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 wounded victim was found shorty before 11:30 p.m. outside an apartment building at East 182nd Street and Creston Avenue.
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 victim, Jason Parris, was seen arguing with his unidentified killer outside a Claremont liquor store Saturday night, police said.
Bronx County’s 5.7-percent wage growth ranked 15th among the nation’s 355 largest counties, federal data shows.
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.
New York City Housing Authority residents filed nearly 60,000 work orders to address roach and bedbug infestations during the first nine months of 2019 alone.
A 36-year-old man was fatally shot in his head in Claremont Saturday night, police said.