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  • April the giraffe relaxing Thursday night as she prepares for a calf. (Animal Adventure Park/YouTube)

    Animal Adventure Park creates GoFundMe ‘family fund’ as giraffe giving birth captures hearts

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — Animal Adventure Park is using their newfound fame to upgrade their facility as one of their giraffes prepares to give birth. April the giraffe became an internet sensation Thursday when the Harpursville zoo posted a live stream of her giving birth to YouTube. Two videos were removed from YouTube because they were flagged as “sexually explicit.” “What this has done is pulled an educational tool away from tens of millions of individuals. … You have harmed the […]

  • Zakir Khan was killed on Feb. 22, 2017, in the Bronx. (Facebook)

    Bronx man stabbed to death in front of child over unpaid rent: police

    THROGS NECK, The Bronx — A Bronx tenant was fatally stabbed during a dispute allegedly over unpaid rent with his landlord Wednesday, police said. Officers responded about 6:30 p.m. to a call for a person stabbed in front of a Bronx home on Logan Avenue. When officers arrived, they found Zakir Khan, 44, with multiple stab wounds, according to the NYPD. He was rushed to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Sources told PIX11 News Khan’s 12-year-old saw the killing take […]

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    Sword-wielding suspect attacks man in the Bronx: NYPD

    EASTCHESTER, The Bronx — Police are searching for a man they say attacked another person with a sword in the Bronx. The assault happened Sunday afternoon in the area of Merritt Avenue and Conner Street in the Eastchester section of the borough. Police say the victim, 36, got into an argument with the suspect. The suspect then followed the victim and allegedly attacked him with a sword. The victim was taken to the hospital with a serious injury to his […]

  • Patients at Ben Taub Hospital in Houston were evacuated following a report of shots fired. (CNN)

    Houston police chief: No injuries amid gunfire reports inside hospital

    HOUSTON — The police chief in Houston says they found no injuries or evidence of a shooting inside of a hospital Tuesday afternoon. Chief Art Acevedo said his officers searched Ben Taub Hospital twice but did not find anything. The department tweeted they were responding to reports of shots fired at Ben Taub Hospital around 3 p.m. A SWAT team is on the scene along with police. Officers are in the process of searching the hospital. As of 3:45 p.m., […]


    JFK security breach allows 11 passengers on flights without screening: Officials

    NEW YORK — Eleven people were able to board planes at JFK Airport without going through security checkpoints Monday morning, Port Authority officials confirmed. The breach happened around 6 a.m., at Jet Blue’s Terminal 5 when the screening lane was left unmanned. According to the New York Daily News, the metal detector went off three times as the travelers walked moved through the area. The U.S. Transportation Security Administration did not alert Port Authority police until two hours after the […]

  • Divers rescued six people from an icy pond in Central Park. (FDNY/Twitter)

    7 teens rescued from icy pond at Central Park

    NEW YORK — Seven teenagers were pulled from an icy pond in Central Park Monday afternoon. Firefighters responded to the call around 5:45 p.m. following an initial report of five people in the water near 59th Street. The FDNY rescued seven people from the pond. Divers were seen in the water looking for other victims. Seven teenagers were taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

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    Trump selects Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as national security adviser

    WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has announced Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as the new national security adviser, and Gen. Keith Kellogg remains the National Security Council chief of staff. The President made the announcement at his Mar-a-Lago resort. President Trump called McMaster a “man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience.” McMaster replaces retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who resigned from the position last week. Flynn’s departure came after reports surfaced from the Justice Department about his interactions with the Russian ambassador […]

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    Suspects steal over $87K in string of Brooklyn robberies

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Police are searching for two men allegedly connected to a string of robberies around Brooklyn. The first of two incidents apparently targeting a 62-year-old man began on Nov. 28 in the vicinity of Coney Island Avenue and Slocum Place, near the victim’s home, police said. The duo approached the victim as he was getting into his car around 6 a.m. Police say one of the suspects then held a gun to the victim’s head while the other took […]

  • BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 21: Artist Marco Perego (L) and actress Zoe Saldana attend the 26th Annual GLAAD Media Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on March 21, 2015 in Beverly Hills, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for GLAAD)

    Actress Zoe Saldana welcomes third child

    NEW YORK — It’s a boy for actress Zoe Saldana and husband Marco Perego Saldana. “Marco and I are elated to share the news of the the birth of our son Zen. We couldn’t feel more blessed with the new addition to our family. #threeboys… oh boy!” Saldana wrote in the caption of an Instagram photo Saturday. Marco and I are elated to share the news of the the birth of our son Zen. We couldn’t feel more blessed with […]

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    New York toy companies debut new dolls, games at Toy Fair 2017

    NEW YORK — Local entrepreneurs joined hundreds of toy companies from around the world Saturday to show the hottest toys and games of 2017 at the 114th North American International Toy Fair. The largest toy show in the Western Hemisphere kicked off at the Jacob K. Javits Center for a first look at the industry’s hottest items. Companies like K’NEX unveiled their new 2017 line with 50 new products. K’NEX, which prides itself on connecting science, technology, engineering, math and arts with […]