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Raise the Age law at work transforming youth’s futures

One Bronx teen is spared the lasting consequences of being tried as an adult and held in Rikers as New York City’s juvenile justice system undergoes massive, structural changes.

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Next to Woodlawn Cemetery, another graveyard: abandoned cars

One fall day, the Bronx Ink counted 26 18-wheelers, five abandoned vehicles, four RV’s, eight parked tow trucks, six cargo vans, five minivans, three double decker buses, two piles of at least six trash bags each, and one dead raccoon.

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Caught in the Crisis: A Bronx church responds to news of clergy abuse

An independent board decides that the evidence against a priest who served in a South Bronx church between 1969 to 1995 has credible and substantiated allegations of clergy abuse against him. The current priest of the church delivers this news to the parish in the middle of the dark season of sexual abuse scandals within the Catholic Church.

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Domestic violence and housing linked to homicides in the South East Bronx

There have been five domestic homicides in the South East Bronx this year. Last year there were none. Experts point to high unemployment and rising rents in the borough.

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Let there be light on Broadway

At long last, Broadway pedestrians will soon walk in the light between 230th and 236th Streets in the safest precinct in the Bronx. The road to light has been a ten-year slog, said the Kingsbridge Business Improvement District.

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Father arraigned for concealing his baby son’s corpse

James Currie allegedly threw his baby son’s corpse into the East River before fleeing to Thailand.

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Mother of murdered 15-year old ‘Junior’ moved by city’s street dedication

When Leandra Feliz first learned that Bathgate Avenue and E. 183rd Street in the Bronx would be renamed after her murdered son, she described it as God’s doing. Her son was killed in a case of mistaken identity. The hashtag #justiceforjunior spread online. “People will forget it was Bathgate,” Feliz said. “It’’ll be Lesandro Junior.”

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Police found Parkchester woman stabbed to death at home, Sept. 5

Parkchester woman stabbed to death in domestic violence incident, Sept. 5

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