Man Gets 18 Years for Choking Out, Raping Woman in Bronx Building

BRONX- A man who pled guilty to choking out and raping a Bronx woman in her apartment building will spend the next 18 years in prison, prosecutors say.

Run Walk to Raise Awareness for Colorectal Cancer

HEALTH- As we close upon Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, The Mall at Bay Plaza will host the first ever 5K Run/Walk to benefit programs at the American Cancer Society of The Bronx.

Former NJ Cop Stabbed Wife, Fled with Daughter

BRONX- A Bronx man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after pleading guilty to Attempted Murder and additional charges for stabbing his wife multiple times.

Closing Health Disparities in the Black Community

HEALTH- February is American Heart Month—and an excellent time to review heart health risks and guidelines, especially among members of the African American and Latino communities.

Cuomo Directs Flags to Half Staff to Honor Det Brian Simonsen

NEW YORK- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today directed flags to half-staff on all State government buildings in memory and honor of New York Police Department Detective Brian Simonsen, who was shot and killed yesterday responding to a robbery in Queens.

Jacobi Expands HIV Services in the Bronx

HEALTH- NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi announced the expansion of the newly renamed Health and Empowerment Center, a multi-service clinic that will expand access to comprehensive, state-of-the-art HIV treatment, education, and prevention services.

Macy’s Employees Honor MLK by Helping Those in Need

Macy’s ONYX, Employee Resource Group, worked with Partners in Time to coordinate the second annual companywide Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service.

Robber Boxes Grocery Store Clerk’s Face in Bronx

BRONX- A Bronx robber acted like he was going 12 rounds with Floyd Mayweather instead of attacking a defenseless bodega worker down the block from a police station in Mott Haven.

Bronx Pimp Beat Woman, Rented Her Out Over Internet

BRONX- A Bronx man was convicted of kidnapping and beating a woman to coerce her into becoming a prostitute. Prosecutors say the Westchester Square pimp used internet advertisements to find customers for his victim.

Move Over Kylie Jenner, Kardashian Days as Influencers are Numbered

In the current Internet marketing environment, perhaps the most important development over the past 12-24 months has been the increased importance of Web Influencers.

1 Dead, 5 Injured in Cross Bronx Expressway Crash

BRONX- A driver checking on the damage from a fender bender was killed when another car slammed into his during a six-car pile up on the Cross Bronx Expressway.

Woman Goes Batty for Beef Patty in Bronx

BRONX- She’s bat sh#t crazy for beef patties! A crazed customer took a bat to a Bronx restaurant because they ran out of beef patties. The whole incident was caught on camera.

Nurses Push for Staffing Increases in Healthcare Justice for All Campaign

HEALTH- The New York State Nurses Association kicked off a new “Healthcare Justice for All” campaign to demand safe staffing and fair funding as contract negotiations with New York City public hospitals begin this month.