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Teen Slashed In Face On Bronx Bus During Heated Argument With Her Attacker

The 19-year-old victim got into an argument with a fellow passenger on a BX4 bus as it rolled along Westchester Avenue near Pugsley Street in Parkchester about 3:15 p.m. Friday.
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Bus Riding Carjackers Stuck Up SUV In Front Of Saks

Cops are searching for a trio of bus riding carjackers who made off with an SUV in front of the new Saks....
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Four Bronxites Arrested In Cybercrime Ring Bust

Prosecutors unveiled charges Thursday against 13 people — most from Westchester County — in connection with a scheme to defraud drivers of two ride-sharing companies. They stole millions of dollars from thousands of driver accounts, prosecutors said....
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Woman, 45, Fatally Stabbed Inside Her Bronx Apartment

A woman was found stabbed to death inside her Bronx apartment Thursday morning, cops said....
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Teacher Found Dead In Bronx School Bathroom From Apparent Overdose

A teacher was found dead of an apparent overdose in a Bronx public school Thursday night, police sources said....
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Family Files Notice Of Claim In Schenectady Police Custody Death

City police failed to respond properly to Andrew Kearse's complaints of medical distress in May, leading to his death in police custody, his family alleges in a notice of claim filed against the city....
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Legal Aid Society Seeks To Give Up To 600K New Yorkers A 2nd Chance By Sealing Criminal Records

The Legal Aid Society has 20 applicants trying to get old convictions sealed under a new state law that aims to give New Yorkers a clean slate — and court officials believe as many as 600,000 people could be eligible....
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Teenage Attackers Punch, Kick, And Rob Bronx Man Of $10

Three teenagers were caught on camera punching, kicking, and robbing a man of $10 in a residential building lobby around the intersection of East 169th Street and 3rd Avenue on Tuesday, cops say....
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Bronx Man Driving Stolen Van In Putnam

A Bronx man, who was wanted by the NYPD, is accused of driving a van in Putnam that was reported stolen in another state....
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Bronx Students Create Community Crime Map

Students in the Bronx have created a community crime map in order to help police and their neighbors....
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Bronx Man Pleads Guilty To Raping Mount Vernon Woman

After a nearly two-year investigation in which DNA identified the suspect, a Bronx man has admitted to raping a Mount Vernon woman in 2014, officials said....
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Bronx Brothers Who Dealt Cocaine On Wall Street Tied To Massive Fentanyl Trafficking Operation

Two Bronx brothers who made cocaine deliveries to Wall Street-area advertising and real estate professionals were also wrapped up in a multi-million dollar fentanyl trafficking operation, authorities said Monday....
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Bronx Man Found Shot Dead In Suspected “Lovers’ Quarrel,” Male Person Of Interest Sought

Police discovered a dead man with a gunshot wound to the head in an apartment on the intersection of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 158th Street just after 3:30 p.m. on Monday; they have ruled the death a homicide and say that it appears to be the result of a “lovers’ quarrel.”...
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NYC Cabbie's Thumb Severed During Attack By 2 Teens

Police say they have charged two teenage boys with assault after they slashed a New York City store owner before cutting off a cabbie's thumb while trying to flee....
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Teen, 17, Indicted In Fatal Shooting Of Another, 16, As They Showed Off Gun

A Bronx teenager has been indicted in what police have described as a reckless shooting death of a Yonkers teenager in September as the two were showing off a gun....
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Bronx Inmate Brutally Slashed In The Face

A day before the de Blasio administration announced it was seeking a consultant to find spots for new jails, a city inmate talking on the phone was slashed across the face by a rival gang member....
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Yonkers Woman Admits Throwing Newborn Out Window

A Yonkers woman faces a decade behind bars after admitting throwing her newborn baby out of a seventh-floor Bronx apartment window in 2015....
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Muggers In Bronx Escape With $190K In Cash Man Was Taking To His Son

A man visiting the US from Africa has had $190,000 stolen after being mugged in New York, according to police....
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Teenager Shares Story After Attempted Abduction

A teenager shares her own story exclusively to Eyewitness News, after a man tried to abduct her Saturday in the Bronx as she headed to work....
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Pregnant Veteran Stabbed, Baby Killed In Bronx

A stabbing in Bronx left a pregnant woman critically wounded and her unborn baby dead Tuesday morning, police said.
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Sandra Martinez, 14, Missing

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating the following person who was reported missing within the confines of the 47 Precinct in Bronx.
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Richard Laugel Sought

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in locating the individual depicted in the attached photo in regards to federal firearms possession, within the confines of the 45 Precinct in Bronx.
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Robbery Suspect Sought

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to a robbery that occurred within the confines of the 46 Precinct in Bronx.
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Assault Suspect Sought

The New York City Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the individual depicted in the attached photograph in connection to an assault that occurred within the confines of the 44 Precinct in Bronx.
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Robbery Suspect Sought

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following unknown male individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 42 Precinct in Bronx.
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Danette Rivera, 12, Missing

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in locating a Missing Person within the confines of the 42 Precinct in Bronx.
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Robbery Suspect Sought

The NYPD is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the following unknown male individual in connection to a robbery within the confines of the 42 Precinct in Bronx.

Permits Filed For 980 Westchester Avenue In Foxhurst

Permits have been filed for a seven-story mixed-use building at 980 Westchester Avenue, in the Foxhurst section of Bronx. The site is one to two blocks away from the Simpson Street subway station, serviced by the 2 and 5 trains. Peter Fine of Atlantic Building will be responsible for the development.

Fake UPS Workers Sought In Bronx Home Invasion

Armed thieves posing as deliverymen stormed a Bronx apartment and attack several people inside.

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