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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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Aspiring rapper slain near Soundview

Mott Haven man was killed outside the Sotomayor public housing complex, a block from where a 22-year-old woman was murdered on Sept. 25.

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Bloody Sunday in Mott Haven

The day began with three shootings in two hours, moved on to a mugging in broad daylight, before ending with a murder.

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Ruben and officials outside the closing of Bridges Juvenile Center

Mott Haven neighbors gather around a campfire for all the kids in jail

The South Bronx continues to have one of the highest levels of juvenile detention rates in New York City.

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Neighbors rally to fight increased gun violence in Morris Heights

A shooting less than two weeks ago that left one dead was the impetus to a “Community in Crisis” rally Wednesday night.

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Castle Hill crack cocaine trade on trial

Jurors selected on Oct. 5 in a drug-related murder and conspiracy trial

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Bronx father gunned down for gold chain

Police are investigating the death of Christian de la Santos, gunned down outside a local bodega Oct. 5.

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