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Grandson Returns Home to Face the Music in Co-op City Killing

Grandson Returns Home to Face the Music in Co-op City Killing

by David Greene After seven long moths the NYPD has announced the arrest of a grandson wanted in connection with the brutal stabbing death of his elderly grandfather, murdered inside his Co-op City apartment. According to officials, Marcus Dobson, 37, […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News, Police Blotter
An ambulance leaves the scene at Sedgwick Avenue, minutes after the off-duty officer was declared dead. Photo by David Greene

NYPD Housing Sargeant Likely Took Own Life in Jerome Park

Officer Likely Took Own Life in Jerome Park by David Greene An off-duty NYPD Housing Bureau police officer apparently taken his own life at his home, opposite the Jerome Park Reservoir in the Jerome Park section of the borough. A […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Local News, News
James P. O'Neill, NYC's 43rd Police commissioner

NYPD Policy on Immigration Status

The NYPD is committed to maintaining a welcoming environment for immigrant communities while also maintaining public safety for all. With this backdrop, the NYPD believes it is important to reiterate our immigration related policies. The NYPD accepts the city’s IDNYC […]

Firefighter's frantically attempt to reach to victims who perished on the Bronx River Parkway last Friday morning. Photo by Edwin Soto

Two Brothers Killed in Early Morning Crash in Wakefield

by David Greene Two brothers were killed in a horrific automobile crash in the Wakefield section, the site of a similar crash more than a decade ago.   Emergency personnel were called to the northbound Bronx River Parkway at East […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Local News, News
Police and fire department vehicles shutdown Jerome Avenue after a partial collapse of a 2-story public parking garage on Jerome Avenue.--Photo by David Greene

Early Morning Collapse at Bedford Park Parking Garage Destroys 20 – 30 Vehicles in Bedford Park

by David Greene Automobile owners who parked their vehicles at a public indoor parking garage in Bedford Park have been anxiously awaiting news if their vehicles were destroyed, after a large section of the second floor collapsed and pancaked onto […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Local News, News
Cesar Villavicencio (left) was found not guilty in the death of Pamela Stockwell, in a photo from a 2008 Halloween party. Credit: Bolton

Hall of Justice or Hall of Shame?

7-Years Later Jury Believes Death was Overdose and Not Strangulation by David Greene   Twelve jurors hearing evidence in an alleged strangulation murder have taken the defense attorney’s alternative theory that despite severe bruising and a rocky relationship, the woman […]

Two Brothers Killed in Early Morning Crash in Wakefield

Two Brothers Killed in Early Morning Crash in Wakefield

Two Brothers Killed in Early Morning Crash in Wakefield by David Greene Two brothers were killed in a horrific automobile crash in the Wakefield section, the site of a similar crash more than a decade ago. Emergency personnel were called […]

by · February 18, 2017 · Local News, News, Police Affairs
Dozens of Bronx delis shut their doors at 12 noon on Thursday in a protest against President Trump's immigration ban.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost Town: Bronx Delis Close in Protest

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene   Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or […]

Abdul Razak Al-Kabili posts a sign of protest after shutting his Smoke Shop on East 207 Street in Norwood.--Photo by David Greene

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy

Bodega Ghost-town: Hundreds of Deli Owners Protest Trump’s Immigration Policy by David Greene Bodegas and delis around the city shut for eight-hours, as a silent protest to President Donald Trump’s “temporary” immigration ban that has so far detained or prevented […]

Police would later track down and arrest Kingsbridge resident Alberto Pena, 34, who faces an attempted murder charge.--Photo by David Greene

Construction Worker Loses Leg in Mt. Eden Subway Push

by David Greene A construction worker heading to work in Brooklyn was pushed in front of a speeding D-Train and thanks to surveillance video that captured the suspect fleeing the area, the individual is now in police custody. Officers were […]

by · January 30, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
Members of the NYPD's Crash Investigation Squad continue to investigate a crash that left an NYPD School Safety Agent fighting for his life. Photo by David Greene

School Safety Agent Run Over and Left For Dead Outside Lehman High School

by David Greene A still-unidentified NYC School Safety Agent on his way to work at Herbert H. Lehman High School was struck by a vehicle, who pulled over to stop– when two other vehicles passed over the man’s body, either […]

by · January 24, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast”

WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast”

WFUV Host Remembered After 40-Years Behind Microphone with “The Big Broadcast” by David Greene Fordham University radio station WFUV paid tribute to one of their own as the station paused to acknowledged the passing of Rich Conaty, the host of […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Local News, Media and Society, News
Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder

Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder

Officials Announce Reward, Lighting and Surveillance Improvements After West Farms Murder by David Greene A day after the mother of his four children was gunned down, the unintended victim caught between two teenagers, Angel Rosario, 51, met with a few […]

by · January 23, 2017 · Crime, Law, Local News
Police investigate the first of at least 28 separate paint-gun shooting's where marbles were used as projectiles on windows of roughly  --Photo by Socrates Palmer

NYPD Seeks Paintball Gunman Wanted in 28 Shooting Incidents Across Borough

by David Greene Police are looking for the trigger-happy gunman wanted for firing marbles from a paintball gun– wanted for at least 28 separate¬†incidents across the borough that took place during a non-stop 85-minute shooting spree. Officials at the NYPD […]

by · January 18, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
West Farms Shooting Prompts Safety Improvements

West Farms Shooting Prompts Safety Improvements

Torres, Sepulveda¬†Announce New Safety Improvements in the West Farms Section of The Bronx ¬† Following the Recent Horrific Shooting of Cindy Diaz in Front of West Farms Convenience Store, Electeds Joined by NYPD & Resident Leaders Dedicate New Resources to […]

by · January 17, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News