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27, Jul 2014 - Bronx Bronx woman slashed in Wilkes-Barre
WILKES-BARRE 8212 A woman from Bronx, New York, told police she realized she had been slashed in an altercation only after waking up the following morning.
26, Jul 2014 - Bronx âD.A. Shoppingâ Bill Would Steer Rikers Criminal Cases Away from the Bronx
New York lawmakers want to take away the Bronx district attorney's jurisdiction over criminal cases arising out of the Rikers Island jail complex and turn them over to Queens prosecutors instead.
26, Jul 2014 - Bronx NYPD "All Out" for Summer
The New York Police Department is responding to an increase in shootings by deploying about 1,000 more officers this summer to reassure New Yorkers that crime is under control. Commissioner Bill Bratton wanted to set the record straight: the city is still as safe as it has been in modern times. Bratton, flanked by fellow NYPD brass at a press conference Monday, said it's normal for shooting ...
26, Jul 2014 - Bronx NYPD Chief Has Message for New Officers: Save the Children
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has a new goal for the latest class of NYPD graduates: Save the children. The commissioner, whose broken windows theory of policing helped reduce crime in New York in the 1990s and in Los Angeles, told the class of 610 cadets that he wanted them to help prevent children from joining cliques and crews. "There are too many young men in this city carrying guns that ...
25, Jul 2014 - Bronx New York group charged with drug possession, forgery
FORT LEE â Four New York residents were caught allegedly with marijuana and blank drug prescription forms July 19 after being stopped by Fort Lee police underneath the Fletcher Avenue overpass.
25, Jul 2014 - Bronx IG: Guards beat NYC inmate, faked suicide attempt
NEW YORK (AP) â Investigators say New York City jail guards beat an inmate in his cell last year then faked paperwork and planted a noose to suggest he had attempted suicide. A Department of Investigation inspector general described the Oct. 2013 Rikers Island incident in a letter to Bronx prosecutors made public Monday. It [âŚ]
24, Jul 2014 - Bronx The World's Largest Floating Prison Is In NYC
Docked off the Bronx in Long Island Sound, the Vernon C. Bain Correctional Center prison barge is recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest operational prison ship in the world. Yet many New Yorkers might be surprised to find out it exists. Read more...
20, Jul 2014 - Bronx How minor crime questioning led to chokehold death of Eric Garner
Eric Garner, a New York man allegedly selling illegal âloosiesâ â single cigarettes â outside a Staten Island store, died Thursday after police used an unauthorized street fighting move known as a âchokeholdâ to subdue the 350-pound man. The stark contrast between a minor street crime â one which Mr. Garner had been arrested for many times â and the tragic consequence of leaving a widow with six ...
20, Jul 2014 - Bronx New York man gets prison for strangling his wife
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A suburban New York computer programmer has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for strangling his wife. Westchester County District Attorney Janet DiFiore announced the sentence Tuesday for Christopher Howson.
20, Jul 2014 - Bronx How minor crime questioning led to chokehold death of Eric Garner (+video)
New York police officers questioning Eric Garner about an alleged minor crime â selling cigarettes on the street â subdued Mr. Garner using a chokehold banned more than 20 years ago. Seconds later he was dead.
20, Jul 2014 - Bronx Bronx street vendor gets prison for murder
NEW YORK (AP) - A Bronx street vendor will serve 20 years to life in prison for shooting one man to death and severely injuring another on a crowded street.
17, Jul 2014 - Bronx Lawsuit aims to give right to film cops in public places
NEW YORK (PIX11) â Debra Goodman knows her smartphoneâs video camera like the back of her hand and wonât hesitate to record a random police encounter, from tough neighborhoods in the Bronx to her own Upper West Side. âI wasnât scared until I was arrested, and then I was pretty freaked out,â said Goodman. âThey [âŚ]
06, Jul 2014 - Bronx NY1 Online: Panel Discusses City's Pockets of Violent Crime
Bronx Councilwoman Vanessa Gibson, David Goodman from The New York Times, Allen James of SOS Crown Heights and Richard Aborn , the President of the Citizens Crime Commission joined Inside City Hall to discuss why certain pockets of the city continue to suffer from high levels of violent crime.
05, Jul 2014 - Bronx NY tax preparer sentenced to prison, fined
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York authorities say a Bronx-based tax preparer has been sentenced to prison for filing fake tax returns. Joseph Barrios Jr., of Mahwah, New Jersey, operated JB Tax Inc. in the Bronx.
05, Jul 2014 - Bronx Bronx tax preparer sentenced to prison for fake tax returns
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) â New York authorities say a Bronx-based tax preparer has been sentenced to prison for filing fake tax returns. Joseph Barrios Jr., of Mahwah, New Jersey, operated JB Tax Inc. in the Bronx. Tax officials say Justice Martin Marcus has sentenced the 50-year-old Barrios to 15 months to four years in prison [âŚ]
29, Jun 2014 - Bronx Former teacher guilty of raping 10-year-old special-ed student
A former New York City school teacher has pleaded guilty to raping a fifth-grade special education student. Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson says 41-year-old Anthony Criscuolo pleaded guilty Friday to...
28, Jun 2014 - Bronx Bronx man accused of selling cocaine in Saratoga Springs
Saratoga Police have arrested a New York City man on felony charges after they say he was selling drugs in the area. They say 25-year-old Richard Powell is charged with multiple counts of possession and sale of a controlled substance.
26, Jun 2014 - Bronx Cop Suspended After Drunken Escapade On Same Day He Received NYPD Medal
Cop Suspended After Drunken Escapade On Same Day He Received NYPD Medal Cop's Drunken Escapades Lead To His Suspension Cop Suspended Mere Hours After Receiving NYPD Medal Cop Suspended After Drunken Escapade On Same Day He Received NYPD Medal Legal Local Eugene Donnelly Not Optimized A freshly-decorated New York Police Department officer saw his life take a dramatic turn for the worse two weeks ...
26, Jun 2014 - Bronx 14-year-old girl stabbed near Bronx school
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old girl was seriously wounded in a stabbing near a Bronx junior high school. Police say the victim was stabbed twice in the torso while being assaulted by a group of three to five girls.
26, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man wanted for robbing liquor store at gun point
The New York Police Department is looking for a man who robbed a liquor store at gun point in the Bronx. The robbery happened on Monday around 2:00p.m. when the man entered a liquor store on 1137 East Tremont Avenue. Police say the man showed a gun to the cashier and ordered her to take out all the money from the cash register.
22, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man caught with nearly 70 pounds of pot in trunk
A Bronx man was arrested Friday after state police say border patrol found nearly 70 pounds of pot in the trunk of his car. New York State Police said border patrol found two large bags containing 68.5 pounds of marijuana during a road check on Interstate 87 southbound, in the High Peaks Rest Area of North Hudson. Border Patrol turned 51-year-old Gary E. Capizzuto over to state police custody ...
20, Jun 2014 - Bronx Teen, 14, fatally stabbed outside NYC school
NEW YORK (AP) - Police say a 14-year-old boy has died after being stabbed multiple times in the stomach outside a Bronx middle school during a fight with another 14-year-old student.
20, Jun 2014 - Bronx Teacher admits raping pupil, 10, after telling family he was taking victim to awards ceremony
A former teacher is facing 14 years in prison after he admitted raping one of his 10-year-old pupils. Prosecutors said Anthony Criscuolo, 41, was a fifth grade teacher at a public school in New York when he tricked his victim's family into believing he was taking her to a school awards ceremony.
20, Jun 2014 - Bronx Inside Hart Island: Manhattanâs mysterious cemetery
(NEW YORK) - Almost one million people have been buried there since the 1800s, but this Manhattan cemetery is not well known. A potterâs field, Hart Island is the final resting place for the homeless, still-born babies, prisoners and people who canât afford to be buried in a private cemetery. â(Itâs) one of the largest cemeteries [âŚ]
20, Jun 2014 - Bronx NYPD: Teen, 14, fatally stabbed outside NYC school
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police say a 14-year-old boy has died after being stabbed multiple times in the stomach outside a Bronx middle school during a fight with another 14-year-old student.
20, Jun 2014 - Bronx NYPD: Teen stabbed in stomach outside Bronx school
NEW YORK (AP) - New York City police and school officials say a teenage boy has been stabbed multiple times in the stomach outside a Bronx middle school by another student.
17, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man Wanted For Questioning After Death Of Tourist Outside Bronx Bodega
The victim is an Italian citizen who lived in Switzerland, police said. He was in New York visiting a friend.
15, Jun 2014 - Bronx Mistrial on 2nd murder count against NY man
WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) - A mistrial has been declared in the second of two murder counts against a New York man who was convicted last week of stabbing his girlfriend to death.
15, Jun 2014 - Bronx Former Bronx teacher pleads guilty to raping 10-year-old student
NEW YORK (AP/PIX11) â A former New York City school teacher has pleaded guilty to raping a fifth-grade special education student. Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson says 41-year-old Anthony Criscuolo pleaded guilty Friday to a felony count of first-degree rape. The former Public School 386 special education teacher faces 14 years in prison followed by [âŚ]
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Crime spree starts in Hazleton, ends in New York City
HAZLETON 8212 A 125-mile crime spree Friday morning that started in Hazleton and ended in New York City involved the kidnapping of one woman, the attempted kidnapping of another and a dramatic ending when a stolen Cadillac Escalade crashed on the George Washington Bridge, police said.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Report: NYC School Cleaner Accused Of Sexually Abusing Woman, Stealing Her Phone
A New York City school worker arrested Wednesday, reportedly on allegations that he robbed and molested a woman in a Bronx school.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Ex-NYC teacher pleads guilty to raping 5th grader
NEW YORK (AP) - A former New York City school teacher has pleaded guilty to raping a fifth-grade special education student. Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson says 41-year-old Anthony Criscuolo (Chris-cool-o) pleaded guilty Friday to a felony count of first-degree rape.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man caught in NY after alleged 3-state crime spree - NBC40.net
NEW YORK (AP) - A Bronx man has been arrested near the George Washington Bridge after an alleged crime spree that began in Pennsylvania. Police for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey say they arrested 32-year-old Luis Figueroa of the Bronx at about noon Friday.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Pa. man accused of 3-state spree
NEW YORK â A man was arrested on Friday near the George Washington Bridge connecting New Jersey and New York City as a result of ...
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx New York City teacher convicted of raping 10-year-old student
A former fifth grade teacher in a New York City public school in the Bronx pleaded guilty on Friday of raping one of his 10-year-old pupils last June, prosecutors said. The 41-year-old teacher, Anthony Criscuolo, will face a 14-year prison sentence when he is sentenced on July 7. Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson said in a statement that prosecutors had elected to enter into a plea bargain ...
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man caught in NY after alleged 3-state crime spree
NEW YORK (AP) - A Bronx man has been arrested near the George Washington Bridge after an alleged crime spree that began in Pennsylvania. Police for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey say they arrested 32-year-old Luis Figueroa of the Bronx at about noon Friday. Spokesman Joe Pentangelo says Figueroa was driving [âŚ]
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man caught after alleged 3-state crime spree that included abduction and car dealership fire
NEW YORK â A man was arrested Friday near the George Washington Bridge connecting New Jersey and New York City after an alleged crime spree that began with an abduction in Pennsylvania and included an assault on a national park employee and a fire at a car dealership, authorities said.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Erica Noonan Sues City, Says Cop Arrested Her To Get A Date â And It Gets Worse
Erica Noonan, a 31-year-old Bronx woman, has filed a $150 million lawsuit against New York City and one New York cop, alleging that the cop last year pulled her over and falsely arrested her for drunk driving only because he found her attractive and wanted a date with her â and the situation got a
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Woman faces child abandonment charges
NEW YORK (AP) - A woman who allegedly abandoned her toddler on a Bronx street has been arrested. Police say the 2-year-old boy was found in a blue stroller around 5:30 a.m. Monday, about half a block from Lincoln Hospital.
13, Jun 2014 - Bronx Enid C. Glover, 96, worked for New York Police Department
Enid C. Glover, 96, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Vincent A. Glover, died on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at her residence. Mrs. Glover was born in Trinidad, July 14, 1917, daughter of Connell and Elaine (Johnson) Gittens.
11, Jun 2014 - Bronx Man charged with arson at Paterson car dealership as part of alleged 3-state spree
A Bronx man with ties to Bergen County was charged with arson Tuesday in a fire at a Paterson auto dealership office last week during what authorities said was a rampage that included a kidnapping in Pennsylvania, a sexual assault in Warren County and a confrontation with Port Authority and New York police.
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