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Bronx

  1. policing
    NYC’s Police-Union Leaders Are UnhingedThis is not normal behavior.
  2. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ousts Top House Democrat Joe Crowley in Stunning UpsetThe young progressive’s win over the fourth-ranking House Democrat is sending shock waves through Washington, like Eric Cantor’s 2014 primary loss.
  3. tragedies
    Officials: Horrific NYC Fire Caused by Child Playing With StoveThe apartment-building fire left 12 dead and 6 injured.
  4. Gunman Opens Fire at Bronx Hospital, Killing OneThe suspect was reportedly a former employee and physician at the hospital. He killed at least one person before turning the gun on himself.
  5. NYPD Cop Fatally Shoots 66-Year-Old Woman in the BronxShe was reportedly acting erratically and charged at officers with a baseball bat.
  6. #bronxisburning
    Developer Throws Tin-Eared ‘Bronx Is Burning’ Halloween Theme Party in the BronxRevelers were encouraged to hashtag their experiences with #bronxisburning.
  7. who would steal a dog?
    Two-Month-Old Husky Puppy Apparently Dognapped During BurglaryThe other dogs were assaulted with pepper spray and a paintball gun by the intruder.
  8. scary things
    Legionnaires’ Outbreak Kills 4, Sickens 67 Others in the South BronxThe number is likely to rise in the coming days.
  9. Super-Ambitious Teen Tries to Steal the Same Car TwicePlus a pair of Adidas sneakers.
  10. the outer boroughs
    What Is the Bronx, Anyway?New York’s most elusive borough lags far behind in the city’s identity sweepstakes. But why?
  11. sick days
    Legionnaires’ Disease–Causing Bacteria Has Been Found in the Bronx’s Co-Op CityThe borough has seen an uptick in cases during the past month.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Neighbor Claims Bronx Woman Went Shopping After Toddler’s DeathAnd he found the body in her apartment.
  13. know your leaders
    The Man Who Wants to Build a Haven for Gay Seniors in the BronxThe borough’s first-ever openly gay councilmember is trying to create a safe space in the “Bible Belt of New York City.”
  14. famous animals
    This Weasel-Like, Rat-Eating Creature Is Stalking NYCA rare fisher spotted in the Bronx.
  15. sad lawsuits
    NYC Owes Family $172 Million for Ambulance DisasterOne of the largest awards in city history.
  16. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD Sergeant Stripped of Badge, Gun After Pushing Kid Into WindowThe 14-year-old was handcuffed at the time.
  17. early and awkward
    Watch Assemblyman José Rivera Spit Some Fairly Creepy GameIn a video from the Dominican Republic.
  18. scary things
    Something Exploded in the Bronx Last NightAuthorities say it was fireworks, but many aren’t buying it.
  19. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Bodies Found in Burned-Out Bronx BuildingA demolition crew made the grisly discovery.
  20. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bronx Livery Cabbie Charged With Murdering Girlfriend, Putting Body in TrashAn illegally parked cab led to the arrest.
  21. horrible things
    Bronx Teacher Allegedly Raped 10-Year-Old After Tricking Her ParentsHe said he was taking her to an awards ceremony.
  22. horrible things
    Bronx Man Says He Was Taunted for Being ‘Arab,’ Beaten After Boston BombingThe NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit is investigating.
  23. sad things
    Bronx Apartment Fire Kills 7-Year-Old GirlA gas tank from Hurricane Sandy added fuel to the fire.
  24. crimes and misdemeanors
    Son Reportedly Admitted to Dismembering Bronx MomA story straight from Law & Order.
  25. crimes and misdemeanors
    9-Year-Old Thrown From Rooftop Still in Critical ConditionHis attacker was a neighbor with a rap sheet.
  26. crimes and misdemeanors
    Fake Keystone Cops and Their Amazing Car Busted in Bronx Heroin HeistIt could have been the crime of the century.
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Cops Wounded in Two Shootings an Hour ApartGunfire in the Bronx and Brooklyn.
  28. shootings
    NYC’s First Homicide of 2013 Was a Woman From the BronxWe almost made it three days.
  29. crimes and misdemeanors
    Botched Bronx Robbery Became Days-Long Ordeal of Torture, Cops SayVictims were beaten, bound, and urinated on.
  30. crimes and misdemeanors
    Police Say Bronx Teen Was Strangled To DeathThe girl’s uncle was just arrested.
  31. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bronx Kids Found Safe After Dad’s Alleged Kidnapping, CarjackingA hell of an alleged crime wave to bring the kids on.
  32. arrests
    21-Year-Old Man Arrested in Bronx Baby’s DeathHe’s been charged with the death of his daughter and her mother. 
  33. things that are awful
    Mother and Child Killed in Bronx Apartment FirePolice say someone set the blaze to cover up mother’s murder.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Robbers Beat Laundromat Worker With Stick During RobberyThey repeatedly punched him too.
  35. worst landlords
    Bad New York Landlords, Part XLVIRemember that fire-escape-less Bronx building?
  36. transportation
    State to Install New Barriers at Site of Fatal Bronx CrashThey barriers will supplement the guard rails along the viaduct.
  37. crimes and misdemeanors
    Teacher at Exclusive Bronx School Charged in Affair With Underage StudentThe teacher took a 16-year-old girl back to his Chelsea condo.
  38. four-alarm blazes
    Nine Firefighters Injured in Four-Alarm Bronx Fire Winds kept the blaze going for over two hours.
  39. crime and punishment
    Dad Not Charged for Retaliating After 4-Year-Old Was ShotHere’s a sad, scary story.
  40. scary things
    Watch a Bronx Guy Get Pummeled for ‘Snitchin’’This is scary.
  41. stupid crime of the day
    Bronx Store Clerks Foil Robbery, Witnesses Wonder WhyMan, expectations have gotten really low for retail employees.
  42. sad things
    Someone Stole a 500-Pound Street Piano in the BronxYou monster.
  43. the bravest
    Faced With Cutbacks, the FDNY Tries to Avoid Mistakes of the SeventiesNo one wants to hear “The Bronx Is Burning” again.
  44. stupid names of the day
    Numbers You Should Not Include in the Name of Your Cocaine RingThe address of the building wherein you ran your cocaine-distribution operation.
  45. neighborhood news
    Six of the Worst Buildings in New York City Are in the Same Bronx ComplexThis comes as no surprise to residents.
  46. school daze
    Bronx Elementary School’s Unofficial Curriculum Includes Drug-Addled Prostitute SexA tent and a boulder are also involved.
  47. neighborhood news
    Bronx’s Poe House to Get Modernist Visitors’ CenterIt’s quite the contrast.
  48. terrible things
    Tenth Suspect Arraigned in Bronx Beating CaseBecause why stop at nine?
  49. school daze
    Sympathetic Administrators Gave Prostitute Teacher TenurePsst, maybe don’t use your real name when you talk about being a prostitute?
  50. terrorble
    Alleged Bronx Bomb Plotter’s Latest Defense Strategy? Pretend He’s in The Matrix“This is ‘The Matrix,’ isn’t it?”
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