Man pretending to be with Meals on Wheels robs elderly victim in Bronx: Police

BRONX (WABC) — A man accused of pretending to be a Wheels on Meals delivery person is accused of robbing an 81-year-old woman in the Bronx. The incident happened Tuesday inside a building on East 167th Street and Intervale Avenue around 10:30 a.m.. Police say the man knocked on the woman’s door and said he … Read more

NYPD officer struck as suspect flees traffic stop in Brooklyn

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn (WABC) — A police officer’s foot was run over by a stolen car speeding away from a traffic stop in the East New York section of Brooklyn. Officers pulled over the BMW SUV on Cozine and Pennsylvania avenues at around 3:30 a.m. Wednesday. During the stop, the driver suddenly sped away, … Read more

3 women sought in attacks on Jewish children in Brooklyn

BROOKLYN (WABC) — Investigators are searching for three suspects behind a string of attacks against Jewish ultra-Orthodox children in Brooklyn. Police say the three women seen in surveillance pictures are linked to three incidents. They are accused of slapping a 3-year-old boy across the face last Friday, and police say the women approached an 18-year-old … Read more

How Familial DNA Evidence Led to Suspect’s Arrest in ’99 Cold Case Killing of Bronx Girl

The man investigators believe to be responsible for the cold case murder of a Bronx teen in 1999 pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday. Joseph Martinez entered his not guilty plea to two counts of murder a day after his arrest. The 49-year-old New Rochelle man didn’t answer any questions as police led him … Read more

Health Aide of NYC Man, 80, With ‘I Touch Little Girls’ on Chest Is Charged With Murder

The home health aide of a murdered Staten Island man with the words “I touch little girls” written on his chest has been arrested and charged months after the 80-year-old’s body was discovered. Police on Monday charged 28-year-old Rene Ayarde with murder, manslaughter and assault in connection to the July 19, 2021, death of Robert … Read more

2 men impersonating NYPD officers rob home in the Bronx: New video

COUNTRY CLUB, Bronx (WABC) — New video has been released of two men who posed as NYPD officers to tie-up and rob homeowners in the Bronx. Footage shows a man wearing an NYPD sweatshirt with a badge hanging around his neck push his way inside. The incident happened on Tuesday, November 9, near Country Club … Read more

Man’s body washes up alongside Hudson River Park, cops say

A man’s body washed up on the shore along the Hudson River in Manhattan on Sunday morning, cops said. The 67-year-old man’s remains were found around 10:45 a.m. alongside Pier 76 at West 34th Street where Hudson River Park is located, police said. The New York medical examiner has yet to issue a cause of … Read more

School custodian arrested in fatal hit-and-run after reporting vehicle stolen

A Department of Education maintenance worker was nabbed in a hit-and-run crash that left a 44-year-old woman dead in the Bronx — months after reporting his vehicle stolen, police said. Demoy Adams, 35, was arrested Saturday night and charged with leaving the scene of a fatal accident and leaving the scene of an accident causing … Read more

Suspect charged in shooting that injured 2 NYPD officers during struggle in the Bronx

BELMONT, Bronx (WABC) — A suspect was arrested and charged Saturday in a shooting that wounded two NYPD officers. Charlie Vasquez, 23, is facing multiple charges including two counts of attempted murder. Police said he has been in the hospital with a gunshot wound. On Friday, the second of two police officers who were shot … Read more