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City to Unveil New Safety Measures at Boat Launches in Wake Of Boys' Deaths

Features include self-closing gates, warning signs and life rings.

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Rikers Jail Medical Provider Let Inmate Die From Diabetic Coma, Suit Says

Carlos Mercado died after lapsing into a coma on Aug. 24, 2013, according to court documents.

Longwood »

Move Out of Controversial Bronx Homeless Shelter Postponed

The shelter is located at 941 Intervale Avenue in Longwood.

Mott Haven »

Hit-and-Run Driver Rams Woman After She Pushed Friends to Safety: Witnesses

A woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver in The Bronx after trying to save her friends, they said.

Belmont »

VIDEO: Watch Adorable Snow Leopard Cubs Play at Bronx Zoo

The two endangered snow leopard cubs, which weigh about 15 pounds each, were born at the zoo on May 6.

Hunts Point »

Felony Assaults Up By Almost 60 Percent in City Jails, Stats Show

As of Aug. 10, the number of felony assaults had risen by 58 percent compared to last year.

Olinville »

Learn About Eels and Oysters at the Bronx River

A series of research projects will be held along the river on Monday, August 18.

Hunts Point »

Free WiFi Coming to Parts of Hunts Point to Help Stop Local 'Brain Drain'

From Hunts Point Avenue to Irvine Streets, organizers want to encourage startups to set up shop locally.

Hunts Point »

Second Livery Driver Murdered in The Bronx in a Week, Police Say

The founder of the state Federation of Taxi Drivers was set to meet with NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton.

Claremont Village »

Sanitation Worker Breaks Woman's Jaw at Work Party in Garage, Suit Says

The city provided alcohol for a party where Maria Montanez, 32, was attacked, the suit says.

Hunts Point »

Dozens Of Rikers Inmates Sprayed With Chemical for Breaking New Curfew

The curfew was instituted in order to control violence at the troubled jail complex.

Concourse »

Bronx Toddler Falls to Death From Seventh Floor Window, Police Say

Nayvem Santos, 2, fell five stories to his death at 691 Gerard Ave.

Mott Haven »

Mott Haven Hopes to Help Combat Literacy Problems with New Reading Center

The corner is a joint effort from the United Way and UnitedHealthcare.

Longwood »

Families Overwhelmed by Closing of Bronx Homeless Shelter

The city homeless services failed to properly monitor the agency that ran the building, an audit found.

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