A 4-year-old boy is in the fight of his young life after he was shot in the chest during a botched robbery in the Bronx. Police said the gunman, identified as 17-year-old Mauricio Acosta, pulled the trigger while trying to steal an old coat that belonged to the boy’s father.
Police say the child’s mother was loading groceries into the vehicle outside a supermarket when a man jumped into the driver’s seat and hit the gas.
Jose Martinez, 38, was arrested Thursday at his Brentwood home for what police describe as an ongoing pattern of sexual conduct with a male student, who was 14 at the time.
Police arrested Milton Vasquez, 27, Sunday night in Huntington Station for allegedly driving while intoxicated with his 21-month-old daughter in the car.
There were hugs and tears among those who knew the boy who was killed. “I didn’t see him get hit but the way he was laying on that street shouldn’t have happened,” said bystander Michelle Jackson.
Juan Cruz, 21, of Westbury, was charged under Leandra’s Law, which makes it an automatic felony to drive drunk with someone under the age of 15.
A man whose 4-year-old son took a bag of cocaine to day care is avoiding a prison sentence.
According to police, the 20-year-old suspect met the young girl online.
Xiao Cai, 53, who lived with the little boy and his mother in Flushing, got into an argument with her own daughter and then threw the boy off a seventh-floor balcony, said the Queens DA.
Officials told CBS 2HD that what began as a vicious domestic dispute left a woman dead and three others injured, including a 4-year-old boy.
Reginald Williams was arraigned on murder, manslaughter and assault in the death of Aiyden Davis. The boy was found unresponsive Friday inside the couple’s apartment.
A Brooklyn woman and her live-in boyfriend have been charged in the beating death of the woman’s young son.
Suffolk County police found Karen Edelmann’s one-year-old son alone in a car outside her Shirley home.
Nassau County police were looking for the gunman Monday.
Newburgh police confirmed Friday that the remains of a child found inside a garbage bag along the side of a road last month were that of missing 4-year-old Marc Bookal.