| Apr 29, 2012
| 3:21 PM
Seven people, including three children, died Sunday when a vehicle flipped over a guardrail and plunged up to 60 feet to the ground, landing upside down in an area of the Bronx Zoo that is closed to the public, officials said.
All the victims were inside...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 4:08 AM
Advocate for blind Chinese lawyer says US asylum deal expected ahead of Clinton’s China visit
BEIJING (AP) — U.S. and Chinese officials are ironing out a deal to secure American asylum for a blind Chinese legal activist who fled house arrest,...
| May 2, 2012
| 12:54 AM
Four MTA Bridges and Tunnels officers and a maintenance worker saved a Staten Island man from a suicide attempt off the Verrazano Bridge Tuesday.
The rescuers rushed to the man at about 1:19 p.m. and pulled him from the side of the bridge, which he was...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:54 PM
In his first interview since his 40-year old son was found dead in his Long Island bedroom--retired, FDNY deputy chief Joseph DiBernardo told PIX 11 he wants his son's name included on the FDNY's "Wall of Heroes"--which honors those who died in the line...
| May 12, 2012
| 1:27 PM
Police are looking into the mysterious death of a man whose burning body was discovered early Saturday morning by firefighters responding to a call about a small brush fire in Forest Park.
The FDNY arrived at the scene around 5:54 and quickly put out the...
| May 17, 2012
| 2:19 PM
More than 100 people gathered in downtown Grand Rapids, Thursday, to honor officers who lost their lives in the line of duty.
In 1962, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day. This week, cities across the nation will...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 1:10 PM
For the first time Breezy Pointers were getting a look at their obliterated neighborhood. Hundreds returned on Wednesday to their seaside community after it was ravaged by three deadly forces in one night: Sandy's hurricane force winds, rising flood...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:11 AM
Blasts occur daily in the tunnel being drilled below 2nd Avenue, but what happened just after noon Tuesday was clearly a daily practice gone wrong.
While setting off what was to be a small controlled blast to pave way for an escalator entrance, MTA...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 8:02 AM
NEW YORK -- The unemployed apparel designer who killed a former coworker near the Empire State Building on Friday morning left his Manhattan apartment intending never to return, according to a police source with knowledge of the investigation.
| Sep 10, 2012
| 4:50 AM
NEW YORK -- Severe weather barreled across the Northeast and mid-Atlantic on Saturday as a powerful cold front brought heavy rain, high winds and at least one tornado into a beachfront neighborhood of New York City.
A waterspout with winds up to 70 mph...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 8:01 AM
A sunrise ceremony began the day of remembrance on Long Island. Point Lookout Beach in the Town of Hempstead was filled with song and prayer.
"I can't believe it's 11 years, but it's like yesterday," said Jimmy Checco a retired FDNY firefighter. "I go...