Grandma killed in deadly hit-and-run incident

NEW YORK, NY – A devastating hit-and-run incident claimed the life of a 75-year-old grandmother named Martina Sanchez Alcantara in the Bronx early Friday morning. As the police seek the driver involved in the fatal incident, the deceased’s family is calling for justice. Remembered fondly by neighbors as seen from the candles and pictures displayed in her Grand Concourse apartment building, Alcantara was hit while she was crossing the street at Grand Concourse Avenue near …

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Migrants facing squatting and weapons charges

BRONX, NY – Eight migrants, discovered in a Bronx apartment basement, are now facing charges related to drugs and weapons. Authorities were alerted to the situation after a report of a gun display in the vicinity of the apartment on Wednesday evening. Upon arrival at the Hull Avenue apartment, police witnessed a man brandishing a firearm at another individual. The man, later identified as Hector Desousa-Villalta, 24, from Venezuela, fled into the basement of the …

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Woman’s body found stuffed in trash bag in high-end apartment

BRONX, NY – Four individuals were apprehended for questioning following the discovery of a 70-year-old woman’s body concealed in a garbage bag within a high-end Bronx apartment building. The incident occurred on Grand Concourse Avenue in Mott Haven, with police arriving at the scene shortly before 2 p.m. on Thursday. The deceased woman, originally from Georgia, was temporarily residing with family members in the Bronx apartment. Upon arrival, authorities pronounced the woman dead at the …

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Six people shot on subway platform

BRONX, NY – A subway station in the Bronx was the scene of a tragic shooting on Monday evening, resulting in one fatality and five injuries, as reported by local law enforcement. The Mount Eden Avenue station was the location of the incident, which unfolded around 4:30 p.m. ET following a series of 911 calls. Six victims, consisting of four males and two females aged between 14 and 71, were found by the responding officers. …

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Pedestrian dies after being hit by two different cars

NEW YORK CITY, NY – A casual stroll in The Bronx turned tragic when a man was hit twice by two different cars, leading to his death. Wilbert de Jesus Cordero, aged 22, was crossing a street in the Parkchester neighborhood in the early hours of Sunday when the unfortunate incident occurred. Officers relayed that a southbound Mercedes Benz on White Plains Road first hit Cordero, sending him flailing into the road’s northbound lane. Here, …

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Five-year-old twins found dead in apartment

BRONX, NY – Police in the Bronx continue their investigation into the death of 5-year-old twins. The siblings, a boy and a girl, were found unresponsive in their East 175th Street apartment on Monday. Every week, the family would visit the food pantry on Topping Avenue in the Mount Hope neighborhood. Pastor Randholf Andujar of the food pantry remarked on the regularity of their visits and the care the mother showed her children. The absent …

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A young couple and their 5-year-old son were found stabbed to death

BRONX, NY – A tragic incident unfolded in the Bronx early Sunday morning when a couple and their young son were discovered dead in their apartment, each victim of a fatal stabbing, according to local law enforcement. Police were dispatched to a residential building located at 674 East 136th Street in the Mott Haven neighborhood, following a 911 call received shortly after 6:30 a.m. Upon arrival, the officers found a 38-year-old man in the building’s …

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Three teens assaulted in broad daylight near school campuses

BRONX, NY – A violent altercation involving four individuals and three teenagers took place in broad daylight near three Bronx schools last month, according to local law enforcement. The incident, which occurred on Independence Avenue near West 237th Street in Riverdale around 3 p.m. on September 26, resulted in a 14-year-old boy being stabbed, a 13-year-old boy suffering a broken arm, and a 15-year-old boy being punched in the face. The attackers, comprised of three …

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Two suspects face murder charges after toddler died at daycare

BRONX, NY – Two individuals are now facing a multitude of charges related to a suspected opioid overdose incident at a Bronx daycare. The tragic event resulted in the death of a one-year-old boy and the hospitalization of three other children. The deceased toddler, identified as Nicholas Dominici, was among four children believed to have been exposed to the potent opioid, fentanyl. The New York Police Department (NYPD) was initially alerted to the situation at …

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Toddler dies at daycare, and three more are hospitalized in possible fentanyl ingestion

NEW YORK CITY, NY – A horrifying event took place at a local daycare center on Friday. One child lost their life, while three others are currently in the hospital. The cause of the incident is believed to be fentanyl ingestion, a potent and often deadly opioid, although this has not been officially confirmed by the police. Late Friday afternoon, a frantic 911 call was placed, reporting four unresponsive children at the Divino NiƱo Daycare …

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