Chris Mondal, a 30-year-old paraprofessional who taught at PS 46 for eight years, and David Behrbom, 47, who taught physical education at PS 55 for over 15 years, both succumbed to the disease this month.
State investigators are probing dozens of incidents of alleged abuse, neglect, or violence at New York City’s youth jails amid the coronavirus pandemic, including a riot that broke out Sunday.
FEMA, the federal agency tasked with aiding states in times of crisis, got word from the New York Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services that the Van Cortland Park site – along with a handful of other “alternate care” facilities contracted for rapid construction in New York State – were “no longer needed,” a FEMA spokeswoman said Tuesday.
Bronx residents accounted for one in four coronavirus hospitalizations citywide, an analysis showed, and were dying at three times the rate of infected Manhattan residents.
Amid the continued spread of corona virus in New York City, officials announced the opening of three COVID-19 assessment and testing centers in the Bronx.
A notorious Bronx drug market run out of a bakery was shut down, and 14 dealers who helped operate it arrested Wednesday, prosecutors said.
Detectives have made two more arrests in the killing of 44-year-old Tamara Sinclair.
Reign Harney was arrested Thursday, two weeks after she and two other women allegedly beat up victim Tamara Sinclair, 43, for failing to let them into a locked TD Bank ATM vestibule.
Leonard Nieves, 33, said nothing as he entered B&A Gourmet Deli, on Brook Avenue at 137th Street in Mott Haven, and fatally shot Yehya Almontaser in his chest shortly after 6:30 p.m. Friday, according to the NYPD.
A member of one of the Bronx’s most powerful street gangs has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison, closing out a violent era that saw his crew and two others terrorize the Mill Brook Houses, authorities said.