Bronx District Atttorney Darcel Clark made an impassioned plea to New York State Senators Monday to provide $15 million in new few funding to her office—money she says is necessary if Bronx prosecutors are to properly carry out discovery reforms slated to take effect Jan. 1.
A Bronx man was charged with sex trafficking Tuesday for allegedly plying a woman with heroin, assaulting her, and using the drug to keep her chemically dependent after he forced her into the sex trade, authorities said.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will vacate gravity knife convictions for those found guilty under a recently repealed state law, Bronx Justice News has learned.
The father whose twin babies died after he said he forgot them inside his sweltering car in the Bronx was released on $100,000 bail Saturday.
Keyshawn Williams, 21, of 600 East 137th Street and Manuel Colon, 31, of 637 East 138 Street were acting on a personal beef when they allegedly exchanged gunfire in front of 600 East 137th Street on June 5.
Jose Bermudez pleaded guilty to second-degree robbery in 2013 and received a sentence of 3½ years imprisonment. The state Appellate Division’s First Department reversed that conviction on June 25.
The Bronx experienced a near record low number of homicides through the first six months of the year—part of a dramatic decrease in murder totals citywide, NYPD data shows.
A Bronx man was indicted Tuesday for allegedly slashing the throats of his 12-year-old son and 18-year-old stepdaughter inside the family’s Kingsbridge apartment, prosecutors said.
The Bronx’s opioid scourge hit home for the district attorney’s office last week when a DA paralegal accidentally dropped more than three dozen baggies of heroin and crack cocaine in the lobby of office headquarters on East 161st Street, according to court records and authorities.
Raheem Simon, 29, fatally shot Jared Jones, 23, in front of 928 Intervale Avenue, as he stood outside a party, prosecutors said.