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Elected officials and the families of Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa call for fencing around the water at Starlight Park in the Bronx. (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Community Calling For Action At Bronx Park After Drowning Deaths Of Teen Cousins

The family of 13-year-old Wellington Gavin and 13-year-old Erikson Villa are expected to be at a news conference Monday afternoon with State Sen. Ruben Diaz to highlight safety concerns at Starlight Park.

06/23/2014

FDNY rescuers with the person they pulled from the Bronx River on June 20, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Boy Dead, 1 In Critical Condition After Being Pulled From Bronx River

The Fire Department responded to a call claiming two people had jumped into the river near Starlight Park in the West Farms section of the Bronx.

06/20/2014

Bronx Tremont Avenue Robbery

Second Suspect Apprehended In Robbery Of Man, 78, In The Bronx

A second suspect has been charged in the robbery of a 78-year-old man for his chain and pendant in the Bronx last week.

05/18/2013

Bronx Tremont Avenue Robbery

Suspect Charged With Robbing Man, 78, Of Chain And Pendant In The Bronx

A suspect has been charged with robbing a 78-year-old man of his chain and pendant in the Bronx, just after he bought flowers to place next to his deceased mother’s photo for Mother’s Day.

05/12/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Man Dies After Bronx Shooting; 3 Suspects To See Upgraded Charges

Charges were expected to be upgraded against three suspects Monday, after a man died of his wounds following a shooting last week in the Bronx.

02/04/2013

Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services Linda I. Gibbs, Health Commissioner Thomas A. Farley and Human Resources Administration Commissioner Robert Doar announce the Shop Healthy NYC initiative. (credit: Stan Brooks, 1010 WINS)

Fighting Obesity, City Launches Healthy Eating Campaign In The Bronx

The city has launched a new healthy eating campaign in the Bronx that promotes healthy consumer choices at grocery stores in order to crack down on obesity.

07/18/2012

Police and fire officials investigate a fire in the Bronx, Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010. (Photo/Juliet Papa)

FDNY Calls Bronx Apartment Fire ‘Suspicious’

A child was one of the victims badly burned in an early morning fire that also left seven other people injured in the Bronx.

09/15/2010

This surveillance footage caught an arson attempt on tape in the Bronx.

Bronx Arson Attempt Caught On Tape

The video shows two arsonists spreading accelerant and lighting a fireball in the stairwell of an apartment building in West Farms.

09/01/2010