Authorities will conduct an autopsy to determine how the woman died before being discovered near Orchard Beach Road and Park Drive shortly after 6 a.m. Monday, authorities said.
Two Bronx men were stabbed to death during another violent weekend in the borough.
Felix Cepeda, whose petition has gained national interest, said the statue in the borough’s Belmont neighborhood should be hauled away by the city amid a national reckoning with anti-Black racism.
A $10,000 reward has been announced for information leading to an arrest in the killing of 25-year-old Bronx resident Priscilla Vasquez.
Subways and buses could see a whopping 40 percent cut to service without billions in new federal stimulus funds, the head of the MTA said this week.
At least one bullet struck Priscilla Vasquez in the back of her head as she stood with friends outside a school on East 152nd Street near Courtlandt Avenue about 5 a.m. Saturday, according to police.
Two men were shot and killed in separate homicides in Tremont Friday, continuing one of the deadliest summers the Bronx has seen in years, authorities said.
New York City’s citizen DNA database has ballooned to include more than 33,800 genetic profiles—2,000 more than the NYPD disclosed in February, the Legal Aid Society said this week.
The Bronx’s impoverished communities of color have been hardest hit by the pandemic, laying bare disturbing racial inequities in health care and access to treatment.
Anthony Martin, 27, was sitting in the front passenger seat of a car on Beach Avenue about 8:20 p.m. Saturday when someone fired a gunshot into his torso.