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  • Adorable, high maintenance cat Bruno seeks a permanent home

    MORTON GROVE, Ill. — A fat cat in the Chicago suburbs is getting a lot of attention after a shelter posted an adoption ad describing the unique feline. Bruno came to Wright-Way Rescue in Morton Grove in April and has been stealing hearts ever since, according to the shelter at 5915 N. Lincoln Ave. The 7-year-old polydactyl cat tips the scale at 25 pounds. He likes to walk on his hind legs and is described as “a chatty kitty” who meows often and likes […]

  • NYPD sergeant fired following off-duty shooting of Brooklyn man

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — An NYPD sergeant who shot a man in the face while off-duty was fired Friday, sources told PIX11. NYPD Sergeant Ritchard Blake shot 21-year-old Thavone Santana in the mouth on August 2, near the intersection of New Jersey Avenue and Livonia Avenue, police said. Blake initially claimed Santana attempted to rob him. Police later clarified that the incident was, in fact,  not an attempted robbery, but a dispute and immediately placed the officer on modified […]

  • SEE IT: Floodwaters sweep cars away from dealership

    LITTLE FALLS, New Jersey– Stunning social media video shows several cars being swept away by floodwaters in New Jersey. Flash fooding and heavy rain pummeled the  Passaic Valley area Saturday afternoon. The vehicles drifted off of a Chrysler Jeep Dodge dealership  located at 1655 US Highway 46 in Little Falls, according to Woodland park officials. The Peckman River,  located near the vehicle dealership, reportedly overflowed its banks, which caused flash flooding in the area. Facebook user Miguel Galo posted the […]

  • School bus filled with children and adults overturns on NJ Turnpike

    NEW JERSEY— A school bus overturned on the New Jersey Turnpike while carrying dozens of children and adults, police said Saturday. Bus crash NB on the @NJTurnpike at milepost 79.9. Lanes closures in both the local and express lanes. Tprs. on scene investigating. Still determining injuries to occupants of bus. No additional information available at this time. Will provide updates when available. #alert — NJSP – State Police (@NJSP) August 11, 2018 According to police, the accident happened around 5:25 […]

  • VIDEO: Two gunmen sought in Bronx shooting

    MOUNT EDEN, the Bronx– Police are searching for two gunmen wanted in connection with an assault in the Bronx, police said Saturday. The two men were seen on surveillance footage running toward a victim with handguns drawn in plain sight then firing the weapons. The incident happened on Saturday, August 4, just after midnight in front of 1356 Cromwell Ave. Police said the men approached a 27-year-old victim and displayed handguns then fired them. The victim was struck one time […]

  • Man wearing ‘I ❤️ NY’ T-shirt sought in string of knifepoint robberies in Queens

    QUEENS — A man wearing bright red shoes and an ‘I Love New York’ T-shirt is wanted in connection with a string of robberies in Queens. Grainy surveillance footage captured the man who police said targeted at least five women, and violently robbed each victim. On Saturday, July 28, around 11:30 p.m., the man approached a 27-year-old woman on 33rd Street between 34th and 35th avenues and displayed a knife, according to police. The man allegedly stole $120 in cash […]

  • Missing Brooklyn siblings found safe in Midtown, Manhattan: NYPD

    BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Two young siblings who were reported missing for more than 24 hours were found safe in Midtown, Manhattan Thursday afternoon, police sources confirm to PIX11 News. Lala Washington, 12, and 9-year-old Andrew Hillard, a brother and sister from Brownsville, were last seen on Wednesday around 8 a.m., when they left for a food program located across the street from their Amboy Street home, police said. Police sources confirmed just before 6 p.m. that both children were found […]

  • Midtown bathroom arsonist sought: police

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — Authorities are searching for a man wanted in connection with setting fires inside of the bathrooms of two restaurants in Midtown, police said Thursday. On Sunday around 4:30 p.m., police responded to a 911 call  of smoke emanating from a bathroom inside of a McDonald’s restaurant located at 490 8th Avenue. Police determined that a man intentionally set the contents of a trash can on fire inside of the bathroom. Only minor damage caused to the trash […]

  • VIDEO: Perp sought in beer bottle assault of NYPD officer

    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn— Authorities are searching for a person wanted for throwing a beer bottle and striking an officer in the head in Brooklyn, police said Wednesday. The incident happened Monday around 2:30 p.m. during a protest in front of Big Apple Nail Salon on Nostrand Avenue, police said. Video footage captured by a PIX11 photographer shows the moment when a beer bottle was thrown, and struck the back of the head of a NYPD officer. The officer was escorting […]

  • Correction officer beaten unconscious by inmate accused of murder, sources say

    BROOKLYN — A correction officer was beaten unconscious by an inmate, and the entire encounter was caught on video, police source said Wednesday. The incident  happened at the Brooklyn Detention Complex around 1:40 p.m. Tuesday, according to law enforcement sources. On Wednesday, a second correction officer was attacked by  five alleged Blood gang members, officials said. The officer’s condition, and additional information on the incident, including which jail the assault happened at, were not immediately available. Video of the Tuesday […]