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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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Bronx Man Arrested For Possessing Oxycodone & Marijuana

On February 18, 2017, at approximately 1:30 a.m. in Bethlehem, NY, State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 for a traffic violation....
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Man Sought In Connection To Armed Robbery Of Bronx Cab Driver

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man they say robbed a taxi driver in Bronx last week. ...
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City Parks Worker Steps In To Defend Teen Girl, Gets Attacked In Bronx

A New York City Department of Parks and Recreation worker came to the rescue of a girl under attack this past weekend but then got attacked himself. ...
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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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Bronx Man Accused Of Attacking Man With Tire Iron At JFK Airport

A Bronx man faces several charges after he assaulted another man following a dispute inside John F. Kennedy International Airport, then fled the scene, Port Authority police say.
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Bronx Man Detained By ICE In New York City

A Bronx man has been detained by federal authorities and is at risk of being deported, according to his family and federal authorities.
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Woman Struck by Car, Killed on Major Deegan Expressway

A woman walking on a Bronx highway was struck and killed Monday morning, police said.

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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.