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  • 9-year-old girl killed by stray bullet in NJ home

    BRIDGETON, N.J. — A 9-year-old girl was killed by a stray bullet that flew into her home in New Jersey on Tuesday, police in Bridgeton said. Shots were fired near Elmer and Walnut streets at about 12:30 a.m., police said. Bullets pierced several vehicles and the rear wall of the victim’s home, police said. The slain girl was in the room next to the wall that was shot through. The victim’s name has not been released. Detectives have interviewed dozens of […]

  • Eric Garner case: NYPD says it will move foward with disciplinary proceedings if DOJ doesn’t file charges

    NEW YORK — The NYPD will move forward with internal disciplinary proceedings against the police officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, unless the U.S. Department of Justice announces its own criminal charges in the case, according to a letter from the department obtained by PIX11 News. The letter, dated Monday, gives the DOJ until Aug. 31 to “publicly announce its intention to file criminal charges in the matter,” or else the department will move ahead with disciplinary […]

  • Conductor attacked at Brooklyn subway station

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. — A subway conductor was punched in the head Tuesday by a man at a Brooklyn subway station, police said. The assault happened shortly before 12 p.m. on the southbound Q train platform at the Prospect Park station, police said. The conductor, 60, stuck his head out of the train’s window and was punched by a man described as being in his 30s or 40s, police said. The victim was taken to a hospital with a laceration to […]

  • Deputy director of city’s Office of Criminal Justice arrested for gun possession: police

    QUEENS — A director of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Office of Criminal Justice was arrested along with two men Saturday after police found a loaded gun in their car in Queens, police sources said. Reagan Stevens, the Deputy Director of Youth and Strategic Initiatives, was taken into custody and charged with second and third-degree criminal possession of a weapon, police said. Stevens, 42, and two men were stopped by police along 177th Street and 106 Avenue in Jamaica. A loaded handgun […]

  • Abandoned baby found on subway platform; father arrested

    UPPER EAST SIDE — An abandoned baby was found on an Upper East Side subway platform early Sunday. Around 4:30 a.m., police received a call about a female infant in a stroller inside the 86th Street, Lexington Avenue 4,5, and 6 subway station in Manhattan. The baby’s father, Joshua Perez, 26, was arrested and charged with child abandonment and acting in a manner injurious to a child. Investigation revealed Perez, the baby, and the child’s mother were on the subway when […]

  • Man rescued from collapsed construction site may have been looking for scrap metal

    EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — A man who was pulled from the rubble of a partially collapsed building on Tuesday was not part of a construction crew working at the site but instead may have been trying to take scrap metal when the floor gave way and he became trapped, authorities said. It happened about 12:30 p.m. at 463 Rutland Road, near Brooklyn Avenue, in East Flatbush, FDNY said. The man entered the site, apparently after workers had left, and ended […]

  • Mysterious white powder in envelope sends Trump Jr.’s wife to hospital

    MIDTOWN EAST — The wife of Donald Trump Jr. was taken to the hospital Monday after she opened an envelope filled with a mysterious white powder at her Manhattan home, police said. Shortly after 10 a.m., the envelope that was delivered to 405 E. 54th St. was opened by Trump Jr.’s wife, Vanessa Trump, police said. She was taken to the hospital as a precaution. Vanessa Trump called 911 after she started coughing and became nauseous after opening the letter, […]

  • Chris Christie joins ABC News as a contributor: source

    NEW YORK — Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has been hired by ABC News as a contributor, according to a source familiar with the matter. Christie will make his debut as an ABC News contributor Tuesday on Good Morning America. He will also be part of ABC News’ State of the Union coverage. The news will formally be announced in ABC’s daily political tip sheet, “The Note,” Tuesday morning. Christie joins Meghan McCain and Alex Castellanos as recently hired […]

  • Students return to Brooklyn high school after bomb threat

    BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Students and staff have returned to a Brooklyn high school after they were evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, city officials said. Police confirm that a threat was made against FDR High School in Borough Park, located at 5800 20th Ave. The school serves some 3,000 students, the city said. City emergency officials warned at the time to expect traffic delays, road closures and emergency crews near 20th Avenue and 59th Street. All students […]

  • Amber Alert: Father, 2-year-old daughter found in the Bronx

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A 2-year-old girl and her father have been found Tuesday afternoon, hours after state police named the pair as the subjects of an Amber Alert, authorities said. Johnny Woo and his daughter Kim Woo were located on the Major Deegan Expressway, officials said. A law enforcement source told PIX11 News both are unharmed and the father is in custody. He was charged with assault and harassment. An Amber Alert was issued for the pair, announcing that Woo was […]

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