Mark Willis, 52, suffered a stab wound to his chest before cops found him lying unconscious on Bronx Boulevard about 6 a.m. He was pronounced dead a short time later at Montefiore Medical Center.
Councilman Keith Powers on Monday called for the limiting or removal of deposit surcharges imposed on prisoners’ families in New York City.
The 161st Street Pharmacy in Melrose received enough pain pills to supply every Bronx resident with multiple doses—part of a wave of powerful painkillers that led to a surge in overdose deaths, new data shows.
Documents obtained by Bronx Justice News show money transfer companies are earning millions in surcharge fees from families of incarcerated New Yorkers, their profits boosted by a workaround of state laws meant to limit exorbitant fees.
A 45-year-old woman was found dead on the floor of a South Bronx homeless shelter Thursday morning, and detectives are investigating her death as suspicious, police said.
Ahvier Medina surrendered to the NYPD with his lawyer Tuesday after authorities released his surveillance photo in connection with the July 14 death of Mohammad Zafrullah, 65, according to an NYPD official.
The NYPD is offering a $25,000 reward for information leading to the attacker, whose likeness was captured in a police sketch distributed to the public Wednesday.
Terrance Caudle, 30, is a person of interest in the June 30 killing of O’Brian Maxwell, also 30, who was found dead in the stairwell of his apartment building on White Plains Road, according to the NYPD.
Mohammad Zafrullah, 65, exited his cab and ran after a customer who didn’t pay him in Soundview, but he failed to put the vehicle in park, according to the NYPD.
The July 2 assault happened on an eastbound BX36 bus as it traversed East 180th Street near 3rd Avenue about 11 p.m., according to the NYPD.