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  • Man, attorneys say NYPD used banned chokehold in 2018 arrest

    A police officer’s body camera is at the center of a lawsuit, capturing the 2018 arrest of Tomas Medina. Medina’s Legal Aid lawyers said in a statement that the body camera video shows a detective using a chokehold, expressly banned by the NYPD.

  • One worker dead, two injured after shock at New Jersey construction site: officials

    WOODBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, N.J. — One construction worker died Friday and two others were injured when they were shocked at a construction site in Woodbridge Township, N.J. when a metal pole hit a high tension power line. The incident happened at 187 Quincy Court when a siding contractor was putting up scaffolding when some of the metal hit the power line, officials said. A crew from PSE&G, under the supervision of OSHA, was removing the pole Friday afternoon. One of the […]

  • Justice for Junior: Five Trinitarios gang members sentenced in bodega slaying of Bronx teen

    THE BRONX — Justice for “Junior” arrived Friday in the form of five prison sentences, each with the possibility of life behind bars, for Trinitarios gang members convicted in the vicious slaying of Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz. Jonaiki Martinez Estrella, who caused Guzman-Feliz’s fatal wound when he plunged a knife into the 15-year-old’s neck in June 2018, got life without parole. He was dubbed the “executioner” by Judge Robert Neary, who added that Martinez Estrella was  “cowardly” and wanted […]

  • Brooklyn Museum exhibit documents life in NYC

    BROOKLYN — There’s a new interactive photo exhibit that documents life in the Big Apple at the Brooklyn Museum. It’s the first major exhibition by French artist JR in North America. He began working on the New York City series in 2018. JR photographed more than 1,000 New Yorkers for the exhibit. Those images were transformed into a giant mural. It’s accompanied by audio recordings from the people depicted. The exhibit will be at the museum until next May. JR […]

  • Safari Voices International choir holds free concert in NYC

    NEW YORK — The award-winning Safari Voices International choir is in the midst of their U.S. tour. New York City is their final stop, and they’ll be capping off their visit with a free concert at the National Black Theatre in the heart of Harlem on Sunday— hosted by PIX11’s Ojinika Obiekwe. The choir stops by PIX11’s studios to give us a sneak peek of what we can expect.

  • Person fatally struck by NJ Transit train: authorities

    NEW JERSEY — A person was struck and killed by a train in New Jersey, impacting the Friday morning commute.  Authorities said the person was stuck by a New Jersey Transit train in Millburn around 7 a.m. The Morris and Essex Line and Gladstone Branch lines were tempoerarily suspended in both directions. The person’s identity was not immediately released. What led them to be struck was not immediately disclosed.

  • Coastal flood warning issued for parts of Long Island, NJ coast

    NEW YORK — A coastal flood warning has been issued for parts of Long Island and the New Jersey coast as a fall nor’easter spins off the East Coast. The warning is in effect through midnight Saturday for the south shore of Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. Expect tides to rise from two to four feet above normal, causing significant flooding of roads and buildings along the shoreline, according to the National Weather Service. Numerous roads may become impassable […]

  • Climate change protest causes road closures near Times Square

    Watch live video from AIR11 above. MIDTOWN MANHATTAN — Dozens of climate change protesters were arrested in Times Square Thursday after officials were forced to close 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenues, police said. The protest was staged by the group Extinction Rebellion, police said, who was also behind Monday’s protest near Wall Street, where the famous charging bull was doused with fake blood. Authorities said 62 people were arrested in Thursday’s Time Square protest. Video of the protest […]

  • Prostitute thought to be connected to death of Cipriani chef charged with causing overdose death of another man: officials

    NEW YORK — The woman who was arrested in connection to the deaths of three men in Queens, thought to include a well-known Manhattan chef, is being arraigned in connection to the fatal overdose of another man.  Angelina Barini, 41, is expected in federal court on Thursday on charges of distributing and possessing with intent to distribute fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine that resulted in the August 5 death of a 60-year-old College Point, Queens man. The victim was a retired […]

  • Columbus Day deals: Buy now or buy later?

    NEW YORK — As we head into the busiest shopping season of the year, it’s important to know  the best items to buy to save the most. This Columbus Day weekend is offering major discounts on items some will continue all month long. Lifestyle expert Carey Reilly is here to tell us what to buy this weekend and what to wait on.

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