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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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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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Key Moment In Shooting Case

A Bronx grand jury is set to hear evidence against Sgt. Hugh Barry, a white officer who fatally shot a mentally disturbed 66-year-old black woman who, the eight-year NYPD veteran says, attacked him in her apartment with a baseball bat....
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Cops Seek Man In Bronx River Suicide Mystery

Police are seeking a man who told a gas station clerk he saw someone jump into the Bronx River late Sunday, cops said. ...
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Suspects Sought For Shattering Door At Bronx Mosque

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two suspects in connection to a likely criminal mischief incident at a mosque in the Bronx. ...
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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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Police Apprehend Gun-Toting Teens, 15 & 17, Near Alleyway In Bronx

Two teenage boys, ages 15 and 17, are facing weapons charges after officers caught them with handguns in Bronx, police say....
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Woman, 49, Found Dead On Bronx Snowbank

Police found a 49-year-old woman dead on a snowbank next to a Bronx cemetery early Sunday, cops said....
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Cops Cuff Man Who Accidentally Shot Himself In Bronx Park

He accidentally shot himself in the stomach at a Bronx park — and shot himself in the foot when he blamed the blunder on a phantom black man....
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Child's Escape From Alleged Kidnapping By Sex Offender Under Investigation

A 10-year-old boy escaped after allegedly being kidnapped by a sex offender in Bronx....
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Two Men Cuffed In Strangulation Death Of Bronx Body-Shop Owner Connected To Crooked NYPD Cop

Two men were arrested on Thursday for allegedly robbing a Bronx body-shop owner before leaving him to die in the backseat of his own car, prosecutors said. ...
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6 Train Stabbing In The Bronx Sends Man To Hospital

A 58-year-old man was stabbed several times after getting into an argument with someone on a 6 train in Bronx, police said....
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NYC E.M.T. Is Killed In Ambulance Theft In Bronx

One member of New York City’s emergency medical services was killed and another injured when a man got into the driver’s seat of their ambulance and ran over one of them in Bronx on Thursday night, the authorities said. ...
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3 People Shot, 2 While Sitting Inside Livery Cab In Bronx

Three people were wounded following a shooting in Bronx Thursday. ...
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Mount Vernon Man Charged With Bronx Murder

A Mount Vernon man has been charged with murder for his alleged role in a Bronx drug ring. ...
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49 Members And Associates Of Two Bronx Drug Distribution Organizations Charged In Federal Court With Narcotics, Robbery, And Firearms Offenses

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Darcel D. Clark, the Bronx County District Attorney, James O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), Angel M. Melendez, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and James J. Hunt, Special Agent-in-Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), today announced the unsealing of two Indictments charging 49 members of two Bronx-based drug distribution organizations, with various narcotics, robbery, and firearms offenses, including the murder of Jose Morales on December 11, 2016....
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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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Kevin's background is extremely broad. He ha 14 years experience in Semi-Professional Football here in the Tri State Area. Throughout the years he has played, coached, and managed programs. He wrote a very successful column on the sport for several years. By day he has been in the technology field for 15 years. Kevin's columns in The Bronx Times / Bronx.com shine on local sports here in the Bronx from an "Outside the Lines" perspective.