Bronx News Roundup, June 7

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Happy Monday everyone! Hope you all enjoyed your weekend, now for some Bronx news!

Police are asking for the public's assistance in finding two young men who allegedly shot and killed a Bronx, livery cab driver, 48 year-old Cesar Santos, yesterday on Sedgwick Avenue. Read more here.

A car crash on the Cross Bronx yesterday, left three people injured, two of which are in critical condition. Two other passengers fled the scene on foot.

Police are asking for the public's help in finding 54 year-old Bronx resident, Evelyn Rodriguez, who has been missing form her Bronx home on Knox Place since June 1.

38 'Blood' gang members have been indicted and are being hit with a variety of charges, including their alleged involvement in a shooting that led a stray bullet being lodged into the head of Bronx teen, Vada Vasquez. Read more here.

Former Bronx resident and current Broadway show “Wicked” understudy, has filed a civil suit against Bayer, saying that the their birth control pills caused her to have a stroke at the age of 27.

Fight night at the Yankee Stadium this weekend had a great turnout and pleased many. Read more here and here.

Supremem Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor returned to the Bronx last week and made a visit to her old school. Read here and here.

Finally, the Times goes into the home of Roberto Garcia, the senior director of governmental and community relations at Montefiore Medical Center who was recently honored for his work as chairman of Community Board 2. Garcia lives on a historic block in Longwood. (FYI: Garcia used to be the director of the Jerome-Gun Hill BID and also head of economic development for the Mosholu Preservation Corporation, which publishes the Norwood News and also oversees the Bronx News Network.)

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