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Subway service from upper Manhattan, Bronx disrupted by debris

Furious commuters slammed the MTA Thursday morning after debris on the subway tracks slowed the commute from upper Manhattan and the Bronx, the MTA said. There were no trains on the 1, 2 and 3 lines between W. 96th St. and W. 42nd St. because of debris blocking the tracks at W. 50th St., officials said. “This is unacceptable,” commuter ...

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Charges dismissed against Bronx teen Pedro Hernandez

Prosecutors dismissed all charges Wednesday against Bronx teenager Pedro Hernandez, who was jailed for more than one year after being unable to make bail following his arrest in a 2015 shooting. Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark moved to exonerate Pedro Hernandez, 17, on assault and illegal weapons possession charges because the case collapsed under an avalanche of inconsistent and contradictory ...

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Deliveryman keeps working despite being beaten by teens in Bronx

A Chinese food deliveryman beaten and robbed of $ 150 in the Bronx by three teens said he’s scared for his safety but has no choice but to keep on working. The heartless teens attacked 46-year-old Dao Li in a building on Walton Ave. nearly Marcy Place in Highbridge about 9:45 p.m. on Aug. 24. “I’m scared but I must ...

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Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie to teach college part-time in Bronx

ALBANY — Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is headed back to campus this fall. Heastie, a Bronx Democrat, announced Friday that he will teach classes part-time at Monroe College’s Bronx Campus, instructing an introductory course in personal finance management. “Higher education has always been a priority to me as I recognize the countless doors it has opened for me, and I ...

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100-year-old Bronx man cuffed after shooting himself in the leg

A 100-year-old Bronx man added arrest to injury Thursday, when he shot himself in the leg, then wound up charged with weapons possession. Pedro Detres was handling his revolver when the gun went off, sending a bullet into the centenarian gunslinger’s thigh Thursday morning, cops said. Police learned of the injury at about 10:30 a.m., after responding to a call ...

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Female guards sexually assaulted minors at Bronx detention center

Female guards at a Bronx juvenile detention center sexually assaulted young male detainees, plying the boys with booze, candy and promises of special privileges, a new lawsuit alleges. One guard, according to the suit, told an alleged victim that if he “took care of her needs,” he could use her cell phone, watch special movies, get extra food and face ...

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Bronx woman found dead with rosary beads in her throat

A Bronx woman was found dead Tuesday with a set of rosary beads stuffed down her throat, police said. An EMS crew was trying to resuscitate the 33-year-old woman when police arrived at the Anderson Ave. scene near Shakespeare Ave. in Highbridge at 5:25 p.m., cops said. Medics rushed the woman to Lincoln Medical Center, where she died. Earlier in ...

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A bloody Yankee history of the Bronx Brawlers’ greatest fights

They’re called the Bronx Bombers but they’re pretty good at brawlin’, too. In fact, the Yankees have had some classic throwdowns in their history, including on Thursday in Detroit. Here’s a list of some of the most notable Yankee fights in history, most of which came against a certain rival: Knock Your Sox Off (May 20, 1976) Players try to ...

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Block party held for Bronx girl scalded with boiling water

An 11-year-old Bronx girl badly burned when a friend poured boiling water on her face won’t let her pain prevent her from being the life of the party. Jamoneisha (Jamoni) Merritt was all smiles on Thursday as she laughed and danced her way down Finlay Ave. in Morrisania. An annual block party was transformed into a celebration of the preteen’s ...

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Teen dies after collapsing at football practice in the Bronx

A 14-year-old high school football player collapsed during practice in the Bronx on Tuesday and died of an apparent heart attack, officials said. Dominick Bess, who attends the Mount St. Michael Academy on Murdock Ave. in Wakefield, fell to the ground around 9:30 a.m., police and fire officials said. Medics rushed the JV player to Montefiore Medical Center, where he ...

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