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Happy St. Patrick's Day

Every year, millions of people don ginger wigs, green jackets and shamrock-adorned top hats.
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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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This Bronx Democratic Boss Still Commands Respect (And Cash)

In New York City, the backroom kingmaker is a dying breed. County leaders and their party organizations are losing clout. Pharaonic bureaucrats like Robert Moses are no more. ...
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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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Affordable Housing For Seniors Coming To South Bronx NYCHA Building

In its latest push to bring housing to underutilized sites, NYCHA has given the go ahead to a fully affordable senior housing building at the Mill Brook Houses in Mott Haven. ...
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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 Looks To Capitalize As Hip-Hop's Birthplace

In the 1970s, DJs, dancers, graffiti artists and the first rappers came together in the burned-out buildings of Bronx, giving birth to hip-hop....
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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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For This Musical Community, The Tiny Desk Contest Was An Excuse To Reunite

This year NPR Music held its third annual Tiny Desk Contest. We invited unsigned musicians from across the United States to submit videos of themselves performing original songs, and our panel of judges — including All Songs Considered's Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton — selected one winner to play a Tiny Desk concert here at NPR's offices....
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City To Roll Out Enrollment Van Outside Yankee Stadium Sunday For Free Municipal ID Card Program

The city is taking its popular municipal identification program to the streets....
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Have You Seen Hannah Young, 17?

Please read and reshare!...
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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....
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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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Colliers To Lease 207 KSF Northern Bronx Office

Prestige Properties & Development Co., Inc. has named Colliers International as exclusive leasing agent for 2100 Bartow Avenue, a 206,730-square-foot office building in northern Bronx. The four-story, Class A asset is part of the over 2 million-square-foot mixed-use Bay Plaza development....
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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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Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj Accepted Donations From The Albanian Mob

Bronx Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj accepted campaign cash from two men indicted for money laundering in connection with drug trafficking and a scheme to smuggle AK-47s and a rocket launcher to Kosovo, records show.
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Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country.
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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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Richard Leslie

Richard Leslie is a Bronx resident who works in Westchester as a network administrator. His passion for photography and an interest in current events has led him to the field of journalism.