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Bronx Train Derailment Spills Fuel Into Oak Point Yard

A Sunday morning freight train derailment in Bronx caused fuel to be spilled into Oak Point railroad yard, an FDNY spokesman said.

What’s Up With The Names Of Bronx Neighborhoods

The history of New York City neighborhoods often reveals long forgotten historical curiosities — just look at Brooklyn. But these days the Bronx is getting a lot of attention, so here is a look at how some of the Bronx’s neighborhoods got their names....
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Indoor Garage Collapses In Bronx

Part of an indoor garage collapsed in the Bronx on Sunday, leaving cars hanging in the balance or crushed by concrete, city officials said....
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Bronx Man Busted For Impersonating A Cop In Harlem

Police arrested a 27-year-old man with an extensive criminal record for impersonating a cop in Harlem — after he was caught doling out warnings to turnstile jumpers, officials said....
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Rat Bites Man On Sedgwick Avenue

A rat bit a Sedgwick Avenue man in his fiancee’s home this week, and his family says the whole building is infested....
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Incredible Behind-The-Scenes Look At Bronx Zoo In Animal Planet’s "The Zoo"

Tonight on Animal Planet — a series animal-lovers swill adore, as we get an incredible behind-the-scenes look at the creatures of Bronx Zoo in new series "The Zoo"....
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Man Attacked By Dog In Bronx

A man has been hospitalized after being attacked by a dog in Bronx on Saturday....
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Historic Bronx Beauty Asks Just $2.6M

Built in 1924 as a co-operative on a cliff overlooking the Palisades, this stunning apartment building in the Riverdale portion of Bronx just hit the market....
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Missing Bronx Man Found Safe

Police have found a missing 41-year old Bronx man who is developmentally disabled, safe in Westchester County....
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How One Bronx Cheerleading Team Made It To Nationals

They came for the white jackets. The girls (and two boys) that make up the James Monroe cheerleading squad made history, becoming the first public school from Bronx to qualify for the United Cheerleading Association national competition in Orlando Florida. One of the largest international cheerleading competitions, it airs on ESPN with the end goal being a trophy and a white championship satin jacket....
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Bronx Man Slashes 16-Year-Old Boy In Face & Neck During Bloody Fight

Cops have arrested a Bronx man for slashing a 16-year-old boy during a bloody fight in the borough early Saturday, officials said....
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Robbers Beat Bronx Handbag Dealer With Frying Pan

A handbag dealer who posted a Facebook photo with a fistful of cash was beaten with a frying pan and robbed by three thieves in Bronx, police said....
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Man Awarded $425K From City

A man who claims indifferent guards allowed him to be beaten twice by a fellow inmate at a Bronx jail won a $425,000 settlement from the city, his lawyers said Friday....
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Romeo Santos Performs At Popup Concert

Latin bachata superstar Romeo Santos announced a free popup concert Friday at Morris High School, where he once was a student....
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NYPD Kills Bronx Teen Suspect In East New York Shootout

NYPD officers from the 75th Precinct Anti-Crime Unit shot and killed a 17-year-old boy during a shootout in East New York Thursday....
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41 Arrested During Illegal Immigrant Roundup In NYC

Federal officials have released details about the dozens of illegal immigrants arrested in the New York City area during a multi-state sweep last week....
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Two Brothers Die When Car Launches Into Tree After Crash Off Bronx River Parkway

Two brothers in their 40s were killed when the Mercedes they were in crashed off the Bronx River Parkway and flew into a tree Friday morning....
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Bronx Man Indicted In Mt. Vernon Nightclub Shooting

A Bronx man has been indicted on murder and assault charges in the Christmas shooting that killed the owner of a Mount Vernon nightclub and seriously wounded five others, Westchester County District Attorney Anthony Scarpino, Jr. announced Thursday....
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Bronx Residents Left Without Mailboxes As Postal Service Cracks Down On “Mailbox Fishing”

Did you ever hear of mailbox fishing? Most people have not, but it is a growing problem in Bronx. ...
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"Joe’s Violin" Documents Holocaust Survivor’s Gift To South Bronx Schoolgirl

Filmmaker Kahane Cooperman has not written an Oscars acceptance speech yet, but she likely will before the Academy Awards ceremony on February 28, 2017....
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Lightning In Bronx: Goal For Willie Negron

Inside the front lobby of the Justice Sonia Sotomayor Community Center in the Rosedale section of Bronx, Willie Negron waits patiently with a net of basketballs, uniforms and energy drinks. He is the owner, GM and coach of a semi pro basketball team that carries a lot of responsibility.

Bronx Woman Dies After Fall From Fifth Floor Of Apartment Building

A Bronx woman died after plummeting from the window of her fifth-floor apartment Friday and detectives are trying to determine if she was pushed, police sources said.
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Ridgewood Savings Bank Partners With Ariva To Provide Free Tax Preparation Services

Ridgewood Savings Bank is offering eligible Bronx, NY residents free tax preparation assistance this tax season with services provided by the non-profit organization, Ariva. Residents are eligible for tax preparation assistance if they are single with no dependents and earn less than $30,000, or file with dependents and earn less than $54,000.
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Bigot Busted For Bashing Gay Man With A Rock In Bronx

A crazed bigot smashed a gay man — who once accused the actor who voiced Elmo of victimizing him — in the head with a rock and a pipe, officials said.
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Sword Attack In Bronx Leaves Victim With Serious Arm Injury

A man wielding a sword seriously injured another man in Bronx Monday afternoon.
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Remembering The Crew Of Space Shuttle Challenger

Today, 31 years later, we remember the crew of the Space Shuttle Challenger.
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Holocaust Memorial Day 2017

Adolf Hitler’s murderous campaign during World War II took the lives of six million Jews.
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Presidential Inauguration Of The 45th President Of The United States Of America Donald Trump

The inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States of America will mark the commencement of the four-year term of Donald Trump as President and Mike Pence as Vice President. A public ceremony will be held on Friday, January 20, 2017, on the West Front of the United States Capitol Building in Washington, DC.
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Martin Luther King Day

Today our nation pauses to honor a legend, an icon, and an American hero. The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lifted up the conscience of our nation - a towering leader in his day, and a lasting inspiration for all generations to follow.

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Rani Molla

is a multimedia journalist focusing on the Highbridge neighborhood of South Bronx. She has worked at a variety of publications, most recently serving as the culture manager and art critic at the Santa Fe Reporter, an award-winning alternative weekly in New Mexico.