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Hit & Run Suspect Deported 15 Times:  A man suspected of a drunken hit-and-run crash that critically injured a 6-year-old boy has been deported at least 15 times according to local authorities.  The San Diego Union Tribune reports that Constantino Banda-Acosta was arrested after he broadsided a Honda with his pickup truck at 11:30 pm Saturday and kept driving.  The Lake family had been returning from a trip to Disneyland when Banda-Acosta rammed their vehicle.  Six year old Lennox was in his car seat during the collision and suffered serious head injuries.  Banda-Acosta, a citizen of Mexico, had been deported last January and was back in the U.S. driving drunk less than four months later.  He had been deported 14 times since 2002. 

2nd Body Found in Central Park:  The partially clothed body of a man in this 30s was found Wednesday floating in Central Park's Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.  Rana Novini of NBC4 reports that it was the second body found in the water in 24 hours.  The body of a naked man found on Tuesday had been in the water for over a month.  The most recent find had been in the water for about a week.  Also in the Big Apple, 83 year old man remains in critical condition after he was sucker punched in the Bronx Monday.  CBS New York reports that the unprovoked attack was caught on video but police are still searching for the suspect.     

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