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  • Romney bus tour to hit DeLand, Tavares

     
    Another Central Florida campaign event that doesn't include Orlando: the Mitt Romney campaign is launching an “Early Vote Bus Tour” on Thursday that will feature Republican officials touring the state to promote their candidate. Here's the...
  • NYPD Bans Cops From Brooklyn Diner

    NYPD Bans Cops From Brooklyn Diner
    Cops working in a certain area of Brooklyn are having to travel a lot farther for a square meal these days. The NYPD banned them from their favorite eatery--the Lindenwood Diner in East New York--after one of their own apparently partied a little too...
  • Cops: Father Douses Daughter With Acid, Claims Abuse

    Cops: Father Douses Daughter With Acid, Claims Abuse
    A wheelchair-bound Brooklyn man is in custody after he tossed acid in his daughter's face, acid so corrosive, it peeled the skin from her face, that's according to police and eyewitnesses. Authorities arrested Jerome Lynch, 69, Saturday afternoon and...
  • NYPD Study: Stop And Frisk Down, But Serious Crime Up

    NYPD Study: Stop And Frisk Down, But Serious Crime Up
    Does stop and frisk cut crime? That's the big question concerning the controversial police tactic. Opponents say no it doesn't cut crime and it leads to racial profiling. Supporters say it helps to get guns off the streets. According to Newsday, new...
  • NYPD Targeting Facebook Gangsters

    NYPD Targeting Facebook Gangsters
    There’s an old saying – sometimes you have to fight fire with fire. That’s exactly what the police are doing in East New York, Brooklyn – where social media is redefining the rules of engagement. There’s a battle brewing...
  • Deputy fatally shoots suspect who pulled gun after traffic stop in Altadena, authorities say [Updated]

     
    A man was shot and killed in Altadena by a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputy after running from a traffic stop and pulling a gun, authorities said. Sheriff’s deputies stopped two men in a vehicle about 11:30 p.m. Friday in......
  • Museum of Florida Art turns 60 with free family open house

     
    Happy 60th birthday wishes to the Museum of Florida Art in DeLand, which celebrates its milestone on Saturday, Aug. 13. The museum was originally founded as the DeLand’s Children’s Museum in 1951. The original volunteer group that opened the...
  • Long Opposed, Wal-Mart Again Seeks A Foothold In NYC

    Long Opposed, Wal-Mart Again Seeks A Foothold In NYC
    Wal-Mart is again trying to open stores in New York City after failing twice because of community opposition, tweaking its message and its strategy. Steven Restivo, a spokesman for the Bentonville, Ark.-based Wal-Mart Stores Inc., told The New York Times...
  • Mom Gets 16 Years For Fatally Beating Daughter With Mop

    Mom Gets 16 Years For Fatally Beating Daughter With Mop
    A Brooklyn mom accused of brutally beating her young daughter with a mop handle was sentenced Tuesday to a 16-year prison term. Florenica Vazquez, 38, pleaded guilty to beating Alejandra in October 2008 and leaving her to die on her bed. Alejandra's...
  • Mocker: 311 Hot Line No Help With Abandoned, Stolen Car

    Mocker: 311 Hot Line No Help With Abandoned, Stolen Car
    Something is broken in New York's celebrated 311 help line system. That's the only explanation that makes sense to PIX 11 News reporter Greg Mocker, after the city ignored an abandoned, stolen car -- parked on a city street -- for nine months. Residents...
  • Boy, 10, Hospitalized After Being Shot While Watching TV

    Boy, 10, Hospitalized After Being Shot While Watching TV
    A 10-year-old boy is in stable condition after being shot by two stray bullets while he was watching television inside his Brooklyn home Wednesday night. Khalil Robinson was sitting in his living room watching at episode of "Blues Clues" at 9:20 p.m....