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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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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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How Hip Hop Rose From The Ashes Of Bronx

For a decade the government turned its back as the Bronx burned. Photographer Ricky Flores captured his home city’s enduring spirit as its residents found hope in a new art movement – hip hop....
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Upcoming Release of The Bronx Kill, A Novel By Philip Cioffari

Livingston Press announces the upcoming release of The Bronx Kill, a novel by Philip Cioffari. The Bronx Kill will be published in trade paper (978-1604891874, 254 pages, $16.95), hardcover (978-1604891867, $25.95) and eBook editions and will be available wherever fine books are sold on March 30, 2017....
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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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Bronx Borough President Hosts The Greek History And Heritage Celebration

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr hosts on Thursday his annual Greek History and Heritage Celebration, co-sponsored by New York State State Senator Michael Gianaris, New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas, New York City Council Member Costa Constantinides and The Hellenic Orthodox Community of Bronx....
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Citywide Ferry Stop In Bronx Will Be A Welcome Option, Commuters Say

Mayor Bill de Blasio says the upcoming citywide ferry service will be a big help for people in far-off parts of the city. ...
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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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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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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.