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  • Police arrested Joseph Kearns near the home on Livingston where they found his mother and sister. (Keith Lopez)

    Man allegedly stabbed mother to death, seriously injured sister: cops

    BABYLON VILLAGE, NY (PIX11) - A Babylon man was arrested Friday after he allegedly stabbed his mother to death and seriously injuring his sister, police said. Emergency dispatch received a call around 7 a.m. from 59-year-old Kathleen Kearns to report that she and her mother Mina, 79, had been stabbed. Police rushed to the Livingston Ave. home and located her brother, 33-year-old Joseph Kearns, nearby. “Joseph Kearns was transported to the first precinct. He is going to be charged with murder […]

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    [VIDEO] This is what it’s like to get ‘doored’ while biking in NYC

    MANHATTAN (PIX11) - New York City streets are notoriously dangerous for just about everyone, but for cyclists there is always a particularly painful encounter looming — being doored in traffic. The chances of being doored are surely higher while passing a taxi — passengers hurrying to get out of the backseat of a car they don’t own are probably the least likely to look behind them. For just that reason, many bicyclists wear helmet cams in case of an accident — […]

  • Cameron Mitchell was arrested after allegedly trying to sell a toaster pastry as crack cocaine to an undercover officer. (WCTI)

    Man caught selling crumbled Pop-Tart as crack cocaine: cops

    NORTH CAROLINA (PIX11) - An alleged drug dealer with an apparent penchant for breakfast snacks was arrested after trying to pass off a crumbled Pop-Tart as crack cocaine during an undercover drug buy, police said. Cameron Mitchell, 30, was arrested September 4th, nearly two months after the alleged ‘drug’ sale, according to WCTI. Authorities had been monitoring Mitchell since June 19, when he allegedly chatted with an undercover officer in Halifax while delivering goods to a convenience store.  As they […]

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    Body found atop Coney Island building

    CONEY ISLAND (PIX11) - Police are trying to identify the badly-decomposed body they discovered on the roof of a Brooklyn building Thursday. Emergency operators received a call around 10:30 a.m. to report human remains discovered on top of 2930 West 30th Street in Coney Island. It’s unclear if the person was male or female. The gruesome find was made just blocks from where 74-year-old Crucita “Lucy” Alvarado went missing on August 12th. She was last seen wearing black sweat pants, […]

  • Lisa Jefferson 9/11 where are they now

    Faces of 9/11: Where are they now?

    (CNN) – A voice on the phone. A cry in the dark. A flag raised amid death and devastation. These are the stories forever linked with the September 11, 2001, terror attacks in New York, Washington and western Pennsylvania. In some cases, they are tales of ordinary people caught in extraordinary circumstances — people who became symbols of comfort and hope for a grieving nation. Then there were those who were behind the attacks, people who have become the emblem […]

  • Leigh Castergine (YouTube)

    Mets executive claims Wilpons fired her for being pregnant and unmarried: lawsuit

    NEW YORK (PIX11/AP) — An Ivy League-educated woman who headed New York Mets ticket sales until her firing last month has sued the club, saying she was fired because she was pregnant and single. The lawsuit by Leigh Castergine was filed in Brooklyn federal court. It seeks unspecified damages and asks that the Mets be stopped from future discrimination. In the lawsuit, Castergine lawyers described how the one-time $6-an-hour ticket agent for the Philadelphia 76ers advanced in the Mets organization […]

  • The naked, unconscious body of a woman was discovered in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn. (Google)

    Woman’s naked body found on Bed-Stuy sidewalk

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn (PIX11) - The body of a naked, unconscious woman was discovered early Wednesday morning along a Bedford-Stuyvesant street. Just after 5 a.m. police found the unidentified woman lying in front of 398 Tompkins Avenue.  She had signs of trauma to her head and back, according to police. Emergency medical technicians took the woman to Interfaith Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival. The cause of death is not yet known pending an investigation by the medical examiner.

  • “I unlatched the hood of the vehicle and there was this cute little button face sitting behind the engine block,” said Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio. (Dominick Tarquinio)

    [VIDEO] Stowaway kitten found under hood of NJ teacher’s car

    FAIR LAWN, N.J. (PIX11) - A New Jersey teacher received a scare on her way to work Monday — a meowing sound coming from the underside of her Honda Odyssy. English teacher Pam Haug pulled in to the parking lot of Thomas Jefferson Middle School and flagged down Vice Principal Dominick Tarquinio. “She wasn’t sure if she had run over a cat, she said ‘I’m hearing some meowing sounds from the front of my car and I’m too afraid to look,'” Tarquinio […]

  • Bernie Goetz

    ‘Subway vigilante’ Bernie Goetz marijuana case dismissed

    NEW YORK (AP) - A marijuana case against 1980s subway shooter Bernie Goetz has been dismissed in New York City. Goetz had been accused of selling $30 worth of marijuana to an undercover officer in Union Square last year. He rejected a plea deal involving 10 days of community service. His lawyer argued his case should be dismissed because the clock ran out for trying him. A judge agreed in an order filed Wednesday. Goetz was tried in 1985 for […]

  • (Apple)

    iPhone 6 photos: Apple boasts camera improvements [PHOTOS]

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