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Skepticism over East Tremont Initiative to Fight Crime with Whistles

The program aims to distribute whistles that elderly citizens will blow if they are in danger.

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Troubled Teen Charged with Killing his Mother

Neighbors and community members said Darwin Jackson, charged with the murder of his mother Tihesha Savage, was moody and distant.

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Bronx District Attorney Curbs Stop-and-Frisk Abuses

Bronx prosecutors are the first in the city to require police to justify in person each stop-and-frisk trespassing arrest.

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Bernard Kerik Hovers Over the DiTommaso Perjury Trial

“These defendants thought that Bernard B. Kerik had juice, power and influence,” the Bronx prosecutor argued in the Sept. 27 perjury trial of two friends of the jailed former police commissioner.

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Pelham Residents Take Security into Their Own Hands

Rocked by two unsolved murders, community leaders in the relatively peaceful Pelham Parkway Houses are working to get residents involved in crime prevention.

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Bronx Court Officers Honored for Stopping Gunfight near Yankee Stadium

When a water vendor opened fire on a crowded street outside Yankees Stadium killing one in late August, six court officers helped chase him down and secure the area before police and medial aid arrived.

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Cuevas Family Faces Robbery Suspects In Court

The Cuevas family of the innocent bodega worker who was shot and killed by an NYPD officer faced the robbery suspects charged with his death at the Bronx Criminal Court.

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Bodega Robbery Suspects Charged with Murder in Cuevas Shooting

Family members of three Bronx bodega robbery suspects protest the additional charge of murder in the death of Reynaldo Cuevas, an unarmed clerk killed in the melee by police.

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