Anthony Weiner’s Constituents Don’t Want Him to Resign; Charla Nash Gets a Face Transplant


• According to an NY1-Marist poll, the majority of voters in Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district (parts of Brooklyn and Queens) don’t want him to resign, even if they don’t necessarily want to re-elect him. One-third of them do want him to step down. Meanwhile, of course, he’s still facing a House ethics investigation. [NBC NY]

• Huma Abedin, Weiner’s wife, has been spotted looking cheerful and wearing her wedding ring. [NYDN]

Charla Nash, who had her nose, hands, lips, and eyelids ripped off by Travis, a chimpanzee, has had a full-face transplant. (If you don’t know the story of Travis the chimp, you must read it here.) [NYP]

• Police are investigating a shooting that took place on the Brighton Beach boardwalk yesterday. A 16-year-old girl was shot and killed, and four others were wounded, after a fight broke out around 5:20 p.m. near Brighton Sixth Street. [NY1]

• The New York Times has the requisite fill-in-the-blank Mad Libs obit for the creator of Mad Libs. R.I.P., Leonard Stern. [Pat’s Papers]

Prince Philip, who is 90, kind of has an attitude problem. Which is awesome. [NYT]

• The heat wave has broken. [Weather]