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Man Wanted For Stealing Electronic Bike

Police are asking for the public's help in finding a man accused of stealing another man's electronic bike.
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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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Man Detonates Pipe Bomb In “Attempted Terrorist Attack”

A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people and causing chaos in one of the busiest commuter hubs in the city, officials said.
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Golden Krust Founder Dies By Suicide At Bronx Factory

Owner of New York-based Caribbean chain Golden Krust died by suicide over the weekend at 57 years old — some 28 years after founding the fast food restaurant with more than 120 locations nationwide.
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Worker Shot To Death Outside Mount Vernon Rehab Center

A worker was shot to death Thursday night outside of Westchester Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Mount Vernon.
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Woman Robbed of Cash As She Tried to Pay Clerk at Grocery Store

A woman who pulled out cash to pay for her groceries was robbed by a man who grabbed the money from her hand and ran out of the store, police said.
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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.

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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Dr. Chiledum Ahaghotu

is Associate Professor of Surgery and Chief of Urology, Howard University Hospital. He is also a professor and a chief of urology at Howard University College of Medicine. Dr. Ahaghotu is a Consultant Member of the American Urological Association Health Policy Council. He was President, R. Frank Jones Urological Society, Past President, Washington Urological Society, and a member of the Practicing Physicians Advisory Council.