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  • 7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges

    7 arrested at Starscape Festival on drug charges
    At least seven people were arrested at the annual Starscape Festival at Fort Armistead Park last week on drug charges, Anne Arundel police announced Thursday. The June 9-10 event, in Baltimore near the Arundel line, consisted of an outdoor music festival...
  • Free Subway Shuttle To Start Running Tuesday In Rockaways

    Free Subway Shuttle To Start Running Tuesday In Rockaways
    With the prospect of Rockaway Line service being disabled for the next several months due to the destructive force of Hurricane Sandy, the MTA took the unprecedented action of moving subway cars by flatbed truck onto the Rockaway Peninsula and setting...
  • Sandy Victims Prepare To Celebrate Thanksgiving Despite Having Lost So Much

    Sandy Victims Prepare To Celebrate Thanksgiving Despite Having Lost So Much
    A couple of weeks ago, it wouldn't have been possible to see the floor inside this American Legion hall in Broad Channel Queens, let alone be able to mop it. Lead volunteer Etienne David Adorn told Pix11's Jay Dow, "There was also at least a foot of...
  • Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?

    Sandy's Wrath: Much of Manhattan is in the Dark and Subway Tunnels Are Filled With Water Amid Historic Flooding. The Big Question: How Bad is the Damage From Epic Storm?
    Historic Hurricane Sandy slammed the tri-state area Monday, leaving millions without power in the region, the lower Manhattan skyline darkened, sea water rushing into subway and car tunnels, and Hudson River water spilling deep into Manhattan streets. It...
  • Broad Channel Homes Hung Out To Dry

    Broad Channel Homes Hung Out To Dry
    They feel as if they are the forgotten.  Everywhere we drive along this little spit of Queens, twenty blocks long, four blocks wide, residents stop us or just give us a shout out. "Tell them we need help!"  "Where's the Red Cross?"  "PIX 11 is the only...
  • Derry Township Police collecting relief items for Sandy victims

    Derry Township Police collecting relief items for Sandy victims
    The Derry Township Police Department is seeking the assistance of our stakeholders in the community in gathering relief supplies greatly needed by those afflicted by the devastation resulting from the destructive forces of Hurricane Sandy one week ago....
  • At Gus Boulis murder trial, admitted killer may become key witness

    Prosecutors say the triggerman in the 2001 murder of South Florida business tycoon Gus Boulis was a New York mobster named John Gurino, who was shot dead two years later by a deli owner west of Boca Raton. Gurino didn't live long enough to be charged...
  • Video: Chatting with 'American Idol' finalist Pia Toscano

     
    After Thursday night's show, Pop & Hiss caught up with the 13 chosen "American Idol" finalists, who were immediately (and we mean immediately) thrust into the spotlight of flashing lights and eager reporters looking for a sound bite from America's......
  • 'American Idol' recap: The top 11 tackle Motown

     
    No one ever said it was easy to be a contestant on "American Idol" – and sure, you expect to get criticism (constructive, one hopes) from the judges. But having your mother's cooking dissed? That seems a little beyond the......
  • New Missteps Reveal Why Cuomo Is Vulnerable to Underdog

    New Missteps Reveal Why Cuomo Is Vulnerable to Underdog
    While polls show Andrew Cuomo with a firm, but vulnerable lead over Republican Carl Paladino in the race for governor of New York, problems Monday morning for Cuomo and revelations about Paladino over the weekend show that both men have a challenging road...
  • Burning Twin Towers Used in Ad for Weiner Seat

    Burning Twin Towers Used in Ad for Weiner Seat
    Republican candidate Bob Turner -- who's running for the 9th district Congressional seat vacated by former Rep. Anthony Weiner after his sexting scandal -- is defending his use of the burning Twin Towers in a campaign ad targeting Democratic rival,...
  • Noose Found Hanging Outside Apt Building, Near School

    Noose Found Hanging Outside Apt Building, Near School
    It's a disturbing reminder of hate, in Howard Beach. A noose was found hanging from a tree outside an apartment complex, and right near Walter Ward elementary school, Wednesday.  The noose was not on school property, however.  People who live in the...