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  • Murder at the Met: Revisiting the 1980 murder of violinist at Lincoln Center

    MANHATTAN (PIX11) — The Investigation Discovery channel’s  “Motives and Murders,” airing Tuesday night, revisits the 1980 killing of 30-year old Helen Hagnes Mintiks, a violinist at the Metropolitan Opera who was killed at Lincoln Center. Mintiks disappeared the night of July 23, 1980. at intermission during a performance by the Berlin Ballet, and was later found nude, thrown in a ventilation shaft in the building. After a five week investigation, 21-year-old Craig Steven Crimmins was charged with killing the violinist. […]

  • Barneys under fire: Legal and law enforcement experts weigh in

    It’s been the hot button topic recently, the alleged “Stop and Frisk” tactics employed by retail store Barneys. PIX11’s legal analyst Lionel and former detective Wally Zeins discuss both the legal and law enforcement ramifications of those accusations.

  • 2nd oldest NY woman celebrates her 113th birthday

    LONG ISLAND (PIX11) – Born in 1900, Goldie Steinberg came to the U.S from Romania at the age of 23. Since then she has worked as a seamstress and developed a love for the New York Yankees.  When she’s not rooting on her beloved Bronx Bombers, she says she enjoys knitting and reading. Steinberg says her secret to living a long, healthy life is her children. She has been living at the Grandell Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Long Beach […]

  • Fuel reserve will get Long Islanders through future storms without long lines

    HOLTSVILLE, Long Island (PIX11) – A year after Hurricane Sandy, New York is creating a fuel reserve to prevent gas shortages during disasters, making it the first state in the country to have one. The three million gallons of fuel is expected to be stored at Northville Industries Setauket terminal, then shipped by pipeline to its Holtsville facility where the trucks can load up and deliver. The ten million dollar pilot project was designed for Long Island.  But the fuel […]

  • Crowdfunding sites fit the bill if you can’t afford your medical care

    Thousands of people are using crowd-funding sites  to get money for projects and expenses they can’t afford. All it takes is setting up an account as you would for Facebook, Twitter or other social media websites. Buslov, an astrophysicist from Russia, used a crowdfunding website to raise thousands of dollars after doctors told him they had no cure for his condition. Instead of waiting to die, Buslov found a cure from a doctor in New York. From having no medical […]

  • Taxi ‘E-Hail’ app cleared to continue by appellate court

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – An appeals court has given the city the green light to continue using the ‘E-Hail’ pilot program. Last year, the Taxi and Limousine Commission agreed to test the idea for a year. Car service owners filed a lawsuit claiming the project was unfair because it relies on pre-arranged fares, something historically done only by livery companies. A lower court rejected their argument and now a higher court says E-Hail is perfectly legitimate. The vote unanimously approved […]

  • Dress your pets in cool costumes for Halloween this year

    Make your pets more adorable this year for Halloween with a cool costume. Pet Lifestyle expert, Wendy Diamond joins PIX11 with a few four-legged friends up for adoption from the Humane Society of New York . Learn about some helpful tips when selecting a costume and giving Halloween treats to your pets. For more information on adopting these pets from the Humane Society of New York  call  212-752-4842. Don’t forget to turn on channel 11 on Halloween for coverage of the Village […]

  • Shock video: Jets fan punches woman in face

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) — On Sunday, the  Jets pulled off their biggest win of the season against their rivals, the New England Patriots but the blows didn’t stop on the field. Two people could face charges who were involved in a fierce rivalry that turned into a vicious fist fight after Sunday’s game. Just minutes after Jets kicker Nick Folk kicked his team to an overtime win over the Pats, a man wearing a Jets jersey punched a woman wearing […]

  • Bloomberg may hate Banksy, but expert explains what’s to love about graffiti art

    Graffiti artist, Banksy has created a stir around the five boroughs for his month long residency in New York as he has “defaced” the sides of buildings, as the mayor is calling it. Mayor Bloomberg said anything on the side of of building is vandalism and he wants the Banksy caught. The latest Banksy artwork is a woman holding a sledgehammer over a fire hydrant on the side of a building in the Upper West Side. New conversations have formed as Banksy continues to tag up […]

  • Nelson Mandela’s relatives talk about wine business, House of Mandela

    Nelson Mandela’s daughter, Dr. Makaziwe Mandela , and granddaughter, Tukwini  joins PIX11 to talk about their wine business, House of Mandela and their motive for starting the company. The Mandelas brought some of wines to the show and talked about the unique part of the region where it comes from. Mandela’s relatives also talk briefly  about the condition of Nelson’s Mandela’s health.

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