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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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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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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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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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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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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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Maria Perez

reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.