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Two Bronx Teens Arrested For Allegedly Making Threats On Snapchat

Two Bronx teens who posted a threatening video on Snapchat were cuffed Tuesday night after their principal saw the post, police sources said.
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Robber Hits Bronx Bank For Thousands Of Dollars, Flees To NC In Stolen Car

Police are on the hunt for a 52-year-old armed robber who they say hit a Bronx bank for thousands of dollars and fled down south in a stolen car....
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Missing Autistic Teen Girl Found Safe In Bronx

An autistic teen who disappeared after leaving her Bronx home has been found safe, officials said Wednesday....
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14 Arrested In Bronx-Yonkers Drug, Gun Ring

Fourteen people are facing several federal weapon, drug and robbery charges in Yonkers and Bronx, U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara announced on Tuesday....
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Bronx Man Charged With Pot Possession

Erratic driving and making an illegal U-turn led to the arrest of a Bronx man who was a passenger in the vehicle on charges including pot possession, police said....
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Police Arrest Bronx Woman Wanted For Prostitution

While checking a report of suspicious activity in the area of Madison and Edgewood Roads at 3:45 a.m., February 2, 2017, Scarsdale police encountered Stephanie T. Womble, 48, of Bronx....
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Rashon Perkins Of Bronx Arrested In Scarsdale

On February 3, 2017, police arrested Rashon M. Perkins, 32, of Bronx, on charges of second-degree possession of a forged instrument, third-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a motor vehicle and unauthorized use of a vehicle without owner consent....
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Police Fire Over 30 Bullets At Car After Wild Chase From Mount Vernon To Bronx

A 2-mile police chase from Westchester County to Bronx ended Tuesday with Mount Vernon cops squeezing off more than 30 shots, blowing out a car’s rear windshield and wounding an unarmed woman inside. ...
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Family Of Bronx Man Accused Of Murder Says He Suffers From Mental Illness

The family of accused murderer Junal Jordan says they are heartbroken that the 40-year-old is charged with the beating death of Bakary Darboe....
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"Club Kid killer" Michael Alig Charged With Smoking Crystal Meth While Trespassing Near Bronx Supreme Court

Notorious "Club Kid killer" Michael Alig is back in trouble — busted for trespassing and smoking crystal meth in a park outside the Bronx Supreme Court, a police source said Tuesday....
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Search On For Missing Bronx Woman With Autism

Police were asking for help from the public Tuesday in finding a young woman with autism who has been missing since the early morning in Bronx....
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Missing 2-Year-Old Found Safe In Bronx After Amber Alert Issued

Police say a two-year-old child who was abducted from Staten Island has been found safe in Bronx....
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Car Fatally Hits Woman, 28, Walking Along Bronx Highway

A 28-year-old Bronx woman died after she was struck by a car while walking along the rain-swept Major Deegan Expressway in Bronx early Tuesday, officials said...
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81-Year-Old Woman Dies In Bronx Apartment Fire

An 81-year-old woman has died in an early morning fire at an apartment building in Bronx, authorities say....
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Man Wanted In Bronx Burglaries

Police are investigating a string of business burglaries in Bronx....
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Seeking Thieves Who Pistol-Whipped Bronx Deli Clerk

Cops are hunting two armed thieves who pistol-whipped a deli clerk during a robbery in Bronx, police said Sunday....
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Man, 63, Struck By Bronx-Bound Train After Fainting On Subway Tracks

A 63-year-old man waiting for a No. 6 train in Midtown fainted, fell onto the tracks and was struck by an oncoming train Saturday — but miraculously survived, officials said....
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Drunken Driver In Bronx Fatally Strikes Pedestrian

A 58-year-old man was killed after a drunken driver slammed into him on a Bronx highway early Saturday, officials said....
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Woman Caught On Video Robbing Donation Box In Bronx Church

She committed an unholy crime under the watchful eyes of the Virgin Mary, Mother Teresa — and video surveillance....
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Bronx Scaffolding Boss Sentenced To Weekends Behind Bars For Tax Evasion

A Bronx scaffolding business boss who dodged millions of dollars in taxes was sentenced Friday to serve weekends behind bars for four months – and pay back $2 million....
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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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Bronx Man Accused Of Attacking Man With Tire Iron At JFK Airport

A Bronx man faces several charges after he assaulted another man following a dispute inside John F. Kennedy International Airport, then fled the scene, Port Authority police say.
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Bronx Man Detained By ICE In New York City

A Bronx man has been detained by federal authorities and is at risk of being deported, according to his family and federal authorities.
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Woman Struck by Car, Killed on Major Deegan Expressway

A woman walking on a Bronx highway was struck and killed Monday morning, police said.

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Matt Anderson, MD

is an Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Social Medicine and Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Montefiore Medical Center in Bronx. Much of Dr. Anderson's current activity involves managing the Social Medicine Curriculum for the Department of Family and Social Medicine. He also maintains an active clinical practice.