| Aug 21, 2012
| 3:24 PM
500 kids served by a daycare provider in Brooklyn could soon have teachers and staff walking off the job if they don't get paid, all over a paperwork snafu at the city agency that oversees the funding of daycares citywide.
As the lights go down for nap...
| Apr 2, 2011
Ellen McCormack, a New York housewife who briefly became a national figure in American politics when she twice ran for president, in 1976 and 1980, in campaigns designed to galvanize the antiabortion movement, has died. She was 84.
McCormack died of...
| Oct 20, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Corporate philanthropy has long been a means of soul-cleansing for American businesses. For arts institutions, corporate donations are a lifeblood without which many would cease to exist. The awkward symbiosis is for the most part unique to the U.S....
| Sep 9, 2010
| 7:48 AM
The group of Muslims planning to build a 13-story Islamic center and mosque near ground zero appears plagued by divisions that raise questions about the future of the project, with one major investor saying he is prepared to sell some or all of the site...
| Oct 1, 2010
| 8:29 AM
Gusty winds, heavy rain and flooding are the rule in a long list of New York City neighborhoods still recovering from the tornadoes that struck two weeks ago.
On 4th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn Friday morning, two blue tarpaulins slammed against a...
| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:16 PM
PIX11 News has been following a desperate situation in the Bronx, where hundreds of residents still have no gas or hot water.
"It's been 12 days. I pay my rent. These friggen people," yelled Luz Gonzalez, a long-time resident of 1374 Townsend Avenue....
| Aug 27, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Con Edison is monitoring electric, gas & steam for outages, and issued the following press release:
As Hurricane Irene approaches New York, Con Edison is closely monitoring the storm's progress and preparing for the possibility of extensive outages to...
| Aug 29, 2011
| 2:33 AM
Power Outage Update (5:30 a.m.):
CON EDISON: Total New York City Customers Without Power:
Staten Island - 13,551 of 174,202 customers; Estimated Restoration: Aug 30, 11:59 PM
Brooklyn - 4,971 of 1,026,426 customers; Estimated Restoration: Aug 31, 11:00...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:23 PM
As the pace of electricity restoration slowed Tuesday, the aftermath of Hurricane Irene continued to frustrate thousands of utility customers and officials announced another storm-related death in Maryland.
More than 165,000 customers remained without...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 5:35 PM
PARK SLOPE, NY (WPIX) -- Electricity provider Con Edison is pulling the plug in Park Slope on their employee parking lot starting May 1st due to budget cuts, and workers and parking-starved residents are outraged.
Some employees tell PIX11 News it&...
| Oct 7, 2011
| 6:19 AM
Fire officials are on the scene of a tractor-trailer explosion at a gas station early Friday morning in Westchester County.
Streets in the area near Pelham Parkway and Secor Lane are completely blocked off as officials investigate what may have caused...