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  • Doctors, pharmacist accused of selling millions of oxycodone pills: officials

    NEW YORK — Federal agents and the NYPD arrested five doctors, a nurse practitioner, and a pharmacist Wednesday, accusing them of putting millions of highly-addictive Oxycodone pills in the hands of opioid addicts, for financial gain. Dr. Dante Cubangbang, who ran a pain management clinic on Queens Boulevard since 2012, was singled out for charging patients $300 a visit—and allegedly prescribing more than six million Oxycodone painkillers, along with John Gargan, his nurse practitioner. “They are the highest prescribers of […]

  • Arrest made in hit-and-run drag race death of NJ vice principal

    PISCATAWAY, N.J.  — An arrest has been made in the hit-and-run drag race death of a beloved New Jersey high school principal over the weekend. Authorities say 21-year-old Piscataway man Freddy S. Garcia Jr., 21, was arrested and charged Thursday in the death of 49-year-old Tyrone Harrison, who was struck by a car that was allegedly drag racing. Harrison was struck shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday in Piscataway. The New Brunswick High School vice principal was walking to a relative’s […]

  • 2 injured in shooting at playground near Bronx school

    CONCOURSE VILLAGE, The Bronx — Two men were rushed to the hospital after a gunman opened fire at a playground near a school in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon. It happened just before 5 p.m. at Mott Playground between Morris and College avenues, near PS 053 Basheer Quisim. The victims were standing in the park when an unidentified gunman approached them and began shooting, according to NYPD Bronx Investigative Chief Timothy McCormack. “I hear three gunshots,” 9-year-old Elizabeth told PIX11. “So, […]

  • Arrests made in connection to deadly Staten Island crash, nearby fatal shooting

    ST. GEORGE, Staten Island — Four people have been arrested in the deaths of two people following a wild car crash and shooting in Staten Island that happened last July. Sean Oliveras, 23, Isaiah Kelson, 22, Jaleel Hewitt, 26, all of Staten Island, are charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Marquise Ancrum, 22, of Staten Island, is charged with criminal facilitation. The string of events began around 11:45 a.m. July 10, when police said there was an […]

  • Father charged with cruelty and neglect after baby found crawling across NJ street

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. — A father has been charged with cruelty and neglect after a baby was found crawling across a busy street in New Jersey, police said Friday. Evgeniy Dorman, 41, surrendered to police on Friday and charged with cruelty and neglect of the child. A driver spotted the baby crawling across the roadway last Saturday. Corey Cannon, 43, of Eatontown, got out of his car and secured the child on Joe Parker Road in Lakewood around 6 p.m., then […]

  • Park Slope boutique owner, moms arrested protesting Kavanaugh in DC

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn — A Brooklyn boutique owner and mother of two young boys never thought of herself as an activist — until the year leading up to 2016 election. On Monday, Diana Kane English was arrested in Washington, D.C. for protesting Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh. “Like the John Lewis phrase ‘good trouble’ — sometimes you have to get in the way, get in trouble — good trouble,” Kane English said. “I did what I could. And I’ll […]

  • Queens caregiver charged with attempted murder in knife attack on 3 infants, 2 adults at unlicensed day care

    FLUSHING, Queens — A Queens woman is charged with attempted murder in a heinous knife attack on three infants and two adults at a birthing center where she is employed as a caregiver, officials said. Yufen Wang, 52, of Cherry Avenue in Flushing, Queens, was arraigned Monday night on a criminal complaint charging her with five counts of second-degree attempted murder and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon. The attack happened around 3 a.m. Friday, inside a three-story residence believed […]

  • PIX11’s Monica Morales talks safety in public housing with NYPD Commissioner

    The topic of this week’s live “Monica Makes It Happen Facebook show” is safety inside public housing with NYPD  Commissioner James O’Neill. O’Neill says precision policing is a strategy that is helping keep families safe. “Everybody in this city deserves to feel safe,” Commissioner O’Neill said. “Our main focus is reducing violence. We look at locations across the city people and within those locations connected to crimes.” The Mayor’s office says it’s working. “Major felony crime at NYCHA has gone […]

  • Body of missing 17-year-old swimmer found at Rockaway Beach

    ROCKAWAY BEACH, Queens — The body of a 17-year-old Queens boy was found Tuesday morning days after he was swept away while swimming with his friends at Rockaway Beach over the weekend, officials said. Police were called to area of Beach 97th Street and Shore Front Parkway just before 11 a.m. to find an unconscious teenage boy. EMS pronounced him dead at the scene. The boy was identified as 17-year-old Lamine Sarr, of Beach 58th Street, Queens. His family has […]

  • 12th – and final – suspect wanted in ‘Junior’ killing arrested in Connecticut

    Editor’s Note: There have been additional arrests since this story was posted. SOUTHBURY, Conn. — The 12th and final suspect wanted in the brutal machete killing of Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was found by Connecticut State Police Monday on a homicide warrant from New York State. A law enforcement source told PIX11 News that Luis A. Cabrarasantos, 25, of the Bronx, was stopped on Interstate 84 in Southbury, Conn., at about 2:36 p.m. Monday and was taken into custody. The source […]