No jokes today about the Lower East Side with the news of the murder of Nicole duFresne near the corner of Clinton and Rivington Streets early yesterday morning. For those not familiar with the neighborhood, it's a highly trafficked corner surrounded by bars and restaurants?a reminder that, late at night, New York City can still be a scary place to call home.
· LES Might Be Cool, But Getting Murdered Certainly Is Not [Gawker]
· Fear Follows Deadly Shootings [Newsday]
UPDATE, MONDAY 1/31:
Police believe they have a break in the case.
· Cops Quiz Three in Dufresne Case [NYPost]