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Officials praise Bratton's return as NYPD's top cop

Governor Andrew Cuomo. (Charles Eckert)

(Credit: Governor Andrew Cuomo. (Charles Eckert))

Minutes after mayor-elect Bill de Blasio announced that Bill Bratton will return to the Police Commissioner post, several prominent New Yorkers shared their opinions:

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: "As the former Police Commissioner of Boston, Los Angeles and New York, Bill Bratton took on and successfully reined in historically high crime in some of the nation's largest cities. I commend Mayor Elect...

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Baby Hope's suspected killer charged

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(Credit: (Dan Rivoli))

The Manhattan district attorney's office Thursday charged a relative of Anjelica "Baby Hope" Castillo with her murder more than 20 years after her death.

Conrado Juarez, 52, was charged in the 1991 murder of the 4-year-old girl whose body was found in a cooler on the side of the Henry Hudson Parkway. She was known only as Baby Hope until cold-case detectives identified her this year.

"For...

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