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NYPD Investigates Sergeant Who Used Taser On Pregnant 17-Year-Old In Bronx

A disturbing video captured an NYPD sergeant using a stun gun on a pregnant 17-year-old girl in Bronx — and now the use of force is the subject of an Internal Affairs Investigation.
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Woman Hit In The Head With Scaffolding

Scaffolding collapsed from high winds and hit a woman in the head as she walked down a Bronx street with her kids, officials said Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Arrested In Greenport Stabbing

A Bronx man who eluded local authorities for months after he stabbed a Greenport man last October was arrested Monday in the village, police said....
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Police Search For Bronx Nightclub Shooting Suspect

The NYPD has identified a man wanted in connection to a shooting at a club in Bronx earlier this year....
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Two Wanted For Robbing, Hitting Man With Baseball Bat In Bronx

Police are trying to find two men who they said assaulted and robbed another man in Bronx....
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Burglar Swipes 3 Laptops From South Bronx Building

A burglar swiped three laptop computers after breaking into a residential South Bronx building, police said....
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Police Investigate Body Found In Unoccupied Bronx House

Police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found in an unoccupied house in Bronx....
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Man Bun Mugger Sought By NYPD

Police are hoping a mugger’s tell-tale man bun will give him away. Investigators released surveillance video of a man suspected of beating and robbing a straphanger in Bronx....
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Online Communications With Girl, 8, Leads To Porn Charges Against Bronx Suspect

Efrain. A. Martinez of Bronx was charged with first degree, manufacturing child pornography, third-degree possession of child pornography and third degree, endangering the welfare of a child, according to law enforcement officials....
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Cops Hunt Bronx Laundromat Burglar Caught On Camera

Cops are searching for a burglar caught on camera as he robbed a Bronx laundromat, police said Sunday....
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Man Crashes Pick-Up Truck Into Restaurant Over Club Brawl

An man had been “partying” inside Beautiful Paradise Restaurant at 2362 Jerome Avenue with about 20 others when a brawl over his missing chain erupted at around 9:15 a.m. Saturday morning....
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Man Jumps Out In Front Of Oncoming Bronx Subway Train

An unhinged man died after leaping in front of an oncoming subway train in Bronx early Saturday, officials said....
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Bronx Teen Found Dead In Suspected Suicide

A 14-year-old boy was found dead in an apparent suicide Saturday in Bronx, hours after he and his mother had a heated argument about his poor grades, police sources said....
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Police Search For Missing Woman With Schizophrenia

Police are searching for a woman reported missing from her Bronx home....
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Mother Obducts Own Child During Supervised Visit In Bronx

A mother who lost custody of her 10-year-old daughter is being sought by cops after running off with the child during a supervised visit at a Bronx McDonald's, officials said Saturday....
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Two People Struck By Trains Within Hours In Brooklyn & Bronx

Two people were struck by trains within hours of one another between Friday night and early Saturday morning, police and fire officials say....
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Two Injured In Fire In The Belmont Section Of Bronx

Two people were injured in a fire in Bronx Friday morning....
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Delivery Man Attacked, Robbed By Four Men In Bronx

A group of four men attacked and robbed a delivery man in South Bronx, police said....
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Career Criminal Nabbed For Man’s Shooting Death

Cops grabbed a violent career criminal wanted for killing a man in Bronx after they recognized him as a regular at the chess tables in Washington Square Park, officials said Thursday....
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Help NYPD Catch These Suspects

The New York City Police Department is seeking the public's assistance in locating and identifying five individuals depicted in the attached surveillance photos and video wanted for questioning in connection to four grand larceny incidents which occurred within the confines of the 40th and 41st Precincts. The details are as follows:
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Bronx Woman Was Sentenced To Serve 54 Months In Federal Prison

Acting United States Attorney John J. Farley announced today that Gladys Maria Pena Dominguez, 35, was sentenced on Monday to serve 54 months in federal prison for her role in a scheme to use stolen personal identifying information to file false federal income tax returns and steal hundreds of thousands of dollars from the U.S. Treasury.

A Bronx Driver Is Responsible For The Times Square Attack

A young man was taken into custody after driving the wrong way north for seven blocks up Broadway and then ramming into 13 people, killing one and injuring 12.
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Bronx Man Indicted For 2016 Nassau Murder

A Bronx man was indicted Wednesday on murder charges for the stabbing death of a 39-year-old man outside a bar in Hempstead in April 2016.
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NYC Police Shut Down Bronx-To-Mass. Trafficking Ring; 3 Kilos Of Heroin, $4 Million Seized

Federal, state and local officials in New York City announced they have shut down a drug trafficking operation that was shuttling heroin hidden inside furniture from Mexico through Bronx into Massachusetts.
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Duo Steals Thousands In Over-The-Counter Meds From Bronx Rite Aid

Police are searching for a man and woman accused of stealing up to $4,200 in over-the-counter medication from a Rite Aid pharmacy in Bronx earlier this month.
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Men Armed With Knife, Machete Rob Family In Bronx

Two men armed with a large knife and machete robbed a woman and her three sons inside an apartment earlier this month in Bronx, police said Wednesday.
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Bronx Man Shot And Killed Inside East Williamsburg Nightclub

A Bronx coke dealer was shot in the face and killed inside a Flushing Avenue nightclub early Sunday morning, police said.
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2 Wanted In Violent Robbery Caught On Camera In Bronx

Police are looking for two suspects who they say knocked a man unconscious and robbed him in Bronx.
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Killer Bronx Nanny Sentenced For Stomping 20-Month-Old Baby To Death

A brutal Bronx nanny was sentenced Tuesday to up to four years in prison for fatally stomping a 20-month-old boy in a bizarre wrestling match at her home day-care center.

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Jasmeet Sidhu

is a New York-based writer and producer. She was previously a reporter for the Toronto Star in Canada, and a blogger for the Huffington Post. Jasmeet is currently a fellow at the Stabile Center for Investigative Journalism at Columbia Journalism School.