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  • Arrest made in fatal hit-and-run in Brooklyn

    GRAVESEND, Brooklyn — Police said on Wednesday that they made an arrest in the hit-and-run that killed a woman in Brooklyn. Susan Liebowitz, 55, was taken into custody Tuesday night after she allegedly struck Francine Labarbara, 57, and fled the scene, said police. Labarbara, a single mother of two, was carrying groceries near West Second Street and Avenue Y in Gravesend when she was fatally hit, just feet away from her apartment. She had been walking home from the Key […]

  • Enter to win $11,000 in PIX11’s Holiday Giveaway

    Happy Holidays! Introducing PIX11’s Holiday Giveaway, where one lucky viewer will win a giant check for $11,000. To enter, just watch the PIX11 Morning News, starting at  at 4:30 a.m. A codeword will be displayed on-air sometime from 7:00 — 8:00 a.m.  Text the code word to 77944 or enter code word online at PIX11.com by 11:59 pm on day code word is announced. (On Thursday, enter by 11:59 a.m.) The sweepstakes starts on December 17, 2018 and runs through December 21, 2018. That Friday, […]

  • Holiday gift ideas for the ladies in your life

    NEW YORK — Still don’t know what gift to get your mother, sister and the other women in your life? From beauty to entertaining to traveling, PIX11 chats with lifestyle expert and founder of trendsgirl.com Limor Suss, who shares advice on what to give your loved ones this holiday season.

  • Trains face delays, service changes after issue at Atlantic Av-Barclays

    NEW YORK — Several trains were delayed or faced service changes Tuesday morning because of switch problems at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr. Significant delays were expected on the D, F, N and R trains because of earlier switch problems at Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr., according to the Metropolitan Transportation Authority. The three trains temporarily did not run south of the Atlantic Av-Barclays Ctr station. Brooklyn service resumed by 7:45 a.m. Manhattan-bound N trains made local stops from 36 St to Atlantic Av-Barclays.

  • Cause of death released for off-duty firefighter killed in alleged Brooklyn road-rage incident

    BROOKLYN — The cause of death for a firefighter killed in a suspected road-rage incident was released on Monday. Faisal Coto, 33, died from blunt force trauma to his head, according to the medical examiner, who classified the death as a homicide. Police said officers responding to a Belt Parkway crash found Coto lying next to his damaged 2008 Ford Mustang with head trauma around 4:45 a.m. Sunday. Coto was pronounced dead at a hospital. Police said they’re investigating to determine […]

  • 3-year-old girl dies after being rushed to hospital from Long Island church, school

    MALVERNE, NY — A 3-year-old girl died after she was rushed from the Grace Lutheran Church and School in Malverne to a local hospital in critical condition, police said Monday. Police were called to the Hempstead Avenue church and school on Friday just before 1 p.m., officials said. The girl was unresponsive. She died Monday at the hospital. The Homicide Squad is investigating.

  • Officer wounded as police shoot and kill knife-wielding man in Staten Island

    SHORES ACRES, Staten Island — Police officers responding to a domestic dispute call on Staten Island late Sunday night opened fire on a man carrying a knife, killing him and seriously wounding one of the officers at the scene, police said. The wounded officer has been hospitalized and is expected to survive. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio planned to visit the officer Monday, a spokesman for the mayor’s office said on Twitter. The shooting took place just before […]

  • One civilian dead, two firefighters injured as fire blazes Long Island home

    FARMINGVILLE, Long Island — One civilian is dead and two firefighters were injured after a fire blazed a home on Long Island, fire officials said Monday. Fire officials responded to a call at about 11:30 p.m. Sunday at 30 Elder Avenue, a home in Farmingville. Officials say a male resident from the home was pronounced dead at the scene by a medical examiner. The victim’s name is being withheld pending identification. Arson detectives believe the cause of the fire is […]

  • Man setting up cones for film production set struck and killed by car in Brooklyn: NYPD

    BOERUM HILL, Brooklyn — A man who was placing cones on the ground of a parking lane for a film production was struck and killed by a car early Monday morning in Brooklyn, the NYPD said. Pedro Jimenez was struck by a 2006 Ford Explorer driving west on Douglas Street in Boerum Hill. The 63-year-old was transported to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The 64-year-old driver of the car remained at the scene. The investigation remains ongoing.  

  • Firefighters battle Upper East Side blaze at building housing Serbian Mission to the United Nations

    UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — Firefighters battled flames at an Upper East Side building on Sunday night. The blaze broke out at 854 5th Avenue, which houses the Serbian Mission to the United Nations. The building has three floors. It is currently for sale. Firefighters first got a call about the fire at 8:40 p.m., officials said. It quickly escalated to a 2-alarm blaze. “Southbound 5th Avenue is CLOSED at East 68 Street due to @FDNY activity,” police tweeted. “Please avoid […]