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Mount Vernon Man Charged With Bronx Murder

A Mount Vernon man has been charged with murder for his alleged role in a Bronx drug ring.
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49 Members And Associates Of Two Bronx Drug Distribution Organizations Charged In Federal Court With Narcotics, Robbery, And Firearms Offenses

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Darcel D. Clark, the Bronx County District Attorney, James O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and James J. Hunt, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), today announced the unsealing of two Indictments charging 49 members of two Bronx-based drug distribution organizations, with various narcotics, robbery, and firearms offenses, including the murder of Jose Morales on December 11, 2016....
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Bronx Man Sues For $25m Over Claim Guard Planted Contraband To Keep Him In Upstate Prison

An upstate inmate, in a planned $25 million lawsuit, charges he was banished to solitary and jailed for an extra year after a vindictive guard planted a shank in his shoe. ...
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Bronx Sanitation Worker Found Dead With Knife Wounds, Girlfriend Charged With Murder

A city sanitation worker’s estranged wife found him dead in his Bronx home Tuesday, with knife wounds on his hands and legs, and cop sources said the man’s girlfriend killed him. ...
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Bronx Man Hit With Stun Gun By Cops To Stop Him Beating His Wife May Go Blind In One Eye

A Bronx newlywed could lose sight in one eye after officers used a stun gun on him to stop him from beating his wife, police sources said Monday....
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Internal Affairs Probing Staten Island's Top Cop After Reports On Bronx Properties

Assistant Chief Edward Delatorre, the NYPD's borough commander, is the subject of an internal affairs investigation following multiple news reports on real estate dealings in Bronx, the police commissioner said on Monday....
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Have You Seen Hannah Young, 17?

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Bronx Man To Serve 21 Years In Prison For Beating Death, Burial Of Infant Son

A Bronx man will serve 21 years behind bars for beating his infant son to death and burying the boy in a shallow grave upstate. ...
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Getaway Driver In Bronx Mugging Suspected Of Robbing Strippers

The getaway driver in an early morning Bronx mugging is also suspected in a string of robberies targeting exotic dancers, police sources said Thursday....
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Westchester Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Bronx Gang Bust

A Westchester man is facing federal charges, including attempted murder, for his alleged gang activity in Bronx. ...
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Parents Of Girls Who Died When Radiator Ruptured In Their Bronx Apartment Take Legal Action

The parents of two young sisters who were killed when a radiator ruptured and scalded them with steam inside their Bronx apartment have filed a notice of claim for a wrongful death lawsuit. ...
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Eight Members And Associates Of Bronx Street Gang Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Racketeering, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), today announced the unsealing of an Indictment charging eight members of a Bronx-based street gang, the Beach Avenue Crew, with various racketeering, firearms, and narcotics offenses, including the attempted murders of a rival gang member and rival drug trafficker....
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Fare-Beating Teen Shatters Jaw Of Off-Duty Court Officer

A teenage fare-beater broke an off-duty court officer’s jaw in a Bronx subway station, police said Wednesday. ...
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Search Continues For Suspects After Woman Falls To Her Death In Bronx

The search continued Thursday for two men who police say they want to question after a woman fell out of a window to her death in Bronx. ...
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Man Robs Bronx Deli At Gunpoint With Accomplice As Lookout

The NYPD is searching for two suspects they say robbed a Bronx deli at gunpoint on Tuesday night. ...
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Thousands Of Dollars Go Flying In Brazen Robbery In Bronx

A bold and brazen robbery that happened in broad daylight was caught on camera in Bronx....
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Bronx Man Gets One Year In Prison For Savagely Beating Pit Bull Puppy

Bronx took a bite out of animal cruelty on Wednesday when the man who beat his pit bull puppy with a shovel and buried her in a snowbank was sentenced to a year in jail. ...
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Suspect Charged In Bronx Burger King Shooting, Carjacking

A shooting at a fast food restaurant turned into a carjacking and more on Wednesday....
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81-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By Driver Making Left Turn Onto Bronx Road

A Manhattan man has been arrested in an accident that killed an 81-year-old woman crossing a Bronx street Tuesday morning, police say. ...
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Attempted Luring Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Bronx

There is a warning for parents and their children in Bronx after a frightening attempted luring near a school....
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Help The NYPD Locate A Missing Teen

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a missing person within the confines of the 43 Precinct. A photograph of the missing is attached and available at DCPI. The circumstances are as follows:
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Two Bronxites Arrested In Shawangunk, NY

The following arrests were made in the town of Shawangunk, NY .
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Anti-Semitic Vandals Target Family Of NY Assistant AG

Vandals targeted the family of New York State’s Assistant Attorney General, spray painting the word “Jew” on the front door of the family’s Bronx home.
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Police Probe Vandalism At President Trump’s Bronx Golf Course

Cops were investigating vandalism Monday at President Trump’s golf course in Bronx, police said.
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Bronx Man Says He Spent Over A Year In Rikers For Murder Charge Based On Lying Witness

A Bronx man who spent more than a year on Rikers Island for a murder he did not commit says he was busted solely on the word of a witness looking to save his own skin.
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Police Seek Help In Locating Missing 12-Year-Old Bronx Boy

The NYPD is asking for the public’s help in locating a missing boy from Bronx.
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Bandits Steal Cabbie’s Keys, Cash After Ride To Bronx

Two men stuck up a cab driver and robbed him of his keys and wallet after taking an early morning ride from Queens to Bronx, police said Sunday.
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1 Man Dead, Another Injured After Being Hit By Subway Trains

One man was killed and another injured early Saturday in Brooklyn when they were hit by subway trains.
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28-Year-Old Man Shot in NYC, Suspects Fled

Police are searching for two suspects accused in the shooting of a man in a Bronx intersection.
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Bronx Man Charged In Grave Robbery, Vandalism At Stratford Cemetery

A man from Bronx was arrested Friday after desecrating a Stratford cemetery, stealing ashes from their final resting place and using the remains in religious ceremonies last year.

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Nasr ul Hadi

is New York-based journalist and multimedia producer. He has worked across print, broadcast and online media, with some of Asia’s largest media brands - Reliance FM, Times of India and NDTV. Beyond work, Nasr has also explored creative and philanthropic projects. He wrote a few episodes for a BBC World Service Trust radio drama on gender issues in South Asian society. He was also part of a team that set up informal primary schools for marginalized children in Aligarh, India. Currently a digital media student at the Columbia Journalism School, Nasr tells stories as text, audio, video, photos, tweets, interactive data and more.