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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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Bronx Man Who Filed Suit Against NYPD Detective For Terrorizing Residents Shot Dead During Dispute

A 24-year-old Bronx man who was among more than a dozen people who have filed lawsuits against an NYPD detective accused of terrorizing residents in the 42nd Precinct was fatally shot during a dispute Tuesday, sources said....
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Missing 8-Year-Old Bronx Boy Found Safe

An 8-year-old boy who had been reported missing in Bronx has been found and is safe. ...
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Bronx Mother Of Three Found Dead With Rosary Beads Stuffed In Her Throat

Police are investigating the death of a Bronx mother who sources say was found unconscious with rosary beads stuffed in her throat....
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Man Shot Dead, Another Critically Wounded Within Half-Hour Span In Separate Bronx Shootings

Two Bronx shootings within a half-hour span left one man dead and a second critically hurt Tuesday night, cops said....
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Man Arrested In Choking, Groping Of 74-Year-Old Woman

Cops busted the creep accused of groping and choking a 74-year-old woman outside her Bronx apartment....
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Bronx Driver Accused Of Slashing Man, Punching Victim's Son In Road Rage Attack Taken Into Custody

The Bronx road rage driver accused of slashing a 42-year-old man, then punching his victim’s 11-year-old son in the face, is off the road and in custody....
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Girl Badly Burned With Boiling Water At Bronx Sleepover Released From Hospital

Jamoneisha Merritt left Harlem Hospital Friday after suffering severe burns to her face and body August 7, 2017....
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Bronx Boy Chokes His Mother’s Ex-Boyfriend To Death After Seeing Him Beat Her

A high school football player came to his mother’s defense, choking to death her ex-boyfriend after he attacked her in their Bronx apartment early Monday, sources said....
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12-Year-Old Girl Sexually Abused At Gunpoint In Bronx

A man covered a 12-year-old girl's mouth and dragged into an alley in broad daylight before sexually abusing her at gunpoint, police said....
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Bronx Paraprofessional Accused Of Raping 12-Year-Old Autistic Student

A former Bronx paraprofessional is accused of raping and sexually assaulting an autistic former student, prosecutors said....
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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. ...
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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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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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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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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.