A new, state-of-the-art surveillance system is now active in the Northeast Bronx, with ten cameras recording large swaths of the area 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, authorities said.
Authorities in the Bronx discovered more than $10 million worth of cocaine near the popular Hunts Point food markets, officials said.
In 2018, Bronx residents also had the highest rate of overdose death compared with all other boroughs. The rate increased by 9 percent from 31.4 per 100,000 residents in 2017 to 34.1 per 100,000 residents in 2018, according to the data compiled by New York City’s Department of Health.
A man was slain Sunday outside his family’s baptism party—shot in his back after emerging from the Church of the Holy Nativity on Bainbridge Avenue, officials said.
A stray bullet struck Robert Griggs about 8 p.m. on July 24 as he played dominoes with friends in Concourse Village, authorities said.
Research shows more than 26 percent of Bronx residents experience food insecurity—defined as being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable, nutritious food.
The victims, ages 17 and 21, were shot in their torso and neck, respectively, around 1:45 p.m. Sunday outside a Parkside Houses building in Allerton, according to the NYPD.
Black men in America are two-and-a-half times more likely to be killed by law enforcement over their lifetime than white men, according to a new Rutgers-Newark study.
A new affordable health care program took effect in the Bronx this week, with New York City now footing bills for medical services to uninsured borough residents—regardless of their citizenship status.
The Bronx District Attorney’s Office will vacate gravity knife convictions for those found guilty under a recently repealed state law, Bronx Justice News has learned.