Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city will exhaust its current supply of COVID-19 vaccine within two weeks, amid a disastrous federal rollout of the widely awaited shots.
New York City opened its first mass vaccination site for COVID-19 vaccinations in the Bronx this week, turning the Bathgate Contract Postal Station into a public health hub focused on getting shots into the arms of at-risk residents.
One of the masked robbers pistol-whipped an employee of A&K Jewelry on Southern Boulevard in Foxhurst before he and his accomplice made off with necklaces and pendants from behind the service counter.
The commute for straphangers on the No. 1 train is about to get a lot tougher starting Dec. 28, in the thick of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Shootings have risen nearly 96 percent this year compared to last within the five boroughs, with the NYPD reporting a 112 percent increase in November alone, according to the latest department statistics.
A gunman shot and critically wounded a 31-year-old man on 163rd Street in the Bronx Tuesday, authorities said.
Struggling families waited in line for hours amid the borough’s ongoing economic crisis.
Robert Castillo, 51, was off duty when he landed the facial blow on the victim and tossed her against a wall at her City Island address, leaving her with cuts and bruises, according to prosecutors.
The teenager was hanging out with a small group of friends on Seward Avenue when the shooter walked up and started shooting about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to the NYPD.