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

Man Armed With Scissors Dead After Being Stunned By Police Taser In The Bronx

An emotionally disturbed man is dead after police used a Taser on him in the Bronx Monday, the NYPD said.


The NYPD say these three men stole a bed and couch in the Bronx on Christmas Eve, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Men Steal Bed, Sofa From Bronx Woman’s Apartment

It happened back on Dec. 24 at a building on Tiebout Avenue in University Heights.


Ten people were injured when a fire broke out on Friday, Nov. 21, in a building on University Avenue in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

10 Injured When Fire Breaks Out In Bronx Apartment Building

Ten people suffered minor injuries Friday night in an extra-alarm fire in the University Heights section of the Bronx.


A surveillance image of a suspect in the sexual abuse of a woman in an apartment building in the University Heights section of the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspect In Sexual Attack In Bronx Apartment

Police on Thursday released a surveillance video of a suspect in the sexual abuse of a woman in a Bronx apartment building.


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Several People Rescued From University Heights Apartment Elevator

The Department of Buildings told 1010 WINS the elevator sheave malfunctioned causing the hoist ropes to snap.


A sketch of a suspect in a rape in the University Heights section of the Bronx (credti: NYPD)/A sketch of a suspect wanted in a rape in the Bedford Park section of the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Women On Edge As Cops Hunt Suspects Sought In Separate Bronx Attacks

Police are looking for two suspects who they say are wanted for unrelated rapes in the Bronx.


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Search On For Suspect In Rape In Bronx Stairwell

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect they say raped a woman in the stairwell of a Bronx building.


Police are looking for a man who has been groping women in the Bronx. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Sought In Connection With String Of Bronx Touching Incidents

The NYPD has asked the public for help in tracking down a man wanted in connection with a series of forcible touching incidents in the Bronx.


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Search On For Forcible Touching Suspect In The Bronx

Police on Monday were asking the public to help them find a man who forcibly touched a woman in a Bronx apartment building lobby this past weekend.


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Cement Truck Crashes Into Bronx Building; Driver Killed

A cement truck crashed into a three-story residential building in the Bronx on Monday evening, leaving the driver dead and at least four people with injuries, authorities said.


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3 Bodies Found In Burned Out Home In The Bronx

A demolition crew found three bodies in a vacant home that had been on fire a week earlier in the Bronx.


Bronx Sex Assault Suspect (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Smelled Woman’s Feet During Sex Assault In The Bronx

Around 1:10 a.m. Friday, police said the suspect came up behind an 18-year-old woman on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights and choked her to the ground. The suspect then took off the woman’s shoes and smelled her feet before fleeing the scene, police said.


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Teenage Girl Charged With Setting Extra-Alarm Fire In The Bronx

A teenage girl from the Bronx was charged Sunday with setting her building on fire after an argument with her mother – leaving six firefighters injured and several people homeless.


FILE - NYPD cruiser (credit: CBS 2)

Man Shot By Police After Hitting Officer With Car In The Bronx

Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.


Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue were ordered to vacate after the building's management company removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Some Bronx Tenants Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Allowed To Return Home

More than 70 families were forced to evacuate the building earlier this month after a contractor, who filed improper permits for renovations at the building, removed the fire escapes illegally.