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Robber Hits Bronx Bank For Thousands Of Dollars, Flees To NC In Stolen Car

Police are on the hunt for a 52-year-old armed robber who they say hit a Bronx bank for thousands of dollars and fled down south in a stolen car.
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Missing Autistic Teen Girl Found Safe In Bronx

An autistic teen who disappeared after leaving her Bronx home has been found safe, officials said Wednesday....
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14 Arrested In Bronx-Yonkers Drug, Gun Ring

Fourteen people are facing several federal weapon, drug and robbery charges in Yonkers and Bronx, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced on Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Charged With Pot Possession

Erratic driving and making an illegal U-turn led to the arrest of a Bronx man who was a passenger in the vehicle on charges including pot possession, police said....
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Police Arrest Bronx Woman Wanted For Prostitution

While checking a report of suspicious activity in the area of Madison and Edgewood Roads at 3:45 a.m., February 2, 2017, Scarsdale police encountered Stephanie T. Womble, 48, of Bronx....
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Rashon Perkins Of Bronx Arrested In Scarsdale

On February 3, 2017, police arrested Rashon M. Perkins, 32, of Bronx, on charges of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle without owner consent....
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Police Fire Over 30 Bullets At Car After Wild Chase From Mount Vernon To Bronx

A 2-mile police chase from Westchester County to Bronx ended Tuesday with Mount Vernon cops squeezing off more than 30 shots, blowing out a car’s rear windshield and wounding an unarmed woman inside. ...
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Family Of Bronx Man Accused Of Murder Says He Suffers From Mental Illness

The family of accused murderer Junal Jordan says they are heartbroken that the 40-year-old is charged with the beating death of Bakary Darboe....
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"Club Kid killer" Michael Alig Charged With Smoking Crystal Meth While Trespassing Near Bronx Supreme Court

Notorious "Club Kid killer" Michael Alig is back in trouble — busted for trespassing and smoking crystal meth in a park outside the Bronx Supreme Court, a police source said Tuesday....
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Search On For Missing Bronx Woman With Autism

Police were asking for help from the public Tuesday in finding a young woman with autism who has been missing since the early morning in Bronx....
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Missing 2-Year-Old Found Safe In Bronx After Amber Alert Issued

Police say a two-year-old child who was abducted from Staten Island has been found safe in Bronx....
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Car Fatally Hits Woman, 28, Walking Along Bronx Highway

A 28-year-old Bronx woman died after she was struck by a car while walking along the rain-swept Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx early Tuesday, officials said...
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81-Year-Old Woman Dies In Bronx Apartment Fire

An 81-year-old woman has died in an early morning fire at an apartment building in Bronx, authorities say....
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Man Wanted In Bronx Burglaries

Police are investigating a string of business burglaries in Bronx....
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Seeking Thieves Who Pistol-Whipped Bronx Deli Clerk

Cops are hunting two armed thieves who pistol-whipped a deli clerk during a robbery in Bronx, police said Sunday....
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Man, 63, Struck By Bronx-Bound Train After Fainting On Subway Tracks

A 63-year-old man waiting for a No. 6 train in Midtown fainted, fell onto the tracks and was struck by an oncoming train Saturday — but miraculously survived, officials said....
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Drunken Driver In Bronx Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

A 58-year-old man was killed after a drunken driver slammed into him on a Bronx highway early Saturday, officials said....
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Woman Caught On Video Robbing Donation Box In Bronx Church

She committed an unholy crime under the watchful eyes of the Virgin Mary, Mother Teresa — and video surveillance....
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Bronx Scaffolding Boss Sentenced To Weekends Behind Bars For Tax Evasion

A Bronx scaffolding business boss who dodged millions of dollars in taxes was sentenced Friday to serve weekends behind bars for four months – and pay back $2 million....
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Teen Robs Taxi Driver At Gunpoint For $67

A teen robbed a taxi driver at gunpoint after a nearly four-mile ride from Bronx, police said....
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Help The NYPD Locate A Missing Teen

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43 Precinct. A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI. The circumstances are as follows:
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Two Bronxites Arrested In Shawangunk, NY

The following arrests were made in the town of Shawangunk, NY .
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Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Family Of NY Assistant AG

Vandals targeted the family of New York State’s Assistant Attorney General, spray painting the word “Jew” on the front door of the family’s Bronx home.
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Police Probe Vandalism At President Trump’s Bronx Golf Course

Cops were investigating vandalism Monday at President Trump’s golf course in Bronx, police said.
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Bronx Man Says He Spent Over A Year In Rikers For Murder Charge Based On Lying Witness

A Bronx man who spent more than a year on Rikers Island for a murder he did not commit says he was busted solely on the word of a witness looking to save his own skin.
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Police Seek Help In Locating Missing 12-Year-Old Bronx Boy

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing boy from Bronx.
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Bandits Steal Cabbie’s Keys, Cash After Ride To Bronx

Two men stuck up a cab driver and robbed him of his keys and wallet after taking an early morning ride from Queens to Bronx, police said Sunday.
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1 Man Dead, Another Injured After Being Hit By Subway Trains

One man was killed and another injured early Saturday in Brooklyn when they were hit by subway trains.
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28-Year-Old Man Shot in NYC, Suspects Fled

Police are searching for two suspects accused in the shooting of a man in a Bronx intersection.
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Bronx Man Charged In Grave Robbery, Vandalism At Stratford Cemetery

A man from Bronx was arrested Friday after desecrating a Stratford cemetery, stealing ashes from their final resting place and using the remains in religious ceremonies last year.

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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

(born April 22, 1943) is a U.S. politician and minister. A member of the Democratic Party, Díaz represents the 32nd District in the New York State Senate. His constituency includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Longwood, and Soundview.