One dead and two injured after a fire in the Bronx

One person dies and two more are injured in a fire registered in an apartment building in the Bronx. The flames started at the home located on Evergreen Avenue in the Soundview neighborhood around 2 p.m. yesterday. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two others suffered minor injuries. Firefighters indicate that the […]

Rejection before possible deposit of trucks in the Bronx

Harlem residents reject plans to build a commercial truck depot in their neighborhood. The developers had originally planned to build a complex west of 145th Street, which would have included hundreds of affordable housing units. That plan stalled when Councilwoman Kristin Richardson Jordan objected. The developers changed their plans and opted for a truck depot […]

Young man killed in shooting now saves lives organ donation

A teenager who was shot while leaving a basketball court is now saving lives through organ donation. Josué López-Ortega, 15, was shot in the head outside the Police Athletic League in Longwood on January 19. IT MAY INTEREST YOU: The LiveOnNY organization says Josué saved the lives of seven people who needed transplants. “It’s rare […]

Hip Hop Turns 50, Honored in The Bronx – NBC New York (47)

NEW YORK — Hip-hop, which was born in the basement of a house in the Bronx to become a million-dollar industry, is the subject of an exhibition that began this Thursday in New York and that tracks the genre during the five decades that will turn this year. “Hip-Hop: Conscious, Unconscious” at the Fotografiska museum, […]

Emergency Crews Respond to Gas Leak in The Bronx – NBC New York (47)

NEW YORK — Firefighters and utility crews flooded a Bronx intersection en masse Friday amid reports of a large gas leak in the area, according to footage from the scene. Details about the response at the intersection of Park Avenue and East 189th Street were not immediately available. The area was packed with personnel after […]

Stepfather Questioned After Possible Fatal Strangulation of Child – NBC New York (47)

What to Know A 15-year-old boy was allegedly strangled to death in the Bronx, authorities said Tuesday, and they are now questioning the teen’s stepfather in the case. New York City Police officers found the boy, whom they identified as Corde Scott, unconscious when they responded to an emergency call. Later investigations indicated that Scott […]

15-Year-Old Man Dies After Shooting in The Bronx – NBC New York (47)

NEW YORK — The New York City Police Department opened an investigation Thursday after a fatal shooting erupted in a Bronx neighborhood Thursday that left a 16-year-old wounded and killed a young man of 15 years The shooting broke out at approximately 8:52 p.m. near an apartment building located at 998 Longwood Avenue. Police arrived […]

15-year-old student dies, another injured in shooting in the Bronx

A 15-year-old boy was killed and another teenager wounded in a shooting Thursday night outside a Police Athletic League facility in The Bronx. According to police, the teens were leaving a community basketball game organized by police around 9 p.m. Thursday when an argument broke out between two groups of people. Police said a person […]

21-year-old man shot dead inside his New York home

NYPD night surveillance. Photo: Andrés Correa Guatarasma / Courtesy Nicholas Lewis, a 21-year-old man, was fatally shot last night in the backyard of his home in The Bronx (NYC). According to the NYPD, Lewis was in the back of his home on Pratt Ave. near Strang Ave., in the Edenwald Neighborhood, when gunfire erupted around […]

DREAM Charter School opens in the Bronx

With enthusiasm and optimism, the South Bronx community officially launched the DREAM Charter School. A new school located in a historic brick industrial building at 20 Bruckner Boulevard in the Mott Haven neighborhood. “We need schools like this and space for children so they can learn, so they have everything they need. All the resources […]