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February 24, 2017 4:40 PM Amber Alert for Aylin Sofia Hernandez, 6, believed taken from scene of fatal stabbing

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. -- Authorities have issued an Amber Alert for a 6-year-old Connecticut girl thought to be with her father, who’s a suspect in the fatal stabbing of the girl’s mother. Police responded to a Bridgeport home at about 2:45 a.m. Friday to find two stabbing victims. One died and the other is expected to survive. Police say 39-year-old Oscar 17

February 24, 2017 4:19 PM Outrage over food cart serving free food only for ‘black people’

A makeshift “black people”-only food cart caused plenty of indigestion Thursday in the Bronx, outraging onlookers who called the stunt racist. A man and a woman set up the cart around 9 a.m. outside Bronx Supreme Court, advertising their free doughnuts and juice on Styrofoam plates. “Are you kidding me? If I did something like that, it would be considered 23

February 24, 2017 10:34 AM Bronx apartment fire kills 78-year-old woman

Firefighters had the blaze under control within an hour. An elderly woman died after a fire erupted at a six-story apartment building in the Bronx late Thursday, officials said. The blaze broke out inside an Andrews Ave. building near W. Tremont Ave. in Morris Heights just before midnight, according to fire officials. A 78-year-old woman was discovered 13

February 24, 2017 12:16 AM Off-duty cop shoots himself to death inside Bronx home

The apparent suicide happened about 2 p.m. inside the cop’s home in Kingsbridge. A 30-year-old off-duty cop apparently shot himself to death inside his Bronx home Thursday afternoon, police sources said. The officer, a seven-year NYPD officer who’s assigned to Police Service Area 7 in Melrose, was found shot in his apartment building, The Tideway, on Sedgwick 16

February 23, 2017 10:51 PM Off-duty NYPD cop fatally shoots himself in Bronx apartment

An off-duty NYPD sergeant shot himself in the head in his Bronx apartment — and was found dead when his girlfriend returned home Thursday, police sources said. The motive for the shooting, which was reported to 911 shortly after 2 p.m., was unclear. The dead cop, who hasn’t been officially identified, joined the NYPD in 2010. He was assigned to the NYPD Housing 15

February 18, 2017 3:47 AM Robbers beat Bronx handbag dealer with frying pan, make off with $70,000 after victim flashed cash on Facebook

The 20-year-old victim was beat until he gave up the $70,000 he had stashed in the freezer. A handbag dealer who posted a Facebook photo with a fistful of cash was beaten with a frying pan and robbed by three thieves in the Bronx, police said. The 20-year-old victim told cops he was inside his Pugsley Ave. apartment at about noon Thursday when the men burst 18

February 13, 2017 10:25 PM Surgeon Jumps To His Death After Split From TV Personality Wife

A top thoracic surgeon committed suicide two weeks after he was divorced from his wife. According to The Daily Voice, Dr. Robert Ashton (above) jumped to his death from the George Washington Bridge at around 8:40 a.m. on Saturday. The 52-year-old had just split from his wife Dr. Jennifer Ashton, chief women's health correspondent for ABC News. The pair lived 13

February 7, 2017 9:07 PM The Yankees reportedly add a 40-homer slugger to their lineup at a bargain price

The New York Yankees are close to adding some much-needed pop to the lineup. According to multiple reports, the Bronx Bombers have agreed to a one-year, $3 million deal with free-agent slugger Chris Carter, who tied for the National League lead with 41 homers last season. Source confirms. Free-agent 1B/DH Chris Carter close with on one year, $3M contract 28

February 7, 2017 2:27 PM Car fatally hits woman walking along Bronx highway

A 2008 Honda Accord slammed into the woman as she walked along the Queens-bound side of the highway near the W. 230th St. exit in Kingsbridge. A woman died after she was struck by a car while walking along the rain-swept Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx early Tuesday, officials said. A 2008 Honda Accord slammed into the woman as she walked along 18

February 4, 2017 11:09 PM Man, 63, struck by Bronx-bound train after fainting on subway tracks in Midtown

A 63-year-old man was struck by a Bronx-bound train after fainting and then falling onto the subway tracks in Midtown. A 63-year-old man waiting for a No. 6 train in Midtown fainted, fell onto the tracks and was struck by an oncoming train Saturday — but miraculously survived, officials said. The victim, who had just purchased an Aerodrone drone at a K-Mart 13