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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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Bronx Man Sentenced In Car Assault Of Police Officers

A Bronx resident who was convicted of assaulting police officers who were attempting to stop a drag race was sentenced to prison Tuesday. Westchester County District Attorney Anthony A. Scarpino, Jr. announced that Nathan Irizarry, 39, of Commonwealth Avenue in the Bronx, received 15 years in state prison for two counts of assault on a police officer, felonies....
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Therapist Fired For Slapping A Disabled Student Sues For Her Job Back

A public school therapist fired for slapping a disabled student and calling him a piece of s - after he spit on her is suing for her job back....
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Bronx Man Sentenced In Manhattan Federal Court To 168 Years In Prison On Charges Stemming From His Sexual Exploitation Of Minors And False Statements To Government Agents

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced that David Keith, a/k/a “David Wright,” a/k/a “David Lee Keith,” a/k/a “David Lee,” a/k/a “Lee David,” was sentenced today in Manhattan federal court to 168 years in prison on five counts stemming from his sexual exploitation of minors, related child pornography offenses, and making false statements to a federal agent concerning his abuse of children....
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Man Fatally Struck By Hit-And-Run Driver In Bronx

A hit-and-run driver fatally struck a man trying to cross the Hutchinson River Parkway in Bronx Monday night, cops said....
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Man Raped Female Patient With Brain Injury At Hospital

A nurse was said to have walked in on Keith Nembhard, 37, while he was sexually assaulting the woman....
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Livery Cab Driver Slashed, Robbed By Knife-Wielding Trio In Bronx

Police are searching for two men and a woman they say slashed and robbed a livery cab driver in Bronx....
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Norwalk Man Killed, Another Arrested In Bronx Crash

A Norwalk, CT man is dead and another Norwalk man was arrested following a fatal single-vehicle crash in Bronx August 27, 2017, according to police....
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Man Stole Laptops, iPhone From Fordham Manor Building

Police are asking for the public's help finding a man who stole electronics from a commercial building in Fordham Manor....
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Bronx Man Arrested With Fake ID Trying To Make Bank Withdrawal

A Bronx man was committed to the Rockland County Jail on Thursday following his arrest on identity theft charges....
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Burglar Breaks Into Bronx Congressman Adriano Espaillat's District Office, Takes Nothing

Maybe he was looking for some late-night constituent services....
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100-Year-Old Man Is Arrested After Accidentally Shooting Himself

A 100-year-old man living in Bronx accidentally shot himself in the leg with an illegal firearm. ...
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NY AG Clears Police In Bronx Stun Gun Death

A state probe has cleared the New York Police Department of any blame in the death of an emotionally disturbed Bronx man subdued with a stun gun....
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Bronx Teenage Boy Fell Five Stories To His Death

A 15-year-old Bronx boy fell five stories to his death Thursday morning after sneaking from his bedroom onto a fire escape, while still in his pajamas, to smoke, police said....
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Restaurant Owner Delivering Food Sucker-Punched Coming Down The Stairs

Three young men ganged up on a man delivering food last week in the Bronx by sucker punching him and taking his cash, police say. ...
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Man Wanted In Attempted Rape Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Bronx

Police have released a new video and a sketch in an attempt to help identify the man they said tried to rape a young teenager in Bronx....
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Man Detonates Pipe Bomb In “Attempted Terrorist Attack”

A man wearing a homemade pipe bomb detonated his explosive in a walkway at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square on Monday, injuring three people and causing chaos in one of the busiest commuter hubs in the city, officials said.
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Golden Krust Founder Dies By Suicide At Bronx Factory

Owner of New York-based Caribbean chain Golden Krust died by suicide over the weekend at 57 years old — some 28 years after founding the fast food restaurant with more than 120 locations nationwide.
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Worker Shot To Death Outside Mount Vernon Rehab Center

A worker was shot to death Thursday night outside of Westchester Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing in Mount Vernon.
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Woman Robbed of Cash As She Tried to Pay Clerk at Grocery Store

A woman who pulled out cash to pay for her groceries was robbed by a man who grabbed the money from her hand and ran out of the store, police said.
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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.

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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is an independent consultant and money manager and Adjunct Professor in Asia. He is currently is principal of Historical Analytics, LLC. Historical Analytics is a consulting/investment management firm dedicated to global portfolio management. Its investment approach is based on Dr. Treadway’s combined top-down and bottom-up Wall Street experience as economist, strategist and securities analyst. A monthly letter entitled The Dismal Optimist is produced for clients. Dr. Treadway also serves in a part time capacity as Chief Economist, C T RISKS, a new Hong Kong company that will assist Asian financial institutions with their risk management problems. On the educational front, Dr. Treadway has developed a special Masters level course focusing on securities analysis and discounted cash flow and incorporating elements of standard equilibrium pricing models, behavioral finance and historical trends. This course has been given as Adjunct Professor at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE) and the City University of Hong Kong. From 1965-2000 Dr. Treadway had a distinguished career on Wall Street and with major American financial institutions. For example, from 1978-1981 he served as Chief Economist at Fannie Mae. From 1985-1998 he served as institutional equity analyst and Managing Director at Smith Barney following savings and loans and government sponsored entities(GSEs). He was ranked as “all star” analyst eleven times by Institutional Investor Magazine. Dr. Treadway holds a PhD in economics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, an MBA from New York University and a BA in English from Fordham University in Bronx, New York.