Con Edison on Thursday was still working to restore power to Bronx residents after more than 23,000 customers lost electricity in the borough due to Tropical Storm Isaias, authorities said.
State officials this week granted a permit to a private company to perform genetic genealogy testing and other controversial genetic analysis on crime scene DNA samples in New York – the first license of its kind ever issued here.
Two more people were wounded by gunfire in Soundview Monday, days after a young father died by homicide in the same neighborhood, authorities said.
Shaiquan Wilson, 21, who recently became a dad, was killed by a masked gunman about 10:40 p.m. Friday in Soundview, according to police.
Forest Byrd, attending a late-night cookout at a playground near his home, was gunned down about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, according to the NYPD.