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Suspect In Bronx Explosion Arrested

A suspect has been arrested in connection to the Kingsbridge explosion on Tuesday that killed FDNY Batallian Chief Michael Fahy and injured 12 others. The suspect, Julio Salcedo, 34, is thought to be a tenant of the destroyed marijuana grow house, he was arrested on an outstanding misdemeanor warrant, according to DNA Info.  

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FDNY Battalion Chief Killed After House Explosion In Kingsbridge

  An explosion of a Kingsbridge house in the Bronx killed a FDNY battalion chief and injured at least 12 others on Tuesday morning. Authorities responded to a 6:20 am call about a gas leak in the neighborhood, which was initially believed to be the cause of the explosion. But law enforcement now think the […]

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Bronx Documentary Center To Host World-Class Photo Exhibit

World Press Photo Award winner Eugene Richards will hold his new exhibit, “Below the Line: Living Poor in America by Eugene Richards,” in the Bronx Documentary Center from October 1st through November 6th. “The audience in the Bronx will come in and have a different read to the pictures and many will have a closer relation to […]

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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 […]

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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.

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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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Thief headlocks, swipes wallet from a 71-year-old Bronx man in the latest elderly victim attack

Antonio Garcia was standing on E. 138th St. near the Madison Ave. Bridge in Grand Concourse about 8 p.m. Wednesday when an attacker grabbed him from behind. The thief put Garcia in a headlock and swiped the senior’s wallet, which contained $33, before running off. Garcia was not injured. Cops were still looking for the mugger on […]

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Prosecution Bureau Opened on Rikers Island

On Thursday, the Bronx District Attorney opened a 14-staff prosecution bureau on Rikers Island. “Being on site, the Bronx District Attorney’s office will bring another set of eyes and ears to Rikers Island,” DA Darcel Clark said. You can read more, here.

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