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  • Bushwick residents on edge after rocket launcher found in home during drug raid

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Police in Brooklyn made a startling discovery this morning when they found a rocket launcher inside a Brooklyn home. People in the neighborhood are a little on-edge: they say they just can’t believe a weapon so powerful was right here on Knickerbocker Avenue. Cops arrested 41-year-old Juan Garcia for having this: an M72 LAW … a 1960s rocket launcher so powerful it can blast through an armored tank. Police made the discovery after executing a search […]

  • 9-year-old boy stabbed while walking to school on Staten Island

    STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. (PIX11) — A 9-year-old Staten Island boy was stabbed while walking to school Friday morning. Police say the boy was near P.S. 44 in Mariner’s Harbor around 8:15 a.m., when the suspect approached him from behind and stabbed him three times. The boy was able to run home to his 15-year-old brother. He was taken to Richmond University Medical  Center where he is listed in stable condition with non life-threatening wounds. No arrests have been made. Police […]

  • Arrest made in Brooklyn tire slashing that affected at least 40 cars

    MIDWOOD (PIX11) — An arrest was made in the Brooklyn tire slashing rampage that affected at least 40 cars early Sunday morning. Cops say between 50 and 70 tires were affected by the act of vandalism from Quentin Road to Avenue S and East 17th Street to Bedford Avenue. Eduard Ivashcenko, 21, who reportedly lives in the area, was charged with multiple counts of criminal mischief. The NYPD’s 61st Precinct said on Twitter that the tire slasher was apprehended Monday afternoon. The […]

  • How to make the most of your Cyber Monday shopping

    (CNN) — If Thanksgiving and Black Friday weren’t enough – or simply too much – for some shoppers, retailers will continue to dish out deals on Cyber Monday. Thanks to an Internet that’s always open for business, Cyber Monday is a little easier on shoppers than the chaos that can surround Black Friday. But that doesn’t mean it’s a breeze. Consumers are urged to consider several tips for safe, happy and secure online shopping on Monday — and through the […]

  • ‘All clear’ given after JFK-bound flight involved in threat

    QUEENS (PIX11) — No bomb was found on a New York-bound flight that landed at John F. Kennedy International Airport Sunday after authorities received a threat involving the aircraft, officials said. Some 200 passengers plus crew members had been evacuated from American Airlines Flight 67 after it landed safely about noon at JFK. Police and K-9 unit dogs swept the aircraft and its cargo after someone called in a threat involving the plane. Joe Pentangelo, spokesman with the Port Authority of New York and […]

  • Rookie cop ‘accidentally’ shoots man dead in dark Brooklyn stairwell

    BROOKLYN (PIX11) –A 28-year-old man was shot in the chest and killed when a police officer’s gun “accidentally discharged” inside a housing development’s dimly lit staircase, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton said. Bratton released preliminary information in the case at a Friday afternoon news conference: “What happened last night was a very unfortunate tragedy, the deceased is totally innocent.  He just happened to be in the hallway.  He was not engaged in any criminal activity.” It happened about 11:15 p.m. Thursday […]

  • Bill Cosby shows at Tarrytown Music Hall to go on despite rape allegations

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (PIX11) — Comedian Bill Cosby’s December 6 afternoon and evening shows are sold out at the Tarrytown Music Hall. Former model and TV host Janice Dickinson is the latest to come forward with accusations the legendary comic sexually assaulted her back in 1982. Dickinson is one of 7 women who tell a similar story of being drugged and sexually abused by Cosby. Matt Bercetti has tickets to the December 6 show, and he says the recent claims are […]

  • Fire in Brooklyn apartment building with safety violations leaves 1 dead, over a dozen injured

    FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Early Wednesday morning, flames ripped through the upstairs apartments and a church on the ground floor of a building on Flatbush Avenue and Faragut Road in Brooklyn. One man was killed and more than a dozen injured, six of which are in critical condition. A burnt out mattress, soggy clothes, and personal possessions lined the sidewalk. The fire broke out around 12:30 a.m. Witnesses say elderly people and small children were running for their lives in […]

  • Cops finally bust NJ burglary ring

    NEW JERSEY (PIX11) — Cops arrested four men in connection to burglaries in at least three dozen homes in upscale New Jersey neighborhoods. It took 9 months and the work of 21 law enforcement agencies to bust up the burglary spree that started last February. Detectives say the 30 burglaries happened across New Jersey, in Bergen, Morris, and Somerset counties. The three suspects targeted well to do neighborhoods in residential areas where they knew they could swipe cash, jewelry and […]

  • Rutgers students urged to be vigilant after 5th student robbed

    NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (PIX11)– In the short span of three weeks, at least five Rutgers University students have been robbed. While students are relieved an arrest has been made, they say more could be done to help them feel safe. A Rutgers student was jumped by four men off-campus and robbed Sunday morning, but police arrested one of the assailants–18-year-old Myles Soni of Franklin Park. Soni was charged with robbery and assault. The other suspects are still at large. Another […]

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