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Bronx teen pleads not guilty to fatal high school stabbing

A Bronx teenager accused of stabbing two classmates while in high school, one fatally, has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter and other charges. Abel Cedeno, 18, was arraigned in Bronx Supreme Court on Wednesday on charges related to the Sept. 27 incident in which he allegedly stabbed 15-year-old...

Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 10:21am

Apartments at this brand new building near Yankees Stadium start at $396/month

Applications are now being accepted for 198 affordable units at Elton Crossing, a new mixed-use development in the Melrose neighborhood of the Bronx. The building at 899 Elton Avenue features on-site laundry, fitness rooms, a landscaped seating area, resident gardening program and spots for parking...

Friday, October 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

Janitor finds second knife in classroom where Bronx teen fatally stabbed: Report

A second knife was discovered in the Bronx classroom where a student was fatally stabbed last week — after police finished their investigation, the New York Post reported Monday. The weapon was discovered Thursday, the day after the stabbing, by a custodian at the Urban Assembly School for...

Monday, October 2, 2017 - 4:52pm

Bronx teen allegedly bullied for years prior to stabbing classmates

Abel Cedeno, the 18-year-old accused of fatally stabbing his classmate Matthew McCree at their Bronx high school Wednesday, endured years of abuse over his “perceived sexual orientation” and ethnicity, a representative for his family said at his arraignment. “The kids were...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 4:14pm

Police identify victims, suspect in Bronx school stabbing

Updated, Sept. 28: Police have identified the 15-year-old student who was fatally stabbed at a Bronx high school Wednesday morning.  Matthew McCree of the Bronx was stabbed in the chest in a fifth-floor classroom of the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation in East Tremont. He was...

Thursday, September 28, 2017 - 1:13pm

Bronx dad fatally shot in front of teenage son

A 39-year-old Bronx father was fatally shot Tuesday evening as he stood outside his Kingsbridge home with his teenage son, police said. Pedro Almonte Sanchez and his 15-year-old son were standing outside Sanchez’s white SUV in front of 85 Strong St. just before 6 p.m. when a group of people...

Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 10:03am

City unveils Bronx Point, a mixed-use South Bronx waterfront destination

A long-vacant tract of land along the Harlem River in the South Bronx is on its way to becoming a mixed-use destination, the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced Friday. Known as Bronx Point, the site will be home to the Universal Hip-Hop Museum, public green space, a multiplex...

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 4:58pm

Bronx states case to land Amazon’s new headquarters

Bronx officials have thrown their borough into the ring to land the much sought-after location of Amazon’s second North American headquarters. The #Bronx is a prime location for @amazon's #HQ2. Read our open letter to CEO Jeff Bezos: https://t.co/cwqpkDk7xS #nyc #amazon —...

Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 3:33pm

Nonprofit helps 5 churches develop affordable housing, community spaces

Navigating the city’s real estate world can be brutal for New Yorkers and businesses alike, but some charitable organizations – five to be exact – are getting a little help from the New York Land Opportunity Program (NYLOP) as they look to the future of their property. Officials...

Wednesday, August 23, 2017 - 4:19pm

Arrest made in connection to human remains found in the Bronx

A man has been arrested in connection to a human remains that were found in a folding shopping cart in the Bronx Wednesday, police said. Darryl Orr of the Bronx was arrested Thursday and initially charged with concealment of a human corpse. After executing a search warrant, the 57-year-old was...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 10:02am

Man wanted for attempted rape of 13-year-old girl in Bronx

The NYPD is searching for a man who is wanted in connection to the attempted rape of a 13-year-old girl in the Bronx on Monday. The suspect, believed to be in his mid-20s, followed the girl down the sidewalk after she left a 6 train station in the vicinity of Southern Boulevard and Leggett Avenue...

Thursday, August 17, 2017 - 10:12am

Bronx man pleads guilty to promoting toddler porn

A Bronx man pleaded guilty to promotion of child pornography that depicted children as young as three-years-old being sexually abused. “The defendant promoted disturbing videos of young children — even toddlers — engaged in sexual acts,” Bronx District Attorney Darcel D....

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 7:57pm

'Fentanyl Kills' PSA released after two large opioid busts in one week

Responding to a surge of fentanyl, the highly potent synthetic opioid, on New York City streets, the city can expect to see a new public service campaign to warn the public of the heightened risk of overdose death. New York City’s Special Narcotics Prosecutor Bridget G. Brennan announced on...

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 8:12pm

Citi Bike 'pop ups' coming to the Bronx, Staten Island

Citi Bike “pop ups” are coming to you, the Bronx and Staten Island! Motivate, the company that operates the bike sharing company announced on Wednesday pop ups “in response to growing demand for five borough Citi Bike.” Residents in the Bronx and State Island will have the...

Wednesday, August 2, 2017 - 8:26pm

Largest fentanyl bust to date seized in Bronx; Chicago man indicted

A Chicago man was indicted on Tuesday and authorities seized nearly 40 pounds of fentanyl, a highly potent synthetic opioid, from a neighborhood in the Bronx. Carlos Ramirez, 25, was indicted in the Manhattan Supreme Court on charges of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the First...

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 6:25pm

Bronx baby's death likely due to sleeping relative rolling onto her: Police

A Bronx baby was killed Saturday by what police suspect may have been a sleeping relative, the New York Daily News reported. It appeared that 6-month-old Zalaiah Lewis was rolled onto by a family member in her sleep, likely causing her to suffocate. She was rushed to Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center...

Sunday, July 16, 2017 - 1:41pm

Thousands pay final respects to slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia

Update, 3:07 p.m.: Slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia was not only remembered by her family, both in blood and in blue, and thousands of other mourners at her funeral, she was also posthumously promoted to detective. “This amazing woman, this mother, this daughter, this sister, this friend...

Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 5:56pm

Services scheduled for slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia

A wake for slain NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia will take place Monday afternoon, the department announced, and her funeral is set for Tuesday morning. Please join us as we honor our Fallen Hero Police Officer Miosotis Familia! #NeverForget #FidelisAdMortem pic.twitter.com/aupgCoVKHK —...

Monday, July 10, 2017 - 12:50pm

What we know about Alexander Bonds, suspect who fatally shot NYPD officerMiosotis Familia

The man who fatally shot NYPD officer Miosotis Familia early Wednesday morning had a previous criminal record and was on parole, sources and officials said, according to New York Daily News. Alexander Bonds shot the 48-year-old Familia in the head as the 12-year NYPD veteran sat in a mobile...

Wednesday, July 5, 2017 - 12:00pm

Gunman dead after shooting at least 3 people at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital: Police

Updated, June 30: 4:02 p.m.: The gunman who shot at least three people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Friday afternoon is dead, police said according to ABC7. The condition of the victims are unknown at this time, as are the circumstances surrounding the death of the gunman. Updated: June 30, 3:58...

Friday, June 30, 2017 - 4:15pm