Monday marks a somber anniversary of two of the deadliest and most devastating fires in New York City history, which happened 79 years apart.
With walls covered in mold, as well as rats and cockroaches everywhere, people in an apartment building in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx have had enough.
Police are currently looking for a “Beauty Salon Bandit” who has been holding up Bronx salons at gunpoint. And as police try to track down the armed robber, salons are on high alert.
After responding to 731 Southern Boulevard around 8 a.m. Friday, police found 13-month-old Edwin Perocier Jr. unconscious and unresponsive.
Police say a Bronx man attacked his roommate with a machete before setting himself and his home on fire. A passer-by who saw the flames got him out of the burning building.
Kenneth Williams, 27, has been charged with second-degree murder, manslaughter, assault and reckless endangerment, according to police.