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Teen Slashed In Face On Bronx Bus During Heated Argument With Her Attacker

The 19-year-old victim got into an argument with a fellow passenger on a BX4 bus as it rolled along Westchester Avenue near Pugsley Street in Parkchester about 3:15 p.m. Friday.
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Bus Riding Carjackers Stuck Up SUV In Front Of Saks

Cops are searching for a trio of bus riding carjackers who made off with an SUV in front of the new Saks....
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Four Bronxites Arrested In Cybercrime Ring Bust

Prosecutors unveiled charges Thursday against 13 people — most from Westchester County — in connection with a scheme to defraud drivers of two ride-sharing companies. They stole millions of dollars from thousands of driver accounts, prosecutors said....
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Woman, 45, Fatally Stabbed Inside Her Bronx Apartment

A woman was found stabbed to death inside her Bronx apartment Thursday morning, cops said....
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Teacher Found Dead In Bronx School Bathroom From Apparent Overdose

A teacher was found dead of an apparent overdose in a Bronx public school Thursday night, police sources said....
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Family Files Notice Of Claim In Schenectady Police Custody Death

City police failed to respond properly to Andrew Kearse's complaints of medical distress in May, leading to his death in police custody, his family alleges in a notice of claim filed against the city....
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Legal Aid Society Seeks To Give Up To 600K New Yorkers A 2nd Chance By Sealing Criminal Records

The Legal Aid Society has 20 applicants trying to get old convictions sealed under a new state law that aims to give New Yorkers a clean slate — and court officials believe as many as 600,000 people could be eligible....
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Teenage Attackers Punch, Kick, And Rob Bronx Man Of $10

Three teenagers were caught on camera punching, kicking, and robbing a man of $10 in a residential building lobby around the intersection of East 169th Street and 3rd Avenue on Tuesday, cops say....
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Bronx Man Driving Stolen Van In Putnam

A Bronx man, who was wanted by the NYPD, is accused of driving a van in Putnam that was reported stolen in another state....
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Bronx Students Create Community Crime Map

Students in the Bronx have created a community crime map in order to help police and their neighbors....
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Bronx Man Pleads Guilty To Raping Mount Vernon Woman

After a nearly two-year investigation in which DNA identified the suspect, a Bronx man has admitted to raping a Mount Vernon woman in 2014, officials said....
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Bronx Brothers Who Dealt Cocaine On Wall Street Tied To Massive Fentanyl Trafficking Operation

Two Bronx brothers who made cocaine deliveries to Wall Street-area advertising and real estate professionals were also wrapped up in a multi-million dollar fentanyl trafficking operation, authorities said Monday....
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Bronx Man Found Shot Dead In Suspected “Lovers’ Quarrel,” Male Person Of Interest Sought

Police discovered a dead man with a gunshot wound to the head in an apartment on the intersection of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 158th Street just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday; they have ruled the death a homicide and say that it appears to be the result of a “lovers’ quarrel.”...
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NYC Cabbie's Thumb Severed During Attack By 2 Teens

Police say they have charged two teenage boys with assault after they slashed a New York City store owner before cutting off a cabbie's thumb while trying to flee....
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Teen, 17, Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Another, 16, As They Showed Off Gun

A Bronx teenager has been indicted in what police have described as a reckless shooting death of a Yonkers teenager in September as the two were showing off a gun....
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Bronx Inmate Brutally Slashed In The Face

A day before the de Blasio administration announced it was seeking a consultant to find spots for new jails, a city inmate talking on the phone was slashed across the face by a rival gang member....
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Yonkers Woman Admits Throwing Newborn Out Window

A Yonkers woman faces a decade behind bars after admitting throwing her newborn baby out of a seventh-floor Bronx apartment window in 2015....
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Muggers In Bronx Escape With $190K In Cash Man Was Taking To His Son

A man visiting the US from Africa has had $190,000 stolen after being mugged in New York, according to police....
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Teenager Shares Story After Attempted Abduction

A teenager shares her own story exclusively to Eyewitness News, after a man tried to abduct her Saturday in the Bronx as she headed to work....
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Public Defenders Protest New ICE Arrest At Bronx Criminal Court

Attorneys with the Legal Aid Society and Bronx Defenders staged a protest outside of Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday over what they say was another client arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at the state courthouse.
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Teen In Custody After Shot Fired Inside Bronx High School

Police are investigating after a gunshot was fired in a Bronx school Thursday.
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DJ Khaled’s Fiancee’s Brother Killed In Bronx Drug Deal

A man named Jonathan Tuck was shot in the face and killed in Bronx during a weed deal gone wrong. It was reported that Tuck is the younger brother of Nicole Tuck, the fiancee of super producer, DJ Khaled.
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Woman Attacks Bronx Bus Rider With Screwdriver, Man Hits Driver With Umbrella

An argument led to a violent attack inside a bus in Bronx.
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Bronx Family Awarded $57 Million In Settlement Against NYCHA

A Bronx family was awarded $57 million in a court battle against the New York City Housing Authority.

Man Charged With Stolen Car After Running Out Of Gas On Thruway

A Bronx man was charged with driving a stolen car on the Thruway on Saturday after he ran from police and then ran out of gas.

Fire At Bronx Apartment Injures 3, Displaces Dozens

At least 3 people were injured and dozens of residents are displaced after a fire broke out at a Bronx apartment building late Tuesday.
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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting At Bronx Sweet 16

An arrest has been made in the fatal Sweet 16 shooting that killed a teenager in Bronx last month.
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Violent Cab Driver Robbery Caught On Camera In Bronx

Police in Bronx are searching for two people who violently robbed a cab driver, and it was all caught on camera.
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Trial Scrutinizes NYPD's Handling Of Mentally Ill

As the trial for an NYPD sergeant accused of murdering a mentally ill woman in her Bronx apartment got underway Tuesday, the courtroom was filled with supporters from both sides.

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Janet Upadhye

is a multimedia journalist covering the Hunts Point section of Bronx. In a past life she was the Development Director at San Francisco Women Against Rape. During her decade in the Bay Area she also organized within queer and trans communities for safety and justice.