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A large section of a building's brick facade collapsed in the Bronx early afternoon Monday. A 25 feet section of the building's facade came tumbling down to the ground shortly after 1 p.m., FDNY says. Officials responded to the scene on 849 Sound View Ave. in Soundview and evacuated the ... New York City
... students have the ability to soak up some rays in New York City's third largest park. Playing fields and playgrounds hug the park's edges, surrounding a richly forested heartland fed by Tibbetts Brook. Van Cortlandt Park is also home to the country's first public golf course, the oldest house in the ...

Cops say they are hunting a robber who has targeted his victims in the same Bronx apartment building twice in two months. The NYPD says on April 12, a man who uses a walker was inside his Morrisania apartment on Third Avenue walking toward the door when the robber blindsided him and yanked ... NYC
Three people were suffered serious injuries Monday after a car crashed into another vehicle, sending it into a restaurant in the Bronx, officials said. "The two guys were like really helpless," a witness said. "They couldn't move, so they had to cut the car to get them out," she explained, describing ...
After Tuesday, the new makeup of the New York state Senate could pave the way for a Democratic takeover. But the party needs two races to go its way. Democrat Shelley Mayer is running for an open seat in Westchester County, and Luis Sepulveda is the Democrat running for the open seat in the Bronx. elections

"By supporting people with mental health conditions and strengthening the bonds within our communities, the NYC Mural Arts Project is part of the City's effort to bring neighborhoods together and change the conversation around mental health," Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett said in a statement.
The family of a man shot and killed by police in the Bronx has filed a $50 million lawsuit against New York City and the NYPD. Mario Sanabria, 69, allegedly picked up a machete when officers came in with a no-knock warrant in what turned out to be a mistaken raid. His family says he believed these ... knife
A dog attacked a woman and tore off her ear in the Bronx on Wednesday afternoon, according to authorities and witnesses. The 57-year-old woman also had hand injuries after the attack at a playground at the Eastchester Houses in Laconia about 4:30 p.m., witnesses said. They said the woman was ...
The Department of Citywide Administrative Services is slated to unveil its 500th electric vehicle charger at the Bronx Theatre High School Wednesday. The marquee station is also one of 37 solar-powered chargers, which have panels that can move to track and capture sunlight. DCAS, which manages most ...
... call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). ---------- * More Bronx news * Send us a news tip * Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts · Report a Typo. Related Topics: subway crimeslashingattempted robberyBronxNew York City.
Police need your help identifying a man accused of breaking into a Bronx day care center. Detectives believe the man in this surveillance video entered the day care center at Sedgwick Avenue and Richmond Plaza in Morris Heights last week. They say he entered through an unlocked door, and stole cell ...
"I am very confident that our extensive, national search has found New York City the best person to lead the nation's largest school system into the future." Shortly after Carvalho's announcement, many people turned to social media to express their confusion and frustration with his decision to back down.
... guard were injured in a 2011 shooting there. It also blamed the shooting on a Schenectady, New York, gun shop. The hospital did not immediately comment on the lawsuit. Related Topics: shootinghospitalcrimebronx lebanon hospitalu.s. & worldworkplace shootingNew YorkSouth BronxNew York City.
Over in Midtown West, Ousia was also out of commission for over seven weeks after a sprinkler pipe burst, but it's back in business with a month-long promotoin to donate $1 for every glass of wine purchased to Riverkeeper, a local organization that works to protect NYC's drinking water supply and restore ...
The city has contracted Habitat for Humanity New York City and the Almat Group to jointly develop this project, which will remain affordable for up to 40 years. The apartments will be sold through the city's lottery system, and if an owner wishes to sell before the regulatory period ends, “they may realize up to ...

A nine-year-old boy pepper sprayed several people inside his Bronx school Tuesday, leaving several injured. Police say the boy found the bottle in the cafeteria at P.S. 182 in Castle Hill. About 30 kids suffered eye and throat irritation, and some had trouble breathing, but no one was seriously hurt.
There is no word yet on what caused the fire. The blaze caused major traffic delays through the area during rush hour. ---------- * More Bronx news * Send us a news tip * Download the abc7NY app for breaking news alerts · Report a Typo. Related Topics: fireBronxNew York City · Email. share; share; tweet ...
New York City's population reached a record high last year of over 8.6 million and has climbed 5.5 percent since 2010, according to a Department of City ... From 2010 to 2017, New York City led the rest of the state in population growth, with the Bronx emerging as the fastest-growing county in the state.
New York state is making more than $4 million available to expand addiction treatment services in New York City neighborhoods. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that up to $4.5 million will fund the operation of 100 residential treatment beds in the Bronx and up to 50 beds in Brooklyn.
It turns out 11 of New York State's safest school districts are in New York City, according to Niche.com's rankings. The education website used ... A fatal stabbing at a Bronx high school last fall sparked debate in the city over whether more schools should have metal detectors. But the Niche rankings show ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Cars were torched after an underground explosion ignited three separate manhole fires within blocks of each other. Smoke filled the air on Davidson Ave, just before 2 p.m. Tuesday. Manhole fire burns 2 cars in the Bronx. No injuries. How'd it happen? 6p @CBSNewYork with ...
“They come here like sponges and want to soak up the knowledge,” said Dr. Isekenegbe, who was appointed president of Bronx Community College three years ago. “I have a lot of responsibility to them to be a role model. If you work hard and do the things you are supposed to, while there is no utopia in ...
Just hours after the Commission of Correction put out a report that said the state might intervene in the shutdown of Rikers if the city doesn't improve the situation at the island prison, the city is now offering more concrete steps about the planned shutdown. In addition to expanding or renovating three ...
Police are looking for two men who they say are behind a Bronx deli burglary, during which a gun went off twice. It happened at the Willis Avenue Deli Grocery in Mott Haven around 11:09 a.m. Saturday. Police said one of the men showed a gun and put it to a 53-year-old man's head while the other man ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — The NYPD has released photos of a person of interest wanted for questioning in connection to a double shooting in the Bronx. It happened just after midnight Monday near Ryer Avenue and Field Place in the Fordham Heights section. Investigators say the suspect shot a ...
“Yeah I do actually, I notice a lot of lights out,” said Alexander Pizzaro, of the South Bronx. Lights at the intersection of 57th Street and 10th Avenue could be seen alternately blinking red and yellow. One woman held up her hand to halt traffic as she crossed the street with her father and her daughter on his ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Fed up and fearful for their families, a group of residents living in city housing in the Bronx say they have had enough. After numerous calls for help, they say the New York City Housing Authority is not doing anything about the long list of concerns. As CBS2's Erin Logan ...
Meet New York City's new millionaires -- including a woman who had no idea she'd cashed in a 5-million-dollar scratch-off ticket. ... Thursday to New York's newest Lottery winners, including Ruth Tritremmel, from Queens, Kathy Szenasi, from Manhattan and a group of five family and friends from the Bronx.
THE BRONX, NY — Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents arrested an immigrant brought to the United States as a child outside the Bronx Criminal Court on Thursday in the latest immigration arrest at a New York City courthouse, public defenders said. Aboubacar Dembele of the Bronx, 27, had ...
Bronx Neighbors Shocked After Child Is Found Home Alone In Wretched Conditions, Parents Charged ... NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New details emerged Sunday night about the deplorable conditions in a Bronx apartment in which police said four children were living while their parents went to work.
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A mother and father are facing multiple charges after police say they left their five-year-old child in horrid conditions inside their Bronx apartment. Neighbor Fernando Rodriguez says he feels disgusted after finding out the child was living in squalor inside the Kingsbridge ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Police have released surveillance images of three people they're searching for in connection with a violent home invasion last month in the Bronx. Around noon on New Year's Eve, a woman pretending to deliver a package knocked on the door of a 62-year-old man near ...
Family Awarded Millions in NYCHA Lead Paint Suit. A Bronx family has been awarded $57 million in a judgment against the New York City Housing Authority after a jury found the agency responsible for a girl's lead poisoning. Checkey Beckford reports. (Published Friday, Jan. 26, 2018) ...
We have become the go-to resource for NYC animal related issues—from pet adoption to rescue to help with keeping pets and families together,” said ACC President and CEO Risa Weinstock, in a prepared statement. “We are excited to bring that level of service to the Bronx, with the addition of a new ...
Citing a “severe crisis,” Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. has asked the New York City Housing Authority to declare an emergency so it can get boilers fixed without following the usual rules for handing out contracts. Failures of boilers at several NYCHA developments have made headlines in the ...
The lawsuits appeared to be a new tactic by Mr. de Blasio in his ongoing effort to take on issues with national scope, raising his profile outside New York City as he does so. “It is a national tragedy,” Mr. de Blasio said. “It needs a national solution.” He spoke at a news conference in the Bronx, where he was ...
Zumper has put out its annual rental market report, and there's some good news for New Yorkers: median rents across the city were down 3.7 percent in December 2017 compared to the same time in 2016. In terms of boroughs, Brooklyn and Manhattan saw the sharpest declines; staples like Tribeca, Hell's ...
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Flames ripped through the top floor of an apartment building in the Bronx, injuring three firefighters and displacing dozens of tenants Monday evening. Authorities say it was food on a stove and a possible electrical fire on the fifth floor of the building that contributed to the fast ...
Three firefighters were injured while battling a blaze in the Bronx Monday night as horrified residents stood outside watching their building burn. The flames broke out on the fifth floor on the five-story building on St. Mary's Street in Mott Haven around 8 p.m. and quickly consumed the top half of the building, ...
The city's homeless cats and dogs are getting some long-awaited digs in the Bronx, officials announced on Tuesday. A new $60 million Animal Care Centers of NYC facility with shelter, adoption and veterinary services will be constructed on city-owned land on Bartow Avenue. In addition, the outdated ...
THE BRONX, NY — A stabbing in the Bronx left one man dead and a woman — who lived at the address as the victim — has been charged with murder, police said. Officers responded to the scene just before 2:45 a.m. Sunday for a report that a man had been stabbed inside a residence on the 1900 block ...
Action Environmental Group, provider of non-hazardous waste management and recycling services for New York City, Northern New Jersey, Rockland and Orange County, N.Y., has acquired Mid Bronx Haulage Corp., a Bronx, N.Y.-based waste management company. “We are pleased with the acquisition ...
A woman who uses a walker was followed home by a man and raped inside her own Bronx apartment in what one law enforcement source said was one of the most heinous acts they had ever heard of. Sources familiar with the case told News 4 New York that the victim was stalked by her assailant for ...
The collective had its beginnings in 1981, when Mr. Rollins was working as a substitute teacher in New York City. He was invited by the principal of I.S. 52, a junior high school in the South Bronx — a devastated area at the time — to develop a special-education program for students with learning disabilities ...
FILE- In this Dec. 28, 2017, file photo, firefighters respond to a deadly building fire in the Bronx borough of New York. Police say Holt Francis was critically injured in the apartment building fire and died at a hospital on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018. It was one of New York City's deadliest fires in decades.
28 ripped through his apartment building in the Bronx, killing four members of his family and eight other people. The fire was the deadliest in New York City in 27 years. It was started by a 3-year-old boy who was playing with a stove and was fueled by gusty winds. Funeral services will be held Monday, ...
NEW YORK — New York City public schools will be closed Thursday because of the expected severe snow, officials said. "With some extreme weather in the early morning forecast, the Mayor's made the decision to close New York City schools tomorrow," a mayoral spokesperson said. With some extreme ...


 

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