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Man May Face Murder Charges Over 1998 Bronx Fight After Victim He Hit With Bat Dies From Related Ailment

An after-school brawl in Bronx nearly 20 years ago could result in murder charges after one of the combatants died in his sleep.
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Bronx Pizza Lover Knocks Out Deliveryman

A pizza guy was knocked out cold by a mugger who made off with his pies....
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Police Search For Missing Teen Boy Last Seen In Bronx

A 13-year-old Bronx teenager is missing Saturday and police are searching for him....
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Bronx Man Had Crack, Fentanyl, Marijuana In Lake Placid

State police arrested a man from Bronx Tuesday on multiple drug-related charges....
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Two Bronx NYPD Commanders Suspected Of Stealing Time Get Transferred

The top two commanders at a Bronx precinct were transferred Friday on suspicion of stealing time and not working their scheduled hours....
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Emotionally Disturbed Bronx Teen Barricades Himself In Room Amid Report He Stabbed His Dog

Cops raced to a Bronx apartment Friday after a report that an emotionally disturbed 13-year-old boy stabbed his dog, officials said....
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Bronx Dirt Bike Drags Cop Quarter-Mile Down Street

A rookie cop was dragged a quarter-mile, fracturing his collarbone, when he tried to stop a reckless dirt bike driver in the Bronx, police sources said Monday....
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Bronx Woman To File $150M Lawsuit Against NYPD

A Bronx woman plans to sue the city for $150 million, claiming cops “covered up” a hit-and-run that left her with serious injuries....
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The Appalling Goings-On At Bronx's Sin City

The crime-ridden Sin City strip club will soon have hundreds of new neighbors in the rapidly gentrifying South Bronx....
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Subway Surfer Dies After Falling Off Train Onto Tracks In Bronx

A subway surfer died after falling off a train in Bronx Sunday morning, police said. ...
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Grisly Crash On Bronx Highway

A 21-year-old man is clinging to life after his car crashed and flipped over several times in Bronx Saturday, officials said. ...
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Massive Chair-Hurling Brawl Breaks Out In Bronx Seafood City Family Eatery

Multiple people used chairs to viciously beat one another at a Bronx, New York, family restaurant, according to police and video footage of the incident....
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Feds Bust Soundview Houses Crack Gang

The Feds busted eight members of a notorious drug gang that operated out of the Soundview Houses....
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Man Grabs 17-Year-Old's Butt, Threatens Her With Knife

A man grabbed a teenage girl's butt in South Bronx and threatened her with a knife before she managed to escape, police said....
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Suspect Arrested, Child Safe After Amber Alert And Fatal Stabbing In Connecticut

A suspect is in custody and his abducted daughter is safe after a multi-state Amber Alert put law enforcement and the public on high alert Friday morning....
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Bronx Apartment Fire Kills 78-Year-Old Woman

An elderly woman died after a fire erupted at a six-story apartment building in Bronx late Thursday, officials said....
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Amber Alert: Aylin Sofia Hernandez

A multistate search for a 6-year-old Connecticut girl taken by her father after he allegedly stabbed two people, killing her mother, has ended and an Amber Alert canceled, according to Pennsylvania State Police....
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E-mails Deleted At Bronx Group Home After Lawsuit Accusing Staffers Of Raping Disabled Woman

Emails belonging to former employees at a state-run group home were purged after a woman alleged that her developmentally disabled sister was raped there, according to court documents....
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Officer Shoots, Kills Himself In Bronx Home

A 30-year-old law enforcement officer, who was on the force for seven years, shot and killed himself in a Bronx home Thursday afternoon, sources familiar with the investigation....
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Man Fatally Stabbed By Landlord In Front Of His 12-Year-Old Son

An angry landlord stabbed a tenant to death in front of the victim's 12-year-old son in Bronx Wednesday night, law enforcement sources and family friends say. ...
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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.