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Family: Neighborhood feud sparked baseball bat attack

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The baseball bat attack that injured a 14-year-old boy last month stemmed from a neighborhood feud, according to family members. Alexander J. Messina, 20, of 818 Crane St. is accused of hitting Richard Retos on the side of the head just before 10 a.m. Nov. 18. Retos is now recovering at Sunnyside Rehabilitation Hospital. His mother, Christina Amell, said Retos may be well enough to go home by the end of the week, but doctors ...

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