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  • Arrests in New Jersey home invasions that targeted South Asian families: report

    NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — Several arrests have been made in connection with a string of home invasions involving Asian-Indian victims, according to NJ.com. The Middlesex County prosecutor is holding a news conference at 3 p.m. Monday to announce that charges have been filed against multiple suspects. There are no further details available, including the number of people under arrest. Several home invasions involving Asian-Indian victims took place in Old  Bridge, South Plainfield and Edison, N.J., in October and November. The victims recounted how masked […]

  • Nobody showed up to this boy’s birthday, but one Facebook post saved the day

    ST. CLOUD, Florida (PIX11) — The look on Glenn Buratti’s face was heartbreaking. The boy, who has autism, had invited all of his classmates to his sixth birthday party, but when the day of the party arrived, none of the kids showed up. “To see the look on his face killed me inside,” his mom, Ashlee Buratti, told WKMG. After Buratti, turned to Facebook to vent, something amazing happened — complete strangers responded to her post and kids and their parents began arriving with gifts. The Osceola County […]

  • SEE IT: Hudson and East Rivers freeze in record cold

    NEW YORK, N.Y. (PIX11) — The Hudson and East rivers became the latest victims of the Northeast’s brutally cold weather. With temperatures dipping into the teens, ice floes were seen in the water, making for unusual, but stunning, views of the city skyline. We also shot video of the scene from Air 11. Historically frigid temperatures were recorded, with the low Friday morning of 2 shattering the record of 7, which had been set back in 1950 in Central Park. Though […]

  • Missing 16-year-old found safe in Manhattan church

    FORT LEE, N.J. (PIX11) — A missing 16-year-old girl from Greenburgh, N.Y. was found safe and sound Sunday in a Manhattan church. Greenburgh police said 16-year-old Christine Ji Woo Kang, who went missing after arguing with her parents on Jan. 2, was found at Saint Agnes Church at 143 East 43rd St. Someone at the church recognized Kang from one of the flyers posted in Manhattan Saturday by people in the Edgemont community, and contacted police. Police said she was safe […]

  • Several people injured in two-alarm fire in Brooklyn

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Several people were injured after a fire broke out in a three-story residential building on Eastern Parkway Sunday, fire officials said. The fire was called in shortly before 11:30 a.m. Two people were taken to the Kings County Hospital, according to fire officials. One person had serious injuries and the other had minor injuries. There was no update on their condition Sunday. Six firefighters suffered minor injuries and were taken to area hospitals. The FDNY confirmed there were nine […]

  • Girl says her yearbook photo was edited to make her look thinner

    (PIX11) — Fashion magazines and shopping sites are not the only places getting flak for Photoshop jobs. One high school student said a photo studio edited her yearbook photo  to make her face look thinner. Redditor love_a_good_ood said she noticed after getting a new student ID that her photo had been had been retouched, but that much more than a few blemishes were removed:  Here is a list of changes made in my photo: face smoothing skin recoloring lip recoloring eyebrow smoothing and reshaping […]

  • Two men shot, one killed in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. (PIX11) —Police are investigating a double shooting in Brooklyn Sunday afternoon in which one man was killed. At around 1:15 p.m., police responded to the report of two men shot at the corner of Avenue H and East 56th Street. Officers responding found the first victim, 15-year-old Isiah Joseph, had been shot in the back. Joseph, of Brooklyn, was taken to Brookdale Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. The second victim, a 20-year-old man, had been shot in lower rear […]

  • Coyote found in Riverside Park and tranquilized by police

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — A coyote was spotted in Riverside Park Saturday night before police officers safely tranquilized the animal and handed it over to Animal Care & Control. Police said people in the park saw the coyote around 8:30 p.m. near 73rd Street. The NYPD’s 24th Precinct Tweeted about the capture: Yes- There is a coyote in the UWS tonight (in Riverside Park). We are currently doing our best to humanely trap it. Will update shortly. — NYPD 24th Precinct (@NYPD24Pct) January […]

  • PHOTOS: Police officers from across the country come to Brooklyn for Wenjian Liu’s funeral

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Hundreds of officers from across the nation — as close as New Jersey and as far away as California — joined their police family, and the family of Wenjian Liu, to pay their respects to the slain NYPD detective. The scene in Brooklyn was a similar to the one in Queens last week, when a sea of blue filled the city’s streets and a family mourned. Badges and motorcycles from police departments around the country could be spotted […]

  • Watch: Mayor De Blasio recalls Wenjian Liu as a kind police officer with touching story

    BENSONHURST (PIX11) — One day, on a routine visit with his partner to help an older man who had fallen, Officer Wenjian Liu didn’t leave as soon as his job was done. Liu sensed that the man was lonely and  wanted to talk about his service in Vietnam. “So, he poured the man a soda and the officers sat down and they listened to the man’s war stories and they looked at his faded photographs,” Mayor Bill de Blasio recalled in a touching story […]