Bronx Nurse Blames Weak Crime Laws for Attack by Repeat Offender, Sparks Concern for Healthcare Workers

Bronx Nurse Blames “Soft-on-Crime” Laws for Assault A nurse in the Bronx has spoken out about her alleged assault by an undocumented immigrant with a history of targeting female medical workers, blaming New York City’s “soft-on-crime” laws for her attack. Chelsea Mora, a nurse at Jacobi Medical Center, recounted her experience of being struck by Edward Johnson while trying to take his vitals on January 13. Johnson, who is believed to have entered the US illegally over a decade ago, has been arrested 23 times and has allegedly attacked hospital workers in multiple incidents since … Read more

Deceptive Scheme Exposed: Bronx Man Arrested for Scamming Grandfather out of $60K

Yorktown, NY – A Bronx resident was apprehended over the weekend in connection with an elaborate grand larceny scheme. Carlos Colon allegedly posed as a lawyer and manipulated a victim into giving him $60,100 to secure his granddaughter’s release from custody. The arrest, announced by the Yorktown Police Department on March 4, uncovered the cunning scheme that exploited familial concern. The incident unfolded on the evening of March 2 when a victim received a call from someone claiming to be a lawyer. This imposter informed the victim that his granddaughter had been detained and demanded … Read more

Bronx Immigration Lawyer Charged with Fraud and Deportations in Scam Targeting Clients

Bronx, New York – Attorney General Letitia James announced charges against immigration lawyer Kofi Amankwaa for allegedly defrauding clients from 2016 to 2023. The scheme resulted in some clients having their green cards denied and others being deported. Damian Williams, the U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, also filed criminal charges against Amankwaa and his associates for their involvement in the “large-scale immigration fraud scheme.” According to the lawsuits, Amankwaa and his office illegally filed thousands of petitions under the Violence Against Women Act, falsely accusing clients’ children of abuse against their … Read more

Bronx County Committee Nominates Landon Dais as Candidate for 77th Assembly District Special Election

New York, NY – Governor Kathy Hochul has announced the date for the upcoming special election in the 77th Assembly District to fill the vacant seat left by former Assemblymember Latoya Joyner. Landon Dais, vice chair of the Bronx County Committee and a respected attorney, has been unanimously nominated to run for the position. Dais expressed his gratitude for the endorsements of the previous Assemblymembers from the 77th District, stating that he is inspired by their legacy. He pledged to honor their trust by serving the community with dedication and integrity. Dais, a native New … Read more