It may be one of those cliche "only in New York" stories, but the fact that nobody was shot, stabbed, or sliced in New York City on Monday is actually news here in the Big Apple -- and it has at least one gang member scratching his head."Yeah, I didn't hear about any shit poppin' off on Monday. Weir ... More >>
When school officials at P.S. 132 in Morrisania said last month that behavior problems were rampant at the school, they apparently weren't kidding. The latest episode involves a student slashing a classmate with a razor. That student, police say, is 8 years old.According to police, the 8-year-old sl ... More >>
The Feds and local authorities this week rounded up 98 people involved in the trafficking of prescription drugs like oxycodone, including two doctors and a nurse. Law enforcement officers executed dozens of search warrants, and sued a Brooklyn pharmacist to bar him from dispensing the highly addicti ... More >>
Parents at P.S. 64, an elementary school in the Bronx, worry that an "out-of-control" bullying epidemic threatens students, according to the Spanish-language daily. They say that small kids get picked on by bigger students, and that the school isn't doing enough to stop it, El Diario reports.
A Bronx man got charged some $44 million for a $300 hospital bill, which he says worried him so much that it almost prompted an asthma attack, the Daily News reports. Alexis Rodriguez, however, realized that he couldn't possibly owe that much money, so he did some investigating and found out that ... More >>
View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2010, 4:05 a.m LOCATION: 1355 Morris Ave., Morrisania, The Bronx. A woman was found stabbed early this morning in an apartment at the above address. She had been stabbed in one leg, but the police report suggests that she had lost so much blood that by th ... More >>
A nurse's cough turns into a public health crisis in the Bronx
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