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Feds Bust 17 Suspects In Staten Island, Bronx Drug Operations

Federal authorities rounded up 17 alleged drug dealers in trafficking busts on Staten Island and in the Bronx Wednesday.
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Sketch Released In Attempted Rape Suspect In Soundview

Police in Bronx are searching for a man they say attempted to rape a woman....
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Ex-Bronx Prep School Teacher Hit With Level-Two Sex Offender Status

A former Riverdale Country School teacher convicted of bedding his 16-year-old geometry student was designated a level-two sex offender Wednesday, about two months before he is set to be released from prison....
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Bronx Burglar Struggles To Balance Stolen TV On Push Cart

A Bronx burglar who stole a large flat screen television struggled to balance it on a comparatively small push cart, according to police and a video....
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Three Armed Men Who Posed As Child Welfare Workers Busted For Attempted Bronx Robbery

A trio of armed crooks posing as ACS workers tried to rob a Bronx woman after convincing her 5-year-old son to let them inside their home, police sources said Wednesday. ...
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2 Bronx Men & 3 Mainers Arrested In Hancock County Heroin, Crack Bust

The Maine Drug Enforcement Agency says they arrested two New York men and three Hancock County residents Tuesday night following an investigation into the sale of heroin and crack in Hancock County....
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Two Accused Of Breaking Into Storage Facility At Bronx Apartments

Police are looking for two men accused of breaking into the storage facility of an apartment complex in Claremont and stealing residents’ belongings. ...
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Bronx “Serial Bride” Pleads Guilty To Felony Immigration Scam

Bronx serial bride, Liana Barrientos, appeared in court on Thursday and said “I do” to a felony fraud charge for allegedly marrying 10 men over the course of 11 years as part of an immigration scam, reports the New York Post....
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Help Catch An Burglar Wannabe

The New York City Police Department is asking the public's assistance identifying the individual depicted in the attached surveillance photo in regards to an attempted burglary that occurred within the confines of the 48 Precinct. Details are as follows: ...
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NYPD Needs Your Help

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photographs in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 47 Precinct....
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One Teen Arrested, Another Escapes After Crashing Stolen Car In Fairfield, CT

A Bronx teen was arrested for stealing a car while his friend crashed a second stolen car near the Fairfield Metro station and escaped, possibly boarding a passing train early Tuesday, police said....
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Couple Attacks & Robs Delivery Man In Bronx

Police are looking for a man and a woman who they said were seen on surveillance video attacking and robbing a food delivery man in the Bronx. ...
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Grand Larceny Suspect Saught

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following individual in connection to a grand larceny within the confines of the 40 Precinct. Details are as follows:...
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Bronx Suspect Gets Stuck Down Cliff Near GWB

A Bronx man who allegedly sold drugs was arrested after he fled police and later got stuck on a tree near a cliff just north of the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee Monday evening, authorities said....
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Woman Took $50 From Man With Walker, Shoved Him In Bronx Burger King

Police were searching Monday for a woman who tried to take $50 that a man with a walker left on the counter of a Bronx Burger King, and shoved him when he tried to get it back. ...
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3rd Man Charged In Hempstead Bar Stabbing

Police have charged a Bronx man with murder in connection with the death of Rolando Cruz in Hempstead last year. ...
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Lawyer In Wheelchair Sues Bronx DA's Office For Discrimination

A lawyer is suing the Bronx District Attorney's Office for demanding her resignation after she started using a wheelchair and took part in a lawsuit against the city over the accessibility of its courthouses....
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Motorcyclist Dies After Crashing Into Fence In Bronx

A motorcyclist died after hitting a fence in Bronx, police said....
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Minivan Crashes Into Convenience Store In NYC

A minivan plowed into a Mobil Mart in Bronx on Sunday, pinning a customer inside between shelves that were pushed together in a freak crash that was captured on video....
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Bronx Man Busted For Impersonating A Cop In Harlem

Police arrested a 27-year-old man with an extensive criminal record for impersonating a cop in Harlem — after he was caught doling out warnings to turnstile jumpers, officials said....
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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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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.