| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:53 AM
An SUV carrying State Assemblyman William Boyland Jr. and his 7-year-old son was hit by gunfire as it drove through the Brownsville section of East New York Wednesday night, police sources told PIX 11 News.
The shooting happened around 7 p.m. at the...
| Aug 19, 2011
| 9:38 AM
The former Navy hospital ship USS Sanctuary, which served in the aftermath of World War II and in Vietnam, has been sold and is now under tow from Baltimore to Brownsville, Texas, for recycling.
The move marks the end of a 22-year residence in...
| Jan 27, 2012
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...
| Feb 2, 2012
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...
| Feb 8, 2012
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...
| Feb 15, 2012
| 3:38 PM
A woman's body in a laundry bag was discovered Wednesday afternoon in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn.
The disturbing discovery was reportedly made by a passerby who saw the woman's hair sticking out of the bag.
Described as a middle-aged black...
| Feb 20, 2012
Despite polls showing overwhelming public support and endorsements from celebrities like Lance Armstrong, efforts to establish a statewide workplace smoking ban have fallen flat in recent sessions of the Texas Legislature. But a state...
| Mar 7, 2012
| 3:16 PM
Police tape still surrounds Kazan Raoul's Brownsville, Brooklyn basement apartment.
It's an active crime scene following her murder - shortly before 6-30 this morning.
That's when police, responding to an anonymous 911 call, found the 24-year old...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 8:15 PM
Three people were shot in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said.
One 19-year-old male is in critical condition after being shot in the head, and a two others, ages 9 and 37, are in stable condition after being shot in the leg....
| Sep 1, 2011
| 12:48 PM
Five people are in in the hospital after two separate shootings that unraveled in Brooklyn Wednesday night, police said.
One happened at a Brownsville playground; the other, just hours later and a mile away.
Just after 7 p.m., gunfire broke out at a...
| Sep 6, 2011
| 3:20 PM
The arrests and release of Councilman Jumaane Williams and a senior New York City government staffer have brought many issues bubbling to the surface of public discussion. Race. Profiling. Abuse of power. It's not a new conversation, but many are hoping...