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  • Armed with machine guns and dressed in body armor, officers from NYPD's Hercules Team stand guard outside the Canadian Consulate.

    NYPD beefs up security at Canadian Consulate following Ottawa attack

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - The NYPD raised police presence at locations affiliated with the Canadian government after at least one man opened fire Wednesday morning, killing a soldier. Police from the Hercules Team wearing body armor and carrying automatic rifles patrolled the exterior of the Canadian Consulate in Times Square, and the British Consulate in Midtown East. The NYPD “Special Attention” response followed a bloody attack in Ottawa at the Canada War Memorial that killed a reservist from Hamilton Ontario named Cpl. Nathan Cirillo.  In […]

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    New Jersey man caught selling ‘Ebola’ heroin

    TOMS RIVER, N.J. (PIX11) - A New Jersey man was busted at a Ramada Inn for allegedly selling heroin marketed under the trademark “Ebola,” according to Toms River police. Barnabas Davis, 47, whose nickname is “The Hammer,” was busted with 633 folds of the drug and some 40 grams of crack cocaine during a Monday bust, cops said. Some of those folds of heroin bore the stamp “Ebola” in a bizarre branding effort. Davis was arrested and charged with possession of […]

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    ‘Miss Hitler’ pageant shut down after being exposed by Vocativ

    (PIX11) - The Internet certainly has its seedy side outside law enforcement’s jurisdiction, but on Monday one of the most offensive “beauty pageants” was shut down. “Miss Hitler” pageant was exposed by Vocativ media after the group discovered it on Russian social media site VKontakte. Vocativ is a group that dives into the “Deep Web” to shed light on the “unheard voices and original ideas” of the Internet. Watch the interview with Markham Nolan for more on the Deep Web and Vocativ’s […]

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    Water main break closes West 33rd Street in Midtown for repairs

    MIDTOWN (PIX11) - A water main break flooded 33rd Street Tuesday, backing up commuters and causing enough damage to close the street for repairs. The busy block between Fifth Avenue and Broadway backed up traffic after the street became partially-submerged in the morning following the break. Department of Buildings, Con Ed and the FDNY responded to the scene.  Tuesday afternoon workers dug up the asphalt to make repairs. 33rd Street will remain closed to traffic until repairs are finished, officials say.   […]

  • Jesse Matthew Jr. is the prime suspect in the disappearance of Virginia Tech student Hannah Graham, and has been linked to two other crimes. (Handout)

    Jesse Matthew Jr., suspect in Hannah Graham disappearance, charged in 2005 rape

    VIRGINIA (PIX11) - Jesse Matthew Jr., the prime suspect in the disappearance of University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, was charged Monday in the rape of another woman in Fairfax City, Fairfax County prosecutors announced. The 26-year-old woman was grabbed from behind in September of 2005 while walking home from a Giant supermarket.  She was dragged to a wooded area and sexually assaulted, police said. Read the indictment here Matthew has been indicted on charges of attempted capital murder, abduction and sexual penetration […]

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    Watch Giants fans at Finnerty’s lose their minds on Ishikawa’s home run

    EAST VILLAGE (PIX11) - Before Travis Ishikawa’s home run could even land in the right field stands, one tightly-packed bar in New York City had already erupted in ecstatic screams, hugs and high fives. Finnerty’s was standing room-only an hour before the 8 p.m. game as San Francisco fans rushed from their day jobs to the Bay Area sports mecca. By the time Ishikawa walked up to the plate in the 9th inning, there was a crowd on 2nd Avenue watching through the […]

  • The eye of Category 3 Hurricane Gonzalo, with its 130 mph winds and even higher gusts, is expected to pass near Bermuda Friday evening, October 17, 2014, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami, Florida.

    Hurricane Gonzalo churns toward Bermuda, Category 3 storm expected to hit Friday

    (CNN) — Bermuda says it’s ready. Now it awaits the arrival of Hurricane Gonzalo. The eye of the powerful Category 3 storm with its 130 mph winds and higher gusts is expected to pass near the British territory Friday evening, according to the National Hurricane Center in Miami. “Bermuda we are prepared,” said island Premier Michael Dunkley. “Well rehearsed plans for most contingencies are enacted, and as we hope for the best, we are prepared for the worst.” Ahead of […]

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    Pie Face quietly closes all but one of its NYC locations

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Aussie eatery Pie Face has suddenly closed all but one of its New York City locations. An employee at the remaining Pie Face on 9th Avenue and 36th Street confirmed that the other shops locked their doors earlier this week, but couldn’t comment further. Calls to the corporate offices were not returned. Specializing in sweet and savory Australian-style pies and gourmet coffee, Pie Face was founded in 2003, and arrived in New York City in 2011. […]

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    Ebola patient Nina Pham to be transferred to Maryland facility

    (CNN) – Dallas Ebola patient Nina Pham will be transferred to a National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland, according to two sources familiar with the situation. Pham, the first nurse infected, will be transferred to a National Institutes of Health facility in Maryland, according to two sources familiar with the situation. She is now being cared for in Dallas at the same hospital where she worked and where she contracted the virus from a patient she treated, Thomas Eric […]

  • Elevating a phone into haute couture, Savelli is producing a smartphone complete with an 18-carat white gold casing. The price tag: $250,000. (CNN)

    This is the luxury smartphone that will cost you $250,000

    (CNN) — Smartphones just got smarter – or at least more expensive. With a price tag of $250,000, Savelli smartphones come complete with 18-carat white gold casing encrusted with precious diamonds. It’s as much a piece of jewelery as a gadget. The mission of its makers, the Geneva-based jeweler Savelli, was to “elevate a phone into haute couture.” “It’s the most important object one has with them all the time — it’s in your hand, it’s in your pocket, it’s […]


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