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Africans immigrants add their own flavor to the South Bronx

African immigrants overcome a history of discrimination to establish a lively presence in the Bronx.

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The cost of murder in Mott Haven

Death is an inevitable burden in any community. But in neighborhoods such as Mott Haven, epidemic levels of poverty, illegal immigration and violent crime provide the worst context to human loss.

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Brazen thieves run off with a bag of cash through Melrose streets

Brazen thieves run off with a bag of cash through Melrose streets

It takes serious guts to rob an armored truck, said auto shop owner David Luciano.

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Bloody week in the Bronx

Bloody week in the Bronx

Violence in the Bronx has escalated in this week with three shootings in a span of three days, leaving a 4-year-old boy in critical condition and Bronx residents feeling rattled.

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Community mourns suspicious death of Soundview teen

On Sept 12, 18-year-old Anil Sankar was found dead on the jetty in Concrete Plant Park. The police believe his death was accidental. The family and neighbors believe otherwise.

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Bengali immigrant savagely beaten

Bengali community on edge after a Kingsbridge resident died from a brutal assault on Nov. 4.

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Mysteries remain in the wake of a college student’s death

College student Kennedy Brown died by a gunshot wound to the head in September. Police have yet to offer leads or suspects in the case.

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Family and neighbors remember life of slain Eastchester teen

Simmons Jr. led the surrounding crowd in a prayer. “In Jesus name may we all pray that we get to see something beyond,” he said to the crowd. “Because this man was denied the greatest facets of life. Amen.”

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