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  • PIX11 Honors: American Red Cross

    PIX11 goes behind the scenes at the American Red Cross on the West Side of Manhattan.

  • Severe thunderstorm, flash flood warnings issued in NY, NJ

    NEW YORK —  A severe thunderstorm warning and a flash flood warning were issued in New York and New Jersey on Tuesday night. The flooding could be in Hempstead, Levittown and West Babylon NY until 11:15 p.m. There could be winds up to 60 mph and quarter-sized hail, according to the National Weather Service. The thunderstorm warning was in effect until 7:45 p.m. The storms will be near Paterson and Passaic around 6:40 p.m., then move toward Hackensack and Nyack around […]

  • 2 teens drown in New Jersey lake

    NEW JERSEY — Two juveniles drowned while swimming in Rampo Lake Tuesday evening when a storm hit, officials confirm. Multiple dive teams responded to there area in Oakland, New Jersey just before 8 p.m. for a report of missing swimmers. Divers later recovered a 17-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl, according to a spokesperson with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The identity of the teens will not be released because of their ages, the spokesperson said. The lake is part […]

  • 2 men struck by lightning while playing soccer at Queens park; 3rd man struck nearby

    QUEENS — Two people were injured, one critically, when they were struck by lightning at a park in Queens Tuesday night. It happened just after 7:30 p.m. as a major thunderstorm rolled through the area. The men were playing soccer at Flushing Meadows—Corona Park when they were struck. Police say a 30-year-old was hospitalized in critical condition. The other person, a 42-year-old, is expected to survive. A third man, 33, was hit by lightning about 20 minutes later in Jamaica, […]

  • Police identify mother of baby boy found in water near Brooklyn Bridge, searching for father: sources

    The mother of the 8-month-old boy found in the water near the Brooklyn Bridge has been identified and police are searching for the baby’s father, who’s believed to be in Thailand, police sources said. The boy’s mother recently filed a domestic violence report against the boy’s father, sources said. The baby, wearing only a diaper, was spotted in the water by tourists on Sunday afternoon. One of them pulled the boy out and performed CPR until emergency officials arrived and took […]

  • Florida tourist in critical condition after being punched by Queens man: police

    QUEENS — A tourist visiting New York City from Florida is in critical condition after he was punched in the face by a Queens man. Police are searching for the individual accused of punching the 35-year-old tourist in the face following a dispute on Sunday at about 1:15 a.m. in front of 41-10 29th St. near Queens Boulevard. Police said the victim lost consciousness when his head hit the pavement. He was taken to a hospital in critical condition. The […]

  • Missing Bronx mother’s body found in Philadelphia: police

    PHILADELPHIA — The body of a missing Bronx mother has been found in Philadelphia, police confirmed Tuesday. Vianela Tavera, 50, was last seen leaving her home on July 27, according to surveillance video obtained by PIX 11. She had a planned trip to Philadelphia, and authorities believe it was to visit Luis Negron-Martinez, who she was dating. Her family began to worry when they didn’t hear from Tavera for several days. “Calling her phone, hospitals in Pennsylvania,” said David Bautista, […]

  • NYPD to hold citywide National Night Out events on Tuesday

    NEW YORK — The NYPD will hold National Night Out events throughout the five boroughs on Tuesday. The annual community-building event will be held at more than 70 citywide locations in an effort to strengthen the relationship between the community and law enforcement. Join city officials, local businesses and neighbors to enjoy some yummy barbecue,  games, face painting and learn about ways to keep your community safer. More information about a National Night Out Against Crime location in your neighborhood can […]

  • Police release video of suspect accused of spray painting anti-Chinese graffiti in Brooklyn

    BENSONHURST, Brooklyn — Police are searching for a suspect accused of spray painting anti-Chinese graffiti over multiple businesses in Brooklyn. Police said the walls of at-least seven businesses in Bensonhurst were sprayed with a hateful message targeting Chinese women. The man was seen on surveillance video wearing a cap on his head, shorts, a short-sleeved shirt and carrying a large bag. The Borough President’s office is offering a $1000 reward for any information leading to an arrest. “This was a […]

  • West Hollywood council to vote on removal of Trump’s star from Walk of Fame

    President Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame could be removed. It’s been vandalized and replaced several times. The West Hollywood City Council will vote Monday night on a proposal to urge that the star be removed from the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Los Angeles Times reported. Some West Hollywood officials want it removed because of Trump’s “disturbing treatment of women and other actions.” It’s unclear if the call for its removal will be successful. Activists wanted Bill […]