Hunts Point

Volunteers serve Thanksgiving dinners at the Goddard Riverside Community Center. (Credit: CBS2)

Volunteers Pitch In To Serve Thanksgiving Dinner To Those In Need

In what amounts to as big a part of Thanksgiving as turkey and stuffing, volunteers got together Thursday to help those who might otherwise go hungry.

11/27/2014

The casket of NYPD Officer Michael Williams is carried into St. Kateri Tekakwitha Church in Lagrangeville, N.Y., on Sept. 25, 2014. (credit: John Metaxas/WCBS 880)

Funeral Held For NYPD Officer Michael Williams, Killed In Bronx Van Crash

Officer Michael Williams died after the marked NYPD van he was riding in with eight other police officers struck a barrier on Bruckner Boulevard near Bryant Avenue in Hunts Point.

09/25/2014

At least one police officer was ejected from the NYPD van when it crashed Sept. 21, 2014, in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx. (credit: Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Officer Dies, 8 Others Injured In NYPD Van Crash In Hunts Point

A rookie cop was killed and eight other officers were injured Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash involving an NYPD van in the Bronx.

09/21/2014

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City Official: Healthy Food Marketing Effort Has Been A Success In The Bronx

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene on Wednesday was celebrating the success of the city’s Shop Healthy program, one year after it was expanded to three new South Bronx neighborhoods.

05/21/2014

A dancer performs at a strip club  (Photo credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/GettyImages)

Pastor Eyes Former Strip Club As New House Of Worship

The pastor of Real Life Church has his eye on the former strip club Platinum Pleasures in Hunts Point.

02/25/2014

Down East Seafood, Inc. (Photo credit: Edward Taylor)

Employers Blast NYC’s Business Integrity Commission Over Applications, Fees

When two New York City Business Integrity Commission officers showed up at the doorstep of Il Forno Bakery on Aug. 15, it seemed like déjà vu for the bakery’s president Ramon Eduardo.

10/09/2013

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Police: Women Involved In Argument Turn On ‘Good Samaritan’

Two women have been arrested and charged in the Saturday morning stabbing death of a man who police said was apparently tried to break up their argument.

08/11/2013

Surveillance images of a man who allegedly stole $500 from a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx (credit: NYPD)

Police: Bronx Man Charged With Stealing $500 From 3-Year-Old Boy

Warren Hayes turned himself in to police on Tuesday and was charged with grand larceny in connection with the May 3 incident.

05/15/2013

Surveillance images of a man who allegedly stole $500 from a 3-year-old boy in the Bronx (credit: NYPD)

Police: Man Stole $500 From 3-Year-Old Boy At Bronx Liquor Store

A 3-year-old boy was robbed of $500 in the Bronx last week, in a shocking incident that was caught on surveillance video.

05/08/2013

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Suspect Charged With Giving Alcohol To Teenage Girl Found Beaten To Death

A suspect has been arrested for providing alcohol to a 15-year-old girl who was found beaten to death, but he has not been charged in connection with her slaying.

11/24/2012

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Family: Hunts Point Teen Girl Apparently Beaten To Death After Thanksgiving

Detectives were working the scene Friday night, confirming they found traces of a bleach-like substance on the girl’s beaten body. That has prompted the family to ask whether a chemical was used to conceal a crime.

11/23/2012

Sandy recovery in Lower Manhattan - Nov. 16, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Lower Manhattan Still Struggling To Get Back To Normal After Sandy

While most of Manhattan is back to its normal routine following superstorm Sandy, Lower Manhattan is still littered with reminders of the storm’s wrath.

11/16/2012

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Police Searching For Suspects After Man Shot During Robbery In The Bronx

It happened at a HSBC in the Hunts Point section.

10/19/2012

Hunts Point produce market - Bronx, NY - May 23, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Hunts Point Market Considers Move From The Bronx To New Jersey

There may be a sweeter deal on the other side of the Hudson River for the Hunts Point produce market’s 47 vendors and 8,500 jobs.

05/23/2011