Heat safety: Stories meant to help protect New York’s Very Own

Corey is a digital content producer at PIX11 News. He previously spent five years with iHeartMedia, most recently as a morning radio host in Virginia Beach, VA. He’s a native of Syracuse, NY and a graduate of Syracuse University.

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  • NYPD takes down gang-related gun ring in Washington Heights

    MANHATTAN— 10 people have been indicted in what police are calling a “firearm ring” in Washington Heights after attempting to sell guns and ammunition to an undercover officer. [MAJOR GUN BUST] Manhattan DA Cy Vance and the NYPD just announced the take down of a Washington Heights based gun trafficking crew. They’re accused of selling these 43 guns to an undercover detectives. Full story at 5 on @pix11news #AyanaLive #AyanaReports pic.twitter.com/xsV6Vj38Eb — Ayana Harry PIX11 (@AyanaHarry) July 19, 2019 The […]

  • Brooklyn man joined ISIS, trained other members, “turned his back on the ideals we value”: officials

    A Brooklyn man and American citizen was an ISIS sniper and trained other members of the terrorist organization, according to the U.S. Department of Justice, who announced charges against him Friday. Ruslan Maratovich Asainov, a naturalized American citizen born in Kazakhstan, was detained overseas by the Syrian Democratic Forces and was transferred into FBI custody. “Some go to great lengths to join groups, such as ISIS, to fight on behalf of terrorist ideologies, and to recruit others to travel in […]

  • OZY Fest in Central Park canceled due to ‘heat emergency’: mayor

    BROOKLYN — Mayor Bill de Blasio said Friday that OZY Fest — the festival highlighting music, food, conversation and comedy — has been canceled due to the extreme heat expected in New York this weekend. The mayor told reporters that the festival has been canceled, along with the NYC Triathlon, which was cancelled Thursday night. The festival was supposed to take place Saturday and Sunday in Central Park. According to its website, the festival is “a unique gathering of diverse, […]

  • Staying safe and cool in extreme summer heat

    It’s about to get dangerously hot in the tri-state area, with the summer’s first official heat wave expected for this weekend. That kind of extreme heat comes with some serious health risks. The CDC says more than 600 people die in the United States every year due to extreme heat, even though they say heat-related deaths are preventable. In order to keep safe, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of when you’re experiencing excessive heat exposure. According to […]

  • Have access to AC? Turn it on! Here’s how hot it can get inside your home, car

    We know it’s going to get hot in the tri-state area — officials have even called the upcoming potential heat wave a “heat crisis.” But the temperature on the thermometer doesn’t tell the full story. Take a look at the heat index, which gives an idea of what conditions “feel like” when factoring both the temperature and humidity. On top of that, sunlight and extreme heat can make temperatures inside cars and homes much higher than the outside temperature. The […]

  • They feel it too! How to keep your pets safe in extreme heat

    With extremely hot and humid weather expected in the tri-state area, it’s not just people at risk for heat-related illness. Pet safety is also important, as temperatures are forecasted to surpass 90 degrees. The ASCPA recommends these steps to make sure your pets are safe in summer months: Pets can get dehydrated quickly, so give them plenty of fresh, clean water when it’s hot or humid outdoors. Make sure your pets have a shady place to get out of the sun, be […]

  • City officials, New Yorkers brace for heat ‘crisis’

    Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city officials spoke Wednesday as extreme heat is expected to hit New York and the tri-state area. Leaders warned New Yorkers that hot and humid weather beginning today and through the weekend can be extremely dangerous, with Saturday identified as potentially the hottest day of the stretch. Saturday is projected to be the hottest day in New York City in the last seven years, according to the Mayor, making it the “most crucial” day […]

  • 8 confirmed ICE raids in New York since anticipated weekend blitz: mayor

    DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN — Eight known attempted arrests have been made by Immigration and Customs Enforcement in New York City so far since this weekend, when raids targeting thousands nationwide were expected to begin, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. Last week, the President Donald Trump’s administration confirmed that raids against undocumented immigrants were “absolutely going to happen.” The operation was expected to target about 2,000 people in 10 U.S. cities. De Blasio said there were eight specific incidents documented in […]

  • Everything you need to know about NYC cooling centers

    With  New York bracing for its first potential heat wave of 2019, temperatures are expected to reach highs that could be dangerous for those with certain health conditions or without access air conditioning or cool environments. An “official” heat wave is considered to be three or more consecutive days with the temperature reaching 90 degrees or greater. High temperatures are expected to exceed 90 degrees beginning Friday, and could stay that way through Monday. The city opens cooling centers in […]

  • Subway car stifling? What to do when air conditioning is out on an MTA train

    New York City is preparing for its first potential heat wave of the summer, with temperatures expected to reach or exceed 90 degrees beginning Friday, and continuing throughout the weekend into next week. But it’s not just the heat outdoors that should have New Yorkers on alert — it can get even hotter inside. With the sun beating down on a hot parked car, interior temperatures can reach up to 125 degrees thanks to the greenhouse effect, which happens when […]

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