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  • Two men attack and rob pair entering Bronx apartment building: police

    MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Police are on the hunt for two men they say attacked and robbed a pair of men in a Bronx apartment building in September. The two men were entering a building near East 137th Street and Willis Avenue around 4:15 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29 when the two attackers approached them from behind, police said. According to authorities, the two unidentified men started punching and kicking the pair all over, eventually causing a laceration on […]

  • Suspect shot after Long Island police chase: authorities

    HEMPSTEAD, L.I. — One suspect is shot and the other two have been taken into custody after a police car chase that spanned four miles and several exists on Long Island Tuesday, according to authorities. Police say he original incident took place in Hempstead, where a car with three occupants were fleeing on the Southern State Parkway. They eventually got off at Exit 15 and headed east on a service road, continuing to evade police.  They hit three cars on […]

  • Bronx teen first to die of vaping-related illness in New York: Cuomo

    THE BRONX — A Bronx teenager is the first person to die of a vaping-related illness in New York state, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday. The 17-year-old was pronounced dead at Montefiore Hospital, the governor said at a press conference. On Friday, the FDA issued a consumer alert telling people who vape to avoid any vaping products containing THC, a cannabis-based component that’s been present in the majority of vaping-related illnesses. The death toll from vaping-related illnesses is approaching two […]

  • Ice-T, writer Taheim Bryan talk intense new film ‘Equal Standard’

    NEW YORK — Musician and actor Ice-T stopped by the PIX11 Morning News with writer Taheim Bryan to tell us all about their new film, “Equal Standard.” The fictional film deals with the not-so-fictional issue of tensions between police and marginalized communities. The plot of the film circles around a cop shooting an unarmed black man after mistaking his cellphone for a weapon. “New York City police officers lives collide in interweaving stories of race, rank, loss, and betrayal,” the […]

  • Climate protesters arrested after dousing Wall Street’s famous ‘Charging Bull’ with fake blood amid global demonstrations

    LOWER MANHATTAN— At least 26 climate change protesters were arrested near Battery Park during demonstrations Monday, the NYPD said. Some of the protesters doused the city’s charging bull statue near Wall Street with fake blood as part of the protest against climate change. The group Extinction Rebellion staged the protest Monday at the foot of Broadway. At least one protester, seen waving a green flag, climbed on top of the famous bull statue. The group is holding disruptive peaceful civil […]

  • ‘Answer the Call’ helps families of first responders who died in the line of duty

    Former New York Ranger’s captain and Stanley Cup champion Mark Messier’s playing days are behind him, but he’s making some big moves off the ice today. He serves on the board for the Police and Fire Widows and Children Benefit Fund, which supports families of first responders killed in the line of duty. The organization has been around since 1985 and provides financial assistance to the widows and children of NYPD, FDNY, and Port Authority officers killed in the line […]

  • US Rep. Maloney says she’s recovering from bronchitis

    NEW YORK — U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney says she was “recovering from bronchitis” and “should’ve stayed home from an event where she fell ill and ended up going to a hospital. “Thank you to everyone for your well wishes and concern and to the great staff, nurses, and doctors at New-York Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital,” Maloney said in a statement. “This morning, I began to feel faint at a public event, and out of an abundance of caution, sought medical […]

  • Disabled NY pup wins spot in global pet calendar contest

    AMHERST, N.H. — A disabled dog from upstate New York was selected to be in part of a global pet calendar! Leo, a 9-month-old Catahoula mix, was one of the lucky pets who got a spot in the 2020 Walkin’ Pets Calendar. The organization received submissions from 27 different countries — this year included goats, cats, a duck and even a chicken. Leo was rescued from a backyard breeder who didn’t want him due to his paralyzed legs. Now, Leo has […]

  • NJ requiring schools to post lead testing results online

    NEW JERSEY — Lead testing results from New Jersey’s schools will be posted online under new regulations Gov. Phil Murphy has unveiled. Murphy and fellow Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer discussed that and other changes Monday at a news conference in the congressman’s district. Murphy also says schools will have to test water every three years, not every six. Other changes include public reporting of schools that are out of compliance as well as certain penalties. The changes come as the […]

  • Man escapes police custody in Brooklyn: authorities

    BROOKLYN — Police are searching for a man who escaped from police custody in Brooklyn Monday morning. The prisoner escaped from police around 11:30 a.m. in the vicinity of Atlantic Avenue and Court Street in the area bordering Boerum Hill and Brooklyn Heights, police said. Video from Citizen App shows a heavy police presence in the vicinity of the incident. The circumstances of his arrest and how he escaped were not immediately disclosed. His name was not immediately released. The […]

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