A demolition crew found three bodies in a vacant home that had been on fire a week earlier in the Bronx.
Around 1:10 a.m. Friday, police said the suspect came up behind an 18-year-old woman on Sedgwick Avenue in University Heights and choked her to the ground. The suspect then took off the woman’s shoes and smelled her feet before fleeing the scene, police said.
A teenage girl from the Bronx was charged Sunday with setting her building on fire after an argument with her mother – leaving six firefighters injured and several people homeless.
Charges were pending Tuesday night for a suspect shot by police in the Bronx, after he allegedly used his car as a weapon.
More than 70 families were forced to evacuate the building earlier this month after a contractor, who filed improper permits for renovations at the building, removed the fire escapes illegally.
Hundreds of people also demanded answers at a meeting Tuesday night after a week of living in hotels or staying with family. However, the property owner, Goldfarb Properties, was not present.
The owners of an evacuated Bronx apartment building hunkered down Wednesday as residents and reporters demanded answers as to why they would remove fire escapes and render the entire structure unsafe.
The hunt was on Wednesday for the licensed engineer, Roland Draper, who filed improper permits for renovations at 2400 Webb Ave., in the Bronx, and as a result the fire escapes were removed illegally.
Every apartment door was closed off and sealed with, of all things, orange towing signs. In the end, having no fire escapes throughout the building forced more than 200 residents to move.
James Martin, 40, was extradited to New York on Wednesday from the Somerset Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania on murder and rape charges.
A Christian congregation with just 48 members and not even a storefront is hoping the Supreme Court will overturn a ruling that says holding its Sunday service in a Bronx public school is unconstitutional.
The most recent robbery occurred at 265 McClellan Street on Tuesday February 22 at 12:45 p.m. Police have released a sketch from this incident.
Authorities said the men entered each of the locations wearing ski masks and displayed either a shotgun or handgun before removing cash from the store registers.