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Two NYPD officers shot, one suspect killed in Bronx

Two NYPD officers were shot Thursday evening inside the Melrose Houses, a public-housing complex located on East 156th Street in the Bronx, according to multiple news reports.

19 NYPD officers allegedly downgraded crimes in Bronx precinct

Bronx - Nineteen NYPD officers in the Bronx 40th precinct face possible departmental charges because city investigators have uncovered dozens of cases where crimes were allegedly misreported, authorities say.

NYC will pay $3.9 million to family of unarmed teen killed by cop

Bronx - The family of Ramarley Graham, an unarmed teenager who was shot and killed in his grandmother's bathroom by a NYPD officer in Feb. 2012, will receive $3.9 million in their wrongful death lawsuit against the city.

The Bronx's Lea Michele heads to Oz as character Dorothy Gale

New York - Born in New York City's Bronx borough, actress Lea Michele finds herself stepping into famous ruby slippers and heading to Oz as the character Dorothy Gale in “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return,” an upcoming animated musical feature.

Passengers thrown from speeding fatal NYC train derailment

New York - At least four passengers died and dozens were injured in the derailment of a speeding train in the Bronx. Some passengers were thrown from the Metro-North Train.

New York’s problem with prescription drugs

New York - Nationwide, overdose rates are increasing at an alarming rate. In some states, overdose deaths have surpassed traffic accidents as the leading cause of accidental death. As the death toll rises, many are asking what can be done to combat this trend.

SUV plunges off Bronx River Parkway, seven people killed (video)

Bronx - In a tragic accident that occurred over the weekend, a family of seven was killed after the SUV they were riding in flipped over a Bronx River Parkway railing and landed onto Bronx Zoo owned property.

N.Y. man receives staggering $44 million hospital bill

Bronx - Health care costs have been steadily on the rise, but one New York man recently received a huge shock when he opened up an envelope containing a bill from a hospital that had treated him.

Sixteen NYPD officers arraigned on ticket fixing scandal

Bronx - This past Thursday evening and Friday morning 16 NYPD officers surrendered to prosecutors at the Bronx courthouse to face criminal charges stemming from a ticket fixing scandal. Meanwhile, hundreds of officers staged a rally in support of those arraigned.

NYPD officer arrested on DWI charges after killing pedestrian

Bronx - An off-duty rookie NYPD officer was arrested on charges of drunk driving and vehicular manslaughter after he struck and killed a 22 year-old man walking through the Wakefield area of the Bronx this past Wednesday morning.

NYPD officer in corruption probe attempts suicide

Bronx - A off-duty NYPD officer jumped onto subway tracks in the Bronx and touched the third rail in a failed suicide bid early Wednesday morning. The officer was one of several dozen being investigated by a grand jury in relation to a ticket fixing scandal.

NYPD officer charged with rape of teacher eyed in other attacks

New York - New York City Police Department detectives are investigating whether a police officer arrested on charges of allegedly raping a school teacher at gunpoint on a Manhattan street earlier last month is a serial rapist.

NYPD cop sentenced after road-rage incident

Bronx - A former New York City police officer who lost his job for assaulting a pedestrian in a fit of road rage while on-duty in the Bronx, was spared a prison sentence by a judge and given five years probation.

Grade-school teacher, former sex worker Melissa Petro reassigned

Bronx - A grade-school teacher in Bronx, New York, who blogged about her years as a prostitute has been reassigned pending an inquiry. Melissa Petro never worked as a prostitute during her time at the public school.

Can you find the $10,000 treasure chest buried in NYC? (video)

New York - Somewhere in New York City there is a buried treasure chest filled with coins worth $10,000, and if you find it, it's yours, according to a mysterious website.

One Bronx building's solution to its bad smelling situation

New York - A Bronx, New York building that sits right next to a sewage plant and suffers from truck exhaust odors is getting a smell-over. The hope is that perfume can mask the garbage odors.

Boyfriend arrested in Bronx murder

An 18-year-old woman that was shot and killed over the weekend in the Bronx and her boyfriend was arrested and charged in connection with her murder.

Teach Us About Sex Says Some Bronx Student Activists

When it comes to sex ed some Bronx students have been fighting to get knowledge put into the classroom. Ten students recently testified before the City Council that sex education needs to be mandatory in the classroom.

Bronx basement lab of horrors discovered

A locked Bronx basement turned out to be a ghoulish laboratory of horrors, filled with preserved human skulls, sulfuric acid and possibly a human fetus soaking in a jar of formaldehyde.

The Story Of Johnny Five

Bronx--Johnny Five, 45, is homeless. This is a story about how you can take a homeless person off of the streets, but you sometimes can't take the feeling of being homeless out of the person.

Young Bronx Girl Shot in the Back at a Party

A 12 year old girl was shot in the back at a party early Sunday morning in the Bronx.

Police Investigate Attempted Abductions in the Bronx

New York City police are investigating the attempted abduction of three teens in the Bronx.

Death of Bronx newborn is ruled a homicide

The death of a newborn whose body was found outside an apartment building after she was thrown from a window was ruled a homocide Wednesday, the medical examiner said
 

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Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx ...
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed.
With permission by Reuters / Eric Thayer
New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks to the media at the site of a Metro-North train derailment ...
New York governor Andrew M. Cuomo speaks to the media at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed
With permission by Reuters / Eric Thayer
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx ...
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed.
With permission by Reuters / Eric Thayer
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx ...
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed.
With permission by Reuters / Eric Thayer
Hurricane Irene causing flooding in a Bronx park
Hurricane Irene causing flooding in a Bronx park
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The  B  train  passengers and a street musician at the 59th Street - Columbus Circle of the NYC Subw...
The "B" train, passengers and a street musician at the 59th Street - Columbus Circle of the NYC Subway system in Midtown Manhattan.
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An air view of the Bronx where the incident took place.
An air view of the Bronx where the incident took place.
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Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New Y...
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Carlo Allegri
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New Y...
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Carlo Allegri
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New Y...
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Carlo Allegri
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New Y...
Emergency workers gather at the site of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013
With permission by Reuters / Carlo Allegri
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx ...
Emergency personnel evacuate a victim from the scene of a Metro-North train derailment in the Bronx borough of New York December 1, 2013. At least four people were killed and 63 injured, including 11 critically, when the suburban train derailed.
With permission by Reuters / Eric Thayer
New York City Subway System with passengers.
New York City Subway System with passengers.
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