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Athena Skeeter (Credit: CBS 2)

Bronx Day Care Worker Indicted In Toddler’s Death

A grand jury charged Athena Skeeter with second-degree murder and first- and second-degree manslaughter, the district attorney’s office said.

08/28/2014

Fire rages in a garbage barge in the Hutchinson River between the Bronx and Mount Vernon on Wednesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: CBS 2)

Fire Rages On Garbage Barge In Hutchinson River

A garbage barge full of crushed cars caught fire Wednesday afternoon on the Hutchinson River between the Bronx and Mount Vernon.

08/27/2014

NYPD Officer Johnny Castillo poses with Adelyn Pena-Fernandez, and her mother, Sheila Pena, after he revived the girl when she stopped breathing on Tuesday, Aug. 26. (Credit: NYPD)

Family Grateful After NYPD Officer Revives Baby In The Bronx

The parents of a 2-month-old girl from the Bronx had a lot to be thankful for on Wednesday, after an NYPD officer rushed into their home and revived the girl after she stopped breathing.

08/27/2014

Teen suspects who police say are wanted for a gunpoint robbery in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Cops: Teen Suspects Rob 14-Year-Old Boy At Gunpoint In The Bronx

Police said the boy was walking home when he was stopped by the four teens.

08/27/2014

Surveillance video of a vehicle police said is being sought in connection with a hit-and-run in the Bronx on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Arrested In Bronx Hit-And-Run That Left Woman Critically Hurt

Alex Hernandez, 25, was arrested Tuesday on charges of vehicular assault, failure to notify an accident with injury and failure to report an accident.

08/27/2014

Cardell Williamson (Credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio: Full Investigation Coming Into Child’s Death At Bronx Day Care

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Monday said a “full investigation” will be launched following the death of a toddler at the home of his caregiver in the Bronx.

08/25/2014

(credit: New York City Department of Parks & Recreation)

Swedish Town Celebrates Bronx Connection

On Saturday the small town of Savsjo, deep inside the pine forest of Smaland province, is celebrating the 375th anniversary of the sea captain’s 1639 arrival in what is now the Bronx, where he was the first European settler.

08/21/2014

Man wanted for robbing a woman pushing her baby in a stroller, two others in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Robs 3 Women, Including Mother Pushing Stroller, In The Bronx

Police are searching for a man who they said robbed three women, including a mother pushing her baby in a stroller, in a two-hour span in the Bronx last Friday.

08/20/2014

Ramarley Graham's parents, Constance Malcom and Franclot Graham, call for a federal investigation in their son's death Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Family Demands Answers From DOJ About Ramarley Graham’s Death

The Justice Department has been reviewing the case for the last year.

08/20/2014

An FDNY ambulance. (Credit CBS 2)

Police Probe Death Of Girl, 5 Months, In Bronx Housing Development

Police Tuesday evening were investigating the death of a 5-month-old girl in a Bronx public housing development apartment.

08/19/2014

Surveillance video of a vehicle police said is being sought in connection with a hit-and-run in the Bronx on Aug. 18, 2014. (credit: NYPD)

Police Search For Driver In Bronx Hit-And-Run That Left Woman Critically Hurt

Police have released surveillance video of a vehicle being sought in connection with a hit-and-run in the Bronx that authorities said appears to have been intentional.

08/19/2014

Police believe a woman was intentionally struck in a hit-and-run in the Port Morris section of the Bronx on Monday, Aug. 18. (Credit: CBS 2)

Police Believe Woman Was Struck Intentionally In Bronx Hit-And-Run

A woman was left in critical condition Monday afternoon after being struck in by a hit-and-run driver, police said.

08/18/2014

The Mall At Bay Plaza opens on August 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Ready, Set, Shop! The Mall At Bay Plaza Opens In The Bronx

Get your wallets ready! New York City’s first enclosed mall in 40 years will officially open Thursday.

08/14/2014

Gay Pride Flag (file / credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

LGBT Senior Centers To Open In All Boroughs

One advocacy group says a third of gay seniors live in poverty in New York City, and one city councilman has decided to do something about it.

08/14/2014

Surveillance image of two suspects sought in deadly shooting of livery cab driver in the Bronx. (credit: NYPD)

NYPD Releases Video Of Suspects Wanted In Bronx Shooting Of Livery Cab Driver

The 62-year-old driver was found shot in the head around 6 a.m. Tuesday on Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point, police said.

08/13/2014

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