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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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Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden discriminated against minority students and made a "lowball" offer to avoid hiring an observant Jew, according a civil rights lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday....
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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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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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Anthony Carter

was born, raised and currently resides in Philadelphia, PA He is the New York Jets writer for Jets Stream and The Bronx Times. In his free time, he likes to make intros and find break songs, look for reporters for his online radio show. Conversely, he spends most of his day talking with NFL sources to get the inside scoop on what is going on in the NFL.