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Officials say 10 firefighters were injured battling a blaze on College Avenue. Photo by Edwin Soto

Twenty Families Displaced in Claremont Fire

Twenty Families Displaced in Claremont Fire by David Greene Officials say six homes were destroyed as fire tore through a stretch of row-homes in Claremont, The Bronx on Wednesday, March 1. The fire broke out at 1:30 p.m., inside the […]

by · March 5, 2017 · Local News, News
One Riverdale resident blames President Donald Trump and his administration for the recent increase in hate crimes and bomb threats against Jewish community centers.--Photo by David Greene

UNITED IN THE BRONX AGAINST HATE

UNITED IN THE BRONX AGAINST HATE   A large crowd joined several local elected officials and religious leaders in calling for an end against recent hate attacks against both the Jewish and Muslim communities. Responding to the 100 bomb threats […]

by · March 3, 2017 · News
The NYPD is looking for this suspect wanted for robbing a victim at East 207 Street and Bainbridge Avenue on January 20. Photo courtesy of the NYPD

Police Blotter: Two Suspects Sought in Separate robberies along Bainbridge Avenue

Two Suspects Sought in Separate robberies along Bainbridge Avenue by David Greene Police have released two wanted flyers with surveillance photos of suspects wanted in two separate robberies that took place along Bainbridge Avenue, in the Norwood section of the […]

A young man recently showed off his skills at the intersection of Jerome Avenue and Bedford Park Boulevard. Photo by David Greene

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders

NYPD Begins Crackdown on Daredevil Bike Riders by David Greene Police on Staten Island have confiscated four high-end racing bikes and have charged four teens with reckless endangerment and disorderly conduct after the four were observed popping wheelies and darting […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, News, Transportation, Youth and Children
A Brooklyn pervert was released after a little more than 2-moths in jail, the mother fears he may return to the St. Mar'y Park Houses in Longwood. Photo by David Greene

Mom Furious as Sicko is Freed After 10-Week Incarceration

Revolving Doors of Justice:┬áMom Furious as Sicko is Freed After 10-Week Incarceration by David Greene A Bronx mom is furious that the Bronx District Attorney’s office has released an alleged pedophile facing 1-year in jail, after a deal was reached […]

by · February 28, 2017 · Crime, Local News, News
Police investigate after a man was struck by two vehicles as he crossed the Bruckner Expressway.--Photo by Edwin Soto

A Look Back: Man Critical After Crossing Busy Bruckner Expressway

Miracle in Soundview; Man Critical After Crossing Busy Highway by David Greene Detectives are currently trying to confirm the identity of a man fighting for his life at Jacobi Hospital, after being struck by two vehicles as he crossed a […]

by · February 26, 2017 · News
Lining the steps of Brooklyn's Borough Hall, protesters called for a halt to the temporary immigration ban. Photo courtesy of Abdul Razak Al-Kabili

Lawsuit Blocks Trump’s Executive Order Immigration Ban

by David Greene Immigrants, visitors and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim nations are once again being allowed to travel to the United States after a federal judge in Seattle, WA., deemed the ban unconstitutional. On January 27 President Donald Trump […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Immigration Issues, News
Former NY Giants (l-r): Justin Tuck and Stephen Baker sign autographs for fans during a Super Bowl viewing party at Empire City Casino on Yonkers, N.Y. Photo courtesy of Empire City Casino

Empire City Casino Hosts Giants and “Laugh Fest”

EMPIRE CITY CASINO HOSTS SUPERBOWL LI PARTY AND LAUGHFEST … Football fans turned out in droves to Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway as former players Justin Tuck and Stephen Baker hosted a Super Bowl viewing party held on Sunday, […]

by · February 26, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News
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
Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

Cuomo Beefs Up Anti-Hate Crimes Efforts

With heightened concerns over anti-Semitic acts in New York and around the country, Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday unveiled a push to combat hate crimes. Cuomo, who met with 50 religious leaders from across the state in New York City, […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Cultures, 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 […]