The Day | Officers Moreno, Mata Sentenced

When seasons collideScott Lynch

Good morning, East Village.

The two police officers who were acquitted of raping an East Village woman were sentenced yesterday: “a jury found the duo guilty of three counts of official misconduct for each time they returned to the petite fashion exec’s East 13th St apartment. Moreno, the supervising officer, was sentenced to one year in prison in Aug. 2011 and Mata got 60 days.” [Daily News]

The Queens-Midtown Tunnel reopens today, and the mayor has instituted odd-even gas rationing. [NY Post]

More about the gas rationing. [NY Times]

It could be weeks before the west side of Knickerbocker Village is back to normal. “On Tuesday, a 105-year old woman died after her oxygen machine malfunctioned. The woman, who did not live at Knickerbocker Village but was staying with her son, could not call for help because there was no phone service.” [The Lo-Down]

“In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, Fourth Arts Block (FABnyc) has re-scheduled Load OUT!, a semi-annual ‘riot’ of repurposing and recycling activities, to Saturday, November 17, 2012.” [Broadway World]

James Iha of the Smashing Pumpkins has sold his East Village pad, “a one-bedroom, one-bath co-op at 119 East 10th Street,” to Kathryn Stockett, author of “The Help.” [NY Observer]

Eddie Huang of Baohaus has been named a TED Fellow. [Grub Street]

Correction: The original version of this post was revised to reflect an error. Officers Moreno and Mata were sentenced yesterday, not today.