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Bushwick Slumlord Cut Off By City After 2 Babies Killed

The city's Department of Homeless Services announced Thursday it is cutting ties with Bushwick Economic Development Corporation (BEDCO), the nonprofit that managed the Bronx cluster site where two baby girls were killed by an exploding radiator while they were taking their naps.
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Ved Parkash Allowed Bronx Building To Become A “Rat Breeding Ground”

Two city departments accused Bronx landlord Ved Parkash of creating illegal apartments and allowing his building to become a breeding ground for rats....
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Bronx Science Places In Top 6 At PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals

Congratulations to all of the student athletes who competed and placed in the top 6 at the PSAL Girls Gymnastics Individuals on Friday, February 10, 2017....
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Teachers To Protest Eviction Of Students

Students, parents, teachers and concerned community members who are fighting a proposal by Mayor de Blasio’s Education Department to close their neighborhood school - and evict 300 students - will march in protest Thursday from the school through the nearby business district. More than half of the students are from the Dominican Republic....
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Bronx Man Caught In OH With $600K Worth Of Cocaine & Heroin

A New York man is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized more than 6 pounds of cocaine and 2 pounds of heroin, valued at approximately $600,000, following a traffic stop in Madison County....
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Work Underway On 435-Unit Bronx Complex

L+M Development Partners and Nelson Management Group announced the start of construction at 1520 and 1530 Story Avenue – two new multifamily, mixed-income apartment buildings being added to the Lafayette Boynton apartment complex in the Soundview neighborhood of Bronx....
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Struggling Fairway Looking To Sell Hunts Point Warehouse

After a quick turn in Chapter 11 bankruptcy last year, the struggling grocer reached out for a restructuring expert and is now looking to sell its enormous Bronx warehouse....
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The Audacity: Bronx Man In Ammo Bust Sues Cops For Brutal Beatdown, Strip Search On Apartment Rooftop

A Bronx man busted with a gun magazine says in a federal lawsuit that police broke his eye socket after they chased him down....
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11 Men Accused Of Stealing & Selling Motorcycle Parts

Eleven men allegedly stole high-end motorcycles from around the city, dismantled them and sold the parts in the Dominican Republic in a ring that also involved narcotics sales, according to investigators, after an extensive undercover operation....
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Bronx Science Girls & Boys Wrestling Team PSAL City Champs

Congratulations to Bronx Science Girls and Boys Wrestling team for winning the 2016-2017 PSAL City Championship against Curtis High School.
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Bronx Man Charged For Stabbing Estranged Wife To Death

Cops have formally charged a Bronx man who stabbed his estranged wife to death in her living room after she kicked him out, officials said....
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Bronx Man Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For Child Pornography Production

Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, announced today that Kelvin Acosta was sentenced to 300 months in prison and supervised release for 10 years for producing child pornography....
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Bronx Police Officer Turned Demonologist

A former Bronx Police sergeant has gained recognition amongst fans of the supernatural with his first-hand accounts of the paranormal, some of which take place within walking distance of Fordham University’s gates....
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Bronx Is Hot

Bronx is home to red-hot chili peppers. And we’re not talking about the band but The Bronx Greenmarket Hot Sauce made with serrano peppers grown in the borough’s community gardens....
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Bronx Affordable Apartments Designed By COOKFOX Going From $494/Month

A massive new COOKFOX-designed, fully affordable development in Bronx has now launched the housing lottery on its 227 apartments. Located at 4275 Park Avenue, the 12-story building overlooks the Metro-North train tracks in Tremont....
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Simone Development Pushing For Biotech Boom In Bronx

Simone Healthcare Development president Guy Leibler pitched the bio-tech business on the benefits of Bronx....
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Trio Wanted In Armed Bronx Restaurant Robbery

Police are searching for three men in connection to an armed robbery of a restaurant in Bronx earlier this month....
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Police Charge 10 In NY-NEPA Drug Ring

Authorities say they busted a local drug ring that was importing large amounts of heroin and crack cocaine from Bronx, New York, by concealing the narcotics inside the bodies of female associates....
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Bacterial Infection Caused By Rat Urine In Bronx Kills 1, Sickens 2 Others

There are three cases of a bacterial infection caused by rat urine, one of them fatal, in Bronx according to city officials....
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NYPD Investigates Sergeant Who Used Taser On Pregnant 17-Year-Old In Bronx

A disturbing video captured an NYPD sergeant using a stun gun on a pregnant 17-year-old girl in Bronx — and now the use of force is the subject of an Internal Affairs Investigation....
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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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