The fire started shortly before 11 a.m. Tuesday in the seven-story public housing complex on Watson Avenue, spreading to multiple apartments before firefighters knocked down the flames.
A catastrophic water main break in the Bronx left drivers trapped in their cars as water flooded the Cross Bronx Expressway Thursday—the latest emergency caused by the borough’s crumbling infrastructure.
The percentage of positive COVID-19 tests in the Bronx have reached staggering levels in some parts of the borough, new data show.
Bronx residents will begin receiving enhanced unemployment benefits starting next week—a much needed lifeline in the borough hardest hit by COVID-19.
The government will provide eligible households with a one-time rental subsidy that will be sent directly to the household’s landlord.
Struggling families waited in line for hours amid the borough’s ongoing economic crisis.
The company tasked with maintaining a problem-plagued Bronx apartment building has replaced the property manager, after Bronx Justice News pressed them for answers following the fatal shooting of a tenant.
The Bronx’s 15th Congressional District ranks dead last in economic prospects for young people, according to a new index.
The Bronx will have 11 of the city’s 55 planned locations, officials said, but none will be located in the East Bronx: a sprawling area with some of the highest poverty and coronavirus death rates rates in the nation, as well as more residents of color than any other borough.
New York City’s COVID-19 small business loan program—meant to shore up struggling local merchants—has awarded less than one percent of its funds to Bronx businesses so far, with 99 percent going to owners in other boroughs, city officials said Wednesday.