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Mott Haven »

Man Busted on Stolen Citi Bike Claimed he Borrowed it From His Cousin: NYPD

Police spotted 27-year-old Prince Jamieson with the bike on April 21.

Mott Haven »

Police Catch Suspect Who May Be Serial Beats by Dre Headphones Thief

Officers arrested a man for stealing a pair of Beats headphones at knifepoint on Friday.

Melrose »

ASPCA Offering $20K for Info Leading to Arrest of Bronx Dog Abuser

The dog was found on Jan. 22, 2015 in a Bronx dumpster.

Morrisania »

Thieves Target Hondas as Stolen Car Rates Rise in South Bronx, Police Say

The thieves have been specifically targeting Hondas, said 42nd Precinct Deputy Inspector Steven Ortiz.

Morrisania »

Rapes Increased in South Bronx Precincts in 2014, Police Say

The 40th, 41st, 42nd and 44th precincts all saw a rise in rapes and a decrease in robberies, stats show.

Melrose »

26-Year-Old Bronx Man Dies in First Homicide of 2015

Herb Huntley was shot in the St. Mary's Park Houses before 3 a.m. Thursday morning, police said.

College Point »

NYPD Unveils Body Camera Pilot Program for Its Officers

Officers from six commands will be wearing the cameras.

Mott Haven »

Off-Duty Police Officer Arrested for Strangling Family Member

Peter Everette, 31, was arrested early on Tuesday morning.

Mott Haven »

Police Body Cameras Welcomed in the Bronx

Mott Haven locals said the cameras will help improve relations between the neighborhood and the police.

Civic Center »

NYPD Unveils Details of Body Camera Pilot Program

More than 50 officers in Manhattan, Queens and Brooklyn will voluntarily wear the cameras. 

Morrisania »

Bronx Motorcycle Group's Biker Jackets Hide Hearts of Gold, Community Says

The After Dark Ryders, formed in 2008, do many charitable activities for the borough.

Mott Haven »

Community Board 1 Wants Science Center to Replace 40th Precinct

The center would be a good idea for "any neighborhood," said District Manager Cedric Loftin.

Mott Haven »

16-Year-Old Robbed of Phone and Nintendo 3DS at Knifepoint, Police Say

A 16-year-old male was robbed in the elevator of his own building, according to the NYPD.

Mott Haven »

'Cop Watch' Groups Monitor Police in South Bronx

The groups, which have recently stepped up their Bronx patrols, focus on stop-and-frisk.

Morrisania »

Son Charged with Murdering Mom and Hacking Up Her Body, Police Say

Bashid McLean, 23, is charged with killing his mother, 45-year-old Tanya Byrd.