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Mourners Honor Beloved 'King' of Ice Cream Crushed to Death by Gate

Alfredo Thiebaud, 79, founder of Delicioso Coco Helado, died at his factory on Sept. 19.

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Italian Bakery Palombo to Replace Burger King Near Yankee Stadium

Burger King will move out by the end of the year, according to real estate broker Barry Nissen.

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Middling Yankees Season Has Local Business Owners Looking for Relief

The team's struggling performance this year is hurting businesses around the stadium, owners say.

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Lush 'Rain Forest' Garden Blooms in the Bronx

Former Patterson Houses resident Marta Diaz started the garden about 20 years ago.

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VIDEO: Thieves Swipe Woman's Purse After She Drops It in Store, Police Say

The suspects are two men in their late teens to early 20s, police said.

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Restaurant Near Yankee Stadium Serves 24 Kinds of Empanadas

The restaurant opened about two weeks ago on River Avenue and 161st Street.

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MAP: Boutique Hotel With Cigar Lounge and Public Plazas Coming to Bronx Hub

The Umbrella Hotel is scheduled to open in late October, with other developments following.

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Rikers Inmate Dies After Being Denied Food, Water and Medicine, Suit Says

Bradley Ballard, who suffered from schizophrenia and diabetes, died in his cell in September 2013.

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Kids Went Missing 1,600 Times From One City-Run Children's Facility

Many of the abused and neglected children were returned to the ACS-run center in handcuffs by the NYPD.

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Corrections Boss Wants 'Time Out' for Rikers Inmates Instead of Solitary

Department of Correction Commissioner Joseph Ponte laid out a list of proposed reforms for Rikers.

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VIDEO: Woman Refuses to Let Go of Purse Despite Being Punched by Robbers

The suspects took the woman's cell phone but could not get her purse, according to the NYPD.

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Primary Voters Choose Michael Blake and Latoya Joyner in Bronx

Both were chosen to fight for empty Bronx seats in November's general election.    

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Voters Will Decide Who Is Going to Fill Long-Vacant Bronx Assembly Seats

The 77th and 79th State Assembly districts have not had leaders for months.

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Internal Affairs Investigating Bronx Man's Claims Police Beat Him

Santiago Hernandez was punched, kicked and pepper sprayed by several officers, according to his lawyer.

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