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Bronx Man Gets One Year In Prison For Savagely Beating Pit Bull Puppy

Bronx took a bite out of animal cruelty on Wednesday when the man who beat his pit bull puppy with a shovel and buried her in a snowbank was sentenced to a year in jail.
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Suspect Charged In Bronx Burger King Shooting, Carjacking

A shooting at a fast food restaurant turned into a carjacking and more on Wednesday....
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81-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By Driver Making Left Turn Onto Bronx Road

A Manhattan man has been arrested in an accident that killed an 81-year-old woman crossing a Bronx street Tuesday morning, police say. ...
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Attempted Luring Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Bronx

There is a warning for parents and their children in Bronx after a frightening attempted luring near a school....
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Bronx Man Arrested Smuggling Pot Into Green Haven

A Bronx man was arrested for trying to bring pot into a prison. ...
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Bronx Woman Pleads Guilty In Augusta To Heroin Trafficking

A Bronx woman will spend 18 months in jail for unlawful trafficking in heroin after she was caught in the act of bagging heroin in the back bedroom of a residence on Weeks Mills Road in China, ME....
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”My Mom Was a Robot”, Says Man Ruled Unfit to Stand Trial For Her Murder

A man accused of murdering his mother claimed she was a robot in court papers and was deemed unfit for trial on Tuesday, according to the Bronx District Attorney's Office. ...
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Hillsdale Police Charge Bronx Trio With Getting Oxy With Bogus Scripts

A routine traffic stop by Hillsdale, NJ police turned up 120 fraudulently obtained Oxycodone pills from a pharmacy in town, prompting to the arrests of a Bronx trio, authorities said Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Arrested In Newburgh, NY On Gun Charges

City of Newburgh Police responded to the area of South Street and Chambers Street on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 just before 12:30 a.m. for a report of shots fired. ...
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12-Year-Old Boy Robbed At Knifepoint In Bronx

Police are asking for the public's help to find the knife-wielding thief who robbed a 12-year-old boy in Bronx earlier in the week....
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Three Charged For Welfare Fraud

Three women have been charged, accused of committing welfare fraud in Montgomery County, NY....
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2 Wanted For Using Fake Checks Citywide

Police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two men wanted for stealing money from banks citywide. ...
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Police Arrest Suspect In Robbery Of Elderly Woman In Bronx Elevator

Police have arrested a suspect in the robbery of an elderly woman in a Bronx elevator....
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Man Found Guilty In 2015 Slaying Of NYPD Officer

The Bronx man accused of fatally shooting a police officer in East Harlem was convicted by a jury on Monday....
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3 Soccer Fans From New York Arrested In Attack On Florida Deputy

Three soccer fans from New York, two of Bronx, were arrested on an array of charges, including aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer, after allegedly attacking a deputy in Florida who had tried to break up a fight after a game there over the weekend....
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Chicopee Police Charge Bronx Pair With Passing Fake $100 Bills

Two New York City residents are facing counterfeiting charges after police found them on Saturday in a vehicle in the Walmart parking with $1,000 worth of ill-gotten merchandise and $6,000 in counterfeit $100 bills, police said....
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81-Year-Old Disabled Woman Threatened, Robbed In Bronx Elevator

Police are searching for a suspect after an 81-year-old woman was threatened and robbed in an elevator in Bronx on Friday....
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Man Cuffed In 1999 Bronx Homicide Could Have Gotten Away With Murder If He Just Paid Subway Fare

If he had kept his nose clean, Curtis Batchelor could have gotten away with murder, police sources said Saturday....
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New York Man Charged With Transporting Untaxed Cigarettes After Sussex Traffic Stop

A Bronx, New York man is behind bars, charged with transporting more than 145 thousand dollars' worth of untaxed cigarettes after a Sussex County traffic stop....
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Police Searching For Woman Suspected Of Subway Attack In Bronx

The NYPD is trying to find the woman whom they say attacked another woman at a subway station n Bronx....
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Help NYPD Catch These Suspects

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating and identifying five individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos and video wanted for questioning in connection to four grand larceny incidents which occurred within the confines of the 40th and 41st Precincts. The details are as follows:
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Bronx Woman Was Sentenced To Serve 54 Months In Federal Prison

Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced today that Gladys Maria Pena Dominguez, 35, was sentenced on Monday to serve 54 months in federal prison for her role in a scheme to use stolen personal identifying information to file false federal income tax returns and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the U.S. Treasury.

A Bronx Driver Is Responsible For The Times Square Attack

A young man was taken into custody after driving the wrong way north for seven blocks up Broadway and then ramming into 13 people, killing one and injuring 12.
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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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Matt Anderson, MD

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx. Much of Dr. Anderson's current activity involves managing the Social Medicine Curriculum for the Department of Family and Social Medicine. He also maintains an active clinical practice.