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  • Rescue turns to recovery for 10-year-old boy swept away by riptide in Long Beach

    LONG BEACH, N.Y. — A rescue has turned into a recovery as crews continue to look for a 10-year-old boy who was swept away by rough waters while swimming in Long Beach Tuesday, officials said. Emergency crews responded to the area of beach just off Riverside Boulevard around 6 p.m. The 10-year-old boy and his 11-year-old brother went swimming in the ocean when they became caught in a riptide, according to the Long Beach Fire Commissioner Scott Kemins. The older […]

  • Beyoncé and Jay-Z release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

    The Queen B has done it again. Beyoncé released a surprise album, “Everything Is Love,” Saturday evening, and this time, it’s a collaboration with her husband, Jay-Z. With no warning or promotion, the Carters announced the released of the joint album following their concert in London, during their “On the Run II” tour. The nine-track joint release, is available on the streaming service Tidal — which is owned in part by Jay-Z and Beyoncé. The singer gave a sneak peak […]

  • Boyfriend indicted in attempted murder of pregnant fiancée that resulted in death of unborn baby

    GRAND CONCOURSE, the Bronx — A man has been indicted in the attempted murder of his pregnant fiancée, which resulted in the death of their unborn baby, the Bronx District Attorney announced Friday. Oscar Alvarez, 30, is charged with attempted murder, abortion and assault, in the stabbing of 30-year-old Livia Abreu that took place May 22, at their Walton Avenue apartment in the Bronx. According to investigators, on the night of May 21, and into the next morning, Alvarez accused […]

  • Mom dead, 6-year-old son critically hurt after being hit by car at Brooklyn bus stop

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — A mother is dead and her 6-year-old son is critically injured after they were struck by a car while waiting for the bus in Brooklyn Tuesday evening, officials said. It happened at about 9 p.m. at Remsen and Seaview avenues in Canarsie. Witnesses told PIX11 News that two cars traveling at a high rate of speed collided, sending one of the cars careening into the bus stop, pinning the mother and child. Police said it was determined […]

  • New Jersey trooper pulls over retired cop who delivered him 27 years ago

    PISCATAWAY — A New Jersey State Trooper got an unexpected surprise Friday when he pulled over a driver for a minor traffic violation — and discovered that the man behind the wheel was the officer who delivered him 27 years ago. “We’re not sure what the odds are of this happening — maybe they’re close to the odds of a hole-in-one, winning the lottery, or being struck by lightning — but it happened,” New Jersey State Police said in a […]

  • Body of missing Newark mother found behind abandoned house; ex-boyfriend charged

    NEWARK — Two men have been charged in the murder of a young Newark mother who went missing last month, officials said. Julia Vega, 30, was reported missing on May 9. On Friday, her decomposed body was discovered. Vega’s ex-boyfriend, 33-year-old Gualberto L. Lebron, has been charged with her murder. His brother, 34-year-old Gilberto Lebron Jr., has been charged with conspiracy. Both brothers are residents of Newark. Officials said Vega, who worked at a day care center in Newark, went home […]

  • NYPD investigating rapper 50 Cent for alleged threat to cop in Instagram post

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Rapper 50 Cent is being investigated by the NYPD after he allegedly threatened an NYPD police officer in an Instagram post, officials confirmed to PIX11 News. “Get the strap” — which is street slang for “get the gun” — 50 Cent wrote on the post Wednesday, apparently referring to Deputy Inspector Emmanual Gonzalez, of the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, who is accused of shaking down the hip-hop club Love & Lust. “They trying to shut […]

  • Man sentenced for stabbing two children, killing 6-year-old boy, in Brooklyn elevator

    BROOKLYN — A man who stabbed two children, killing one, inside an elevator of a public housing complex in 2014 was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. Daniel St. Hubert was convicted last month of second-degree murder in the death of 6-year-old Joshua “PJ” Avitto and attempted murder of his friend Mikayla Capers. He was sentenced Tuesday to 50 years to life in prison, District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said. “This defendant […]

  • ‘Beautiful, gentle soul’: Second victim in fatal NJ school bus crash identified as 10-year-old girl

    PARAMUS, N.J. — A 10-year-old girl has been identified as the second victim who died when the school bus she was on collided with a dump truck on Route 80 on Thursday. Miranda Vargas is described by her family on a GoFundMe page as a “beautiful, gentle soul.” The fifth grader at East Brook Middle School, was on a class field trip to Waterloo Village, when the school bus overturned and was ripped apart, landing on an interstate’s center median, […]

  • ‘I don’t have a place to go’: Puerto Rican family who fled Hurricane Maria to lose FEMA housing in NY as new hurricane season nears

      NEW YORK — A Puerto Rican family who evacuated when Hurricane Maria destroyed their home now lives in FEMA housing in New York — but as of June 30, they will have to move out — and they have nowhere to go. Hurricane Maria caused catastrophic damage to Puerto Rico when it hit as a Category 4 storm Sept. 20 with winds of up to 154 mph. It knocked out power for the whole island and caused damage estimated […]