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Two Bronx NYPD Commanders Suspected Of Stealing Time Get Transferred

The top two commanders at a Bronx precinct were transferred Friday on suspicion of stealing time and not working their scheduled hours.
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Emotionally Disturbed Bronx Teen Barricades Himself In Room Amid Report He Stabbed His Dog

Cops raced to a Bronx apartment Friday after a report that an emotionally disturbed 13-year-old boy stabbed his dog, officials said....
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Bronx Dirt Bike Drags Cop Quarter-Mile Down Street

A rookie cop was dragged a quarter-mile, fracturing his collarbone, when he tried to stop a reckless dirt bike driver in the Bronx, police sources said Monday....
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Bronx Woman To File $150M Lawsuit Against NYPD

A Bronx woman plans to sue the city for $150 million, claiming cops “covered up” a hit-and-run that left her with serious injuries....
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The Appalling Goings-On At Bronx's Sin City

The crime-ridden Sin City strip club will soon have hundreds of new neighbors in the rapidly gentrifying South Bronx....
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Subway Surfer Dies After Falling Off Train Onto Tracks In Bronx

A subway surfer died after falling off a train in Bronx Sunday morning, police said. ...
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Grisly Crash On Bronx Highway

A 21-year-old man is clinging to life after his car crashed and flipped over several times in Bronx Saturday, officials said. ...
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Massive Chair-Hurling Brawl Breaks Out In Bronx Seafood City Family Eatery

Multiple people used chairs to viciously beat one another at a Bronx, New York, family restaurant, according to police and video footage of the incident....
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Feds Bust Soundview Houses Crack Gang

The Feds busted eight members of a notorious drug gang that operated out of the Soundview Houses....
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Man Grabs 17-Year-Old's Butt, Threatens Her With Knife

A man grabbed a teenage girl's butt in South Bronx and threatened her with a knife before she managed to escape, police said....
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Suspect Arrested, Child Safe After Amber Alert And Fatal Stabbing In Connecticut

A suspect is in custody and his abducted daughter is safe after a multi-state Amber Alert put law enforcement and the public on high alert Friday morning....
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Bronx Apartment Fire Kills 78-Year-Old Woman

An elderly woman died after a fire erupted at a six-story apartment building in Bronx late Thursday, officials said....
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Amber Alert: Aylin Sofia Hernandez

A multistate search for a 6-year-old Connecticut girl taken by her father after he allegedly stabbed two people, killing her mother, has ended and an Amber Alert canceled, according to Pennsylvania State Police....
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E-mails Deleted At Bronx Group Home After Lawsuit Accusing Staffers Of Raping Disabled Woman

Emails belonging to former employees at a state-run group home were purged after a woman alleged that her developmentally disabled sister was raped there, according to court documents....
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Officer Shoots, Kills Himself In Bronx Home

A 30-year-old law enforcement officer, who was on the force for seven years, shot and killed himself in a Bronx home Thursday afternoon, sources familiar with the investigation....
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Man Fatally Stabbed By Landlord In Front Of His 12-Year-Old Son

An angry landlord stabbed a tenant to death in front of the victim's 12-year-old son in Bronx Wednesday night, law enforcement sources and family friends say. ...
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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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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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Kiran Alvi

is working towards her M.S. degree at Columbia’s Journalism School with a specialization in digital media, covering the neighborhood of East Tremont. Kiran has previously worked for Nile TV in Cairo, Patch.com in West Hollywood and Redondo Beach, and Annenberg TV News and NeonTommy.org in Los Angeles. She graduated with honors from the University of Southern California’s Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism in 2011 with a degree in broadcast journalism and Middle East studies.