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Hurricane Maria grows to Category 3, threatens storm-battered Caribbean. NWS

Hurricane Maria hits Dominica as a Cat 5, PR, USVI Next

Maria makes landfall on Dominica as a Category 5 hurricane, heads toward St. Croix and Puerto Rico The National Hurricane Center reported that Hurricane Maria, the first Category 5 hurricane to strike Dominica in recorded history, has made landfall with […]

by · September 19, 2017 · Breaking News, News, Weather
News Alert: Trump and top Democrats agree to work on legislation to save ‘dreamers’ from deportation

News Alert: Trump and top Democrats agree to work on legislation to save ‘dreamers’ from deportation

The Washington Post and other media outlets report: “Over dinner at the White House, President Trump, Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi planned to work out an agreement to help the roughly 690,000 undocumented […]

by · September 14, 2017 · Breaking News, Immigration Issues, News
GJONAJ, COMMUNITY LEADERS SUE CITY OVER SUPPORTIVE HOUSING BURDEN

GJONAJ, COMMUNITY LEADERS SUE CITY OVER SUPPORTIVE HOUSING BURDEN

Complaint Declares the City to be in Violation of Its Fair Share Provision and Failing to Report a Required Annual Community Impact Index; Public Data Shows that the Bronx has a Dramatically Higher Rate of Supportive Facilities   BRONX, NY […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Breaking News, Bronx Politics
Christopher Columbus statue in Columbus Circle, NYC. (Wikipedia)

NEW: Los Angeles Cancels Columbus Day | NY Post

by · August 31, 2017 · Breaking News, News
Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

Heat Advisory Warning For July 13

MAYOR DE BLASIO ISSUES HEAT ADVISORY WARNING FOR NYC The National Weather Service has now issued a heat advisory that’s going to go all the way until 6 pm tomorrow. So, we’ve got temperatures in the low 90’s, but there […]

Fort Drum soldier kills state trooper, woman at upstate home

Fort Drum soldier kills state trooper, woman at upstate home

STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR ANDREW M. CUOMO ON THE DEATH OF STATE TROOPER JOEL DAVIS “The entire New York family grieves today for Trooper Joel Davis, who was shot and killed in the line of duty Sunday night in Theresa, Jefferson […]

Joe Lhota, MTA Board Chairman, 2017

BREAKING NEWS: Joe Lhota Returns as Chair of MTA Board

GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH LHOTA AS CHAIRMAN OF MTA Late Thursday night, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the appointment of Joseph J. Lhota to serve as the chairman of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. In this role, Mr. Lhota […]

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BREAKING NEWS: BRONX UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS TO ALL-TIME LOW OF 5.7%

Nearly 116K More Bronx Residents Are Employed Today Than When Borough President Diaz First Took Office The Bronx’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest number ever recorded in the modern era.Unemployment in The Bronx fell to 5.7 percent in March […]

by · June 7, 2017 · Breaking News, News
Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

Run JC, Run — J.C. Polanco Is Running For Public Advocate

  Errol Louis scored an exclusive interview with Bronx attorney and political analyst J.C. Polanco who officially announced his entry into the race for Public Advocate. Polanco appeared on Louis’ political news show, Road to City Hall on Tuesday at 7 and […]

RT News reported that the attackers rammed pedestrians with a van on London Bridge before carrying out stabbings in Borough Market. Credit: © Hannah McKay / Reuters

Deadly Car and Knife Attacks in London

NBC News London Bureau reports that six people died and nearly 50 were injured when a terrorist attack unfolded in the heart of London on Saturday night. NBC reported that “officials said a vehicle barreled into pedestrians on London Bridge, and then […]

The President-elect shares an update on the Presidential Transition.

BREAKING NEWS: Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump travel ban

Federal judge in Hawaii extends order blocking Trump’s so-called travel ban NBC News is reporting that U.S. District Judge Derrick Watson agreed to turn his original temporary restraining order blocking Trump’s revised executive order on immigration into a longer lasting […]

by · March 30, 2017 · Breaking News
UPDATE: EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft ID’d

UPDATE: EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft ID’d

EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft by David Greene A female EMT was killed and her partner is fighting for her life after an unknown assailant attempted to drive off with their running ambulance in Soundview. The incident was reported at […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Breaking News, News
EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft

EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft

EMT Killed During Ambulance Theft by David Greene A female EMT was killed and her partner is fighting for her life after an unknown assailant attempted to drive off with their running ambulance in Soundview. The incident was reported at […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Breaking News, Local News, News
BREAKING: Jazz Musician Al Jarreau Dead at 76

BREAKING: Jazz Musician Al Jarreau Dead at 76

Legendary jazz musician Al Jarreau dead at 76   NBC News reports that seven-time Grammy winning musician Al Jarreau has died at the age of 76. He had been hospitalized two weeks earlier due to exhaustion, leading him to cancel […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Breaking News, News
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Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]