Woman stabs her boyfriend to death: cops

A lovers’ quarrel turned deadly when a woman fatally stabbed her boyfriend in The Bronx early Sunday, authorities said. Elizabeth Marrero and her longtime beau, Jeremy Lantigua, both 26, were in their apartment at East 178th Street and Prospect Avenue in Tremont at around 2:45 a.m. when they began arguing,

Jeff Klein loves spending campaign cash on a good time

This GOP-loving Democratic state senator is the life of the party! When it comes to raising and spending campaign dollars and living large nobody does it better than Jeff Klein of The Bronx, who heads the eight member Independent Democratic Conference that has been allied with Republicans in running

Karate instructor accused of sexually assaulting children

A Bronx karate instructor has been busted for allegedly sexually assaulting at least two children, including one as young as 6, a police source said Sunday. Anthony Gonzalez of USA Martial Arts Fitness Academy was arrested last week for the assaults, which had been occurring since September 2016 in

Rabbis spread rumors because wife wasn’t Jewish: suit

A Riverdale restaurateur claims he’s being forced out of the community’s kosher food scene by local rabbis — because his wife isn’t Jewish. Dimitry Berezovskiy alleges landlord Moses Marx and Riverdale’s rabbinical council spread false rumors that he’d lost his kosher certification in a bid to “bankrupt” him, according

Cops hunting for creep who tried to rape woman at gunpoint

Cops are hunting a sicko who tried to rape a 45-year-old woman at gunpoint on the stairwell of a Bronx building, police said Saturday. The creep approached the woman at 6 a.m. Friday as she walked down the stairs of the Longwood building at Fox Street and St. John

Teacher allegedly performed oral sex on teen student

A Bronx public school teacher accused of sexually assaulting a student denied the charges Saturday in a Manhattan court. Wearing a red Marist College sweatshirt and a scowl, Dori Myers, 29, listened as prosecutors accused her of performing oral sex on the 14-year-old boy and said a fellow teacher

Man admits to planting fake bomb as bank heist diversion

A man accused of leaving a fake bomb at one bank as a diversion so he could rob another pleaded guilty to the robbery in Manhattan federal court Wednesday. see also Anthony Bari, 56, had left a box in birthday wrapping paper at a Citibank in Pelham Bay in The

Cops identify suspect wanted for fatally shooting woman in face

Police have identified a suspect in the murder of a woman shot in the face outside a Bronx bodega. Amere Bryant, 24, is wanted for allegedly fatally shooting 36-year-old Shaquana Button in front of the Candy and Grocery 24-hour bodega on East 149th Street in Mott Haven on Monday

Woman fatally shot in the face near Bronx bodega

A woman was fatally shot near a Bronx bodega late Monday night after a dispute inside the store continued outside, police said. The encounter between the male gunman and the victim happened at 11:39 p.m. outside Candy and Grocery 24 Hour at 728 E. 149th St., officials said. It wasn’t

Death of man found with puncture wounds ruled a homicide

The death of a Bronx man — who was discovered with a puncture wound to the neck inside his home last week — has been ruled a homicide, police announced Monday. Aaron Bonnett, 31, was discovered Tuesday night inside his home on East 178th Street and Vyse Avenue in

Public advocate demands probe into ‘hellhole’ middle school

Public Advocate Letitia James is demanding the city “take real steps” to deal with a troubled Bronx middle school — which The Post revealed as plagued by poor discipline and coverups — where a student Sunday accused the principal of shoving and harassing him. The troubled JHS/MS 80 has

Fatal fire kills teenager and man in the Bronx

A fire in the Bronx on Sunday killed two residents – one of them a teen – and injured two firefighters, authorities said. The blaze broke out around 12:15 p.m.on the fourth floor of Throggs Neck Houses on Dewey Avenue in Throggs Neck. First responders arrived to find a 62-year-old

Bus driver accused of murdering girlfriend and daughter dies

The madman who allegedly killed his ex-girlfriend and her daughter before turning the gun on himself in the Bronx has died, police said. Jorge Vega, 52, died on Thursday at Jacobi Medical Center, the day after he murdered his ex-girlfriend Susan Trivino, 54, and her daughter Suchari Guzman, 29,

Nonprofit CEO wins News Corp.’s Murdoch Community Hero Award

The president and CEO of Per Scholas — a nonprofit that provides free IT job training — has been named the recipient of News Corp.’s Murdoch Community Hero Award. see also Per Scholas CEO Plinio Ayala said he was “honored” by the recognition. “I am grateful for their commitment to building

Women come out in support of Klein amid forcible kissing claims

It didn’t work for grabby lawmakers John Conyers or Al Franken, but Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein hopes that support from women who know him could protect him from any fallout over an accusation of forcible kissing. A group of 23 women — including business owners, community activists and

Klein accuser spoke up to expose ‘Albany’s worst-kept secret’

A former staffer who accused Bronx state Sen. Jeff Klein of sticking his tongue down her throat her said she went public to expose “Albany’s worst-kept secret.” “He tried to use his power over me,” Erica Vladimer said in an NY1 interview Thursday night. Klein has declined her claims that

Ex-MTA driver accused of double murder was drunk on the job

The former MTA bus driver accused of killing his ex-girlfriend and her daughter in their Bronx apartment had recently been suspended for being drunk at work, The Post has learned. Jorge Vega, 52, had resigned within the past week, MTA sources said. On Tuesday, his girlfriend, Susan Trivino, 54,

Shooting victim’s son found bloodbath left by ex-MTA worker

He left to go buy a set of headphones — and came home to the massacre of his mother and sister. see also Richard Sicardo’s tragic discovery of Bronx victims Susan Trivino, 54, and her daughter Suchari Guzman, 29, was revealed Thursday by NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce, as

Cops hunt rapist who attacked a disabled woman in her home

This is the creep who followed a disabled 64-year-old woman to her Bronx home and raped her, police said. The woman, who uses a walker, was headed home to her apartment around 6:30 p.m. Monday near the corner of East Gun Hill Road and Dekalb Avenue in Norwood when

Disgraced ex-superintendent still remains on DOE payroll

An ex-Bronx school superintendent once accused of corruption remains on the city Department of Education payroll as a “part-time consultant,” The Post has learned. Pedro “Pete” Crespo collects about $700 for two days a week in the DOE’s Office of Labor Relations, hearing appeals of teachers charged with misconduct,

Man fatally stabbed during knife fight in Bronx restaurant

A man was fatally stabbed during a knife fight at a Bronx restaurant Friday, police said. The bloodshed happened inside of Don Pancholo Lechonera Restaurant on Jerome Ave. near West Burnside Ave. in Morris Heights when two men, 18 and 21, started fighting around 3:20 p.m. The younger man was

Death toll in tragic Bronx fire climbs to 13

The death toll in last month’s tragic Bronx apartment fire climbed to 13, police said Thursday. Francis Holt, 27, was taken off life support, adding one more fatality to the deadliest New York fire in more than a quarter century, cops said. The Dec. 28 blaze, which gutted 2363 Prospect

Neighborhood school mourns fire victims, including 7-year-old student

Students and staffers at the neighborhood school near last week’s deadly Bronx fire were grief-stricken Tuesday, their first day back since the blaze. “The teachers were looking [at the burned building] and crying. They were crying, crying,” said Emelia Acheampong, 42, who escaped the flames and whose three oldest

Seven-alarm blaze in the Bronx injures at least 16

Sixteen people were injured early Tuesday in a seven-alarm blaze that swept through a four-story apartment building in The Bronx, officials said. The fire erupted about 5:30 a.m. in a first-floor furniture store at 1547 Commonwealth Ave. in the Van Nest section, the FDNY said. The blaze quickly spread to

Families return to Bronx blaze building, many turned away

Dozens of people displaced by the city’s deadliest blaze in recent history returned to their burnt-out Bronx building Sunday morning in the hopes of finding some belongings they could salvage. Fernando Batiz, 56, went back to look for a Christmas present his sister Maria had bought for their mother. “She

Residents displaced by Bronx blaze collect donations

Families displaced by the deadly fire that ripped through a Bronx building, killing 12, trickled into nearby churches Sunday to begin attempting to rebuild their lives with donated goods. “She lost everything,” said Rose Leclerc, whose sister lived in the basement of the 26-unit building with her husband, mother,