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Drug-Sniffing Dogs to Inspect Rikers Staff for Contraband, DOC Says

The reform comes in the wake of a Department of Investigation report that found problems with smuggling.

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Sports Bar to Replace Notorious Hunts Point Strip Club

The Break Time Sports Bar and Grill owners are hoping to get a liquor license for the new bar.

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Bronx Company Launches Contest to Revamp Old Juvenile Detention Center

The contest will include categories like architecture and economic development.

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Rikers Inmate Dies After Ambulance Takes Half-Hour to Arrive, Reports Say

Inmate Victor Woods was being held on a drug charge when he went into convulsions, authorities said.

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Concert Hall, Music Store To Be Featured on South Bronx Culture Trail

Spots featured on the walkway include Casita Maria, Hunts Point Palace and the Olympic Theater.

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4 Metro-North Stations Rolling Into The Bronx

The stations would be near Co-op City, Morris Park, Parkchester and Hunts Point.

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Rikers Nurse Arrested for Smuggling Booze, Tobacco and Drugs to Inmates

Jeffrey Taylor of The Bronx was arrested for smuggling tobacco, alcohol and a narcotic to inmates.

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Prosecutors Eyeing Court Monitor to Force Rikers Reforms, Sources Say

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara said in a statement that his office was prepared to take legal action.

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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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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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New 41st Precinct Commanding Officer Vows to Tackle Gang and Gun Violence

Capt. Martine Materasso is taking over command from Deputy Inspector Philip Rivera.

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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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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.

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Learn About Eels and Oysters at the Bronx River

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

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