HEALTH- April is National Volunteer Month, a time to recognize the more than 60 million Americans who volunteer their time year-round, including hospice volunteers who play an important role in end-of-life care for many individuals and families in New York communities. In fact, volunteers are such a vital part of hospice care, their presence is mandated by law and in keeping with the broader social mission to build a community of care at end of life.
BRONX- Police continue to hunt for the gunmen in two unrelated killings that took place in or outside of an illegal social club, in the central and north sections of the borough.
NEW YORK- Several hundred rap music lovers turned out for a tribute for rap artist Nipsey Hussle, 33, who was shot to death in South Los Angeles on March 31.
BRONX- Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. joined with New York State Assembly Member Aravella Simotas to host the annual Bronx Greek Heritage Celebration at St. Peter the Apostle Greek Orthodox Church in Kingsbridge.
QUEENS- Citizen App captured this dramatic video of a four-alarm fire that tore through two buildings in Ozone Park Queens.
NEW YORK- Eight men have been sentenced in federal court for their part in a telemarketing scam that preyed on the elderly.
BRONX- A Bronx high school teacher was arrested and charged by the feds for distributing child pornography. Prosecutors alleged that the teacher was on the dark web exchanging videos of prepubescent children engaged in sexual acts.
BRONX- Cops are searching for the driver who tried to lure a 10-year-old boy into a mini van in the Bronx.
BRONX- Police are looking for the gunman who opened fire on two men, killing one and wounding the other in the Claremont Village section of the Bronx.
NEW YORK- A Bronx man who tried to join Isis will spend the next 20 years in prison for trying to support the terror group.
BRONX- Police have arrested two suspects and are seeking a third in an incident that left one man stabbed to death and two others shot and or stabbed.
BRONX- A man was fatally stabbed in the Bronx by his friend during a dispute over dumping litter in front of the victim’s grandma’s house.
HEALTH- A study published recently in The Journal of Adolescent Health shows that only half of adolescents and young adults (13-26 years old) have ever had private time with their health care provider.
NEW YORK- Two men were convicted in the 20-year-old double homicide cold case in the Bronx. Prosecutors say the men were murdered in cold blood after ripping off a local drug lord.
POLITICS- President Trump may think he is the Best Thing That Ever Happened’ To Puerto Rico, but the Bronx Borough President would disagree.
NEW YORK- New York State legislature has raised the smoking age from 18 to 21. Governor Cuomo is expected to sign the bill into law.
BRONX- Police are seeking the public’s help in locating, “a person of interest,” after a wild brawl outside a Mott Haven nightclub– an incident that left one man stabbed to death and two others shot and or stabbed.
BRONX- Hundreds came out to Bay Plaza on Sunday to participate and to help raise money and awareness for a cure for cancer.
POLITICS- Hundreds turned out for a live town hall meeting featuring newly elected Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, which was taped for a special airing of the MSNBC show, “All in with Chris Hayes.”
BRONX- Cops swarming a bicycle thief in the Bronx was caught on camera.