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  • Woman struck and killed by tour bus in Manhattan

    MORNINGSIDE HEIGHTS, Manhattan (PIX11) — A woman was struck and killed by a tour while attempting to cross a Manhattan street Wednesday afternoon. Police say 68-year-old Wanda Canestri tried to cross Amsterdam Avenue at the corner of West 113th Street at about 3:00 p.m. The white tour bus, which was parked along Amsterdam Avenue, moved forward and struck Canestri, causing her to fall underneath the bus. Canestri was pronounced dead at the scene. The bus driver remained at the scene […]

  • This high school senior’s yearbook quote has gone viral

    (PIX11) — A California high school senior’s sassy and confident yearbook quote has gone viral and is getting her loads of attention on social media. For all y'all wondering why everyone's freaking out over my senior quote 😇 pic.twitter.com/jUwYpIdxAD — chief feef (@fefethevinc) May 9, 2015 Rafika Alami, 17, had “Only reason I wear this is to give you females a chance,” printed under her portrait in the Summit High School yearbook. The image was quickly shared hundreds of thousands […]

  • Passenger killed after ambulette collides with bus near Palisades Center Mall

    WEST NYACK, N.Y. (PIX11) — A man was killed after an ambulette and a small bus collided near a suburban shopping mall just after 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Clarkstown police say the minibus was carrying two passengers and the ambulette was carrying one. The 48-year-old man killed was a passenger in the ambulette. None of the injuries sustained by the other four parties are deemed to be life threatening. The crash occurred at the intersection of Rt. 303 and Palisades Center Drive, near the […]

  • Mob of teens attack bystander who tries to break up brawl inside Brooklyn McDonald’s

    WARNING: Video contains graphic language and violence. BROOKLYN (PIX11) — Another disturbing teen melee broke out inside a Brooklyn McDonald’s Friday, and this time, the brawlers turned their violence on an innocent man trying to break the fracas up and on employees of the fast food joint. The brutality began at the McDonald’s on Flatbush Avenue Extension  in Downtown Brooklyn at about 3 p.m., just as schools were letting out. In the video, a teen girl can be seen standing […]

  • Group violently mugging straphangers on ‘J’ train in Brooklyn and Queens

    BROOKLYN/QUEENS (PIX11) — The NYPD is searching for a band of criminals who are violently robbing straphangers along the ‘J’ line in Brooklyn and Queens. The first mugging was on Friday, May 8. Cops say at about 2 p.m., a 25-year-old woman was sitting aboard a northbound ‘J’ train approaching the Jamaica Avenue and 121st stop when a male suspect pulled out a knife and forcibly took her cash and a MetroCard from her hands. Then on Sunday close to […]

  • David Baril, suspect in hammer-attacks, has history of mental illness

    MANHATTAN (PIX11) — The man suspected in a series of hammer attacks in Manhattan, including on a female NYPD officer, has a history of mental health issues and left a bizarre trail on social media, cops said at a press conference Wednesday. David Baril, 32, attempted to strike Officer Lauren O’Rourke over the head with a hammer at about 10 a.m. near Penn Station, officials said. Baril missed, and was shot multiple times by O’Rourke’s partner, Officer Geraldo Casaigne. Baril […]

  • NYPD release photos of suspects in Torneau jewelry heist

    MIDTOWN (PIX11) — Police have released surveillance images of the suspects in a broad daylight gunpoint robbery of a high-end jewelry store in Midtown. On Tuesday, a trio of well-dressed robbers — dressed in suits and top hats — stormed into the Torneau Shop at 510 Madison Avenue. One of the men, identified as 18-year-old Omar Rawlins, fired a shot at the floor, while the other two smashed display cases with hammers and pilfered Rolex watches. The men fled the […]

  • Cops looking for man who hit woman in head with block of ice in Brooklyn

    BEDFORD-STUYVESTANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) — The NYPD is seeking the public’s help finding a man who hit an unsuspecting woman in the head with a block of ice in Brooklyn this past winter. On Feb. 22, cops say the 28-year-old victim was walking up to the street from the Utica Avenue ‘A’ and ‘C’ train station at about 7:30 p.m. when the suspect hit her with the ice that he picked up off the street. The woman was treated at an […]

  • Cop impersonators scammed man out of cash at Times Square subway station

    TIMES SQUARE (PIX11) — The NYPD is searching for two men who pretended to be cops and scammed an unsuspecting victim out of cash in Times Square last month. Cops say the 22-year-old man was approached by the male suspects as he entered the Times Square subway station about 3:40 a.m. April 18. The men identified themselves as police officers and said the victim committed a “violation,” and said he could pay the fine directly to them. The victim handed […]

  • VIDEO: Bolt Bus from NYC bursts into flames on Massachusetts Turnpike

    Bolt bus explodes on the Mass Pike eastbound in the West Newton section of Newton #wcvb pic.twitter.com/oRXWcRjgZG — russnelligan (@russnelligan) May 11, 2015 WEST NEWTON, Mass. (PIX11) — A Bolt Bus from New York City bound for Boston exploded on the Massachusetts Turnpike Monday afternoon. Dramatic video shows the bus stopped on the turnpike, thick gray smoke billowing from its engine and windows. Suddenly, the bus explodes, flames bursting through the windows. The bus had been evacuated prior to the […]