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  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. profiles
    Chef Malcolm Livingston II Wants to Be a Force of ChangeChef Malcolm Livingston II wants to be a force of change in his home borough.
  5. 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.
  6. NYPD Cop Fatally Shoots 66-Year-Old Woman in the BronxShe was reportedly acting erratically and charged at officers with a baseball bat.
  7. gallery
    A Hood by Air Photographer Captures Street-Cast ModelsKevin Amato’s new book, The Importants.
  8. Cuomo Administration Will Build a $20 Million Greenmarket in the BronxThe 125,000-square-foot facility will connect upstate farmers with city shoppers.
  9. crime
    History Teacher Sentenced After Trying to Lure Girls for SexHe posted an ad on Craiglist.
  10. horrible things
    14 Teen Girls Missing in Possible Bronx Sex RingBut the NYPD says most of the missing girls have been returned to their homes.
  11. Major Blunders
    John Kasich Had Another Unfortunate Encounter With Italian FoodTake it easy, man.
  12. Crime Scene
    6 People Got Slashed at New York Restaurants This WeekendThe horrible trend is getting worse.
  13. #bronxisburning
    Developer Throws Tin-Eared ‘Bronx Is Burning’ Halloween Theme Party in the BronxRevelers were encouraged to hashtag their experiences with #bronxisburning.
  14. 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.
  15. scary things
    Legionnaires’ Outbreak Kills 4, Sickens 67 Others in the South BronxThe number is likely to rise in the coming days.
  16. Closings
    How One of the Bronx’s Most Popular Cheap-Eats Destinations Became aCarnitas El Atoradero opened in 2013 and received rave reviews. Yet it’s already closed.
  17. Super-Ambitious Teen Tries to Steal the Same Car TwicePlus a pair of Adidas sneakers.
  18. 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?
  19. 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.
  20. Obits
    Mario Borgatti, the Bronx’s Pasta Patriarch, Has DiedBorgatti was born in 1917 and was just 17 when his parents opened up shop on East 187th Street in 1935.
  21. Bronx
    What to Order at 188 Cuchifritos, the Ultraporky Bronx Restaurant From LastSlow-cooked shoulder, fried belly, fantastically chewy tongue, hog maws, and blood sausage, coming right up.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Neighbor Claims Bronx Woman Went Shopping After Toddler’s DeathAnd he found the body in her apartment.
  23. 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.”
  24. Victory
    Newsstand Owner Considered Threat to Starbucks Is Serving Coffee AgainThe cheap coffee is back.
  25. The Chain Gang
    Bronx Newsstand Ordered to Stop Serving Coffee in Deference to NeighboringAn online petition seeks to win the vendor back his right to percolate.
  26. famous animals
    This Weasel-Like, Rat-Eating Creature Is Stalking NYCA rare fisher spotted in the Bronx.
  27. sad lawsuits
    NYC Owes Family $172 Million for Ambulance DisasterOne of the largest awards in city history.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYPD Sergeant Stripped of Badge, Gun After Pushing Kid Into WindowThe 14-year-old was handcuffed at the time.
  29. early and awkward
    Watch Assemblyman José Rivera Spit Some Fairly Creepy GameIn a video from the Dominican Republic.
  30. scary things
    Something Exploded in the Bronx Last NightAuthorities say it was fireworks, but many aren’t buying it.
  31. Uptown Baby
    Bourdain Determined to Take Parts Unknown to the BronxThe Bronx is up, he says.
  32. Reopenings
    Bruckner Bar & Grill Has ReopenedSouth Bronx!
  33. Boogie Down
    Baron Ambrosia Now Has His Own MovieMelle Mel’s in it, too.
  34. Things to Consider
    Handy Tips: Don’t Eat the New Bronx River OystersStudents added 100,000 oysters to a man-made oyster reef, but they aren’t for eating.
  35. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Bodies Found in Burned-Out Bronx BuildingA demolition crew made the grisly discovery.
  36. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bronx Livery Cabbie Charged With Murdering Girlfriend, Putting Body in TrashAn illegally parked cab led to the arrest.
  37. horrible things
    Bronx Teacher Allegedly Raped 10-Year-Old After Tricking Her ParentsHe said he was taking her to an awards ceremony.
  38. What’s Good Here
    Arthur Avenue’s Career Waiter“I have a woman, she won’t even come in here if I’m not here.”
  39. horrible things
    Bronx Man Says He Was Taunted for Being ‘Arab,’ Beaten After Boston BombingThe NYPD’s Hate Crimes Unit is investigating.
  40. sad things
    Bronx Apartment Fire Kills 7-Year-Old GirlA gas tank from Hurricane Sandy added fuel to the fire.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Son Reportedly Admitted to Dismembering Bronx MomA story straight from Law & Order.
  42. crimes and misdemeanors
    9-Year-Old Thrown From Rooftop Still in Critical ConditionHis attacker was a neighbor with a rap sheet.
  43. crimes and misdemeanors
    Fake Keystone Cops and Their Amazing Car Busted in Bronx Heroin HeistIt could have been the crime of the century.
  44. crimes and misdemeanors
    Three Cops Wounded in Two Shootings an Hour ApartGunfire in the Bronx and Brooklyn.
  45. shootings
    NYC’s First Homicide of 2013 Was a Woman From the BronxWe almost made it three days.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Botched Bronx Robbery Became Days-Long Ordeal of Torture, Cops SayVictims were beaten, bound, and urinated on.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Police Say Bronx Teen Was Strangled To DeathThe girl’s uncle was just arrested.
  48. crimes and misdemeanors
    Bronx Kids Found Safe After Dad’s Alleged Kidnapping, CarjackingA hell of an alleged crime wave to bring the kids on.
  49. arrests
    21-Year-Old Man Arrested in Bronx Baby’s DeathHe’s been charged with the death of his daughter and her mother. 
  50. things that are awful
    Mother and Child Killed in Bronx Apartment FirePolice say someone set the blaze to cover up mother’s murder.
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