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Alexander Ave. mosque vandalized again

Police, Religion June 14, 2018 at 7:20 pm 0 comments

The Masjid Ebun Abass Mosque on the corner of Alexander and Third avenues was damaged by BB pellet shootings during the holy period of Ramadan. The police have classified the acts of vandalism as hate crimes and the mosque is now being guarded around the clock by officers from the 40th Precinct.

Lady graffiti. Photo: Trevor Boyer

NYPD looks to contain a sprawling crisis

heroin-2018 January 23, 2018 at 10:48 am 0 comments

It’s a challenging position—the police are the most visible tool on the front lines of the drug war, however the responsibility is also shared between city agencies and nonprofits dedicated to harm reduction.

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Vigil held for murder victim

Police January 18, 2018 at 9:56 pm 0 comments

A vigil was held on Thursday night, in memory of Shaquanna Button, the 36 year old woman who was shot in the face and killed Monday night outside a Mott Haven bodega.

As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

As crime declined citywide in 2016, it rose in Mott Haven

Police January 19, 2017 at 6:56 pm 1 comment

While Mayor de Blasio proudly touts record-low violent crime statistics across the city, many Mott Haven residents say they’re seeing a darker picture.

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

Pressure cooker on Port Morris street snarls traffic

News, Police September 21, 2016 at 11:15 pm 0 comments

A pressure cooker left on the side of a Port Morris Street on Wednesday afternoon led to major traffic delays on the Major Deegan Expressway, before NYPD’s counterterrorism unit found the device was benign.

Child porn suspect indicted

Uncategorized August 9, 2016 at 7:01 pm 0 comments

A Mott Haven resident was indicted today on 1,020 counts of child pornography possession and promotion related to videos he shared and retained on his computer, depicting children as young as three years old being sexually abused. Bronx DA Darcel Clark said that “The defendant allegedly had hundreds of disturbing,Read More

By Vianey Alderete Contreras. A wanted poster for the killer of Jessica White is hung in front of a playground at John Adams Houses in Morrisania.

Murder of young mom puts spotlight on safety measures

Housing, Police July 6, 2016 at 12:10 pm 0 comments

After a young mother of three was killed on June 11 while shielding her children from stray gunfire in a John Adams Houses playground, residents of the public housing complex are once again asking what it will take to help them feel safer.

Vigil held for slain mother of three

Vigil held for slain mother of three

Police June 18, 2016 at 4:21 pm 0 comments

More than 100 people gathered at the John Adams Houses playground in Longwood on Wednesday, holding candles and anti-gun banners to remember 29 year old Jessica White, and to condemn the neighborhood’s continued gun violence.