The Bronx

Rikers Island
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Marla Diamond
October 16, 2019 - 1:29 pm
A City Council committee will hear arguments in support and opposition of the plan to close Rikers Island ahead of a full council vote on Thursday.
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Rikers Island
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Mack Rosenberg
October 15, 2019 - 6:15 pm
The City Council is set to vote Thursday on a plan to shut down the Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four borough-based prisons.
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Rikers Island
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Steve Burns
October 14, 2019 - 1:25 pm
New numbers from the New York City Council and Mayor Bill de Blasio’s office estimates the city’s jail population will be cut in half over the next seven years, just in time for the closure of Rikers Island.
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Ruben Diaz Jr. honors Antonyo Love and Jairo Torres
Marla Diamond
WCBS 880 Newsroom
October 04, 2019 - 2:12 pm
The Yankees will honor two men who rescued a 5-year-old girl after her father jumped in front of a subway train last month as October baseball returns to the Bronx.
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Office Brian Mulkeen
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
September 30, 2019 - 3:01 pm
NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill says the death of a 33-year-old officer who was killed during a struggle with an armed suspect in the Bronx early Sunday was a "tragic case of friendly fire."
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Rikers Island
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Erica Brosnan
September 05, 2019 - 12:50 pm
The City Council held a hearing Thursday on a plan to shut down the Rikers Island jail complex and replace it with four borough-based prisons.
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NYPD Police Vehicle
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July 27, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The father of twin infants who were found dead inside a hot car in the Bronx on Friday afternoon has been charged in their deaths.
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Bronx tip jar
NYPD
May 28, 2019 - 10:40 am
A Bronx mom who collected $4,000 in tips to pay for her daughters' college educations has lost all of that money after it was stolen from her bodega.
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Walton Park shooting suspects
NYPD
May 16, 2019 - 3:07 pm
The search is on for two suspects wanted in connection with a shooting at a crowded basketball court in the Bronx.
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Sex attack suspect
NYPD
May 15, 2019 - 1:22 pm
The NYPD has released video of a man accused of sexually abusing a patient in a coma at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx.
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