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  • Sherlin Yeslin Camacho

    Death of infant found unconscious in Bronx apartment ruled a homicide

    WEST FARMS, the Bronx — The death of a 2-month-old baby found unconscious with severe injuries at a Bronx apartment last week has been ruled a homicide, according to a spokesperson for the medical examiner’s office. Sherlin Yeslin Camacho was found unconscious and not breathing by her parents at near Honeywell Avenue and East 181st Street on Jan. 10, police sources said at the time. Police have provided multiple ages for the child, but last said she was 2 months old. The […]

  • Chitwah Tse (NYPD)

    Queens man, 73, sentenced to 15 years for bludgeoning common-law wife to death

    FRESH MEADOWS, Queens — A Queens man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for bludgeoning his 61-year-old common-law wife to death in July 2016, District Attorney Richard A. Brown announced Wednesday. Chitwah Tse, a 73-year-old Queens resident, plead guilty to first-degree manslaughter in December 2016. On Tuesday, he was sentenced to 15 years followed by five years post release supervision. His live-in girlfriend, also known as his common-law wife, Huizhen Zhan was found dead, lying face up on a bed […]

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    Wife of Pulse nightclub gunman knew he was going to attack, prosecutor says

    OAKLAND, Calif. — The wife of the gunman who shot and killed 49 people at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando last summer knew he was going to attack, a federal prosecutor said Tuesday. Noor Salman made her initial court appearance on charges that she aided and abetted the gunman in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. The Orlando shooter reportedly texted his wife two hours after the attack started, at 4 a.m. and asked her whether she had heard any news about the […]

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    Your child’s ‘Sophie the Giraffe’ teething toy might be filled with mold, parents warn

    NEW YORK — Reports of mold found inside of “Sophie the Giraffe” teething toys are once again circulating on social media — causing many parents to worry. According to GoodHouseKeeping.com, Pediatric dentist Dana Chianese said she was cleaning a Sophie the Giraffe toy last month when she noticed something smelly coming from a hole on the toy. The mother said she discovered what resembled a “science experiment” in her child’s favorite toy. Disgusting mold coated the inside of what the child had just been […]

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    1 injured, several displaced after fast-moving fire rips through New Jersey house

    DOVER, N.J. — One person is injured and several are displaced after a fast-moving fire ripped though an apartment house in Dover, N.J. Friday evening. The fire started in the three-story building on Morris Street around 8 p.m. and was a 4-alarm fire by 9 p.m. Authorities believe the fire started in the third floor bedroom and spread throughout the attic. At least one resident has been injured and several people have been displaced. Firefighters from several surrounding towns were called […]

  • Nosipho Nxumalo, 21, was arrested on Jan. 12, 2017, for allegedly burning a child with a curling iron. (Nassau County Police Department)

    Video catches nanny burning Long Island boy, 2, with curling iron

    BALDWIN, NY — A Long Island mother warning other parents after a nanny she hired was caught on video burning a 2-year-old boy with a curling iron. “I’m feeling devastated. I fee like I failed him,” Angela Persaud said of her toddler son, Zander. “I should have done a better job of protecting my kid.” Nosipho Nxumalo, 21, of Harlem, was arrested Thursday after the boy’s mother realized her son had suffered a burn, and later saw the nanny on […]

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    Video: Girl hit by cab after driver suffers heart attack, plows onto sidewalk in Brooklyn

    BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — A child miraculously only suffered a fractured leg after a livery cab driver drove onto a sidewalk, slamming into the girl while having a heart attack, police said. It happened around 8:15 a.m. Thursday, on 55th Street at 18th Avenue in Borough Park. Shocking video shows the child standing on the sidewalk, wearing a backpack, apparently waiting for the school bus, when a black sedan jumped the curb and struck her. The girl tries to get out of […]

  • Sherlin Yeslin Camacho

    Infant’s severe injuries being investigated after found unconscious at Bronx home

    WEST FARMS, the Bronx — An infant’s severe injuries are being investigated after she stopped breathing and was found unconscious at her Bronx home Tuesday, police say. Sherlin Yeslin Camacho, 3 months old, is on life support at a Bronx hospital and not expected to survive, police say. Now authorities are investigating her severe injuries. Police sources tell PIX11 the baby’s father, Manuel Camacho, told a roommate to call 911 when he noticed the baby stopped breathing while he was burping […]

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    Plumbers find fetus while investigating clogged pipe in Brooklyn home

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — Plumbers made a horrifying discovery Tuesday when they arrived at a Brooklyn home to investigate a clogged pipe. Police sources say the plumbers pulled out a fetus from the pipe at the multi-family house on East 83rd Street in Canarsie. Residents say they noticed the pipe was clogged and called a plumber who made the discovery. No additional details were available. This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

  • A deer trapped on a frozen Connecticut river is seen on Jan. 9, 2017. It was eventually rescued. (WTIC)

    Deer rescued from frozen Connecticut river euthanized

    SIMSBURY, Conn. — The deer rescued from a frozen river had to be euthanized Tuesday due to its injuries, according to PIX11’s sister station WTIC. The deer was trapped for hours Monday after most likely being chased by coyotes onto Farmington River in Simsbury, the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection told the station. For more than an hour, the deer remained stuck near the bank of the river, and those monitoring it hoped the deer would be able to […]