Fourteen-year-old Noel Estevez is accused of fatally stabbing Timothy Crump, also 14, outside of their middle school in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx. Estevez was initially charged with murder and was to be tried as an adult, but on July 1, a grand jury voted to indict the teen for a lesse ... More >>
At 8 a.m. on October 12, Yocasta Reyes heard loud knocking on the front door of her Morris Heights apartment. Six police officers were there to arrest her. She spent the next 15 hours locked up in holding cells, waiting to stand before a judge at the New York County Criminal Court. All this becaus ... More >>
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On July 22nd, paramedics arrived at the Half-Nelson Playground in the Morris Heights neighborhood of the Bronx at around 9pm, only to find a young 22-year-old man named Tashawn Murray covered in blood and sprawled out across the basketball court. Murray was rushed to a nearby hospital and declared d ... More >>
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