Eight months after the de Blasio administration missed a deadline for launching a 24-hour cash bail window in the Bronx Criminal Courthouse, the long-awaited payment center is finally open, Bronx Justice News has learned.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will vacate gravity knife convictions for those found guilty under a recently repealed state law, Bronx Justice News has learned.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 Legal Aid Society is suing a pair of “neglectful” Bronx landlords on behalf of 14 tenants, alleging the men violated a tenant harassment law and seeking a court order forcing them to make desperately needed repairs, court records show.
Herminio Robles has cost the City of New York a few dozen dollars in MetroCard swipes. But the criminal justice system has spent tens of thousands of dollars punishing him for it.
Prosecutors say Marc Gomez, 36, repeatedly kicked the homeless 78-year old victim in her head, neck, and chest while wearing boots. A passenger filmed video of the attack, which went viral on social media and sparked criticism of straphangers who stood by watching instead of intervening.