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  • New poll shows Bill de Blasio tied with Christine Quinn in race for Mayor

    (PIX 11) – The race for New York’s Democratic mayoral nomination has taken a turn, with Bill de Blasio in a statistical dead heat with Christine Quinn. A new NBC / Wall Street Journal / Marist poll shows support for City Council Speaker Quinn at 24% and Public Advocate De Blasio with 21%. 59% of Democrats say they had a favorable impression of de Blasio which makes him the most liked candidate. Quinn, however, seems to be losing face as she […]

  • The Intrepid celebrates its 70th anniversary

    (PIX11) — It’s a special day for the Intrepid; it turns 70 years old on Friday. Back on August 16th, 1943, the ship was commissioned and sent into service during World War II, its crew fought against the Japanese. Now thousands come visit the Intrepid Sea, Air & space Museum every year, and the Space Shuttle Enterprise even calls it home. Some of the original sailors were also on hand Friday  to ring the opening bell of the New York […]

  • Thousands audition for a once in a lifetime trip to Mars

    (PIX11) — Tens of thousands of people have sent in audition tapes to get a shot at a trip to the red planet. A Dutch non-profit called “Mars One” is looking for people willing to give up their lives on earth, to become the first humans to live on Mars. The foundation’s searching for pioneers to colonize the red planet, a mission that would cost six billion dollars. There are at least 100,000 earthlings who say they would leave earth […]

  • Friday’s weather forecast with Madonna impersonator Amber Martin

    (PIX 11) – 7 Day weather forecast featuring Madonna impersonator Amber Martin.

  • Curse of ‘Spider-Man’ strikes again as actor’s leg gets caught in equipment

    An actor is recovering after another accident on the set of the Broadway musical “Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark.” A spokesman for the production says the actor, identified by The New York Times as Daniel Curry was hurt during Thursday night’s show at the Foxwoods Theatre. His ankle got caught in a lift, and he had to be sawed out of the stage. The performance was then canceled. The production was plagued with accidents and injuries in its early days, […]

  • City Hall moves to appeal stop-and-frisk ruling

    (PIX11) — When a federal judge ruled against some of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk tactics this week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg vowed to fight back. And New York City has announced it will file the first paper work toward an appeal Friday. The city’s Corperation Counsel, Michael Cardozo, released a statement Thursday. “As the Mayor and Police Commissioner Kelly said on Monday, we strongly disagree with Judge Scheindlin’s order. We said we’d take immediate steps to appeal, and we plan to do […]

  • Two more days of rain and then a beautiful finish to the week

  • Joe Lhota, former MTA chief, explains why he should be NYC mayor

    (PIX11) — Former MTA chairman and mayoral candidate Joe Lhota talked about a wide range of topics including job creation during an appearance Monday on the PIX11 Morning News.

  • Horace Mann prep-school sex abuse scandal much broader than thought

    (PIX11) —  The sex-abuse scandal at Horace Mann prep school is much wider than originally thought. According to an advocacy group of former alumni, there were 30 more victims, three times as many attackers and a deeper cover-up of sex abuse. The group says 62 students were abused and molested by as many as 22 staff members starting in the 1960s. In addition, the alumni group know of four other incidents reported in the 1980s and 1990s. This spring, more than […]

  • Autism linked to cancer gene

    Researchers say there may be a connection between Autism and cancer.  They unexpectedly discovered that some people with autism have a mutated cancer or tumor gene that caused the brain disorder. This is not everyone with autism.  But 10 percent of children with mutations of this gene called PTEN also have autism. This finding is important because researchers can genetically engineer mice with many symptoms of autism and try to develop treatments for the disorder by using drugs that treat […]