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Bronx goes online with free Wi-Fi

The city is installing LinkNYC kiosks to replace outmoded phone booths. The kiosks provide free Wi-Fi, serve as charging stations for mobile devices, and allow free domestic calls and emergency ones to 911. More than 700 will be installed over the next few years in the Bronx. http://riverdalepress.com/stories/Bronx-goes-online-with-free-Wi-Fi,60627

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Man dead after Bronx assault

A Bronx man died after police say he was assaulted by another man on Westchester Avenue. It happened Monday around 9:45 a.m. on Westchester Avenue and Hugh J. Grant Circle in Parkchester. Police say 41-year-old Willy Montilla was running from the suspect after he was assaulted, and collapsed on the ground. http://bronx.news12.com/news/man-dead-after-bronx-assault-1.12271388

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Bronx man who killed wife’s would-be rapist walks free as DA drops all charges

Cheers erupted in a Bronx courtroom Wednesday when Mamadou Diallo, charged with assault for fatally beating a would-be-rapist who attacked his wife, was told he was a free man — thanks to an intervention from the victim’s family. http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bronx/bronx-man-killed-wife-would-be-rapist-charges-dropped-article-1.2781700

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Jerome Rezoning Moves Forward to Environmental Review

A rezoning proposal allowing more housing along Jerome Avenue between McClellan and 184th streets is moving forward, according to News 12. The next step is an environmental review meeting on September 29.

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Bronx Protesters Stood by Ferguson

Bronx activists gathered at Hunt Point Plaza to rally against police brutality.

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Partygoers Hospitalized After Gunfire at Bronx House Party

A house party on Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. near W. 174th ended in shooting. One of the two victims is in critical condition.

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Newsweek Features “Bronx Boys” Photography Book

Photographer Stephen Shames’ new photography book Bronx Boys is featured in a gallery on Newsweek.com.

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Bronx Woman Stabbed To Death In Dispute

A woman is dead after an argument in the Edenwald Houses in the Bronx led to murder, the New York Daily News reports.

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