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Jacobi Medical Center

  • Blogs

    September 27, 2013

    Whisper's Lounge Faces Lawsuit for Fatal Shooting

    Dwight Lewis, 27, was shot and killed inside Whisper's Lounge, a Bronx night spot, last year. Now, his estate seeks to hold the club's owners responsible for not preventing the homicide. The venue "negligently provided security" and "failed to detect weapons carried by its customers prior to the c ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 19, 2013

    Man Hit by Train Weeks After Telling Hospital That "Voices" Told Him to Jump in Front of Train, Suit Claims

    On February 8, Mario Malena checked into a public hospital in Harlem, explaining to staff that he had been hearing voices that told him to jump in front of a train. A few weeks later, he was discharged from another public hospital, in the Bronx. On the same day Malena walked out of out of that fac ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 5, 2012

    If You're A Man Who's Had Sex With A Man You Met On The Internet, You May Want A Meningitis Vaccine

    If you're a man who's had "intimate contact with another man" whom you met on the Internet, the New York City Health Department recommends that you get a meningitis vaccination following a recent spike in the rare/potentially fatal disease.In addition to Internet rendezvous, the Health Department sa ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 20, 2012

    CITY SYMPHONY

    Let the streets be your iPod today

  • Blogs

    June 7, 2012

    Three Thugs Beat The Crap Out Of 14-Year-Old Bronx Boy *VIDEO*

    Three thugs beat the crap out of a 14-year-old Bronx boy Monday afternoon (before stealing his sneakers and sunglasses) and now police need your help in tracking them down.See video of the vicious beating below.According to police, the victim was waiting for the elevator at his Eastchester apartment ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2012

    NYC Jury Hands Woman Malpractice MegaMillions

    The verdict is out and it could make one woman wealthy beyond beliefA New York City jury is forcing three separate hospitals - Jacobi Medical Center (Bronx), Kings County Medical Center (Brooklyn) and the Brookdale University Hospital and Medical Center (Jersey) - to pay a grand total of $120 m ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2011

    Bronx Cops Find Teen Fatally Shot in the Head, Another One Wounded

    ​Two teens were found shot in the Bronx at 1:56 this morning, an 18-year-old killed by a bullet to the head and at 19-year-old wounded with a shot in the torso. The latter kid is stable at Jacobi Hospital Cops responded to a 911 of gunfire and found the boys at Wheeler Avenue and Westchester ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 11, 2011

    Phillip Johnson, 15, Shot to Death in the Bronx

    ​A 15-year-old kid was found shot to death in the north Bronx yesterday at 5:55 p.m., cops say. Phillip Johnson, of 728 East 221st Street, was discovered at the corner of East 219th Street and White Plains Road. He had taken two bullets to the chest and was DOA at Jacobi Medical Center. Who did it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 23, 2010

    Police Seek Suspect in Bronx Shooting

    ​The NYPD is asking for the public's help identifying the man pictured, who's wanted in connection with a shooting that took place at 3:15 a.m. on September 19, in front of 1238 East Gun Hill Road, the Bronx. The suspect struck the victim on the head with a firearm and when the victim attempte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2010

    Man Shot, Killed in the Wakefield Section of the Bronx

    View Larger Map DATE: Thursday Aug. 11, 2010 at approximately 12:12 a.m. LOCATION: The corner of Matilda Avenue and East 240 Street, Wakefield, The Bronx. Police responded just after midnight to a shooting in the Wakefield section of the Bronx. They found a man shot in the chest. He was taken to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 1, 2010

    Cops Nab Fugitive Joseph Roman in Vegas For The 2008 Murder of Daniel Wallace

    ​Date: March 14, 2008, 8:37 p.m. Location: In front of 1490 Metropolitan Ave., Parkchester, The Bronx. It took just over two years, but the police have arrested a man sought in the 2008 slaying of 19-year-old Daniel Wallace of Unionport Road in the Bronx. NYPD detectives and folks with the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 26, 2010

    Man, 20, Shot Dead in Pelham Gardens

    View Larger Map Date: Thursday March 25, 2010, 10:34 p.m. Location: In front of 665 Allerton Ave., Pelham Gardens, The Bronx. The police say a man was found shot outside the above address late Thursday. He was 20. He had been shot in the back. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital, where he was declar ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2010

    Toddler Sanaa Brewington Beaten To Death Allegedly by Mom's Boyfriend

    ​ DATE: Saturday, March 20, 2010, 3:23 a.m. LOCATION: Inside of 820 Colgate Ave., Clasons Point, The Bronx. A 22-month-old toddler, Sanaa Brewington, who lived in a 13th floor apartment at the above address was found dying in her mom's apartment. She was taken to Jacobi Hospital where she wa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2010

    Man Shot in the Back, Flips Car, Dies in Eastchester

    ​ Date: Wednesday March 17, 2010, 12:19 p.m. Location: Eastchester Road and Gunhill Road, Eastchester, The Bronx. When the cops reached an overturned car at the above intersection, they found a man in his 30's pinned inside. He was barely alive, having been shot in the back. He was taken to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 21, 2010

    Bronx Woman Survives 5-Story Fall From Burning Apartment

    ​An unidentified woman trying to escape a fire in a fifth floor apartment in the Bronxdale Houses at 1836 Watson Avenue climbed out of the window and fell to the ground when her grip on the air conditioner failed. According to a witness who spoke to the News, "She was hanging on to the air co ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2010

    Somebody Got Murdered: Bronx Man Shot Dead in the Afternoon

    View Larger Map DATE: Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, at approximately 2:14 p.m. LOCATION: 644 Adee Ave, Baychester, The Bronx. The police found a man shot in the chest at the above address earlier this afternoon. He was declared dead at Jacobi Hospital. His identity has yet to be released. Know anythi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2009

    15-Year-Old Crashes SUV in Bronx, Kills 12-Year-Old Passenger

    ​Another kid has been killed in a local accident. The perpetrator was not, as has become the custom, an allegedly drunk cop or an allegedly drunk mom. It was a 15-year old driver. The unnamed teen motorist crashed an SUV through a fence on the Bruckner Expressway in The Bronx and flipped it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 21, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Four Dead in Rough Pre-Holiday Weekend

    View Larger Map On the weekend before Christmas, amid a record snowfall, the city saw four people killed in separate incidents, including a wheelchair-bound man allegedly stabbed to death in an East Village homeless shelter by another man in a wheelchair. On Friday, at 11:30 p.m. in 274 West 140t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 17, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Police Want Public's Help in Slaying of Bronx Mom

    View Larger Map DATE: Monday, Dec. 7, 2009, 7:15 a.m. LOCATION: 4321 Furman Ave., The Bronx. The police want the public's help in finding the man who shot a 30-year-old Bronx woman early last week. The victim, Lakisha Scriven, of Furman Avenue was shot once in the head in front of her children. Sh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 16, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Cops Seek Public's Help in Stabbing Death

    View Larger Map DATE: Sunday, Nov. 15, 2009, 2:05 a.m. LOCATION: Allerton Avenue and White Plains Road, The Bronx.  The police say a man was stabbed to death early Sunday at the above intersection. He had been stabbed repeatedly. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital where he was declared dead. The Da ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2009

    Queens motorcyclist narrowly misses Darwin Award

    ​Rocky Sanchez, 35, whose 17 previous license suspensions most likely contributed to his reluctance to talk to the police about his current one, ran across two lanes of traffic and jumped off the Throg's Neck Bridge after a traffic stop. MTA Bridges and Tunnels Officer Charles Luce, who bloc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2009

    Suspected Bronx DWI cop wasn't alcohol tested for over five hours

    ​Prosecutors released a timeline of events following the arrest of detective Kevin C. Spellman after he allegedly struck and killed Drana Nikac with his Chevrolet Malibu in Kingsbridge Heights on Friday. He wasn't, it turns out, tested for alcohol for over five hours. The criminal complaint a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 22, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Teen Busted in Killing of Bronx Woman, 92

    View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, 6:45 p.m. LOCATION: 731 E. 224 Street, The Bronx. The police have arrested Jamal Blair, 18, of East 233rd Street in the Bronx, in the murder of an elderly bystander struck by a stray bullet in her own home Tuesday. Blair is charged with murder and ill ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 10, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Man Shot Dead in The Bronx

    View Larger Map Time: Saturday, about 12:02 a.m. Place: 676 Castle Hill Avenue, The Bronx ​Responding to a call police found Gregory Velasquez, 20, of Seward Avenue with a gunshot wound to the stomach. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital where he was pronounced DOA. There have been no arrests ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Man Shot in the Bronx

    View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday, August 4, 2009, at approximately 12:28 a.m. LOCATION: The vicinity of Rosewood Street and Barker Avenue, the Bronx. A man, 27, was found shot in the chest at Rosewood Street and Barker Avenue in the Bronx early today. He was declared dead at Jacobi Medical Center. N ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Two Shot, One Killed, in the Bronx Last Night

    View Larger MapTIme: 12:13 am, TuesdayLocation: 1704 Bussing Avenue, the BronxJust after midnight last night, police responded to a call of a man shot, but when they arrived they found two victims. Neither has been identified, but the two were both black men, one of whom had died from his injuries. ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Man Shot to Death in the Bronx

    View Larger Map DATE: July 19, 2009 at approximately 11:12 p.m. LOCATION: 3665 Laconia Avenue, Brooklyn A man, 50, was shot repeatedly in the chest last night outside 3665 Laconia Ave. in the Bronx. He was declared dead at Jacobi Hospital. His name has yet to be released. No arrests. Know anythin ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Bronx Man Found Shot in the Head

    View Larger Map DATE: Monday, June 29, 2009 at approximately 9:58 p.m. LOCATION: 3728 Bronxwood Avenue, the Bronx. The police, tipped by bystanders, found a man shot in the head at 3728 Bronxwood Ave. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital, where he was declared dead. The dead man was identified as W ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 1, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Another Night, Another Shooting in the Bronx

    View Larger Map DATE: Tuesday, June 30, 2009 at approximately 6:08 p.m. LOCATION: 3483 Mickle Ave., The Bronx. A 19-year-old man was shot in the wrist and torso outside 3483 Mickle Ave. in the Bronx Tuesday evening. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital, declared dead. No arrests. Know anything about t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: Killed on Gun Hill Road

    View Larger Map DATE: May 28, 2009, 6:25 p.m. LOCATION: 1660 Gun Hill Road, The Bronx The police are saying that a 32-year-old man was shot once in the head and once in the shoulder yesterday evening outside 1660 Gun Hill Road in the Bronx. He was taken to Jacobi Hospital, where he was pronounced ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: A Fatal Shooting in Parkchester (Update)

    View Larger Map The city almost made it through the Memorial Day Weekend without a homicide, but alas, it was not to be. On Sunday at about 10:30 p.m., the police arrived on a shots fired call and found a male hispanic, 23, shot in the stomach at 1576 Taylor Ave in the Parkchester section of the Br ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 26, 2009

    Somebody Got Murdered: A Fatal Shooting in Parkchester

    View Larger Map The city almost made it through the Memorial Day Weekend without a homicide, but alas, it was not to be. On Sunday at about 10:30 p.m., the police arrived on a shots fired call and found a male hispanic, 23, shot in the stomach at 1576 Taylor Ave in the Parkchester section of the Br ... More >>

  • Columns

    December 3, 2008
  • News

    June 19, 2007

    No Wafer for Rudy

    Giuliani campaigns as a Catholic, but he's on the outs with God

  • News

    May 15, 2007

    Face Off

    A Harlem funeral home has been sued for losing bodies and filching corpses from nearby hospitals. Now it must answer charges that a dead man's body was chewed up by rats.

  • News

    May 18, 2004

    Dearly Deported

    U.S. is ousting a retiree too ill to travel

  • News

    February 13, 2001

    Rehab Madness

    Do Programs for Men Who Batter Women Work? No One Really Knows.

  • News

    February 8, 2000

    'N 2 Deep

    A Long-Running Feud Between an Aspiring Rapper and an Undercover Cop Ends in a Controversial Shooting

  • News

    December 21, 1999

    Dialysis Deals

    Private Companies Lease Space in Public Hospitals

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