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Car break-ins in the 50th Precinct are an old problem, but they’re not limited to just this part of the Bronx. It’s a citywide issue, and a challenge for police departments across the country. more
For many, Valentine’s Day calls to mind bland-tasting chocolate, wilting roses hawked at hiked-up prices, and maybe a bottle of headache-inducing bargain red wine. But the first thing that should never come to mind is a rock, like the kind that might hit someone in the face. more
One man probably regrets having reportedly imbibed a dram — or several — too many. more
Body cameras for city patrol officers are coming by the end of 2018 — one year earlier than expected. But officers in the New York Police Department’s 50th Precinct could be seeing such technology as early as April and May. more
Police warn against leaving personal belongings in plain view inside a car since it could be marked a target by sharp-eyed criminals. But one man learned his lesson the hard way. more
The good news is crime is down in the 50th Precinct in 2017. Well, slightly. more
One way to get arrested in this part of the city is by getting high in a car full of counterfeit DVDs — parked in front of a fire hydrant. more
Thanks to a FedEx driver making a routine delivery, police said they rescued a 5-year-old boy from what they described as miserable circumstances last week. And his parents are under arrest. more
Alex Ventura and Aneudis Almonte met a bloody death in the stairwell of a University Avenue building more than two decades ago.    The case went unsolved — until Thursday, that … more
They were just doing their job during a routine car stop last week, but two TLC inspectors apparently were lucky to escape injury after police said they were surrounded by a small mob. more
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