Bronx Borough President Diaz Says He Wasn't Consulted About New Jail SiteIn announcing plans to close Rikers Island, the city has proposed new jails in all the New York City boroughs except Staten Island.
De Blasio, City Council Reach Deal To Replace Rikers Island With 'Community-Based Facilities'The mayor said lawmakers have agreed to a single public review process for four proposed sites in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens that will include space for 5,000 detainees.
CityViews: The Bronx Sheds Old Image To Transform Into A Tech Hub And Place To Call HomeSharon Barnes-Waters sits down with Bronx Borough President, Rubén Díaz Jr. and urban revitalization strategist, Majora Carter.
City Leaders Urge Action After Reports Of Elevated Lead Levels In Drinking Water At Some NYC SchoolsBronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. sent the joint letter to Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña after several concerned parents called his office.
How Did It Go Wrong? Loved Ones Seek Answers In Death Of Woman Shot By NYPDPolice said the sergeant shot and killed an emotionally-disturbed woman who confronted him with scissors and a baseball bat.
Cuomo Deflects Questions About Whether He'd Back Bronx Borough President Diaz For MayorThere has been buzz this week about whether Gov. Andrew Cuomo would support an effort to unseat Mayor Bill de Blasio in next year’s primary.
NYPD Officer Shot In Ankle After Responding To Large Fight In The BronxNew York City Police Commissioner William Bratton said 25-year-old Officer Sherrod Stuart was shot in the ankle early Saturday morning, the day of his fourth anniversary with the department.
Legionnaires' Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building TestingThe testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.
High Bridge Reopens To Bikes, Pedestrians For First Time In 45 YearsNew York City's oldest standing bridge designed for pedestrians and bicyclists is reopening for the first time in 45 years.
Israeli President Reuven Rivlin Looks To Strengthen Ties With Latino Community During Bronx VisitLooking to strengthen ties between Israel and the city's Latino community, Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. welcomed the President of Israel on Wednesday.
Christmas Comes Early For Military Families At Bronx ZooChristmas came early for military families in the Bronx Friday.
Lease Extension Keeps Barnes & Noble Open In The BronxThe 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.