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  • Search underway for shooter who fired at 2 officers in Brooklyn; both unharmed

    UPDATE: Police have concluded shots were never fired at two officers on Thursday. Read PIX11’s updated story here. FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A massive manhunt is underway after two officers on patrol were shot at by a person inside a car in Brooklyn Thursday night, according to police. The shooting happened around 10:45 p.m. on Ditmas Avenue and East 23rd Street within the confines of the 70th Precinct in Flatbush. The NYPD said two officers in uniform were walking their post when a dark-colored […]

  • Arrests made in vicious assault of 75-year-old man in Greenwich Village: NYPD

    GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan – Two people have been arrested in connection with the assault of an elderly man in Greenwich Village, police said. Deangelo Coleman, 20, and Brianna Crusade, 19, were charged following the attack. Coleman faces two counts of assault while Crusade has a grand larceny charge, according to the NYPD. The NYPD said the assault happened on Wednesday, around 2:12 p.m. in front of 120 W. 14th St. Police say a male ambushed the 75-year-old victim, punching him in the back […]

  • WATCH: Empire State Building sparkles in blue and orange after Islanders playoff win

    NEW YORK – After a thrilling Game 6 victory over the Florida Panthers, the Islanders advanced the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs. To celebrate their victory, the Empire State Building donned orange and blue following the victory. The Islander play the Tampa Bay Lightening in the next round.  

  • New Rochelle residents complain of disrupted water service after main break

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. – Residents are reporting discolored water or no water at all after a water main break late Monday night. Water service company SUEZ is still working on restoring service and repairs are continuing on a 16-inch water main, as of their 10:15 p.m. Facebook update. Around 7:45 p.m. Monday, SUEZ received reports of low water, discolored and no water in sections of Pelham and New Rochelle.  About 45 minutes later, crews were working a 16-inch water main in […]

  • Mali hotel attack: At least 21 dead; attackers still inside, army says

    BAMAKO, Mali — Malian national television reported that no more hostages were being held at a luxury hotel after a day-long siege by Islamic militants. A total of 21 people were killed in Friday’s attack on the Radisson Blu Hotel in the Mali capital of Bamako, United Nations spokesman Olivier Salgado said, according to CNN. National broadcaster ORTM, citing security officials, said 18 bodies already had been at the hotel and that no more hostages were being held. A source […]

  • Bicyclist in critical condition after Harlem hit-and-run

    HARLEM, Manhattan— Police say a 63-year-old man is in critical condition after being struck in a hit-and-run in Harlem. It happened at about 10 p.m. Wednesday on 145th Street. Witnesses say the victim was riding his bicycle when he was hit. Authorities say the victim was taken to Harlem Hospital. Police are looking for a red Nissan Maxima. No arrests have been made.

  • Photos released of suspected killer in Brooklyn shoe store stabbing

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Police are looking for whomever killed two Brooklyn teens in tragic attacks that happened just a block apart Wednesday night. NYPD released images of a young man in a red Hollister shirt they believe killed 18-year-old Jamal Joseph inside the shoe store Allegiance Boutique at 249 Utica Ave. Police said Thursday he was captured on surveillance video fleeing from the scene. They provided additional photos of three men who fled with the possible stabber. Investigators are looking to […]

  • Man allegedly tries to lure 12-year-old girl into his vehicle in Brooklyn: police

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — Police are looking for a man who allegedly tried to lure a 12-year-old girl into his vehicle in Brooklyn last week, authorities said Thursday. The incident happened at 3:35 p.m. June 5 on the corner of Saratoga Avenue and Marion Street, police say. The girl was walking home when a man driving in a dark-colored SUV or minivan honked his horn to get her attention, according to the NYPD. Police said he then rolled down his window, opened his passenger […]

  • Brooklyn man ‘overwhelmed, grateful’ for influx of donations toward skin-removal surgery

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (PIX11)– A Brooklyn man says he’s overwhelmed and grateful for the outpouring of support he has received trying to raise money for skin-removal surgery. Matt Diaz, 22, lost 270 pounds over the past six years after lap band surgery. That’s nearly half his body weight, but now he’s dealing with folds and folds of leftover skin. Diaz posted a heart-felt video on Tumblr revealing his personal battle with his body image and how scared he was to show his […]

  • Knife-wielding man steals from two women inside elevator: NYPD

    PARKCHESTER, the Bronx (PIX11)– Police are looking for a man who allegedly pulled out his knife and robbed two women inside an elevator in Parkchester. Police released surveillance footage of the Feb. 16 incident, which occurred in a building located between Metropolitan Avenue and Purdy Street. NYPD says the suspect followed the two victims inside the elevator, where he brandished his knife while demanding their items. They handed over their purse to the suspect, containing an undetermined amount of money […]

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