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Bronx Man Indicted For 2016 Nassau Murder

A Bronx man was indicted Wednesday on murder charges for the stabbing death of a 39-year-old man outside a bar in Hempstead in April 2016.
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Duo Steals Thousands In Over-The-Counter Meds From Bronx Rite Aid

Police are searching for a man and woman accused of stealing up to $4,200 in over-the-counter medication from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Bronx earlier this month....
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Men Armed With Knife, Machete Rob Family In Bronx

Two men armed with a large knife and machete robbed a woman and her three sons inside an apartment earlier this month in Bronx, police said Wednesday....
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Bronx Man Shot And Killed Inside East Williamsburg Nightclub

A Bronx coke dealer was shot in the face and killed inside a Flushing Avenue nightclub early Sunday morning, police said. ...
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NYC Police Shut Down Bronx-To-Mass. Trafficking Ring; 3 Kilos Of Heroin, $4 Million Seized

Federal, state and local officials in New York City announced they have shut down a drug trafficking operation that was shuttling heroin hidden inside furniture from Mexico through Bronx into Massachusetts....
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Killer Bronx Nanny Sentenced For Stomping 20-Month-Old Baby To Death

A brutal Bronx nanny was sentenced Tuesday to up to four years in prison for fatally stomping a 20-month-old boy in a bizarre wrestling match at her home day-care center....
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2 Wanted In Violent Robbery Caught On Camera In Bronx

Police are looking for two suspects who they say knocked a man unconscious and robbed him in Bronx....
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Bronx Man Accused Of Attacking Man With Tire Iron At JFK Airport

A Bronx man faces several charges after he assaulted another man following a dispute inside John F. Kennedy International Airport, then fled the scene, Port Authority police say....
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Bronx Man Detained By ICE In New York City

A Bronx man has been detained by federal authorities and is at risk of being deported, according to his family and federal authorities. ...
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Key Moment In Shooting Case

A Bronx grand jury is set to hear evidence against Sgt. Hugh Barry, a white officer who fatally shot a mentally disturbed 66-year-old black woman who, the eight-year NYPD veteran says, attacked him in her apartment with a baseball bat....
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Cops Seek Man In Bronx River Suicide Mystery

Police are seeking a man who told a gas station clerk he saw someone jump into the Bronx River late Sunday, cops said. ...
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Suspects Sought For Shattering Door At Bronx Mosque

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in connection to a likely criminal mischief incident at a mosque in the Bronx. ...
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Woman Struck by Car, Killed on Major Deegan Expressway

A woman walking on a Bronx highway was struck and killed Monday morning, police said....
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Police Apprehend Gun-Toting Teens, 15 & 17, Near Alleyway In Bronx

Two teenage boys, ages 15 and 17, are facing weapons charges after officers caught them with handguns in Bronx, police say....
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Woman, 49, Found Dead On Bronx Snowbank

Police found a 49-year-old woman dead on a snowbank next to a Bronx cemetery early Sunday, cops said....
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Cops Cuff Man Who Accidentally Shot Himself In Bronx Park

He accidentally shot himself in the stomach at a Bronx park — and shot himself in the foot when he blamed the blunder on a phantom black man....
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Child's Escape From Alleged Kidnapping By Sex Offender Under Investigation

A 10-year-old boy escaped after allegedly being kidnapped by a sex offender in Bronx....
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Two Men Cuffed In Strangulation Death Of Bronx Body-Shop Owner Connected To Crooked NYPD Cop

Two men were arrested on Thursday for allegedly robbing a Bronx body-shop owner before leaving him to die in the backseat of his own car, prosecutors said. ...
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6 Train Stabbing In The Bronx Sends Man To Hospital

A 58-year-old man was stabbed several times after getting into an argument with someone on a 6 train in Bronx, police said....
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NYC E.M.T. Is Killed In Ambulance Theft In Bronx

One member of New York City’s emergency medical services was killed and another injured when a man got into the driver’s seat of their ambulance and ran over one of them in Bronx on Thursday night, the authorities said. ...
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Bronx Man Indicted For 2016 Nassau Murder

A Bronx man was indicted Wednesday on murder charges for the stabbing death of a 39-year-old man outside a bar in Hempstead in April 2016.
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NYC Police Shut Down Bronx-To-Mass. Trafficking Ring; 3 Kilos Of Heroin, $4 Million Seized

Federal, state and local officials in New York City announced they have shut down a drug trafficking operation that was shuttling heroin hidden inside furniture from Mexico through Bronx into Massachusetts.
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Duo Steals Thousands In Over-The-Counter Meds From Bronx Rite Aid

Police are searching for a man and woman accused of stealing up to $4,200 in over-the-counter medication from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Bronx earlier this month.
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Men Armed With Knife, Machete Rob Family In Bronx

Two men armed with a large knife and machete robbed a woman and her three sons inside an apartment earlier this month in Bronx, police said Wednesday.
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Bronx Man Shot And Killed Inside East Williamsburg Nightclub

A Bronx coke dealer was shot in the face and killed inside a Flushing Avenue nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.
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2 Wanted In Violent Robbery Caught On Camera In Bronx

Police are looking for two suspects who they say knocked a man unconscious and robbed him in Bronx.
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Killer Bronx Nanny Sentenced For Stomping 20-Month-Old Baby To Death

A brutal Bronx nanny was sentenced Tuesday to up to four years in prison for fatally stomping a 20-month-old boy in a bizarre wrestling match at her home day-care center.
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Bronx Man Accused Of Attacking Man With Tire Iron At JFK Airport

A Bronx man faces several charges after he assaulted another man following a dispute inside John F. Kennedy International Airport, then fled the scene, Port Authority police say.
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Bronx Man Detained By ICE In New York City

A Bronx man has been detained by federal authorities and is at risk of being deported, according to his family and federal authorities.
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Woman Struck by Car, Killed on Major Deegan Expressway

A woman walking on a Bronx highway was struck and killed Monday morning, police said.

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Kiran Alvi

is working towards her M.S. degree at Columbia’s Journalism School with a specialization in digital media, covering the neighborhood of East Tremont. Kiran has previously worked for Nile TV in Cairo, Patch.com in West Hollywood and Redondo Beach, and Annenberg TV News and NeonTommy.org in Los Angeles. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in 2011 with a degree in broadcast journalism and Middle East studies.