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Bronx gang bust: Suspects taunted rivals in rap videos, livestreamed pigeon’s beating death, DA says

HIGHBRIDGE, Bronx (WABC) — Nearly three dozen alleged members of the RPT organization have been charged several indictments with various charges including conspiracy to commit murder, attempted murder, attempted assault, and criminal possession of a weapon. Bronx District Attorney Darcel Clark and NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell announced a 65-count indictment Tuesday related to multiple shootings […]

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1-year-old girl shot in the face in the Bronx leaves hospital

VALHALLA, Westchester County (WABC) — A 1-year-old girl who was shot in the face in the Bronx was released from the hospital Friday nearly four months after the horrific crime. Baby Catherine left Blythedale Children’s Hospital in Valhalla with her grateful parents, Miraida Gomez and Gregory Arias, who spoke outside. “Our beautiful miracle baby,” Gomez […]

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Woman raped in apartment building elevator in Bronx

BRONX, New York (WABC) — Police are looking for a man who raped a woman at knifepoint in an elevator in the Bronx. It happened around 10 p.m. on Monday. Authorities say the suspect followed the 40-year-old victim into an apartment building elevator near Bolton Street and Lydig Avenue. Investigators say the man seen in […]

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Bronx teacher arrested for allegedly choking 12-year-old in school cafeteria

LONGWOOD, Bronx (WABC) — A New York City public teacher was arrested after allegedly putting his hands around a student’s neck inside a Bronx school. Police say 45-year-old Chester Hingle choked the 12-year-old boy inside the cafeteria of I.S. 217 in the Longwood section around noon Thursday. The child was not injured. Hingle was charged […]

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School safety agent and teacher slashed at Soundview, Bronx elementary school

SOUNDVIEW, Bronx (WABC) — A school safety agent and a teacher were slashed when they intervened during an attack at a Bronx elementary school Thursday morning. Authorities say a 36-year-old female guidance counselor was walking into P.S. 69 Journey Prep School when the suspect rushed in behind her. It inside the school on Thieriot Avenue […]

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17-year-old to be charged as adult in killing of teenage girl in Bronx

MELROSE, The Bronx (WABC) — Grief counselors were available this morning for classmates of Angellyh Yambo, the student at University Prep Charter High School who was shot and killed walking home from school. It was Friday afternoon when the gunfire erupted at the corner of St. Ann’s Avenue and East 156th Street in the Melrose […]

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New York City loses court fight to boot Trump Organization from operating Bronx golf course

A ‘TRUMP’ branded helicopter sits near a putting green during a ribbon cutting event for a new clubhouse at Trump Golf Links at Ferry Point, June 11, 2018 in The Bronx borough of New York City. Drew Angerer | Getty Images A judge ruled Friday that the Trump Organization can continue to operate a golf […]

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Bronx woman Juana Perdomo Soriano shot to death running for cover inside bodega

NEW YORK — An innocent woman is dead after she was shot Monday in front of a bodega in the Bronx.  Police said Juana Perdomo Soriano was struck when two groups started firing at each other. It’s the latest incident of New York City bystanders becoming victims of gun violence. This time, a 61-year-old woman […]

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4-year-old boy survives fall out 6-story window in the Bronx

MOTT HAVEN, Bronx (WABC) — A 4-year-old boy miraculously survived a fall out a sixth floor window in the Bronx Tuesday. It happened around noon at the Patterson Houses NYCHA complex on East 143rd Street in Mott Haven. It appeared the child fell between a gap in the window created by an air conditioner. He […]

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7 On Your Side: Bronx woman on the hook for $108,000 in mortgage mess

BEDFORD PARK, The Bronx (WABC) — A Bronx woman was at already at a breaking point after battling cancer and struggling to get back to work, before the federal government suddenly seized her tax refund and made plans to garnish her wages. The monumental misery was caused by a six-figure debt — money she had […]