A bill proposed in the state legislature would ban use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement in New York—a move aimed at curbing the NYPD’s unregulated casework involving the controversial surveillance tool.
Teshawn Watkins, 27, was charged with murder, manslaughter, reckless endangerment and acting in a manner injurious to a child.
Police are investigating as suspicious the death of a 1-month-old baby boy found unresponsive inside his Bronx home Wednesday, authorities said.
Six people have been arrested in connection with a $7 million heroin and fentanyl distribution network operating out of a Kingsbridge apartment, authorities said.
NYCHA residents filed nearly 32,000 work orders to remove mildew from their apartments in the first months of 2019, with Bronx housing complexes registering some of the highest numbers of complaints, new data shows.
NYPD officers caught up with Hector Vazquez, 54, after they got a 911 call about a man with a gun on East 137th Street shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.
A man riding the No. 4 train in the Bronx slashed another rider’s face Saturday after an argument broke out between the two, authorities said.
Christopher Padin, 27, allegedly carried out the fatal the Jan. 19 shooting of Matthew Jones outside a Creston Avenue apartment building, following a dispute over money, police said.
Edy Corneil was fatally shot about 4:50 a.m. Monday at Floridita, a 24-hour-restaurant on 206th Street, where he had been celebrating his 28th birthday with friends.
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.