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Nick Brooks Is Awfully Weepy; Elizabeth Edwards Leaves John Out of Will; NYC EMS Chief Demoted


• Nick Brooks, charged with murder in the Soho House death of his ex-girlfriend Sylvie Cachay, is now in Rikers, where it’s said he’s been “weeping ‘like a baby.'” He is also not very popular among the inmates, apparently. On a bus ride from Rikers to Manhattan Supreme Court with other inmates Tuesday, “Everybody was taunting him.” [NYP]

Elizabeth Edwards left everything to her children in her will, dated December 1, 6 days before she died of breast cancer. There is no mention of John Edwards. [CNN]

• We knew this would happen eventually! An IRS agent cheated on his own taxes. He faces up to 9 years in jail. [NYT]

McNally Jackson has a new machine that lets them print whatever book you want that’s in the public domain, in print or not, ON DEMAND. My, how far we’ve come. [NYC The Blog]

• Peter Martins, the 64-year-old head of the New York City Ballet, was arrested for DWI on New Year’s Day. [NBC NY]

• Another casualty of the Snow-pocalypse: The FDNY’s Emergency Medical Service Command, Chief John Peruggia, has been demoted following Blizzardgate ’10. Abdo Nahmod, who had been deputy assistant chief overseeing the department’s Emergency Medical Dispatch, will replace him. [SILive]

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