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9 hrs ago | The Washington Post

More people died from heroin overdoses in New York City last year than any year since 2003

The number of people who died of unintentional heroin overdoses in New York City last year was the highest toll the city has seen in a decade, according to data released Thursday by the city's Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.

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13 hrs ago | News12.com

Report: Drug overdose deaths on the rise in New York

The department says statistics from 2013 show the largest number of heroin deaths in a decade.

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17 hrs ago | StreetsBlog.org

Planning For Growth and Safer Streets at Bronx Metro-North Stations

Once the MTA's East Side Access project is finally complete, a few additional upgrades will allow Metro-North's New Haven Line trains to stop at new stations in the East Bronx and cross the Hell Gate Bridge before heading to Penn Station.

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19 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

Man Who Mowed Down Woman Twice Charged With Attempted Murder, Officials Say

The hit-and-run occurred around 1 p.m. on Aug. 18 by Bruckner Boulevard and 138th Street, when 25-year-old Alex Hernandez made a U-turn and began driving toward the victim, Christine Aybar, after yelling at her, the criminal complaint says.

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23 hrs ago | New York Daily News

OD deaths jump in city

The rate of drug overdose deaths in the city has soared by 41% since 2010, data released Thursday by the city Health Department revealed.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

New York Daily News

Bronx fund-raiser to help James Foley's kin

The Bronx Documentary Center will host a film screening and a panel discussion about conflict journalism in honor of James Foley.

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CBS Local

Family Grateful After NYPD Officer Revives Baby In The Bronx

The parents of a 2-month-old girl from the Bronx had a lot to be thankful for on Wednesday, after an NYPD officer rushed into their home and revived the girl after she stopped breathing.

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News12.com

Officer Johnny Castillo, who saved baby's life, was recently retrained in CPR

News 12 The Bronx has learned that the police officer who helped save a baby's life Tuesday was recently retrained in CPR.

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Daily Mail

Bank robber Dorren Singh who stole $32,000 from several New York...

Out of luck: Serial bank robber who stole $32,000 from a dozen New York banks loses it ALL at the roulette table A bank robber accused of raiding more than a dozen banks in New York lost all of his stolen cash playing roulette in Atlantic City.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

News12.com

Sgt. Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeant's Benevolent Association,...

Sgt. Ed Mullins, president of the Sergeant's Benevolent Association, called out the mayor in an open letter to the New York Post Tuesday.

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New York Daily News

City gives $1.32 million to feed hungry

The City Council dedicated $1.32 million to helping replenish food banks and announced a week-long food drive to help feed the city's hungry.

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News12.com

Bronx students Luis Traverse & Roslyn Reyes win summer scholarship to Berklee College of Music

Two Bronx students have been chosen for a prestigious summer scholarship at one of the nation's top music colleges.

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Final Call

Marching for national movement against police brutality

Thousands recently marched in this borough to protest the killing of Eric Garner, 43, an unarmed Black man by police officers using a banned chokehold because they said he was selling cigarettes illegally and needed to be arrested.

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The Village Voice

Number of Shooting Victims Has Increased in 14 NYPD Precincts Over the Last Five Years

It's unfair to judge a police department solely against the crime stats of the previous year.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Listen to three exclusive tracks from Broadway's upcoming 'On the Town'

The Bronx is up, the Battery's down-and smack-dab in the middle, there's the latest revival of a classic 1944 Comden/Green/Bernstein musical, coming to the newly-renamed Lyric Theatre this fall.

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ABA Journal

Some places are still off-limits for selfies

Osterreicher, who serves as general counsel to the National Press Photographers Association, says that the new generation of smartphone-enabled photography enthusiasts might be surprised to learn that they can get themselves in trouble for taking pictures in certain places.

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DNAinfo.com

MAP: See Where Hundreds of Affordable Housing Units Are Coming to NYC

Thousands of new affordable housing units are set to come to the city as part of a new $350 million fund meant to rehab thousands of apartments throughout the state.

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News12.com

Feeding America: More Americans are food insecure, leading to health issues

According to Feeding America, one in every seven Americans turns to food banks for help.

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New York Post

Bar Association to honor stop-and-frisk foe Judge Scheindlin

Bronx defense lawyers are celebrating Manhattan federal Judge Shira Scheindlin, who struck down the NYPD's stop-and-frisk tactics only to be booted from the case over concerns about her impartiality, The Post has learned.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

CBS Local

Cops: Babysitter Charged In Death Of Toddler In The Bronx

A babysitter has been charged in the death of a 20-month-old boy who was in her care, police said.

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