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  • 2 dead, 1 missing in small plane crash into house near Poughkeepsie

    UNION VALE, N.Y. — A plane crashed into a New York home Saturday, killing one resident and one person on the aircraft and causing a massive fire, state police said. The National Transportation Safety Board is to determine why the Cessna 303 plunged at about 4:30 p.m. in the rural town of Union Vale, 15 miles (24 kilometers) southeast of Poughkeepsie. State police spokesman Steven Nevel said three men were on the plane; one died and two were injured. Of […]

  • Suspect in rice cooker scare charged: police

    MANHATTAN — The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday has been charged, police confirmed Saturday. The suspect — identified as 26-year-old Larry Kenton Griffin II — faces three counts of placing of a false bomb. Three rice cookers, initially described as suspicious devices, were discovered Friday morning, prompting a brief scare and causing delays during the busy morning subway commute. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe. […]

  • Man wanted in rice cooker subway scare found, hospitalized: officials

    NEW YORK — The man who police say is seen on video dropping off rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday was taken into custody early Saturday morning and taken to Lincoln Hospital, police confirmed Saturday. Three rice cookers, initially described as suspicious devices, were discovered Friday morning, prompting a brief scare and causing delays during the busy morning subway commute. All the devices were ultimately deemed safe. The man — identified as Larry Kenton Griffin II — was […]

  • Woman run over by partner in car, killed at Queens gas station: police

    MASPETH, Queens — A pedestrian run over by the car she was washing at a Queens gas station died Saturday, according to police. Authorities said the woman, 51, and her male partner, 50, were washing the car at 60-90 Eliot Ave in Queens. Once they were done, they moved the 2019 Jeep to dry it. When the woman got out of the vehicle to start drying it, it was not in put in park and began moving, police said. Authorities […]

  • Six-month-old baby found dead inside Bronx home

    MORRISANIA, the Bronx — A six-month-old baby was found dead inside of a home at Jefferson Place in the Bronx. Officers responded to the call at around 10:51 p.m. Friday night and determined that the baby girl, Charlie McCall of 668 Jefferson Place, was found unconscious by a family member inside of the home. She was taken to Bronx Lebanon Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

  • NJ town unites to see kids chase dreams in the Little League World Series

    The Elmora Troopers are in the Little League World Series and hundreds of fans are there to cheer them on. Six bus loads of people left for Williamsport, Pennsylvania on Friday. They brought the support of the entire town of Elizabeth, New Jersey with them, complete with signs reading “Let’s Go Troopers” plastered all over. PIX11 photojournalist Darren McQuade was there when the cheer squad set out for the big game.

  • Man kicked in face, knocked unconscious during dispute at Brooklyn subway station

    BOERUM HILL, BROOKLYN —Police are looking for three men who knocked a man unconscious during a dispute at a Brooklyn subway station last month. The assault happened at the Atlantic Avenue-Barclays Center station on July 27 shortly after 10:00 p.m., police said. The 34-year-old victim was sitting on the northbound platform of the station following an argument with the three other men, who then proceeded to punch and kick him in the head and face, according to police. He was […]

  • Beached whale found dead on Long Island

    LONG ISLAND — A humpback whale was found dead, beached at Long Beach on Long Island Friday evening. The whale, found at Laurelton Boulevard, was seen floating near a wrecked ship a week ago and is said to be very decomposed, according to the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society. They’re working with the Town of Hempstead, City of Long Beach, NOAA Fisheries, US Coast Guard, and NYS DEC to formulate a response plan, which will begin tomorrow morning, according to the […]

  • Brewery recalls beer that ‘may be explosive’

    MILWAUKEE, W.I — A Wisconsin brewery recalled one of its beers this week because what’s inside packs quite the punch. Lakefront Brewery issued the recall Wednesday for its “My Turn Junk” kettle sour cherry beer because the bottles could explode. The company says the issues comes from a small amount of wild year in the beer that comes from the cherries. They say the year could cause the beer to continue to ferment over time, resulting in a buildup of […]

  • Inmates allegedly block door in ‘brief stand off’ with officers at Manhattan jail

    LOWER MANHATTAN —Corrections officers at the Manhattan Detention Center avoided incident Friday when about 10 inmates were involved in a brief standoff with guards at the jail. The incident happened at around 9:30 a.m. when officers asked for assistance due to what they claimed were inmates acting disorderly and refusing direct orders, the Department of Corrections told PIX11 News. “The inmates were angry about who they were permitted to spend recreation time with and were demanding to spend recreation time […]

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