Drivers in Hunts Point have long suspected some auto parts shops are selling them back their own stolen mirrors.
Borough prez looks to cut off their fuel supply In his continued push to get illegal dirt bikes and All-Terrain Vehicles off the Bronx’s streets, Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. is asking the city to fine gas stations that allow the drivers to fill up. Frustrated with NYPD’s reluctance to [...]
Hours after a Florida jury’s “Not Guilty” verdict in the killing of teenager Trayvon Martin, a small group of demonstrators gathered on Southern Boulevard and East 163d Street to voice their disgust that the defendant George Zimmerman had gone free. At midnight, the group, many carrying candles, crossed under the [...]
Police had known for years that the corner of Longwood Avenue and Beck Street was a drug location and that drugs were sold on Longwood and Kelly and on Simpson Street. But it was only after a gun was fired on New Year’s Day last year that they made a federal case of it, – See more at: http://brie.hunter.cuny.edu/hpe/2013/03/02/drug-takedown-nets-seven/#sthash.WS5fnAcC.dpuf
Gun violence slightly up, car theft way down The streets of Hunts Point and Longwood are a bit more dangerous this year than last, according to statistics compiled by the 41st Precinct. But as 2012 moved toward its end, the crime rate was falling, allowing police to hope that they [...]
Shooting victim recovering A 16-year-old Hunts Point girl who was shot in the chest by a group of young men on Nov. 11 was released from Lincoln Hospital after two weeks recovering from her wounds. Police believe she was not the intended victim. The victim had been walking on Bryant [...]