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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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Construction worker stabbed to death in Mott Haven

Rojas’ stabbing is part of a recent surge in violence across the 40th Precinct. Last weekend, there were six shootings.

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Rikers after the storm

The storm revealed a heartbreaking truth: in the event of a serious natural disaster the city would not protect their sons, detainees on Rikers Island.

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