Owen Drain, 35, who federal prosecutors said also goes by the names “White Boy” and “Tommy, worked with an accomplice to lure the 30-year-old victim into a black SUV on Nov. 19 in Parkchester before training a gun on her, stealing her cell phones, and binding her hands and feet with zip ties, prosecutors said.
Dr. Bruce Weir, 76, a genome expert from New Zealand, replaces Dr. Dwight Adams, who stepped down from his post during the state DNA subcommittee’s November meeting.
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 20-year-old Bronx deli worker was fatally shot Tuesday when a fight broke out in his store—the second bodega worker murdered in the borough in less than a week, authorities said.
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.
Yehya Almontaser, a native of Yemen who had recently become a U.S. citizen, suffered two bullet wounds to his chest at B&A Gourmet Deli, on Brook Avenue at 137th Street in Mott Haven.
The victim, Rabia Bugum, 23, received stitches to her head and hand after the attack, which happened on a northbound No. 6 train at Brooke Avenue about 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, police said.
A Bronx man was convicted by a federal jury Wednesday for his role in a large-scale drug conspiracy that trafficked dozens of kilograms of heroin and fentanyl into Massachusetts from the Bronx and Dominican Republic, prosecutors said.
A 19-year-old man was indicted for murder and manslaughter Tuesday, accused of stabbing a 20-year-old victim to death in Fordham Heights last year, authorities said.