Burger King chaos erupts as woman springs into counterattack – NBC New York

A wild scene unfolded at a Burger King in New York City earlier this week when a woman jumped over the counter in an apparent robbery attempt caught on camera, police say. The woman walked into the fast food restaurant on Grand Concourse around 3 p.m. Tuesday and placed a food order, the NYPD said. … Read more

Rapper Cardi B donates $100,000 to her Bronx alma mater, IS 232

BRONX, New York (WABC) — Rapper Cardi B delivered a huge surprise to students and educators in the Bronx by donating $100,000 to her alma mater. New York City Schools Chancellor David Banks, Cardi B, and K. Bain, Founder and Executive Director of Community Capacity Development, visited IS 232 to celebrate the start of the … Read more

NYC Crime: Man pushes walker robbed of $13 by teen into Bronx apartment elevator

HUNTING POINT, The Bronx (WABC) — A man speaks out after being robbed in the elevator of his Bronx building. Police say the suspect took a knife. For Rubin Garcia, 69, it was a close call. Garcia, who uses a walker, was robbed Friday night in his apartment elevator on Bryant Avenue. “When I entered … Read more

New York woman jailed for arguing aboard plane – NBC New York

A New York woman has been sentenced to four months in prison for interfering with crew members aboard a Dallas to Los Angeles flight last year that had to be diverted to Phoenix, federal prosecutors said. They said Kelly Pichardo and another first-class passenger had behaved intimidatingly during the flight and that both women had … Read more

NYC Crime: 4 Men Injured in Bronx Shooting

ALLERTON, The Bronx (WABC) — Four men were injured in a shooting in the Bronx. Police say the men were shot on Astor Avenue in Allerton just before 5 p.m. Friday. All four men are expected to survive. No arrests have been made. ALSO READ | 7 On Your Side Steps In To Help After … Read more

NYC opens 16,000 appointments on Friday – NBC New York

New York City continues to expand access to the monkeypox vaccine, opening a brand new site in the Bronx Friday as it plans to release an additional 16,000 appointment slots, including for second doses. The new vaccination clinic in Tremont is only for people who receive the first dose and will be able to serve … Read more

2 Killed in Murder Suicide on Williamsbridge Road – NBC New York

A 41-year-old woman and a 42-year-old man were found dead in a Bronx hallway early Friday in what appears to be a homicide-suicide, police say. Police officers responding to a call about a person shot just after midnight in the Williamsbridge Road building found the man and woman shot in a fifth-floor corridor. The man … Read more

Bronx Cold Case Killer Arrested in Pregnant Woman Murder, Prosecutors Say – NBC New York

A 66-year-old Bronx man has been charged with the strangulation of a pregnant woman in 1996, thanks to forensics that recently linked his DNA to DNA found under her fingernails, prosecutors said Thursday. Gregory Fleetwood, whose last known address was on Laconia Avenue, was charged earlier this week with second-degree murder in the February 5, … Read more

Baby remains found at DEP plant in NYC

HUNTING POINT, The Bronx (WABC) — Police confirm the remains of a baby have been found at a Department of Environmental Protection plant in the Bronx. Police say an employee saw the body parts Wednesday morning during screenings at the Hunt Point Pollution treatment center. This comes after two legs that appear to belong to … Read more