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Bronx Man Sues For $25m Over Claim Guard Planted Contraband To Keep Him In Upstate Prison

An upstate inmate, in a planned $25 million lawsuit, charges he was banished to solitary and jailed for an extra year after a vindictive guard planted a shank in his shoe.
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Bronx Sanitation Worker Found Dead With Knife Wounds, Girlfriend Charged With Murder

A city sanitation worker’s estranged wife found him dead in his Bronx home Tuesday, with knife wounds on his hands and legs, and cop sources said the man’s girlfriend killed him. ...
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Bronx Man Hit With Stun Gun By Cops To Stop Him Beating His Wife May Go Blind In One Eye

A Bronx newlywed could lose sight in one eye after officers used a stun gun on him to stop him from beating his wife, police sources said Monday....
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Internal Affairs Probing Staten Island's Top Cop After Reports On Bronx Properties

Assistant Chief Edward Delatorre, the NYPD's borough commander, is the subject of an internal affairs investigation following multiple news reports on real estate dealings in Bronx, the police commissioner said on Monday....
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Have You Seen Hannah Young, 17?

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Bronx Man To Serve 21 Years In Prison For Beating Death, Burial Of Infant Son

A Bronx man will serve 21 years behind bars for beating his infant son to death and burying the boy in a shallow grave upstate. ...
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Getaway Driver In Bronx Mugging Suspected Of Robbing Strippers

The getaway driver in an early morning Bronx mugging is also suspected in a string of robberies targeting exotic dancers, police sources said Thursday....
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Westchester Man Charged With Attempted Murder In Bronx Gang Bust

A Westchester man is facing federal charges, including attempted murder, for his alleged gang activity in Bronx. ...
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Parents Of Girls Who Died When Radiator Ruptured In Their Bronx Apartment Take Legal Action

The parents of two young sisters who were killed when a radiator ruptured and scalded them with steam inside their Bronx apartment have filed a notice of claim for a wrongful death lawsuit. ...
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Eight Members And Associates Of Bronx Street Gang Charged In Manhattan Federal Court With Racketeering, Narcotics, And Firearms Offenses

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, 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”), James J. Hunt, Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), today announced the unsealing of an Indictment charging eight members of a Bronx-based street gang, the Beach Avenue Crew, with various racketeering, firearms, and narcotics offenses, including the attempted murders of a rival gang member and rival drug trafficker....
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Fare-Beating Teen Shatters Jaw Of Off-Duty Court Officer

A teenage fare-beater broke an off-duty court officer’s jaw in a Bronx subway station, police said Wednesday. ...
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Search Continues For Suspects After Woman Falls To Her Death In Bronx

The search continued Thursday for two men who police say they want to question after a woman fell out of a window to her death in Bronx. ...
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Man Robs Bronx Deli At Gunpoint With Accomplice As Lookout

The NYPD is searching for two suspects they say robbed a Bronx deli at gunpoint on Tuesday night. ...
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Thousands Of Dollars Go Flying In Brazen Robbery In Bronx

A bold and brazen robbery that happened in broad daylight was caught on camera in Bronx....
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Bronx Man Gets One Year In Prison For Savagely Beating Pit Bull Puppy

Bronx took a bite out of animal cruelty on Wednesday when the man who beat his pit bull puppy with a shovel and buried her in a snowbank was sentenced to a year in jail. ...
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Suspect Charged In Bronx Burger King Shooting, Carjacking

A shooting at a fast food restaurant turned into a carjacking and more on Wednesday....
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81-Year-Old Woman Struck, Killed By Driver Making Left Turn Onto Bronx Road

A Manhattan man has been arrested in an accident that killed an 81-year-old woman crossing a Bronx street Tuesday morning, police say. ...
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Attempted Luring Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Bronx

There is a warning for parents and their children in Bronx after a frightening attempted luring near a school....
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Bronx Man Arrested Smuggling Pot Into Green Haven

A Bronx man was arrested for trying to bring pot into a prison. ...
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Bronx Woman Pleads Guilty In Augusta To Heroin Trafficking

A Bronx woman will spend 18 months in jail for unlawful trafficking in heroin after she was caught in the act of bagging heroin in the back bedroom of a residence on Weeks Mills Road in China, ME....
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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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Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz

(born April 22, 1943) is a U.S. politician and minister. A member of the Democratic Party, Díaz represents the 32nd District in the New York State Senate. His constituency includes the Bronx neighborhoods of Castle Hill, Parkchester, Morrisania, Hunts Point, Melrose, Longwood, and Soundview.