BRONX- Two pedestrians and a driver were injured after the driver had a coughing fit, causing him to jump the curb and strike the front of a building.
HEALTH- NYC Health + Hospitals has launched Meatless Mondays at all 11 of its acute care hospitals, in an effort to provide a broader range of healthy, appealing meal options and introduce the benefits of plant-based nutrition to inpatients to help them make important lifestyle decisions to lead their healthiest lives. The new plant-based items will be added to the regular menu to expand options for patients.
BRONX- The NYPD is looking for six individuals in connection with an attack and ID theft near the Bronx Zoo.
POLITICS- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a bottle bill expansion and a plastic bag ban will be included in the 2019 Executive Budget.
NEW YORK- Members of a drug gang were hit by the feds for trafficking in narcotics and flesh. Prosecutors say the gang used women who were addicts as drug couriers and then pimped them out.
BRONX- Prosecutors charged a Bronx man with attempted murder of a police officer and said he set off a series of events which led to two bystanders being hit by police bullets.
BRONX- The man charged with raping a 12-year-old girl in a Bronx motel room had used a phony shield to pose as a cop to lure her into his SUV, investigators said.
BRONX- Cops are looking for a gunman who stuck up cab drivers throughout the Bronx in 3 robberies around the holidays.
BRONX- According to the International Labour Organization’s estimate in 2017, 4.8 million people worldwide, mostly young women, are victims of forced sexual exploitation.
NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his administration will launch the largest, most comprehensive plan in the nation to guarantee health care for every New Yorker.
BRONX- A Bronx woman was sentenced for throwing her infant daughter out of a six-story window.
BRONX- A woman crossing the street in Mott Haven was fatally struck by a sanitation sand spreader early today, police say.
BRONX- Cops in West Farms have a real whodunit on their hands after a man convicted of strangling and killing two women more than a decade ago, was shot multiple times in the chest and head– outside of the building where the two women died.
BRONX- A pair of police impersonators robbed three people throughout the Bronx and Manhattan.
HEALTH– As the New Year dawns, a common resolution tops many tobacco-users’ to-do lists: making 2019 the year they finally quit for good.
BRONX- Police released a shocking video in which a trio of thugs punched, stomped and beat a Pelham Bay man with a motorcycle helmet.
BRONX- The Bronx is having a baby boom this week as the newest residents of the Boogie Down were born in the New Year.
BRONX- A phony plastic surgeon’s injection of silicone, as part of a botched butt lift, killed the patient, prosecutors said. The Castle Hill woman has been charged in the victim’s death.
BRONX- MTA workers found decomposing human remains inside a Bronx park yesterday.
BRONX- Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announced the launch of the #CleanUpNYCHA social media campaign.