Increased Crime in City Parks Places Van Cortlandt Under Scrutiny

by¬†JOSEPH LIGGIO, Staff Writer Data published by the NYPD indicated a rise in crime rates throughout numerous public parks in the Bronx over the past few weeks. Crotona and Claremont Park, both south of the Fordham section of the borough, currently top the list as having the highest number of reported crimes for the first half of 2016. Van Cortlandt Park is currently on pace … Continue reading Increased Crime in City Parks Places Van Cortlandt Under Scrutiny

Drive-by Shooting Near OV Still Under Investigation

MICHELLE DEPINHO, KRISTIE KILLEN & KYLEIGH PANETTA NEWS EDITOR/MANAGING EDITOR & STAFF WRITERS NYPD officers responded to a 911 call at 445 West 238th St. at 11:51 p.m. on Sept. 7 to investigate a report of shots fired. The shot was fired at An Beal Bocht, a bar located next door to the Overlook Manor dormitories. No one was injured in the incident. A report … Continue reading Drive-by Shooting Near OV Still Under Investigation