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  • Mayor De Blasio And NYPD Chief Bratton Address Death Of Staten Island Man While Police Attempted Arrest

    Bratton responds to Quinnipiac poll on New Yorkers’ opinion of the NYPD

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - The NYPD’s top cop responded Wednesday to a Quinnipiac poll showing that while New Yorkers’ opinion of the police is plummeting, the majority of residents still support quality-of-life arrests as part of the “Broken Windows” approach. “I’m gratified but not surprised that New Yorkers understand and support quality of life enforcement initiatives,” Bratton said in a statement.  “They are the foundation upon which policing in a democracy rests.” Despite the lowest overall approval rating in 14 years — […]

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    WATCH IT: ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ turns adorable 2-year-old into swearing sailor

    (PIX11) - Video of a 2-year-old adorably taking the Ice Bucket Challenge went viral thanks to her foul-mouthed reaction. What she says before the water is poured gently out of a metal bowl (likely by one of her parents) is mostly unintelligible.  Through the cute babble, however, she can clearly be heard making her Ice Bucket Challenge nominations before saying “go” to a person off camera. Then the water splashes down and she hops up, no longer babbling, and exclaims in […]

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    ‘Dead’ man wakes up in sealed body bag with story of inspirational vision

    BAHIA, Brazil (PIX11) - A 54-year-old Brazilian man who had been declared dead after a battle with cancer, shocked his family and hospital staff when he awoke inside a plastic body bag. Valdelucio Goncalves was declared dead at the Hospital Menandro de Farias, located in a metropolitan area of Salvador, along Brazil’s northeast coast. Suffering from cancer that was already in an advanced stage, according to his family, Goncalves suffered two heart attacks at the hospital and was finally pronounced […]


    Video shows shocking behavior outside NYC bottomless brunch spot

    FLATIRON DISTRICT (PIX11) – A compilation video posted online shows staggering-drunk patrons outside a Madison Avenue bottomless-brunch spot urinating, falling and vomiting. The YouTube compilation “Pranna Brunch Problems Summer 2014″ is a warning to those who would imbibe recklessly without first finishing at least a pancake or some scrambled eggs.  As part of “The People’s Brunch,” Pranna offers all-you-can-drink mimosas, bellinis, screwdrivers or sangria for $45. Along with the brunch, Pranna has a nighclub atmosphere and patrons dance to a DJ’s playlist — partying like […]

  • Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague was allegedly caught on camera abusing a doberman puppy inside an elevator.  (Global News)

    Centerplate CEO allegedly caught abusing dog in elevator [VIDEO]

    STAMFORD, Conn. (PIX11) - The CEO of a large Stamford catering company has people calling for his job after he was caught on camera allegedly abusing a young dog inside an elevator. The ugly incident took place inside a downtown Vancouver hotel, and sparked a BC SPCA investigation after Desmond Hague was seen repeatedly kicking a cowering Doberman pinscher puppy and pulling it violently by its leash, according to Canada’s Global News. Hague said in his apology that the dog wasn’t his, and that […]

  • Garden State Plaza mall evacuated after rooftop catches fire

    PARAMUS, New Jersey (PIX11) - The Garden State Plaza mall was briefly evacuated Tuesday after fire broke out on the roof of a Macy’s store. Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze shortly after it began, but out of precaution they stayed at the scene for several hours after. The luck that Garden State Plaza has is unbelievable. Emergency vehicles everywhere outside of Macy's right now and firemen on the roof.— Maria Lagomarsino (@PrincessMLagz) August 26, 2014 It’s not known […]

  • NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 20:  The gold version of the iPhone 5S is displayed at an Apple store on September 20, 2013 in New York City. Apple launched two new models of iPhone: the iPhone 5S, which is preceded by the iPhone 5, and a cheaper, paired down version, the iPhone 5C. The Gold version of the phone has reportedly become one of the hardest to find and orders are backed-up into October. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Apple recalls iPhone 5 batteries, find out if you qualify for a free replacement

    (PIX11) - Apple is recalling faulty iPhone 5 batteries on certain devices, and the company will replace them for free for qualifying customers. For those who constantly walk around with a charger and can’t make it through the day without scanning for a socket, the news is huge. However, not everyone qualifies — Apple says that only iPhone 5 handsets sold between September 2012 and January 2013 have the battery problem that causes them to drain abnormally. Find out if you […]

  • A thumbs up or "Like" icon at the Facebook main campus in Menlo Park, California, May 15, 2012.  Facebook, the world's most popular internet social network, expects to raise USD $12.1 billion in what will be Silicon Valley's largest-ever initial public offering (IPO) later this week. ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

    Here’s how Facebook’s new click-bait strategy could affect your News Feed

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Facebook will be making two major changes to the News Feed in an effort to cut down on spammy, “click bait” stories and bring users the breaking news that, according to surveys, they would rather be seeing. The Silicon Valley company released a memo Monday outlining the changes and overall goals for News Feed.  Sites like Upworthy, Buzzfeed, The Weather Channel and others may be in for a dip in traffic if they don’t change their social media […]

  • Mark David Chapman was denied parole for an eighth time August 22nd, 2014.

    John Lennon’s killer Mark David Chapman denied parole

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Mark David Chapman lost his eighth bid for parole Friday after gunning down former Beatle John Lennon in 1980. The parole board could not justify the risk of allowing Chapman, 59, to go free after he stalked and waited for Lennon to leave a recording session before gunning him down. “This victim had displayed kindness to you earlier in the day and your actions have devastated a family and those who loved the victim,” said the […]

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    Driver escapes injury after yellow cab catches fire on Queensboro Bridge

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - A yellow cab caught fire Thursday evening on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge. The blaze sent clouds of black smoke billowing into the air just after 4 p.m. Traffic was shut down on all lanes of the upper level snarling traffic into Manhattan. The fire was extinguished and the charred vehicle has been towed. All lanes have since reopened; it’s unclear how the fire started. No injuries were reported.    


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