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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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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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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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Barbara Akowuah

Barbara Akowuah is a native New Yorker and aspiring Journalist and Entrepreneur. Barbara was born and raised in the Bronx, New York and has also resided in Queens, New York and Baltimore, Maryland. Barbara has a B.A. in History from the City University of New York-Queens College. Among other things Barbara is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success and has written numerous articles for various publications. In her spare time she enjoys, writing, music, and sports.