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Woman Who Killed Pregnant Friend To Be Sentenced

The Bronx woman convicted of killing a pregnant woman and cutting out her baby is expected to be sentenced today.
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Gun-Toting Man Sought After Escaping Domestic Violence Arrest In Bronx

Cops were scrambling Friday to find an escaped prisoner after he was spotted with a gun and slipped out of handcuffs during a domestic violence arrest in Bronx, officials said....
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Beloved Coach Fired For "Run Like You’re Being Chased By A Rapist" Joke

A popular Bronx Science High School cross-country coach was canned this week for telling girls to “run like you’re being chased by a rapist,” and they’re angry — because they want him back....
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Prestigious Jewish High School Rocked By #MeToo Facebook Post About Sex Case

A #MeToo Facebook post has bared a 5-year-old sexual misconduct scandal at a prestigious New York City Modern Orthodox high school, in which a female staff member allegedly engaged in sexual activity with a male sophomore....
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10 Members Of Bronx Drug Trafficking Organization Charged With Distributing Thousands Of Pounds Of Marijuana Worth Over $22 Million

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James J. Hunt, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), James D. Robnett, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging HALLIL TABAR, ASMIN HERNANDEZ, JOHN MUNOZ-GARCIA, JAIRO CIENFUEGOS, WILLIAM BAEZ, HENRY RODRIGUEZ, DANNY HANNAH, JR., KEVIN UMEJEI, and STARLY HERNANDEZ with conspiracy to distribute marijuana, and a Complaint charging LORNE VICTORIA with conspiracy to distribute marijuana and use of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking....
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Bronx Student Beats Up School Safety Agent, Sends Her To Hospital For Eye Surgery

A 15-year-old student at Bronxwood Preparatory Academy punched and kicked a school safety agent at dismissal, injuring the woman’s eye so badly that she required emergency surgery, police said sources Thursday....
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Robbers Wielding Cane, Knife Steal $800 In Bronx Mugging

A trio or robbers hooked a cane around the neck of a man smoking a cigar on the street with his buddy before stealing $800 at knifepoint from the pair, police said....
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Woman Suffers Severe Burns In Sherman Avenue Fire

A 65-year-old woman suffered severe burns in an early morning fire on Sherman Avenue....
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NYPD Has No Backup For Its Seized Property Database, Recording Millions In Annual Seizures

The Property and Evidence Tracking System (PETS) is the NYPD's huge database where it stores ownership information on the millions in New Yorkers' property it takes charge of every year (including about $68m in cash and counting), through evidence collection and asset forfeiture....
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Suspect Who Yanked 77-Year-Old Man Out Of Wheelchair Onto Bronx Sidewalk ID’d

Detectives say they have identified the brute they say heartlessly yanked a disabled 77-year-old Bronx man out of his wheelchair and onto the ground....
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2 Bronx Women Wanted For Stabbing, Shooting Man Arrested In Wilmington

Two Bronx women wanted in connection to an assault that landed a man in the hospital were arrested in Wilmington Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Beaten, Robbed By Three Men In Central Park

A trio of muggers beat and robbed a Bronx man as he was taking pictures at a popular sightseeing and concert spot in Central Park Tuesday evening....
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Bronx Pedestrian Struck And Killed By Hit-And-Run Driver

A hit-and-run driver killed a pedestrian just yards away from a Bronx church Tuesday afternoon, police said....
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Bronx Teen Indicted On Manslaughter Charges In Classroom Stabbing Of 2 Fellow Students

A Bronx teen who allegedly stabbed two fellow classmates with a switchblade, one fatally, was indicted on manslaughter charges Tuesday by a grand jury....
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Thief Strolls Down Street Carrying Full Cash Register

A brazen burglar was caught on camera walking down the street carrying a cash register he'd pinched from a Longwood tire shop, police said....
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NYPD Cop Accused Of Exposing Himself To Girls

A New York City police officer has been accused of exposing himself to two young girls in Bronx....
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17-Year-Old Carrying Machete Hit By Police Van During Pursuit

A Bronx teenager is recovering in the hospital today after being struck by a police van Monday night....
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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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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 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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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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Mohammed Ademo

is a digital media student at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He is covering Morrisania for the BronxInk.org. Ademo previously worked as a community organizer and activist. He is also the founder of OPride.com, a website that aggregates news about his home country of Ethiopia.