It's a beautiful and sunny day in the Bronx this morning. I actually broke a sweat riding my bike to work, which isn't really news, but hey, it's a slow day. In other news:
A Bronx cop was has been indicted after trying to earn a little extra on the side by fleecing drug dealers. Miguel Burgos of the 52nd, who's been police since 2004, was arrested on Tuesday. He allegedly supplied friends with a police scanner and ramming device, which they then used to rob drug dealers.
The Times's David Gonzalez has an interesting piece about a Bronx woman searching for a Bronx vet so she may return a family photo album to him.
The BBC reports on efforts to promote census participation in the Bronx. In 2000, only 56 percent of Bronxites returned the census survey. Borough President Ruben Diaz, Jr. is pushing to raise that percentage significantly. "We need to be counted," he said.
Knicks hall of famer and Bronx native Dick McGuire passed away at 84 late Wednesday. McGuire was a Knickerbocker legend; he the team to three NBA finals victories in the 50s and later went on to serve as the team's coach.