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Event to erase warrants draws hundreds

New Yorkers line up at the Soul Saving Church in Harlem

Just two hours into “Clean Slate,” a daylong event organized by the Manhattan DA’s office, 300 people from across the city had signed in so they could see a judge and resolve open summonses that in some cases carry the threat of arrest or deportation.

Crime / Police

Bodegas agree not to sell K2

A bodega on Southern Boulevard posts a sign announcing it won't carry K2.

Bodega owners across the Bronx have joined the call of elected officials to rein in dangerous synthetic marijuana, by pledging to stop selling it.

Crime / Police

Hoe Ave. drug bust takes down 20

914 Hoe Ave.

NYPD and FBI bust a suspected drug ring at 914 Hoe Ave.

Culture / Police

Grassroots group puts down roots in Longwood

Members of the grassroots community education and advocacy group Take Back the Bronx.

Advocacy group Take Back the Bronx will settle down in Longwood, where it will continue advocating for residents against bad landlords and police brutality, while also offering yoga and martial arts classes.

Environment / Police

Young activists call for action at The Point

Chenlee Carrasco poses in front theĀ "Urban Food Justice" campaign table.

Activists from the A.C.T.I.O.N. program updated residents about neighborhood issues ranging from strained police-community relations to the lack of healthy food, at a Town Hall meeting at The Point in April.

News / Police

Blaze damages Social Security building

An NYPD flyer released on Dec. 31, with an image of the suspected arsonist.

A fire that may have been deliberately set resulted in the evacuation of Longwood’s Feldco building, where Community Board 2, the social security office and a program for the developmentally disabled are located.

Government / Police

Pols call for more monitoring of cops

Assemblymen Marcos Crespo (right) and Karim Camara outlining their plans for new laws addressing police oversight.

Assemblyman says he will urge fellow legislators to create a temporary state commission on excessive use of force by law enforcement, among other measures.

Crime / Police

41st Precinct welcomes community

Juan Ramos (left) and Elias Matamoros (right) registering their cell phones with the NYPD Operation ID Program.

Hunts Point cops held an event to meet their neighbors on Sept. 13.

Crime / Police

Police beat: Robberies on the rise

This police sketch

Robberies are up in Hunts Point so far this year, and a wave of car break-ins has been reported near the jail barge off Food Center Drive.