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  • Cops: Teen Set Fire That Killed Mother, 3 Siblings

    Cops: Teen Set Fire That Killed Mother, 3 Siblings
    FDNY officials say a fire that ripped through a second-floor apartment in the Port Richmond section of Staten Island early Thursday morning -- resulting in the deaths of four children and their mother -- was intentionally set by the woman's 14-year-old...
  • Cops: Mom May Have Slashed Kids Throats, Set Fire to House

    Cops: Mom May Have Slashed Kids Throats, Set Fire to House
    PORT RICHMOND, N.Y. -- Investigators initially thought a 14-year-old slashed his siblings' throats and set his house on fire, killing the family of five. But they are now shifting the focus of the case and believe the late mother may be responsible for...
  • Residents On Heightened Alert After Brutal Bias Attack

    Residents On Heightened Alert After Brutal Bias Attack
    New York City police are investigating the assault on a Mexican immigrant in the Port Richmond section of Staten island as a hate crime, PIX 11 News has learned. The 40-year-old victim was attacked by five men Friday as he was walking from a soccer game,...
  • ME: Mom's Death In Staten Island Fire Ruled A Suicide

    ME: Mom's Death In Staten Island Fire Ruled A Suicide
    The medical examiner has ruled Thursday that the death of a Staten Island mother, who killied her kids and setting fire to her house, was a suicide. Leisa Jones, 32, died of smoke inhalation, stated Ellen Borakove, a spokesperson for the Medical...
  • Dozens Band Together To Combat Hate Crimes

    Dozens Band Together To Combat Hate Crimes
    Members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community are rallying all day Saturday in Staten Island against the recent rash of hate crimes that have taken place in the borough. The idea of the protest, "Take Back Your Right," came about...
  • Teen Busted For Hate Crimes

    Teen Busted For Hate Crimes
    A teenager has been arrested in connection with a hate crime earlier this week on Staten Island. Police say 17-year-old Yashua Plair of 806 Henderson Avenue approached a 15-year-old Hispanic male Wednesday night, flashing a knife and spewing anti-Mexican...
  • Parents Sue City After Son's Brain Put on Display in Morgue

    Parents Sue City After Son's Brain Put on Display in Morgue
    NEW YORK-- A Staten Island couple is suing New York City after their deceased son's friends found his brain on display during a field trip to a morgue. Andre and Korisha Shipley's 17 year old son Jesse was killed in a car crash in 2005, and was buried in...
  • Parents Sue City After Son's Brain Is Put On Display In Morgue

    Parents Sue City After Son's Brain Is Put On Display In Morgue
    Parents of a Staten Island teenager who died in a car crash are suing the city after learning their son's brain was put on display at a city morgue. Andre and Korisha Shipley lost their son Jesse five years ago. However, three months after the funeral,...
  • 4 Teens Charged With Taunting Muslim Classmate

    4 Teens Charged With Taunting Muslim Classmate
    Four teenagers, three 14-year-olds and one 15, have been charged with assault and aggravated harassment as a hate crime for allegedly taunting a 16-year-old classmate who is a Muslim American. Asking that we only use his first name, Kristian told PIX...
  • Staten Island Man Pours Life Savings Into Doomsday Ads

    Staten Island Man Pours Life Savings Into Doomsday Ads
    Robert Fitzpatrick was near the World Trade Center when the towers fell.  Flipping through a photo album filled with pictures he took of that devastating day, he told PIX 11 News during an interview at his Port Richmond home that the 9/11 attacks will...
  • NYC Schools Chancellor Moves To Fire 8 Teachers, Aides For Misconduct

    NYC Schools Chancellor Moves To Fire 8 Teachers, Aides For Misconduct
    NYC Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott announced Thursday the firing of 8 teachers and teachers' aides following a review of Department of Education employees previously found guilty of misconduct by the City's Special Commissioner of Investigation. The...
  • Mummers Museum Party

    Mummery is fun.  Mummery is memory.  More than a few Mummers have also told me it's in their blood.   Walt Wojcik, of Polish American String Band tells me it was a natural thing for him to do.  His father, some uncles and some cousins were Mummers. ...