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Monday, December 7, 2009

Bronx News Roundup, Dec. 7

And we're back. Remember to check back here every week day for our Bronx News Roundups, as well as every Monday and Thursday afternoon for a listing of events, happenings and meetings.

On to the news:

A Bronx woman, Suejas Estrada, was killed in a three car crash on the Bruckner Expressway in the Bronx on Friday afternoon. One of the cars in the crash was driven by former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw, who was uninjured.

The Bronx has a new tourist attraction: 1157 Wheeler Avenue, the site where Amadou Diallo, an unarmed African immigrant, was killed by 41 police bullets in 1999. Tour buses frequently visit the site, which is now decorated with a mural.

A Bronx cop in the 43rd precinct was busted on Friday for stealing and transporting cocaine.

Last Thursday, Bronx BP Ruben Diaz, Jr. announced the creation of the Bronx Public Housing Advisory Council. This council, made up of 50 tenant association leaders, will work to improve the issues of Bronx residents who live in Housing Authority buildings.

The four men arrested for plotting to bomb a Bronx synagogue in Riverdale in May will be tried in federal court in June. All of the defendants pleaded not guilty to the charge.

A Bronx priest in Castle Hill designs an organic clothing line, Goods of Conscience. His clothes were recently featured in Vogue. All profits from the clothing line go to benefit victims of domestic violence in the Bronx and poor communities in Guatemala.

A teacher at Bronx Lebanon Hospital's public high school was fired after she took off 30 days to recover from a violent attack by one of her mentally ill patients. The teacher is now suing the city.


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