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Claremont Village Infant’s Death Declared Homicide One Year On

Medical examiners have declared that the death of an eight month old Bronx boy almost a year ago was a homicide, after analyzing latest test results. Mason Simms was found unresponsive in the apartment of his mother, Shivon Simms, on October 24th 2015. Simms blames her then boyfriend, Edward Flowers, for the death, although police are yet […]

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Cops Resuscitate Unconscious Mott Haven Toddler on Sidewalk

Two Bronx police officers rushed to the aid of a one year old girl Friday night after they spotted her mother running down the street clutching her and crying for help. Officers Felix Baez and Giovanni Laguna gave the infant, who wasn’t breathing, CPR on a Mott Haven sidewalk, and then again in their unmarked […]

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Bronx Man Survives Bullet to Head and Hails Cab to Hospital

A 48 year old man is alive in hospital despite a bullet passing through his head after he was shot in Melrose late Friday night. The victim, who has not been named, managed to call a cab to take him to Lincoln Hospital, where he remains conscious. According to the Daily News, the bullet passed through his […]

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Mott Haven Residents Fight For A New Community Center

South Bronx activists plan to rally at a vacant building, a former rehabilitation center located at 349 E. 140th Street, to host a “spiritual reclaiming” on October 15th. Attendees aim to raise awareness about their plans to occupy the building and turn it into a community center for arts, health and education. DNAInfo has the […]

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Bronx Man Robbed After Wiring Money to Friend in Need

A 73 year-old Bronx man was robbed and beaten last night in Mount Eden after wiring money to a friend in need of relief efforts after Hurricane Matthew devastated Haiti. Roland Joachin was walking on E. Mount Eden Ave when three men approached him, put him in a headlock and stole his wallet and cell […]

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Bronx High School of Science Students Brawl Off Campus

Nearly three dozen videos have surfaced of students from Bronx High School of Science engaging in an off campus fight club. The club dates back to April 2015 but new footage was posted on a private Facebook page that recently became public. The fights, that take place at Harris Field and have drawn crowds of […]

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Study on Bronx Domestic Violence Released

The Bronx Domestic Violence Roundtable and Bronx Legal Services have released a report into domestic violence in the borough to coincide with Domestic Violence Awareness Month. ‘More People to Listen’ aims to improve service provision for victims in a borough that boasts the highest rates of domestic violence citywide. The Bronx Times has the full […]

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Public Advocate Linked with Vacant Brooklyn District Attorney Post

The New York City Public Advocate Letitia James has been rumored to be in contention to replace Ken Thompson as Brooklyn District Attorney after Thompson died Sunday night following a battle against cancer. James, the first black woman elected to citywide office, has been influential in the Bronx, particularly in her representation of tenants in court fights against […]

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