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Toddler falls four stories, survives

A two-year old boy fell from an apartment window on Grand Ave yesterday and survived, reports the NY Post. The boy was rushed to St. Barnabas Hospital and then to Columbia-Presbyterian, he is in stable condition. (NY Post)

Another Zoo Inmate Escapes

A female peacock escaped from the Bronx Zoo sometime yesterday and was found nearby, reports the NY Post. The bird was outside overnight and was recaptured today. (NY Post)

Yankee vendors sue employer

Three food vendors at Yankee Stadium filed suit yesterday against the Bronx Bombers’ food service company, Legends, claiming they did not receive their tips, according to the NY Post. A Legends spokeswoman denies any wrongdoing. The Yankees’ former vending company, Centerplate, is also a defendant in the case. (NY Post)

Bronx Week Events

The 40th Annual Bronx Week begins this Thursday, May 12th, and goes through May 22. It will feature concerts, cultural events and a celebration of everything Bronx. Click here for more information.

Bronx school aide arrested

A school aide in Melrose was arrested for allegedly forcing a 15 year-old student to sell marijuana.

Bin Laden’s killing in Pakistan leaves Pakistani community in the Bronx shocked

Pakistani community in the Bronx left silent and worried after Osama Bin Laden’s capture and killing in Pakistan.

Bronx borough President concerned about City’s budget cuts

Ruben Diaz Jr. said the proposed budget cuts would negatively impact New Yorkers’ quality of life

Co-op City killer sentenced to 90 years to life in prison

Paulino Valensuela tried to escape court after being sentenced for the 2007 murder of his boss.

State seeking to shut down Kinsgbridge charter school

The Board of Regents will vote on May 17 to close the Kingsbridge Innovative Design Charter School because of financial mismanagement.

NYPD looking for robbery suspect targeting elderly women

A man has robbed five women in the last two weeks in the Tremont and Norwood sections of the Bronx.