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Man Who Raped Woman In Wakefield Arrested

A Bronx community is breathing a sigh of relief after police arrested an Inwood man wanted for allegedly raping a woman in Wakefield.
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I.S. 219 Teacher Accused Of Slapping Female Student

A Bronx science teacher is facing assault charges after a student accused him of slapping her across the face during class....
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Bronx Fentanyl Ring Peddled "Pray For Death" Drug Cocktail

A drug-dealing ring near Fordham University advertised its product as "Pray for Death" heroin but sold deadly fentanyl and fentanyl mixtures instead that led to at least one overdose, authorities said Thursday....
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Man Shipped Viagra & Fake Oxycodone From NYC Apartment, Gave Buyers Tracking Numbers

A Dominican man who lives in the Bronx has been accused of selling more than a million counterfeit oxycodone pills, other prescriptions and heroin online after authorities said that a pharmaceutical company tipped authorities off to the alleged narcotics pipeline....
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Group Jumps Man From Behind In Bronx, Drags Him By His Neck

A 50-year-old man was jumped by a group of four people who dragged him and stole his wallet and phone, police said....
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Two Bronx Cops Stripped Of Guns, Shields After They Were Caught Fighting At Stationhouse

Two cops were stripped of their guns and shields after they were caught brawling inside their Bronx stationhouse, police sources said Tuesday....
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Man Found Dead On Subway Train In Bronx

A man was found dead on a subway train in Bronx Tuesday afternoon....
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Man Arrested, Charged For 2011 Bronx Kidnapping And Murder

Police arrested a man Tuesday who was allegedly involved in the kidnapping and murder of a Bronx man in 2011....
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Bronx School Stabbing Victim's Family Plans $25 Million Lawsuit

The family of the 15-year-old high school student stabbed to death during history class in Bronx last month filed a notice of claim Tuesday against New York City, charging that negligence of school officials contributed to his death, the lawyer representing the boy’s mother said....
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Pair Wanted In Connection With Bronx Shooting That Injured 3 People

Police are asking for the public’s help identifying a man and woman wanted in connection with a shooting that injured three people in Bronx....
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Patrons Find Man Dead In Fordham McDonald's

Patrons of a busy McDonald's in the Fordham section of Bronx found a man deceased in one of the booths Saturday afternoon....
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Gay Bronx Teen Who Stabbed His Bullies Says "I Was Afraid For My Life"

We have an update on the gay teen from Bronx who was arrested for stabbing two of his bullies in school....
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Officials Search For Alleged Robbers, Officer Impersonator

Police are searching for two women wanted for robbing another woman on Webster Avenue....
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The NY Botanical Garden Barred Minority Students From Frida Kahlo Art Exhibit: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden was a hothouse of racial and religious discrimination, a new federal lawsuit charges....
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Father Gunned Down After Leaving Party Near His Bronx Home

A 36-year-old Bronx father was shot to death leaving a party down the block from his home early Saturday, cops said....
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18-Year-Old Dies After Crash With Tractor-Trailer On Cross Bronx Expressway

A fatal accident along the Cross Bronx Expressway coupled with scheduled overnight construction caused bumper to bumper traffic on the roadway early Saturday morning....
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Police Official’s Blunt Take On Cop Who Punched Teen Resisting Arrest: “Police Work In Action”

After video surfaced of a New York City police officer repeatedly punching a teen who resisted arrest — after the teen reportedly put his hands on another cop’s neck and was on top of that officer on a sidewalk — the 50th Precinct’s commanding officer offered a blunt response....
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Bronx Woman Admits Her Part In $1.75M Mortgage Fraud Ring

A Bronx woman has admitted she was part of a ring that committed mortgage fraud by obtaining home loans for unqualified borrowers, causing M&T Bank and other financial institutions to lose $1.75 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo announced Friday....
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Escaped Prisoner In Bronx

A prisoner escaped police custody in the Bronx, police said Friday, sharing the man’s picture and asking for the public’s help to track him down....
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Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden discriminated against minority students and made a "lowball" offer to avoid hiring an observant Jew, according a civil rights lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday....
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14th Suspect Arrested In Connection With Junior's Death

A man wanted for questioning in connection with the death of Lesandro "Junior" Guzman-Feliz has turned himself into police.
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Bronx Teacher Avoids Jail And Keeps Teaching Certificate After Sex Acts With 14-Year-Old Student

A 30-year-old teacher who performed oral sex on a 14-year-old student multiple times in 2016 will not only avoid prison time but could potentially teach again, under the terms of her plea agreement.
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Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

The New York City Police Department is asking the public for assistance with locating and identifying the individual in the attached video and photograph, who is wanted in connection to several robberies that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.
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Help Identify A Robbery Suspect

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 47 Precinct in Bronx.
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Haley Moreno, 13, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
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Help Identify A Public Lewdness Suspect

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a public lewdness incident within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
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Help Identify A Murder Suspect

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached video and photograph in connection to a homicide that occurred within the confines of the 50 Precinct in Bronx.
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Steven Warkenthien, 23, Killed In DWI Accident

On Monday August 20, 2018 at approximately 20:38 a.m., police responded to a 911 call of a motor vehicle collision at the intersection of Wissman Avenue and Throgs Neck Expressway Service Road within the confines of the 45th Precinct in Bronx.
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A.G. Underwood Announces Clergy Abuse Hotline As Part Of Investigation Into Sexual Abuse Of Children Within NY Dioceses Of The Catholic Church

Today, New York Attorney General Barbara D. Underwood announced a clergy abuse hotline and online complaint form through which victims and anyone with information can provide information part of the Attorney Generals ongoing investigation into sexual abuse of children within the New York dioceses of the Catholic Church.
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Help Identify Assault Suspects

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individuals depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 40 Precinct in Bronx.

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Roheeni Saxena

is a graduate student at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health, where she is pursuing her master of public health degree. She has professional experience working with outdoor education programs at the National Zoo in Washington, DC, and her graduate work has focused on health and science education for children living in Northern Manhattan. Inquiries can be directed towards roheeni.saxena@gmail.com.