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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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Bronx Man Charged with Murder of Wife with Scissors

On Sunday, a 56-year-old man was charged with killing his wife, shocking the low-crime-rate neighborhood in which the couple had lived more than 25 years. The husband is charged with second degree murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.

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Part of the collected guns at the Bronx gun buyback event on Saturday Sept. 20th

Bronx residents go to church to surrender weapons to police

The number of shootings in the Bronx have increased by 19 percent since last January, while overall crime is down 3 percent. Police held buybacks this weekend to try to remove guns from the streets.

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A memorial to Zulisker Redvetoski went up in front of 2414 Beaumont Ave. (ALICE GUILHAMON/ The Bronx Ink)

Belmont neighborhood shaken by killing of 22-year-old man

The murder of a 22-year-old man in the Belmont area brings out longstanding concern about gang shootings in the neighborhood.

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Couple Set Up Craigslist Sting on a Mott Haven Street

A Staten Island couple retrieved their stolen hobby cars on Third Avenue and 138th Street by pretending to buy them for $1200 from a Craigslist seller.

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Bronx cab drivers divided about surveillance cameras

Some cab drivers in the Bronx are not convinced that installing a surveillance camera in their cabs will protect them from assault or violence crimes after two livery cabbies were slain in recent weeks.

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Legal Aid Claims Police are Still Making Illegal Marijuana Arrests

The New York City Police Department is expected to head to court soon over what Legal Aid charges are illegal arrest practices for marijuana possession.

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