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Fight at Bronx house party leaves one teen dead, three injured

Police identified a suspect in the killing of a 14-year-old boy after a fight broke out at a party in the Bronx on Sunday. The suspect is also wanted in the related stabbing of three teens, all of whom survived.

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Candlelight Vigil to Fend off Addiction and Stigma

Wednesday night, about 75 people in Tremont joined a candlelight vigil to show support for those in addiction recovery and to assert that former addicts can contribute positively to the local community.

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Defendant’s Girlfriend Testifies Against Him with iPhone Footage of Alleged Assault

A 25-year-old mother of two testified against the father of her six-month-old infant in Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday, as the first witness in his trial on 28 counts of assault, possession of a weapon and attempted murder. The DA showed the jury graphic video of the alleged crime that the witness shot with her iPhone.

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No closure in cop sexual assault case

The parents of a Bronx girl who was sexually assaulted 16 months ago by an NYPD officer grimaced in the gallery yesterday when the judge announced that closure would have to wait at least another month.

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People’s Climate March targets Fresh Direct in the Bronx

Bronx advocates joined Manhattan’s largest climate change march Sunday, with a focus on curbing a business deal that would add more truck fumes to the area already plagued by high asthma rates.

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Art of Memory

A Hunts Point art group remembers their murdered friend with a new show that includes the work of young artists from the South Bronx and beyond.

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Bronx Man Charged with Murder of Wife with Scissors

On Sunday, a 56-year-old man was charged with killing his wife, shocking the low-crime-rate neighborhood in which the couple had lived more than 25 years. The husband is charged with second degree murder, manslaughter and criminal possession of a weapon.

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Local garden reignites long-lost community spirit

Residents gathered at 924 Kelly Street garden on Saturday to celebrate Field Day, organized by the Laundromat Project, partaking in a variety of activities.

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  • NYCHA’s Parkside Houses to get $3 million in security upgrades

    THE BRONX – New security measures are on the way for one housing development in the borough. Local leaders held a press conference at the Parkside Houses to announce a $3 million grant to help NYCHA step up safety there.

  • Armed 19-year-old shot by police in Mott Haven

    THE BRONX – An armed teenager was shot by police in Mott Haven Monday night. According to investigators, two officers chased the 19-year-old after he allegedly fired a .22 caliber revolver near East 146th Street and College Avenue at around 6 p.m. 

  • Teen killed in in double stabbing outside Samuel Gompers High School

    News12 A teenager is dead following a double stabbing outside a Bronx school. The stabbing happened near Samuel Gompers High School on East 147th Street and Wales Avenue at around 4 p.m. Monday. According to police, 18-year-old Joshua Acosta died Tuesday morning at Lincoln Hospital after sustaining stab wounds to his torso. 

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