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  • Missing Brooklyn girl, 12, may be with older man

    EAST FLATBUSH (PIX11) – A Brooklyn mother is pleading for the safe return of her 12-year-old daughter, who went missing last month with an older man. Janiah Simpson, of East Flatbush, was last seen on Sept. 28 leaving Wingate Park in Brooklyn. She’s about 5 feet 6 inches tall, 150 pounds with black hair and brown eyes. Simpson was last seen wearing blue sweatpants, a blue t-shirt and black and green Jordan sneakers. According to Simpson’s twin sister, Janiah left the […]

  • Are five-month summers in our future thanks to climate change?

    NEW YORK (PIX 11)- A five-month-long summer could be in Tri-State residents’ future, according to a variety of meteorological models.  Assuming they’re true, whether or not New Yorkers are prepared for the hazards associated with them is an open question.  So is the accuracy of the meteorological models. Most weather professionals have been commenting in the last few weeks about a new study from the Columbia University Earth Institute that predicts a rise in heat-related deaths in Manhattan in the years and […]

  • The Rutgers emails: Inside look at turmoil over athletics-chief pick

    New Brunswick, NJ (PIX 11)– Internal emails between members of the Rutgers Search Advisory Committee, the very group who had some responsibility for hiring newly appointed and now embattled athletic director Julie Hermann, indicate dissent within its ranks. The emails,  leaked and made public by ESPN, show a distinct effort by co-chairs Kate Sweeney and Richard Edwards to save face from negative publicity surrounding Hermann’s past. Sent on Tuesday, the email said as follows: “As members of the Search Advisory […]

  • 20% more heat-related deaths in NYC expected by next decade: Columbia study

    NEW YORK (PIX 11)- A new study projects heat-related deaths will rise in Manhattan.  Researchers say deaths linked to warming climate may rise 20 percent by the 2020’s and 90 percent or more by the 2080’s.  The study was done by a team at Columbia University’s Earth Institute. One of the authors of this study, Dr. Radley Horton, a climate scientist at Columbia, says people need look no further for the potential dangers than the record 2010 heat wave that […]

  • Lionel: Stop saluting!

    Lionel: Stop saluting!

  • Angelina Jolie’s genetic testing far from affordable for most women

    Manhattan- Angelina Jolie’s recent editorial and admission in the New York Times has the potential to save lives by raising awareness regarding a preventative action say some specialists.  Dr. Zsofia Stadler, who is a Clinical Geneticist and Oncologist at Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, is one of them.  Dr. Stadler believes the renewed attention on breast cancer and now genetic testing is positive and should empower women, but still should be approached cautiously. “It is not a test for everyone.  You really […]

  • WATCH THIS! Astronaut’s David Bowie cover goes viral

    There’s nothing  cooler than being an astronaut… Unless you are an astronaut covering a David Bowie in outer space!

  • After record lows, it seems to be warming up by the end of the week

  • Prom night safety tips

     (NEW YORK)– Prom night is probably the most anticipated night of the year for teens and the most dreaded for their parents. Most teens heading off to their prom will tell their parents that they know everything about drinking and driving, and their parents’ other concerns. Prom night always seems to be linked with drunk-driving injuries, deaths, date rapes, and pregnancies. It has become the night where teens’ poor judgment and dangerous choices have become instutionalized.  To ensure everyone has […]

  • A proposal floated by the City Council could put more money in newsstand owners pockets