As a pretrial associate for the New York City Criminal Justice Agency, Bronx native Jordy Torres, 24, witnesses how crime and the criminal justice system strain his… Read more “LAW & ORDER: Bronx Man Works to Keep his Neighbors Out of Rikers”
When Tahisha Sanchez Crawford thinks of her late brother, she remembers an artistic young boy who loved to draw and watch movies. Growing up in Marcy Houses,… Read more “A Fight Over a Pack of Cigarettes and a Family’s Endless Grief”
The time was a little past 2 a.m. on June 27, 2014. Alberto Munive-Torres, 27, was standing beside a Pakistani food cart at the corner of Brighton… Read more “One Fatal Hour in Brighton Beach”
On April 29, 2011, Destinee Fernandez, 25, had planned to watch the movie “Easy A” with her father, David Fernandez, 46. Instead, she said, she went to… Read more “Six Years Later, a Daughter Still Grieves for her Father”
At 8:30 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2011, Rabia Mohammed, 23, and her husband, Shazam Khan, 29, were walking to Khan’s mother’s house — as they had… Read more “Two Lives and a Murder in Hollis”
On the morning of Oct. 15, 2010, a 27-year-old man named Laseam Prince Eternal Hogan strolled into his local deli wearing bright blue Nike sneakers and a… Read more ““Laseam is Gone, But We Still Have To Live Here””
What will it take to keep this Bronx resident out of jail for good?