Bronx News Roundup, Aug. 5

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A few dozen Bronx youngsters rallied outside the State Supreme Court in the Bronx yesterday, to demand an end to violence in their communities. Through July 25, there had been 69 murders in the borough this year, up from 56 at the same point in 2009.

Bronx Congressman Eliot Engel is among a group of politicians who are skipping Congressman Charles Rangel's 80th birthday party/fund-raiser. Rangel faces ethics charges.