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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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11 Correction Officers Injured After Pipe Attack By Inmate At Bronx Criminal Courthouse

11 correction officers were taken to the hospital after they were injured at the Bronx Criminal Courthouse on Wednesday night....
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Female Guards Sexually Assaulted Young Male Detainees At Horizon Juvenile Center

Female guards at a Bronx juvenile detention center sexually assaulted young male detainees, plying the boys with booze, candy and promises of special privileges, a new lawsuit alleges....
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Duo Push Air Conditioning Units In, Climb Through Vents In Bronx Robberies

Two men stole thousands in cash by pushing in air conditioning units and climbing through vents of two Bronx businesses, police say. ...
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Port Authority Police Arrest Bronx Man On Suspicion Of DUI

Port Authority police arrested a 24-year-old Bronx man who is suspected of driving his truck while under the influence of drugs....
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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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Lindsay Minerva

is a multimedia journalist. She is also a digital media student at the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism. In 2009, she graduated as a Benjamin Franklin Scholar from the University of Pennsylvania. Her work experiences includes positions in politics, public relations, and law.