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.
Recently filed tax records show Dr. Philip Ozuah, the new CEO of Montefiore Medicine, collected $13 million in early retirement money, bonus pay, and salary in 2018 alone.
A City Council member representing the Bronx must pay a $5,000 fine for having an NYPD Deputy Chief fix her traffic ticket, according to the city’s Conflicts of Interest Board.
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.
Michael Latimer of the Transit Bureau was off-duty when he and an accomplice allegedly entered an Allerton apartment shortly before 4 p.m. Thursday, holding one or more guns on their target, authorities said.
Mott Haven families run the highest risk of economic insecurity, with kids in the neighborhood more than 18 times more likely to live in poverty than children in Greenwich Village, the report states.
Bronx residents are being urged to make use of a city program providing free fruits and vegetables, with steep cuts to the the U.S. government’s food stamp program looming.
Shameek Lilly, who lived with his family on White Plains Road, was carrying groceries home when someone shot him in his chest shortly after 9 p.m. Monday.