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  • Long Island cancer charity scammer sentenced to prison

    LONG ISLAND (PIX11) — A Long Island woman who admitted to pretending she had cancer to collect donations to fuel her drug habit has been sentenced to prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney announced Monday. Brittany Ozarowski, 24, concocted a scheme to raise money for her heroin addiction by claiming she had cancer and was undergoing treatment. She encouraged people to donate to her website and to a PayPal account. Ozarowski pleaded guilty to charges of grand larceny, scheme to […]

  • Chris Brown wanted for beating up man during basketball game in Vegas: cops

    LAS VEGAS, Nevada (PIX11) —  R&B singer Chris Brown is wanted for allegedly beating up a man at a Las Vegas hotel early Monday morning. According to the Las Vegas Metropolitan police, Brown was allegedly playing basketball at the Palms Casino Resort when he got into a verbal confrontation with the male victim. Cops say “Loyal” singer punched the victim, who was then hit by another man who was with the singer. The man was treated at Sunrise Hospital for […]

  • Dozens arrested in Baltimore unity rally throughout NYC

    MANHATTAN, N.Y. (PIX11) — Dozens of people have been arrested at a rally that started in Union Square to protest the death of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man who was critically injured in police custody and later died of spinal cord injuries. Several hundred protesters began gathering in Union Square Wednesday night, chanting “no justice, no peace” and “hands up, don’t shoot” as police officers watched. Later, a group of protesters spilled into the street disrupting traffic. The police moved in and began making […]

  • Mother viciously beats woman over parking space at LI mall as husband, children watch

    Warning: Video contains graphic language and violence. VALLEY STREAM, Long Island (PIX11) — Police are looking for a mother who viciously beat a woman in a Long Island mall parking lot as her husband and children watched, the brutal attack all caught on camera. Nassau County police say the 49-year-old victim tried to park her car in a space at Green Acres Mall in Valley Stream Sunday afternoon. She noticed a man standing in the space, as if he was […]

  • 7 children killed in Brooklyn house fire sparked by hot plate: FDNY

    MIDWOOD, Brooklyn (CNN) — Seven children in what neighbors described as an Orthodox Jewish family were killed early Saturday in a Brooklyn house fire that was apparently sparked by a hot plate meant to keep food warm over the Sabbath, New York’s fire commissioner said. The four boys and three girls — siblings ranging in age from 5 to 16 — were in upstairs bedrooms when the unattended hot plate apparently malfunctioned in the kitchen, starting a fire that swept […]

  • What color is this dress?

    (PIX11) — There’s a lot of controversy surrounding this dress. For some bizarre reason, half of us see it dress as white and gold, and the other half sees it as blue and black or charcoal grey. Some have said the dress first appears to be white and gold, then switches to blue and black and vice versa. Bob Gross, an engineer at PIX11, offered this explanation for the photo: The dress is black and royal blue in reality. The […]

  • Man suspected of multiple sexual assaults in Brooklyn arrested

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A man suspected in a string of sexual assaults in Brooklyn has been arrested. Anton Liverpool, 37, was arrested in Bushwick Saturday without incident, the NYPD says. Liverpool, who is homeless, allegedly squeezed a 17-year-old girl’s buttocks near Wycoff Avenue and Putnam Avenue Feb. 4. He was also wanted for masturbating in front of a 37-year-old woman near Irving Avenue and Eldert Avenue on Jan. 5. Liverpool has been charged with public lewdness and forcible touching. […]

  • All Newark public schools to be closed Tuesday

    NEWARK, N.J. (PIX11) — Due to the blizzard slamming the northeast, all Newark, New Jersey public schools will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 27., the district announced Monday afternoon. All evening activities, including the School Advisory Board meeting, have also been cancelled. Gov. Chris Christie declared a state of emergency in the Garden State, warning people to stay home. For more information on school closings, click here.

  • Uber to cap surge pricing as blizzard throttles NYC

    NEW YORK (PIX11) — As a possibly “historic” snow storm barrels through the tri-state area, Uber has announced price surging will be capped. Due to a State of Emergency declared in New York, Uber prices will not exceed 2.8x the normal fare, the car service announced Monday. “This reflects Uber’s national policy developed with New York Attorney General Schneiderman that balances the goal of reliable transportation options with affordability during disasters: Anytime a disaster or state of emergency strikes, dynamic […]

  • A city in mourning: Grief for slain NYPD officers as mourners attend candlelight vigil

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Mourners across New York City held a candlelight vigil, one day after two NYPD officers were slain in cold blood in their squad car in Brooklyn by a cop-hating killer who later turned the gun on himself. As the investigation continued on Sunday, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, facing deepening tensions with New York’s Finest, attended Mass at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in Midtown Sunday with  Cardinal Timothy Dolan. “Our beloved city needs the […]