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Bronx Woman Admits Her Part In $1.75M Mortgage Fraud Ring

A Bronx woman has admitted she was part of a ring that committed mortgage fraud by obtaining home loans for unqualified borrowers, causing M&T Bank and other financial institutions to lose $1.75 million, the U.S. Attorney's Office in Buffalo announced Friday.
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Escaped Prisoner In Bronx

A prisoner escaped police custody in the Bronx, police said Friday, sharing the man’s picture and asking for the public’s help to track him down....
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Botanical Garden Discriminated Against Minorities, Jewish Job Seeker: Suit

The New York Botanical Garden discriminated against minority students and made a "lowball" offer to avoid hiring an observant Jew, according a civil rights lawsuit filed in Manhattan Federal Court on Wednesday....
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Woman Who Killed Pregnant Friend To Be Sentenced

The Bronx woman convicted of killing a pregnant woman and cutting out her baby is expected to be sentenced today....
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Universal Hip-Hop Museum Projected To Bring Recording Studio, Virtual Graffiti Wall To Bronx

The Bronx’s planned Universal Hip-Hop Museum is expected to boast a recording studio, virtual graffiti wall and dozens of photos and records highlighting the music genre’s growth, according to co-chairman Kurtis Blow....
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Gun-Toting Man Sought After Escaping Domestic Violence Arrest In Bronx

Cops were scrambling Friday to find an escaped prisoner after he was spotted with a gun and slipped out of handcuffs during a domestic violence arrest in Bronx, officials said....
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Milwaukee Film Festival – Day 7: Bronx Gothic, Lucky, Life Of The Party

One masterpiece and one less than stellar film made day seven at MWF a patchy one....
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Permits Filed For 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, East Bronx

Permits have been filed for a four-story building at the Rebekah Rehab and Extended Care Center. The site, 1118 Havemeyer Avenue, Bronx, NY 10462, is on the north-west corner of the half-block owned by the rehabilitation, in East Bronx. The 6 train is just seven blocks away, at the Castle Hill Avenue Subway station....
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The Bronx Museum Of The Arts Celebrates "Anarchitecture" Of Gordon Matta-Clark

On view from Nov. 8 through April 8 of next year, the exhibit will feature more than 100 artworks by the artist, including some from his archive. ...
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Volunteers Plant Trees In Melrose

Volunteers looking to spruce up the borough planted dozens of trees in the Melrose section of Bronx on Thursday....
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Beloved Coach Fired For "Run Like You’re Being Chased By A Rapist" Joke

A popular Bronx Science High School cross-country coach was canned this week for telling girls to “run like you’re being chased by a rapist,” and they’re angry — because they want him back....
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Best Of The Bronx: Choir Sings National Anthem At Yankee Stadium

The Bronx's Highbridge Voices choir sang the national anthem Tuesday for Game 4 of the American League Championship Series at Yankee Stadium....
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Prestigious Jewish High School Rocked By #MeToo Facebook Post About Sex Case

A #MeToo Facebook post has bared a 5-year-old sexual misconduct scandal at a prestigious New York City Modern Orthodox high school, in which a female staff member allegedly engaged in sexual activity with a male sophomore....
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10 Members Of Bronx Drug Trafficking Organization Charged With Distributing Thousands Of Pounds Of Marijuana Worth Over $22 Million

Joon H. Kim, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, James J. Hunt, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Division of the Drug Enforcement Administration (“DEA”), James D. Robnett, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of the Internal Revenue Service, Criminal Investigation (“IRS-CI”), Angel M. Melendez, the Special Agent in Charge of the New York Field Office of Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations (“HSI”), and James P. O’Neill, the Commissioner of the New York City Police Department (“NYPD”), announced today the unsealing of an Indictment charging HALLIL TABAR, ASMIN HERNANDEZ, JOHN MUNOZ-GARCIA, JAIRO CIENFUEGOS, WILLIAM BAEZ, HENRY RODRIGUEZ, DANNY HANNAH, JR., KEVIN UMEJEI, and STARLY HERNANDEZ with conspiracy to distribute marijuana, and a Complaint charging LORNE VICTORIA with conspiracy to distribute marijuana and use of a firearm in furtherance of drug trafficking....
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Bronx Student Beats Up School Safety Agent, Sends Her To Hospital For Eye Surgery

A 15-year-old student at Bronxwood Preparatory Academy punched and kicked a school safety agent at dismissal, injuring the woman’s eye so badly that she required emergency surgery, police said sources Thursday....
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Robbers Wielding Cane, Knife Steal $800 In Bronx Mugging

A trio or robbers hooked a cane around the neck of a man smoking a cigar on the street with his buddy before stealing $800 at knifepoint from the pair, police said....
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Diwali Celebrations In Bronx

The annual Festival of Lights brought residents together at the Vishnu Mandir Temple in Soundview....
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Woman Suffers Severe Burns In Sherman Avenue Fire

A 65-year-old woman suffered severe burns in an early morning fire on Sherman Avenue....
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Two Years After NYC’s Worst Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak, Experts Call For Further Scrutiny

In 2015, two major Legionella bacteria outbreaks were reported in Bronx. In January of that year, eight people in the borough’s Co-op City public housing complex tested positive for Legionnaires’ disease. But it was a prelude to a far more dangerous outbreak that hit South Bronx in July and August, killing 12 people and sickening 120....
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State Funneling $10m Into Bronx To Help The Borough’s Heroin Addicts

The state is providing a $19 million boost to drug addiction treatment programs in Bronx and around the state, Gov. Cuomo announced Wednesday....
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Notice Of Formation Of Cara Mia My, LLC

Articles of Organization were filed with the New York Secretary of State (SSNY) on 08/11/2017.
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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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Edward J. Small

is currently a graduate student at the Columbia School of Journalism. He has previously worked as the editor-in-chief of his college newspaper, The Dickinsonian, and as an editorial intern at America’s most prominent fake newspaper, The Onion. He is a native of Connecticut but currently lives in New York City.