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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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Man Stabbed In The Head While Waiting For Train At Bronx Subway Station

A 47-year-old man was stabbed in the head as he waited for a Bronx subway train early Saturday, police said....
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23-Year-Old Stabbed By Group Of Men In Morris Heights

Police say a young man was slashed in Morris Heights Friday night....
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Bronxites Charged In Waterford, CT

The following Bronx natives were charged:...
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Swastika Found Inside Fordham University Residence Hall

The Fordham University community is on high alert after a symbol of hate appeared on campus....
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New Charges For Bronx Man Nabbed Posing As Humanitarian To Join ISIS

A grand jury returned a superseding indictment today charging Adam Raishani, aka, “Saddam Mohamed Raishani,” 30, of Bronx, NY, with conspiring to provide, providing and attempting to provide, and aiding and abetting the provision and attempted provision of material support to the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham (ISIS)....
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Subway Rider Punches Woman Who Told Him To Stop Leaning Against Her

A subway rider punched a woman who called him out for repeatedly leaning against her on a No. 6 train before slapping her phone out of her hand when she snapped a photo of him, police said....
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Chocolate Fiend Steals 15 Hershey's Bars From Bronx Dollar Store

A robber with a sweet tooth and a sharp blade swiped 15 Hershey’s bars from a Bronx dollar store — then threatened a store manager who tried to stop him from getting away....
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Detective Claims NYPD Is Not Backing Him Up In Wrongful Arrest Case

An NYPD detective wrapped up in the politically-charged debate about a wrongful arrest case says he cannot hold his tongue anymore. He claims gang members have targeted him with lawsuits because he was getting them off the streets....
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NY Top Court Hears Case Involving Blood Sample Lost In Storm

The case of a man convicted of burglary based largely on forensic blood evidence destroyed by Superstorm Sandy's floodwaters went before New York state's highest court on Thursday....
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Cops Nab Man They Say Sexually Abused 2 Bronx Girls, Exposed Himself To 8-Year-Old On FB

Cops busted a Connecticut man they say sexually abused two Bronx girls — in one case using Facebook to expose himself to an 8-year-old victim, police sources said Thursday....
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Bronx Pharmacist Pleads Guilty To Conspiring To Sell 5 Million Butalbital Pills Without A Prescription

Acting U.S. Attorney Joon H. Kim announced Wednesday a pharmacist pleaded guilty to conspiring to sell more than 5 million Butalbital pills without a prescription nationwide....
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First Police-Involved Shooting In Bronx Caught On Body Cameras

The NYPD fatally shot a man in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon in the first police-involved shooting in the city that body cameras captured, according to police officials....
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Flying Drone At U2 Concert Leads To Arrests

A Rochester man accused of operating a drone over a parking lot at New Era Field was arrested Tuesday night....
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Jail Time For Mobster Will Halt His Dealings At Wife’s Bronx Eatery

They were not just breaking bread at Pasquale’s Rigoletto in Bronx, federal prosecutors claim in court papers....
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Bronx DA Moves To Dismiss Case Against Pedro Hernandez

The Bronx district attorney will move on Wednesday to dismiss the charges against Pedro Hernandez, the teenage subject of a marquee national case of criminal justice who was arrested by an allegedly crooked detective and stood to lose a full-ride college scholarship if he did not make bail at Rikers Island....
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Man Dies After Being Shot In The Head Outside Bronx Deli

A gunman blasted a 21-year-old man in the head during a Bronx deli row Tuesday night, cops said....
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Public Defenders Protest New ICE Arrest At Bronx Criminal Court

Attorneys with the Legal Aid Society and Bronx Defenders staged a protest outside of Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday over what they say was another client arrested by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents at the state courthouse.
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Teen In Custody After Shot Fired Inside Bronx High School

Police are investigating after a gunshot was fired in a Bronx school Thursday.
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DJ Khaled’s Fiancee’s Brother Killed In Bronx Drug Deal

A man named Jonathan Tuck was shot in the face and killed in Bronx during a weed deal gone wrong. It was reported that Tuck is the younger brother of Nicole Tuck, the fiancee of super producer, DJ Khaled.
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Woman Attacks Bronx Bus Rider With Screwdriver, Man Hits Driver With Umbrella

An argument led to a violent attack inside a bus in Bronx.
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Bronx Family Awarded $57 Million In Settlement Against NYCHA

A Bronx family was awarded $57 million in a court battle against the New York City Housing Authority.

Man Charged With Stolen Car After Running Out Of Gas On Thruway

A Bronx man was charged with driving a stolen car on the Thruway on Saturday after he ran from police and then ran out of gas.

Fire At Bronx Apartment Injures 3, Displaces Dozens

At least 3 people were injured and dozens of residents are displaced after a fire broke out at a Bronx apartment building late Tuesday.
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Arrest Made In Fatal Shooting At Bronx Sweet 16

An arrest has been made in the fatal Sweet 16 shooting that killed a teenager in Bronx last month.
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Violent Cab Driver Robbery Caught On Camera In Bronx

Police in Bronx are searching for two people who violently robbed a cab driver, and it was all caught on camera.
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Trial Scrutinizes NYPD's Handling Of Mentally Ill

As the trial for an NYPD sergeant accused of murdering a mentally ill woman in her Bronx apartment got underway Tuesday, the courtroom was filled with supporters from both sides.

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