South Bronx

Legionella bacteria was found in a cooling tower at the Opera House Hotel in the Bronx.(Credit: CBS2)

Man Sues Opera House Hotel In The Bronx After Contracting Legionnaires’ Disease

A man who spent several days in the hospital after coming down with Legionnaires’ disease has filed a civil lawsuit against the Bronx hotel that has been identified by authorities as the source of the outbreak.

08/24/2015

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Legionella Bacteria Found In Cooling Tower In Riverside High School In Yonkers

The bacteria that cause Legionnaires’ disease were found this week at the cooling tower at Riverside High School in Yonkers, the city announced Friday.

08/21/2015

People attend a town hall meeting to discuss an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the Bronx on Aug. 11, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

9 New Sites Test Positive For Legionnaires’ Bacteria, Officials Say

More than 150 people packed a town hall meeting in the Bronx as city officials and doctors tried to put them at ease over the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease.

08/12/2015

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City Council To Debate Bill To Register, Regulate NYC Cooling Towers

New York City lawmakers will start debating a bill requiring all cooling towers to be registered and routinely tested after the deadly outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in the South Bronx.

08/11/2015

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Inmate At Rikers Island Diagnosed With Legionnaires’ Disease

A Rikers Island inmate was diagnosed with Legionnaires’ disease this week, but the case is not believed to be related to the South Bronx epidemic.

08/11/2015

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Death Toll Rises To 12 In Legionnaires’ Outbreak In The South Bronx

New York City is taking an unprecendented preventative move after two more deaths have been linked to the Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the South Bronx, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Monday.

08/10/2015

A large grouping of gram-negative Legionella pneumophila bacteria (credit: U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Legionnaires’ Death Toll Rises To 10 In South Bronx; State Offers Free Building Testing

The testing will be available to all owners, operators, managers and landlords of buildings with cooling towers or evaporative condenser units until October.

08/06/2015

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NYC Officials: Death Toll In Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Rises To 8 In South Bronx

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.

08/05/2015

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NYC Officials: 4th Person With Legionnaires’ Disease Dies In South Bronx Outbreak

Symptoms of Legionnaires’ disease include headache, fatigue, loss of appetite, confusion and diarrhea.

08/01/2015

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NYC Officials: Third Person With Legionnaires’ Disease In South Bronx Has Died

The Health Department said a third location, the Opera House Hotel, has tested positive for the bacteria Legionella.

07/31/2015

Mayor Bill de Blasio gives an update on the Legionnaires' disease outbreak in the South Bronx on July 30, 2015. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

City Pinpoints Two Sources Of Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak In Bronx

Since July 10, the city has identified 46 cases of Legionnaires’ disease, all in the South Bronx, with two deaths, the mayor said.

07/30/2015

White Trailblazer believed to be involved in a home robbery in the South Bronx (credit: NYPD)

Police: 2 Suspects Storm Bronx Apartment And Steal Wallet, PlayStation

On May 28, around 9:30 a.m. police said the suspects knocked on the 49-year-old victim’s door in the South Bronx.

06/03/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in the South Bronx on Tuesday, May 26. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspect Tried To Rape Woman In South Bronx

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect in the attempted rape of a woman in the South Bronx.

05/27/2015

A surveillance image of a suspect in the robbery of a bank on 149th Street in the South Bronx on Thursday, Jan. 22. (Credit: NYPD)

Search On For Suspect In South Bronx Bank Robbery

Police on Thursday were searching for a suspect in the robbery of a bank in the South Bronx.

01/22/2015

Surveillance images of two suspects in the robbery of a man in the South Bronx on Wednesday, Sept. 3. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Suspects Attacked, Robbed Man In The South Bronx

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find two suspects who assaulted and robbed man in the South Bronx.

09/03/2014

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