NYC Hospitals Host Meatless Mondays

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.

Gang Charged with Drug, Human Trafficking

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.

Charges Filed Against Bronx Gunman who Started Wild Cop Shootout

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.

Accused Bronx Rapist Posed as Cop, Investigators Say

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.

Human Trafficking Can Hit Close to Home

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 to Provide Healthcare for All

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 Man Shot to Death, Suspected of Killing 2 Women in 2004

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.

Botched Butt Lift, Bronx Woman Charged in Death

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.