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NYC Officials Outline ‘Vision Zero’ Pedestrian Safety Plan For Bronx

City officials outlined a new pedestrian safety plan for the Bronx Wednesday as the de Blasio administration marks the one year anniversary of the Vision Zero program with a five-borough tour.

02/18/2015

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Police Believe Disturbed Man Slashed Mother, Set Fire In The Bronx

Police believe a man described as emotionally disturbed was behind a fire that broke out Tuesday in the Bronx.

02/17/2015

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Former Wall Street Computer Tech Convicted In 2011, Bronx Drug Murder

A former Wall Street computer technician turned drug addict accused of murder learned his fate on Friday.

02/13/2015

Bronx teacher Stephen Ritz has been nominated for a $1 million global teacher prize. (Credit: Varkey Foundation)

Bronx Teacher Nominated For $1 Million Worldwide Teaching Prize

A Bronx schoolteacher’s selflessness has positioned him as a top 10 finalist in a worldwide community service contest.

02/13/2015

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Suspect Charged In Death Of Man Found In Bronx Stairwell

A man has been charged with murder in the death of a 68-year-old man whose body was found on a staircase late last month in the Melrose section of the Bronx.

02/12/2015

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Parents Speak Out After Bronx Teaching Assistant Accused Of Having Sex With Teen

Maria Contreras, 29, was arraigned Sunday night on charges including second and third degree rape, sexual misconduct, criminal sexual acts and endangering the welfare of a minor.

02/09/2015

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: 4 Injured After Dispute In Bronx

Four people were injured early Saturday morning after what police say was the result of a large dispute in the Bronx.

02/07/2015

A surveillance image of two suspects who police believe stole a 71-year-old woman's wallet in the Bronx and used her credit card at a Wendy's. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Took 71-Year-Old Woman’s Wallet, Used Credit Card In The Bronx

Police on Friday were searching for two suspects who allegedly ripped off a 71-year-old woman’s wallet in the Bronx and then used her credit card.

02/06/2015

New York State Assemblyman Carl Heastie of the Bronx. (File Photo; Credit: CBS2)

NY Assembly Picks Heastie As Speaker To Succeed Silver

Carl Heastie was elected speaker of the New York state Assembly on Tuesday, making him the first African-American to hold the powerful position.

02/03/2015

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City Settles For $3.9 Million In Case Of Ramarley Graham, Bronx Teen Killed By Cop In 2012

The City of New York on Friday agreed to pay $3.9 million to the family of Ramarley Graham, a black Bronx teenager shot to death by a white police officer in 2012.

01/30/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect who police believe shot at a woman through an apartment peephole in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Woman Was Nearly Shot Right Through Apartment Peephole In The Bronx

Police on Friday were searching for two suspects who allegedly almost shot a woman right through the peephole in her apartment door in the Bronx.

01/30/2015

Fire crews rescue a boy from the icy Bronx River. (Credit: FDNY)

FDNY Rescues Young Boy From Ice On Bronx River

A child was rescued by the FDNY Thursday after being caught on the ice in the Bronx River.

01/29/2015

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Police: Bronx Armed Robbery Suspects Steal $5 After Binding 83-Year-Old Woman With Duct Tape

The NYPD is looking for three people who allegedly stole $5 after tying up an 83-year-old woman during an armed robbery in the Bronx.

01/29/2015

FILE -- NYPD vehicle. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police: Man’s Death In Bronx Building Stairwell Was Homicide

Police were investigating Wednesday night after a man was found dead in a stairwell in a Bronx public housing development stairwell.

01/28/2015

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin (credit: Amos Ben/GPO via Getty Images)

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Looks To Strengthen Ties With Latino Community During Bronx Visit

Looking to strengthen ties between Israel and the city’s Latino community, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomed the President of Israel on Wednesday.

01/28/2015

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