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Justice for Junior: 7 suspects appear in court in murder of innocent Bronx teen

Justice for Junior: 7 suspects appear in court in murder of innocent Bronx teenSeven of the eight suspects arrested in the brutal murder of a 15-year-old boy in the Bronx made their first court appearances Wednesday, as thousands of mourners gathered to bid a final farewell to the boy affectionately known as Junior.



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Video: Man sucker-punched in Bronx street; Passersby raid his pockets

Video: Man sucker-punched in Bronx street; Passersby raid his pocketsAfter a violent attack left a man unconscious in the middle of a Bronx crosswalk, people started stealing from the victim's pockets, police said.



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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 28-year-old socialist Latina woman from Bronx hailed 'future of Democrats' after primary defeat of Joe Crowley

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez: 28-year-old socialist Latina woman from Bronx hailed 'future of Democrats' after primary defeat of Joe CrowleyA progressive, millennial congressional candidate has beaten a top ranking Democrat in the New York primary, a result that will send shock waves through the Democratic establishment as it looks ahead to the midterm elections this November. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez beat Rep Joe Crowley on Tuesday in a sign of the growing strength and appetite on the progressive left to insert itself into federal politics and reject a Democratic establishment that has been criticised for its cosy relationship with major industries and reluctance to embrace progressive policies on issues like health care and banking reform. Mr Crowley is the chairman of the House Democratic Caucus, and was widely believed to have had ambitions to become speaker of the House if Democrats regain control of Congress.



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Cardi B Donates $8,000 to Family of 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in the Bronx

Cardi B Donates $  8,000 to Family of 15-Year-Old Fatally Stabbed in the BronxThe murder was captured on surveillance footage.



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At A Troubled School In The Bronx, The Student Walkout Was A Miss

At A Troubled School In The Bronx, The Student Walkout Was A MissAt 10 a.m. on Wednesday, teenagers in more than 3,000 high schools across the



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A Decorated Soldier Died While Trying to Rescue His Neighbors from the Bronx Apartment Fire

A Decorated Soldier Died While Trying to Rescue His Neighbors from the Bronx Apartment FireHe reportedly saved multiple people



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Where deadly Bronx fire raged, an eerie, icy calm

Where deadly Bronx fire raged, an eerie, icy calmThere are barely any traces of fire on the apartment building’s facade, no puddles of water on the ground, and only a handful of onlookers. On Friday, only two fire trucks, their lights still flashing, hinted at the drama that had unfolded the evening before in the Bronx.



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Trapped In The Bronx Fire, Grandmother With Baby Makes A Final Phone Call

Trapped In The Bronx Fire, Grandmother With Baby Makes A Final Phone CallOn Thursday night, Christine Batiz, 26, received a devastating call.



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At Least 12 People Have Died After Fire Breaks Out in a Bronx Apartment Building

At Least 12 People Have Died After Fire Breaks Out in a Bronx Apartment BuildingTwelve people were killed and four more were seriously injured and fighting for their lives late Thursday in a fast-moving fire at an apartment building on a frigid night in the Bronx, according to New York City’s mayor



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New York fire: What we know so far about Bronx apartment block blaze

New York fire: What we know so far about Bronx apartment block blazeAt least 12 people have died and several more critically injured in fire at an apartment block in the Bronx in New York City. Four children were among the dead, in “the worst fire tragedy in at least a quarter of a century”, the city’s mayor Bill de Blasio wrote on Twitter. New York City Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro described the tragedy as “historic in its magnitude”.



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