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Protest at Richard Haste trial

Bronxites Protest Police Violence

Police officer Richard Haste appeared in court Thursday in his manslaughter case, drawing crowds of protesters demanding an end to police violence in the Bronx.

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Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Bronx 4-year-old’s Death

The victim’s family grieved at the 17-year-old suspect’s arraignment. “The community has not woken up,” the victim’s grandmother said.

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PHOTOS: Morrisania Mourns Robbery Victim Shot by Police

Further reading: Morrisania Mourns Robbery Victim Shot by Police

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Morrisania Mourns Robbery Victim Shot by Police

The death of a 20-year-old bodega worker by police gunfire spurred family, friends, and activists to gather for a vigil Saturday night, many in protest against police violence in their community.

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Critical reviews from the Bronx on stop and frisk

According to a New York Times public opinion poll, a significant majority of New Yorkers believe the New York Police Department’s stop and frisk policy disproportionally targets blacks and Hispanics. The policy allows police officers to stop and search people they consider suspicious as part of a larger effort to reduce crime. In the Bronx, […]

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House arrest: Why Fordham residents are trapped in their homes

Real estate prices prevent homeowners from leaving Fordham and Kingsbridge despite the rising rate of crime and prostitution.

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Violent crime in Mott Haven, Melrose at five-year high

South Bronx residents are demanding more jobs to curb violence, which has climbed steadily since 2008.

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West Bronx community rallies to rise again

Longtime residents have watched pockets of Morris Heights become riddled with separation and tension, marked with stories of shootings and weeping mothers. Now some are fighting back.

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