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  • Macho Camacho dead: Memories of the boxer in East Harlem

    Macho Camacho dead: Memories of the boxer in East Harlem
    PIX11's Mario Diaz earlier this week visited East Harlem, where Macho Camacho spent much of his life and is fondly remembered. Watch his report.
  • 116 Illegal Guns Taken Off NYC Streets

    116 Illegal Guns Taken Off NYC Streets
    The NYPD has taken down two illegal gun rings in East Harlem, removing 116 weapons from the street. Commissioner Ray Kelly, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance announced the results of the year long undercover...
  • 'No Poop Fairy' Campaign Hits Upper East Side

    'No Poop Fairy' Campaign Hits Upper East Side
    Dog walkers everywhere, beware.  No one wants to see your dog’s feces laying on the sidewalk, especially in East Harlem where local politicans have decided to launch a “No Poop Fairy” campaign. The campaign, that originated in Colorado,...
  • NYPD Release Photo Of Man Wanted For East Harlem Shooting

    NYPD Release Photo Of Man Wanted For East Harlem Shooting
    Police just released a photo of Shawn Lawrence, a suspect in the August 8th shooting at 220 East 115th Street.   According to the police report, the suspect shot a man in his left shoulder through his apartment door at 10:15pm. The shot came after a...
  • Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer

    Piri Thomas dies at 83; Latino writer
    For Piri Thomas, being a dark-hued Latino in 1930s New York was far from the best of worlds. His siblings were fair-skinned, like his Puerto Rican mother, but he took after his black Cuban father, whose unsettled feelings about race scarred both of them....
  • Highly organized drug ring relied on 8-year-old as a lookout

     
    Young lookout for drug ring: A major New York drug ring, which police said they destroyed, relied upon an 8-year-old boy as a lookout, part of a highly regimented operating system that even officials said was impressive....
  • Seen it? The Elements of Style rap [video]

     
    A rap about the Elements of Style? William Strunk Jr. and E.B. White could never have imagined such a thing about their grammar manual....
  • Shopping cart is dropped four stories -- onto N.Y. woman's head

     
    New York police say two 12-year-olds were horsing around this weekend when they tossed a shopping cart over a shopping center walkway in Harlem, dropping it four stories onto a woman's head....
  • Watts House Project lands $370,000 grant

     
    The Watts House Project has landed its largest grant to date. The $370,000 comes from ArtPlace a new private-public initiative spearheaded by the National Endowment for the Arts, but paid for by private foundations....
  • Body Found Stuffed In Suitcase Near Landmark NYC Restaurant

    Body Found Stuffed In Suitcase Near Landmark NYC Restaurant
    Police have identified a woman's body that was found stuffed in a suitcase down the block from one of the New York City's most famous restaurants, PIX 11 News has learned. Cops say the woman is 28-year-old Betty Williams of The Bronx, who has been...
  • 'El Espiritu de la Salsa': HBO documentary dips into dance

    When people think about the music of New York, opera, symphony or Broadway come to mind. All are glorious and true examples, but the music of the city, especially in summer, is salsa. Salsa is the music of the streets. It's the beat that moves through...
  • Some Girls' Puberty Age Still Falling

    Some Girls' Puberty Age Still Falling
    Doctors and parents were stunned when research published more than a decade ago found American girls were beginning puberty at much younger ages, some as early as 7. A new study released Sunday suggests the average age at which puberty begins may still be...