. The suspects formed the two home owners and their four guests into the kitchen of the home while brandishing a silver and black handgun. Thankfully no one was hurt in the incident but the robbers did make off with money, a cell phone, and an iPad. Both suspects are described as black men in their 20s. One was tall with a medium build, wearing a hooded sweatshirt, dark clothing and a red bandanna across his face. The other was reported as short with an average build and a dark complexion, wearing dark clothing and a dark hooded sweatshirt. Investigators ask that anyone with information please call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS. All calls will remain anonymous.

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