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  • Rock Hall responds to Axl Rose, confirms Chili Peppers to play

     
    Axl Rose: Rock and Roll Hall of Fame officials respond to the cofounder of Guns N' Roses -- who said Wednesday he did not want to be inducted. "We are sorry Axl will not be able to accept his Induction in person, " a spokesmoman said in a statement....
  • 'Game of Thrones,' 'Colbert Report' among Peabody winners

     
    "Game of Thrones," "Homeland," "Portlandia," "Treme," "Parks and Recreation" and "The Colbert Report" were among the TV programs named as Peabody Award winners....
  • Basement Fire Consumes 3-Story Building In Astoria

    Basement Fire Consumes 3-Story Building In Astoria
    Thirteen firefighters were injured when a four-alarm fire broke out Tuesday morning in the basement of a three-story building in Queens and quickly consumed the structure. Fire officials say the blaze began around 8:45 a.m. in the basement of 37-20...
  • Christopher Walken auditions for new gig

    Christopher Walken auditions for new gig
    Today is the birthday of Christopher Walken! He was actually born Ronald Walken in 1943 in Astoria, Queens, in New York. He's very busy but he was nice enough to join us via satellite, check him out...
  • Queens Kids Get X-Rated Computer Lesson

    Queens Kids Get X-Rated Computer Lesson
    Seven third-graders got an unexpected lesson in female anatomy in a computer class at PS 85 in Astoria, Queens. "If they are using computers and they are able to get on a site that a parent would not want them on, you would hope they wouldn't get on,"...
  • Cops Hunt For Sex Predator Targeting Asians In Queens

    Cops Hunt For Sex Predator Targeting Asians In Queens
    Police in Queens put out a warning Friday, urging residents to be on alert for a sexual predator targeting Asian women in their 20's and 30's. So far he's attacked four times, dating back to September, investigators said. Each time he roughs up his...
  • No Age Restriction For Electronic Cigarettes, Councilman Calls For Crackdown

    No Age Restriction For Electronic Cigarettes, Councilman Calls For Crackdown
    ASTORIA, NY (PIX11) -- They've gotten endorsements from Hollywood's such as Katherine Heigel and Charlie Sheen, but New York City Councilman Peter Vallone, of Astoria, wants to put restrictions on electric cigarettes.  "If an adult wants to do it, it'...
  • Mocker Drives Grand Central Parkway & Astoria Blvd

    Mocker Drives Grand Central Parkway & Astoria Blvd
    Drivers, neighbors and business owners are seeking relief from an endless stream of truck traffic in an already congested area. PIX 11's Greg Mocker took a drive into Queens over the RFK Bridge to experience what's happening. Grand Central Parkway...
  • City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings

    City Councilmembers: Snow Removal So Slow We'll Hold Hearings
    With many streets in New York City's five boroughs not having seen a snow plow a full day after the snow stopped falling, some city councilmembers are looking into holding hearings into what they call an unusually slow snow cleanup response. Meanwhile,...
  • MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines

    MTA Restores Near Normal Service To Public Transit Lines
    Straphangers can expect near normal service on the rails and subways Wednesday. Most subway service has been restored. The No. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 trains as well as the A, C, E, D, F, M, G, J, Z and R trains are all running normally. The Staten Island...
  • Queens Man Dies In House Fire

    Queens Man Dies In House Fire
    Tonight all that lingers along 31st Street in Astoria, Queens, is the sound of hammering and a sense of sorrow. Workers spent the night boarding up a home destroyed by fire. Amongst the charred remains still visible from the street are record albums, a...