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Another Chance for Bronx Misdemeanor Ticket Holders

The Bronx does not want to be left out again. The NYC borough that received the most quality-of-life crime tickets had its first warrant forgiveness event. 350 cases were resolved.

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‘Violence Interrupters’ Answer SOS in South Bronx

Save Our Streets Mott Haven is working to meditate violent conflicts in the South Bronx. The program uses a new method first implemented in Chicago to quell clashes.

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Teen sentenced to five months in jail for killing a Bronx father with a single punch

Lawmakers joined A Bronx family mourning their father’s death from a single punch to the face, calling for criminal penalties to be enacted.

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Grassroots Groups Rally for Open Discovery

More than 50 people rallied outside the Bronx Supreme Court on Monday morning, demanding changes to New York state law that, they claim, would make the judicial process more just and efficient.

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Fight at Bronx house party leaves one teen dead, three injured

Police identified a suspect in the killing of a 14-year-old boy after a fight broke out at a party in the Bronx on Sunday. The suspect is also wanted in the related stabbing of three teens, all of whom survived.

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Defendant’s Girlfriend Testifies Against Him with iPhone Footage of Alleged Assault

A 25-year-old mother of two testified against the father of her six-month-old infant in Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the first witness in his trial on 28 counts of assault, possession of a weapon and attempted murder. The DA showed the jury graphic video of the alleged crime that the witness shot with her iPhone.

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Bronx gang member convicted once, now tried again for the same murder

The State Appeals Court ordered a new trial for St. James Boys gang member Edgar Morales, because the Bronx District Attorney overreached when it charged him with terrorism.

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No closure in cop sexual assault case

The parents of a Bronx girl who was sexually assaulted 16 months ago by an NYPD officer grimaced in the gallery yesterday when the judge announced that closure would have to wait at least another month.

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  • Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen to Face NYPD Trial

    The officer who fatally shot unarmed Bronx teen Ramarley Graham in 2012 inside his Bronx apartment will face a departmental trial, but no date has been set yet for the inquiry, the NYPD said. Graham was shot and killed inside a bathroom in his apartment after he was chased by Officer Richard Haste and other officers. He […]

  • Bronx school teacher busted for beating student who kept his drug money

    Kevin Pope, a science teacher at the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy in Hunts Point, was arrested on Friday for beating a 16-year-old student who walked away with Pope’s money in a drug buy. Read the full story on NY Daily News.

  • Man Found Dead in Crate May Have Been There for 10 Years, Brother Says

    James Michael Brannon, a California man, who went missing in 2004 and was discovered murdered in a Throgs Neck marina Monday may have been in a wooden crate under a dry-docked boat for up to a decade, his brother said. Read the full story on DNAinfo.

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