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  • Girl, 10, Shot In Brooklyn

    Girl, 10, Shot In Brooklyn
    A 10-year-old girl walking in Brooklyn was shot in the leg Friday, according to the FDNY. She was in the Brownsville section when the bullet grazed her leg. Police are now combing the neighborhood for the shooter. The girl was taken to St. John's...
  • Concordia coaches bring plenty of success

    They're running out of wall space in the offices of the athletic department at Concordia University these days, making it more and more difficult to hang any more awards plaques. It's a good problem to have, as it means the school's athletic teams...
  • Victory Over Violence: Brownsville Town Hall Meeting On Gun Violence

    Victory Over Violence: Brownsville Town Hall Meeting On Gun Violence
    PIX11's Sukanya Krishnan spoke with activist Tony Herbert and Brownsville advocate Deirdre Olivera about the need for the community to come together and address the violence. The Town Hall came about when residents were outraged over the Horton shooting a...
  • Concordia soars to impressive heights

    Dan Fisher's cell phone still starts with area-code 808, even though he moved from Hawaii to take the women's volleyball coaching job at Concordia University several months ago. He really hasn't had time to do much of anything other than coach,...
  • Calls For Safer Communities In Honor Of Fallen Officer

    Calls For Safer Communities In Honor Of Fallen Officer
    While a wake was being held on Long Island for murdered NYPD officer Peter Figoski, a memorial for the 22-year veteran was being held in the community he served. Children at the Brownsville Recreational Center on the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association'...
  • Single Father Upset After Protesters 'Occupy' His House

    Single Father Upset After Protesters 'Occupy' His House
    A single father of two daughters, who was forced out of his house in Brooklyn by Bank of America, is upset the Occupy Wall Street movement has now moved into it. Wise Ahadzi, an immigrant from Ghana, said police notified him last month that a homeless...
  • Gang Members Busted After Bragging About Shootings On Twitter

    Gang Members Busted After Bragging About Shootings On Twitter
    Authorities announced Thursday the arrests of 43 gang members involved in several fatal shootings in Brooklyn after a number of suspects boasted about their crimes on Twitter. Officials say the suspects were part of two feuding gangs who terrorized...
  • Police: robbery suspect used toy assault rifle to hold up convenience store

    Police: robbery suspect used toy assault rifle to hold up convenience store
    It is business as usual at S & S Beverages in Flower Mound, but that is far different from last weekend when the manager says a masked robber held up the store. "He put a gun to the clerk and threatened him," Nathan Ruiz said. Ruiz says the clerk was...
  • At Port of Houston, Jobs Debate Centers on Truck Loads

    At Port of Houston, Jobs Debate Centers on Truck Loads
    Texas Tribune Here's the current workflow in the Port of Houston: Freight comes in. It’s transported by truck to nearby warehouses. And then it’s put on other trucks and shipped across the country. But in Houston, if the freight coming off...
  • Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate

    Catholic Texans Fight Contraception Mandate
    Texas Tribune Catholic churches and affiliated organizations in Texas say they won't stand for a new federal law that would require many employers to provide contraception coverage in their health insurance plans. Although churches are exempt, other...
  • Woman bites and ties up sister, steals car after NYE fight

    Woman bites and ties up sister, steals car after NYE fight
    A woman bound her sister with duct tape and an electrical cord before stealing her car on New Year's Eve, deputies said. Marion County sheriff's deputies said Shannon Dimitri, 61, had gone over to her sister's house to celebrate the new year, but Dimitri...