Bronx mourning grandmother killed by stray bullet
The Bronx community is mourning the death of a 71-year-old grandmother who was hit and killed by a stray bullet while crossing a street on Thursday.
New York City Schools Chancellor David Banks said the city is missing the mark not only when it comes to academics, but when it comes to stabbing. During his State of Our Schools speech, he addressed the stabbing and slashing near a Brooklyn school.
Mona Davids, from the New York City School Safety Coalition, weighs in on Banks' address.
Police said nine out of the 10 people arrested were issued summons for disorderly conduct, “which is in lieu of arrest.” One person was arrested for assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest, assault, disorderly conduct and obstruction of government admin.
Dozens of family members, friends, and community activists rallied outside Jersey City City Hall Wednesday night, demanding justice for Drew Washington.
Washington was shot and killed inside his home by Jersey City Police on Aug. 27 amid a mental-health emergency. Washington’s family said they called for a crisis intervention team to help the 52-year-old, but none were available.
Amid the growing popularity of micro-mobility vehicles, a series of collisions between bikes and pedestrians in the city has recently proved deadly. Upon taking a closer look at how officials are addressing the uptick, PIX11 found enforcement skyrocketing.