Amid a surge in shootings in the borough, DA Darcel Clark’s Office is partnering with the Yankees to trade Apple tablets for street guns.
A pilot study by researchers at New York University found roughly 24 percent of frontline transit workers in New York City contracted coronavirus—and likely got the disease at work.
The NYPD patrol vehicle that fatally struck Sophia Gomez was speeding down Pelham Parkway at nearly 60 miles per hour when the crash happened, Commissioner Dermot Shea said.
Sophia Gomez, who lived on Pelham Parkway near the site of the fatal crash, died Thursday night at Jacobi Hospital.
Luis Diaz, who has served as Bronx County Clerk since 2009, is being investigated by the office of New York Attorney General Leticia James, authorities said.
Police in the Bronx are routinely seen in public not wearing masks, despite the borough experiencing higher COVID-19 positivity rates than the rest of the city during much of this year.
A Grindr date turned deadly Sunday when a killer fatally slashed his sex partner with a machete in the Bronx, authorities said.
Two men, ages 22 and 24, also perished in the accident, which motorists reported shortly before 2:30 a.m. Friday in the parkway’s eastbound lanes, in Mount Vernon.
A Bronx man has been indicted in the homicide of Brandon Hendricks, a 17-year-old high school basketball player killed by a stray bullet in June.