Five city vehicles in the South Bronx are being equipped with state-of-the-art sensors developed by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and will collect black-by-block data as they drive around the borough.
To gather data, researchers studied expecting mothers in Northern Manhattan and the Bronx, including many participants who self-identified as African American or Dominican.
A celebratory MLK day basketball game between high school teams turned violent Monday when a spectator opened fire inside the iconic South Bronx gym, setting off panic in the crowd, authorities said.
The Bronx, New York City’s northernmost borough, is particularly vulnerable to downwind smog and air pollution. Asthma death rates in the Bronx are three times higher than the rest of the nation, research shows.
Ryan Chambers, 34, is charged with murder in the Jan. 1 killing of Rahkeem Jennings, who was found dead with bullet wounds to his head and neck inside his apartment at the Bronx River Houses.
The Homeless Shelter Directory, a popular resource for people living on the streets, recently conducted a survey asking the homeless how they survive with little to no money. The number answer: the McDonald’s dollar menu.
A 36-year-old man was fatally shot in his head in Claremont Saturday night, police said.
Dwayne Reid, 48, of Larchmont, carried out the execution-style shooting of Lamont Smith, 45, on the morning of May 21, 2014 in front of of PS 112 in Baychester, prosecutors said.
The NYPD is now legally required to crack down on placard abuse — a measure aimed at curbing years of rogue parking by city workers both active and retired, plus their families and friends.
A Bronx property recently turned into an official Hell’s Angels clubhouse became a target of gun violence Thursday, fired upon by multiple shooters on motorcycles, authorities said.