Co-op City

Ethan Villavicencio (credit: Family Handout)

Funeral Held For Boy Killed When SUV Crashed Into Bronx Restaurant

The funeral for 7-year-old Ethan Villavicencio was held Wednesday at St. Michael’s Church in Co-op City.


FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Decontamination Of Co-Op City Cooling Towers Underway After Legionella Bacteria Found

The New York City health department says it should take a week to 10 days to decontaminate cooling towers of a Bronx housing complex where preliminary tests found the bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease.


A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Health Department: Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria Found In Co-Op City Cooling Towers

Preliminary results show the cooling towers of a Bronx housing complex are contaminated with Legionnaires’ disease bacteria, according to the New York City health department.


Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. announces a two-year lease extension for Barnes & Noble in Co-op City on Oct. 23, 2014. (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Lease Extension Keeps Barnes & Noble Open In The Bronx

The Barnes & Noble in the Bay Plaza Shopping Center in Co-op City was set to close its doors in January because of a lease problem.


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Police Search For Suspected Gunman In Bronx Nightclub Shooting

Police Friday night asked the public to help them find a suspect in a shooting last weekend in a Bronx nightclub.


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New Programs Aim To Curb Auto Thefts In The Bronx, Citywide

More than 4,200 cars have been stolen in New York City this year alone, and they are easy targets for thieves. Some people were taking part Saturday in special programs aimed at cutting back on the trend.


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Livery Cab Driver Arrested Following Hit-And-Run

It’s believed the livery driver hit a 19-year-old who was crossing Baychester Avenue in Co-Op City. The teen bounced off the windshield and was thrown to the other side of the street. He was taken to the hospital in extremely critical condition.


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Investigation Under Way Following Bronx Fatal Shooting

When police and EMS arrived, they found Michael Wright, 30, with a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

$621 Million Loan Coming For Co-Op City In The Bronx

Co-Op City in the Bronx, the nation’s largest cooperative housing complex, was set Wednesday to receive a government-insured $621 million loan that will require it to stay in an affordable housing program for decades.


FILE - A view of residential buildings at Co-op City in the Bronx. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Dozens Trapped In Elevators After Power Outage At Co-Op City

Co-op City runs its own power, but the generator shut down around midnight Thursday. Fifty buildings in the huge apartment complex were affected.


People stand in a square outside the courthouse after an earthquake was felt in New York on August 23, 2011 causing buildings to be evacuated. (Photo credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Many New Yorkers Wondering About Strength, Safety Of City Buildings After 5.8 Magnitude Earthquake

There was no serious damage to structures within the five boroughs from Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake, but what if a stronger quake hit?


NYPD Counter Terrorism Team (credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFP/Getty Images)

FBI: Man Arrested For Allegedly Selling Pipe Bombs In Bronx Parking Lot

The Joint Terrorism Task Force arrested a man for allegedly selling eight makeshift explosives in a Bronx parking lot, FBI officials said.


Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Authorities Make Arrest In Ice Pick Bandit Case

Investigators confirm a man matching the description of the suspect was arrested in Bergen County over the weekend.


Ice Pick Bandit (credit: CBS 2)

Stuy Town On Alert For Ice Pick Attacker

Investigators said the suspect who stands about 6-feet tall and has a close-cut beard is responsible for a total of six robberies.


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NYPD: ‘Ice Pick Bandit’ Claims 2 More Victims

A mugger who has been attacking victims in city elevators with an ice pick has apparently struck again in Stuyvesant Town.