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  • NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER 30:  (left) Destroyed cars float in a flooded car garage due to Superstorm Sandy October 30, 2012  in New York City.  NEW YORK, NY - OCTOBER  22:  (bottom) People walk in and out of the garage on October 22, 2013 in New York, City.  Hurricane Sandy made landfall on October 29, 2012 near Brigantine, New Jersey and affected 24 states from Florida to Maine and cost the country an estimated $65 billion.   (Photos by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Superstorm Sandy: Then and now [PHOTOS]

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – The utter devastation wreaked by Superstorm Sandy two years ago seems like a bad dream for many, and continues to be a living nightmare for others. Photographers returned to the some of the areas hardest hit by Sandy, and took the same photo to create these incredible comparison shots:  

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    This cab driver’s story about meeting Tom Hanks will make your day

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - He almost didn’t pick up the man with his cap pulled low, but a New York City cab driver decided to take one more fare — and fate rewarded him with an incredible story about meeting Tom Hanks. Still unsure who the man trying to get to 74th Street was, the cabbie, Manny Anzalota remembered, “He gets in the car all excited, all animated, and he’s talking about all these things.” Anzalota said he started to realize who was […]

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    Missing Broncos fan Paul Kitterman found safe — 112 miles from the stadium

    DENVER (AP) — A man who disappeared during last week’s Denver Broncos game told police he had “his fill of football” and walked and hitchhiked about 130 miles to a city in southern Colorado. Paul Kitterman was found safe Tuesday night in Pueblo after police got a tip that he was in the city. Police Sgt. Franklyn Ortega says the 53-year-old looked tired but was otherwise unharmed. “He said he had his fill of football and that he likes to […]

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    Family searches for Broncos fan who mysteriously vanished during halftime

    DENVER (PIX11) – After a Denver Broncos fan with no known history of mental or substance problems mysteriously vanished during halftime, his family is doing everything they can to track him down. Paul Kitterman’s stepson said he went to the bathroom during the 20-minute break between halves and was gone just for a few minutes — but, when he returned, his father wasn’t there. Kitterman, 53, went to the Thursday matchup against the San Diego Chargers with his stepson and two friends of […]

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    Student dies after choking in Brooklyn school

    COBBLE HILL (PIX11) - A student has died after choking inside a classroom at the School for International Studies in Cobble Hill. Emergency Medical Services rushed to the school on Baltic Street, but were unable to save the student, who is believed to be 21 years old, according to media reports. In a statement Tuesday, schools Chancellor Carmin Fariña expressed condolences for the student’s family and the academic community, saying: “I am deeply saddened to hear of this loss, and my […]

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    This is Verizon’s new completely insane Droid Turbo

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) – Verizon’s latest Droid smartphone is totally nuts. But it’s not a gimmicky phone. The Droid Turbo is tricked out in ways you might actually appreciate. Gigantic battery. The Droid Turbo, made by Motorola, has just about the biggest battery ever put into a smartphone. It’s more than twice the size of the iPhone 6 battery and even more than a third bigger than the giant iPhone 6 plus and Samsung Galaxy S5. Verizon claims the Droid […]

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    SEE IT: Mayoral candidate interrupts weatherman with a kiss

    (PIX11) - Mayoral candidate Jimmy “Rent is Too Damn High” McMillan interrupted NYC meteorologist Mr. G with a surprise smooch during his forecast. The smack on the cheek didn’t phase him, and Mr. G joked, “That’s what you call actively campaigning,” as the studio and anchors broke out in surprised laughter. “I’ve been hanging out with Weiner all day, why not?” McMillan shot back. “Jimmy, I’ve got an audience here,” G said, laughing.  “At least I think I had an […]

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    Jim Carrey’s SNL spoof of Matthew McConaughey’s Lincoln commercial is pure brilliance

    (PIX11) - Maybe you haven’t watched Saturday Night Live for a little while, but chances are you have seen the commercial featuring “True Detective” star Matthew McConaughey driving around in a Lincoln MKC talking about “going back.” Jim Carrey nailed the commercial in three parts — one even including the “All State Guy, ” played by Kenan Thompson.  Carrey reminded the television world why he’s one of the best sketch comedians ever with the hilarious spoof, perfectly mimicking McConaughey’s suave, Southern […]

  • Zale H. Thompson was described by family as a loner who was recently depressed.  (DCPI)

    Queens hatchet attack was ‘act of terror’ by self-radicalized man: Bratton

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - The savage, broad-daylight attack against four rookie police officers in Queens was an “act of terror” by a self-radicalized recluse, NYPD Commissioner Bratton said at a Friday press conference. Zale Thompson, 32, who converted to Islam a few years back, according to his family, does not have any known affiliations with radical groups. “Most of his activity and exposure, if you will, appears to be through the Internet,” Bratton said. Thompson’s mother and father, who live […]

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    NYC Ebola doctor’s busy social schedule inspires Twitter humor

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - A Harlem doctor who tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus has made containment plans more difficult, and inspired Twitter comedians by trekking around New York City for two days before finally contacting officials. Craig A. Spencer, 33, apparently contracted the disease while treating Ebola patients in Guinea, where he was working with Doctors Without Borders.  Spencer left Guinea Oct. 14 and caught a connecting flight to New York City, arriving Oct. 17, according to officials. After […]


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