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  • 2-year-old girl drowns in backyard pool on Long Island

    EAST ISLIP, Long Island — A 2-year-old girl drowned in her family’s backyard pool Friday evening, police said. Galaxy Belenger’s grandmother called 911 shortly before 6 p.m. to report that she’d pulled the toddler from the water and she wasn’t breathing, Suffolk County police said. The grandmother performed CPR on the girl until first responders arrived. The toddler was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. Police said it happened in the inground, backyard pool at a home […]

  • Police searching for man who groped 13-year-old boy at Brooklyn church

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a man accused of groping a teenager in front of a church in Brooklyn Friday evening. It happened just before 8 p.m. at a church at 5th Avenue and 48th Street in Sunset Park. Police say the man followed the 13-year-old boy for blocks and up the stairs of the church where he cornered him in front of the door. While he was talking to the boy, he allegedly touched the boy’s […]

  • Two Teams, One Podcast: Listen in on the latest with the Mets and Yankees

    Welcome to New York’s Very Own Yankees and Mets podcast, hosted by PIX11 sports anchor Scott Stanford and sports producer Bret Callahan. Every Friday, we’ll be diving into New York baseball. Join us back here every Friday for the latest from “Two Teams, One Podcast.” Friday, August 17 | Hardcore Keith How do you cool off a hotshot rookie’s hitting streak? By hitting HIM with a pitch! At least that’s what Keith Hernandez thinks. The guys debate both sides of […]

  • The PIX11 Morning News is LIVE from the USS Intrepid from 6-9 a.m. on Friday

    HELL’S KITCHEN, NYC —This Friday, we’re taking the PIX11 Morning Show on the road to zip code 10036! The PIX11 Morning News takes you behind-the-scenes aboard the USS Intrepid as the colossal ship celebrates 75 years. Video produced by Mike Lee and Elle Spektor Here are some of the best moments from this morning: The USS Intrepid celebrates its 75th anniversary: The USS Intrepid was built during WWII for the U.S. Navy. This year, we celebrate the 75th anniversary of the Intrepid’s […]

  • Heat advisory in effect across NY, NJ as storms approach tri-state area

    NEW YORK — Extreme heat and humidity sparked a heat advisory for parts of the tri-state area and an air quality alert for the city and coastal locations Friday, the National Weather Service said. The heat advisory remains in effect until 6 p.m. for New York City, northeast New Jersey and Nassau County. Under the heat advisory, residents are cautioned that extreme heat can cause illness and death. An air quality alert also remains in effect for New York City […]

  • Long Island woman celebrates 107th birthday

    LONG ISLAND — Henrietta Dobin celebrated her 107th birthday Thursday surrounded by family and friends in Valley Stream. Mrs. Dobin still works two days a week at the Nassau County Museum of Art. She enjoys painting, playing bridge and watching game shows. Mrs. Dobin has a passion for fashion and takes her time to perfectly accessorize her outfit every day. So what’s her secret to living past 100? “If I had advice on how to live to 107, I would […]

  • Drug ring busted in Montauk, 16 arrested

    MONTAUK, NY — Police arrested more than a  dozen alleged members  of a drug ring accused of selling cocaine out of the restaurants and bars they worked at in Montauk, officials announced Thursday. Seasonal workers at Swallow East, Six-Eight-Six the Gig Shack, Shagwong Tavern, The Liar’s Saloon and O’Murphy’s Pub & Restaurant – many of whom were housed by their employers – were among the 16 arrested, District Attorney Timothy Sini said. They worked at tourist locations that thrive in the […]

  • Handcuffed teen re-arrested after escaping police custody in Brooklyn

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — An 18-year-old has been re-arrested after escaping police custody for a short time while he was being arrested for a domestic incident Wednesday afternoon. Franklin Kinglindsay, 18, was handcuffed, his hands behind his back, but was able to flee from the cops as they were leaving the police station at Empire Boulevard and New York Avenue in Crown Heights. He was last seen fleeing into the Sterling Street subway station. Police sources say Kinglindsay was arrested […]

  • Lightning strike causes fire at Long Island arts camp

    WHEATLEY HEIGHTS, N.Y. — Fire officials on Long Island say lightning caused a fire that destroyed three buildings at a summer camp. Firefighters responded to Usdan Summer Camp for the Arts in Wheatley Heights around 7:19 p.m. Tuesday. Authorities say crews contained the blaze within 30 minutes, the Melville Volunteer Fire Department said. One building in the arts facility was destroyed and two nearby buildings were heavily damaged. At least one firefighter and an employee sustained minor injuries in the […]

  • PIX11 honors NYPD Scuba team

    NEW YORK — The NYPD doesn’t only patrol on the streets to keep us safe. They’re also found in the water. What started off as a team of six members in 1966, the NYPD Scuba team has increased to over two dozen members. The NYPD Scuba team endures the toughest environmental seasons, whether it be hot, rainy weather, or icy conditions and have been part of many important search and rescues in the water, including the Miracle on the Hudson. […]