| Jun 8, 2013
The annual ritual known as the Scripps National Spelling Bee came and went last week, with kids spelling words that, I suspect, many with graduate degrees couldn't spell.
The winner was Arvind Mahankali, a 13-year-old eighth-grader from Bayside Hills,...
| Apr 24, 2009
Some time after checking into the Sheraton hotel in Towson last week, William M. Parente went across the street to the Towson Town Center and bought the knife he used to kill himself.
Baltimore County detectives found a receipt from a mall store for...
| May 8, 2013
| 6:41 AM
Runway Star Fashion Bazaar: Just in time for Mother's Day ... a gift bazaar and fashion show at the Museum of Discovery and Science (MODS) in downtown Fort Lauderdale. Titled "Runway Star Fashion Bazaar," the event will take place from 5 to 8 p....
| Oct 20, 2012
| 8:34 PM
The bodies of the two men killed in Saturday's small plane crash in Moriches Inlet, off the South Shore of Long Island, N.Y. have been recovered.
Earlier in the day, the U.S. Coast Guard said a man and woman had been killed. The victims have now been...
| Jul 15, 2011
| 6:17 PM
It's a cemetery that looks like a scene out of a horror movie. Bayside Cemetery in Queens, right off Pitkin Avenue, has overturned headstones, either broken or misplaced.
"I was just doing my deliveries nearby and took a peek. What I saw was disturbing,"...
| Jan 17, 2011
| 10:58 AM
Here are the Top 5 Concerts for the week: 1. THE TOASTERS New York City band The Toasters is arguably the longest-running ska band in the United States, having started in 1981, and its 1987 album âSkaboom!â often is credited......
| Jan 19, 2012
| 4:22 AM
Top 5 Concerts of the Coming Week: 1. DARIUS RUCKER Truth be told, the chart-topping, award-winning country music Darius Rucker is making these days isn’t much different from the songs that topped the charts and won awards for him as......
| Dec 6, 2010
| 3:12 PM
Residents of Bayside Queens are fed up with getting parking tickets for blocking street cleaners on Bell Blvd. -- especially since the streets haven't been cleaned for years.
"In 2008 my wife and I paid $2300 in violations," said Gus Floropoulos, "We'...
| Dec 8, 2010
| 3:16 PM
In fifty years of living in Manhattan, 80-year-old Delia Gluckin has never been fined for throwing anything into a city trash can -- until last Sunday.
Gluckin, of Inwood, left her house in a hurry to meet a friend downtown and took her morning paper...
| Mar 22, 2011
| 1:28 PM
WILLIAMSBURG, NY (WPIX) -- People on Leonard street in Brooklyn have been getting bombarded with tickets for parking in a school zone -- but there hasn't been a school in the neighborhood since 2006.
"What is going on?” asked Helen Mena...
| Feb 3, 2011
| 5:22 PM
A new bill submitted by State Assemblyman Michael DenDekker would allow drivers to collect $100 for each ticket written in error.
And as drivers rejoice at news of the bill, they should remember to thank DenDekker's mother, who may have been the...
| May 24, 2012
| 4:49 AM
The emergency call was to report a fire in the multiple family house on 214th Place in Bayside, Queens.
Firefighters quickly doused the flames in the kitchen of the basement apartment. Queens District Attorney Richard Brown told PIX 11 News that...