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Another Chance for Bronx Misdemeanor Ticket Holders

The Bronx does not want to be left out again. The NYC borough that received the most quality-of-life crime tickets had its first warrant forgiveness event. 350 cases were resolved.

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Jerome Draft Publication Brings Affordable Housing Battle to Bronx

Mayor Bill de Blasio’s battle to build affordable housing in New York will echo under the girders of the Jerome Avenue railroad in the months to come, amid local concerns about rent rates and tenant displacement.

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The Kingsbridge Armory: 100 Years of History, 20 Years Empty

KINGSBRIDGE, BRONX — The Kingsbridge Armory has been all but empty for twenty years now. It stands, silent, sentinel, a fairytale castle in an otherwise bustling West Bronx neighborhood. Even now, plans to make an ice rink seem to be stalling. As city and developer feud over funding, the Bronx Ink profiles this charismatic building.

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Protestors hold their sign at the Don't Stop Possible education rally on Foley Square Oct. 2

Bronx charter students and parents rally in Manhattan against failing public schools

Bronx charter school parents, teachers and students joined Manhattan pro-charter rally Oct. 2 calling for “Great Schools.” Public school parents greeted protesters with accusations that the rally’s funders were hedge fund tycoons.

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Grassroots Groups Rally for Open Discovery

More than 50 people rallied outside the Bronx Supreme Court on Monday morning, demanding changes to New York state law that, they claim, would make the judicial process more just and efficient.

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With Few Watching, Assembly Race Nears Finish Line

Severe political disengagement in this district has allowed an intriguing race for state office to be met largely with shrugs.

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Parks department officials announce water safety measures following drownings in the Bronx

New York Parks Department officials unveiled new safety measures for more than fifty city-wide boat launches on Friday.

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Bronx Voters Flocked to the Polls in Spite of Sandy

Flooded basements and last-minute polling site changes did not seem to deter Bronx voters from going to the polls.

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  • Officer Who Fatally Shot Unarmed Bronx Teen to Face NYPD Trial

    The officer who fatally shot unarmed Bronx teen Ramarley Graham in 2012 inside his Bronx apartment will face a departmental trial, but no date has been set yet for the inquiry, the NYPD said. Graham was shot and killed inside a bathroom in his apartment after he was chased by Officer Richard Haste and other officers. He […]

  • Bronx school teacher busted for beating student who kept his drug money

    Kevin Pope, a science teacher at the John V. Lindsay Wildcat Academy in Hunts Point, was arrested on Friday for beating a 16-year-old student who walked away with Pope’s money in a drug buy. Read the full story on NY Daily News.

  • Man Found Dead in Crate May Have Been There for 10 Years, Brother Says

    James Michael Brannon, a California man, who went missing in 2004 and was discovered murdered in a Throgs Neck marina Monday may have been in a wooden crate under a dry-docked boat for up to a decade, his brother said. Read the full story on DNAinfo.

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