Local lawmakers called the attack a “hate crime” and warned of a “bullying crisis” stemming from misinformation about the Ebola virus. Members of New York City’s West African community complained that people are avoiding their businesses for fear of contracting the disease.
Photojournalist Stephen Shames photographed a group of boys coming of age in New York City’s northernmost borough. From Shames’ gritty new book, Bronx Boys. WARNING: These images may be disturbing to some readers.
The less obvious best parts of living in New York.
The man committed suicide by severing his own head at about 9:35 a.m. ET Monday.
Summer is fleeting. Go watch a sunset.
“Where are you from?” is an innocent enough question. But for someone who’s spent her whole life bouncing from place to place — and sometimes, without any home to speak of at all — it only leads to more questions.
Meet the Fordham Rams — New York City’s undefeated college football team, the pride of the Bronx. F-U! F-U! F-U!
Weiner fatigue. “You might be surprised to hear this, but I actually like it better this way,” the ex-frontrunner says.
The inventive film and music video director is back with “The We and the I” and it looks like a fun time with some high schoolers in The Bronx.
Liberal budget director Jack Lew replacing moderate Bill Daley. Lew commutes from Riverdale, keeps an apartment in Washington.
You know those urban legends about 3-foot rats roaming the streets of New York? Yeah, turns out those are true. This destroyer of worlds was found in a Foot Locker in the Bronx. It’s probably a Gambian pouched rat, not the first found in New York, and it wants to eat your babies.
The bomb squad lit up a mountain of confiscated pyrotechnics at the NYPD firing range in the Bronx on Friday afternoon. Because fireworks are illegal in NYC unless you have a permit … or access to the NYPD firing range.
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The video of the talking twin babies has left everyone asking: What the hell were they talking about? The Egyptian cobra that escaped from the Bronx Zoo, that’s what. Subtitled for your convenience.
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A new study by Wired of the New York sex industry has yielded some fascinating insights into the career of a high tech hooker. For example, prostitutes prefer BlackBerrys over iPhones. Also, hand jobs in the Bronx cost $75 plus a shot of liquor. Reams more data over at Wired (although a ream costs extra).
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Sharell Butler is a big search term on Google this morning, as people try to get to the bottom of two gruesome murders that the babyfaced 15-year-old from the Bronx is accused of committing. The allegations that Butler shot a man to death and stabbed another 30 times then left the body in a plastic bag a few blocks from his apartment are a stark contrast to the stories of a friendly, upbeat young girl who was often seen walking her dog in the neighborhood. Butler may also have been known as “Lady Red” - an apparent allusion to an association with the Bloods street gang.
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