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Free Food For Black People - Black Racism Against Whites In Bronx

A pop-up food cart with paper plates signs reading “free food for black people” in the streets of New York has been branded “racist” by angry onlookers.

Developer Files Plans For 43-Unit South Bronx Building

Private developer Paul Gjonaj filed plans to build a 43-unit apartment building in South Bronx, according to property records filed with the city Friday....
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Man Grabs 17-Year-Old's Butt, Threatens Her With Knife

A man grabbed a teenage girl's butt in South Bronx and threatened her with a knife before she managed to escape, police 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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Suspect Arrested, Child Safe After Amber Alert And Fatal Stabbing In Connecticut

A suspect is in custody and his abducted daughter is safe after a multi-state Amber Alert put law enforcement and the public on high alert Friday morning....
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120 More Affordable Units Available At Bronx’s Compass Residences Complex

Back in 2011, Dattner Architects created the West Farms Redevelopment Plan, a rezoning (the largest ever in Bronx at the time) of a 17-acre, 11-block former industrial area in Crotona Park East....
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Bronx Apartment Fire Kills 78-Year-Old Woman

An elderly woman died after a fire erupted at a six-story apartment building in Bronx late Thursday, officials said....
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Amber Alert: Aylin Sofia Hernandez

A multistate search for a 6-year-old Connecticut girl taken by her father after he allegedly stabbed two people, killing her mother, has ended and an Amber Alert canceled, according to Pennsylvania State Police....
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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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E-mails Deleted At Bronx Group Home After Lawsuit Accusing Staffers Of Raping Disabled Woman

Emails belonging to former employees at a state-run group home were purged after a woman alleged that her developmentally disabled sister was raped there, according to court documents....
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Hoarding Complicates Fire Rescue Of 89-Year-Old Man

An 89-year-old man was critically injured in a Bronx apartment fire Thursday, and firefighters say the overwhelming clutter may have hampered his ability to escape....
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Diaz Attacks City & Trump

Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. on Thursday stressed the importance of cooperation and civility on issues ranging from development to education in his annual State of the Borough speech, but he made no mention of his rumored interest in running for mayor. ...
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Officer Shoots, Kills Himself In Bronx Home

A 30-year-old law enforcement officer, who was on the force for seven years, shot and killed himself in a Bronx home Thursday afternoon, sources familiar with the investigation....
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Man Fatally Stabbed By Landlord In Front Of His 12-Year-Old Son

An angry landlord stabbed a tenant to death in front of the victim's 12-year-old son in Bronx Wednesday night, law enforcement sources and family friends say. ...
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Bronx Man Arrested For Possessing Oxycodone & Marijuana

On February 18, 2017, at approximately 1:30 a.m. in Bethlehem, NY, State Police stopped a vehicle on I-87 for a traffic violation....
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New York Gov. Cuomo Joins Union Fight To Preserve ACA

At a Bronx rally packed with supporters Wednesday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended the Affordable Care Act and warned that Washington, DC, is abandoning the middle class. ...
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Man Sought In Connection To Armed Robbery Of Bronx Cab Driver

The NYPD is seeking the public’s assistance in finding a man they say robbed a taxi driver in Bronx last week. ...
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City Parks Worker Steps In To Defend Teen Girl, Gets Attacked In Bronx

A New York City Department of Parks and Recreation worker came to the rescue of a girl under attack this past weekend but then got attacked himself. ...
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Feds Bust 17 Suspects In Staten Island, Bronx Drug Operations

Federal authorities rounded up 17 alleged drug dealers in trafficking busts on Staten Island and in the Bronx Wednesday....
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Innovative Supportive Housing Project Breaks Ground In Bronx

A new building is rising on East 172nd Street. An apartment building, but it will not just be a place to live. ...
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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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Maria Perez

reports on the Highbridge section of Bronx. Before enrolling in Columbia’s journalism school, she reported for some of the most widely circulated Spanish newspapers (ABC, El Mundo), as well as for Agencia EFE newswire and the British Medical Journal, covering local news, social issues, science, health, culture and the environment. Born in Madrid, she graduated from a Madrid university in law and journalism and she also holds an MBA. Before coming to the USA, she lived in Spain, the United Kingdom and Israel.