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Missing Children Found Safe, Father Surrenders to Police

The Bronx man who allegedly kidnapped his two young children in a hijacked car gave himself up to the police today. DNA Info reports that Fitz Edwards is charged with shooting at the estranged mother of his children and setting fire to her apartment before fleeing with the children. The incident triggered an AMBER alert. The […]

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Police: Amber Alert Issued For Two Bronx Children Abducted By Their Father

An amber alert has been issued for Nazir Edwards, 5, and Mlyliah Edwards, 2, who were allegedly abducted by Edward Fitz at around 4 a.m. According to the police, Fitz, 29, fired a gun during a domestic dispute and then set their home, located on Barber Avenue, on fire. Authorities say the suspect is driving a 2005 […]

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Bronx Former Police Officer Sentenced to 25 Years for Wife’s Murder

Eddie Coello, 40, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for strangling his wife to death, reports the New York Times. Prosecutors claim he strangled Tina Adovasio at their Throgs Neck home in March of 2011, weeks after she filed for divorce. Coello, who had previously faced charges of domestic violence against Adovasio, served as […]

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Bronx Veterans’ Day Parade to Honor Women

The Bronx Veterans’ Day Parade to be held in Throgs Neck this Sunday will pay special tribute to military women

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FreshDirect Parks Broken Down Trucks in Port Morris

FreshDirect started its move to Port Morris by parking disabled and broken down trucks in the Harlem River Yards. The Mott Haven Harold reports that as many as 80 trucks were moved to the site, sparking criticism from a community that is already leery of the new arrival. A representative from FreshDirect said the move […]

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Adolfo Carrion Jr. Criticized for Declining Public Campaign Funding

Former Bronx Borough President Adolfo Carrion Jr. is being criticized for declining the public matching funds for a potential political campaign. Daily News reports that Susan Lerner, executive director of the citizens lobby group Common Cause/NY, says that the move to decline public funding doesn’t help voters and puts more power in the hands of […]

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Youth Football Team Looks for New Turf

Former drug counselor Glen Williams wants to convert an abandoned tennis court in Longwood into a field where his youth football team can practice. The Hunts Point Express reports that about 30 kids participate in Williams’ team, which currently practices on a concrete lot in Printer’s Park. Williams believes that the program helps kids learn […]

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City Violated Environmental Law in Construction of Bronx School

The New York Court of Appeals ruled that the New York City violated environmental law by building a school on contaminated land without releasing a long-term monitoring plan. DNA Info reports that an organization called the Bronx Committee for Toxic Free Schools won its case at a Mott Haven site that houses several schools. New […]

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