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Past articles by Nora:

Alleged Gambino crime family associate charged in murder of Brooklyn man

SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn — An alleged longtime associate of the Gambino organized crime family was charged in the death of a 78-year-old Brooklyn man, the U.S. Attorney's Office Office said in a statement Thursday. Anthony Pandrella, 59, was charged Wednesday night for the murder of his "friend of many years," Vincent Zito, officials said. → Read More

Man bites off security guard’s pinky at Queens bar: police

FLUSHING, Queens — A man who allegedly bit of a security guard's pinky at a Queens bar last month is being sought, police said Wednesday. The incident happened on Feb. 16 outside of El California Sports Bar, located on the corner of Roosevelt Avenue and 76th Street in Flushing. → Read More

Pedestrian struck and killed by hit-and-run driver in Brooklyn: police

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A driver who struck and killed a pedestrian before fleeing in Brooklyn is being sought, police said Wednesday morning. Police say a male pedestrian was walking near Linden Boulevard and Barbey Street in East New York at about 12:30 a.m. → Read More

Armed security guard at Manhattan Target shot after assailant takes his gun

KIPS BAY, Manhattan — An armed security guard at a soon-to-be-open Target store was shot early Sunday morning after an assailant grabbed his gun, according to police. Police say the guard was outside the Target store, located on East 29th Street and 2nd Avenue, when he was approached by a man shortly before 6 a.m. → Read More

Man wanted for inappropriately touching girl, 13, in two separate incidents on subway

NEW YORK CITY — Police are asking the public's help identifying a man who is accused of inappropriately touching a 13-year-old girl in two separate incidents on the subway last month. The first incident occurred on Feb. 12 at abut 7:15 a.m. → Read More

Fast-growing fire burns through 2 homes in the Bronx; 2 firefighters injured

MORRISANIA, the Bronx — A fast-growing fire burned through two private homes in the Bronx early Monday morning, leaving two firefighters with minor injuries. AIR 11 flew over the scene and captured dark plumes of smoke billowing from the houses, located near Boston Road and Cauldwell Avenue. The cause of fire is under investigation. → Read More

VIDEO: Police search for man caught on video grabbing money from woman’s hand

BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police are asking the public's help identifying a man accused of robbing a woman inside a Brooklyn deli over the weekend. The incident happened at about 4 a.m. inside Brownsville's Pitkin King Deli, located on the corner of Pitkin Avenue and Osborn Street. As seen on video, the unidentified man grabs money from the woman's hand before running out of the store. → Read More

Driver captures avalanche rolling through Colorado highway

FRISCO, Colo. - An avalanche rolling through Ten Mile Canyon in Colorado was captured on camera Sunday. A plume of snow can be seen covering the highway between Frisco and Copper Mountain. "It was not a controlled slide. → Read More

Woman, 73, beaten in unprovoked attack on L train

EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — A man accused of beating a 73-year-old woman in an unprovoked attack last month is still being sought, according to police. Police say the incident occurred on Feb. → Read More

Man posing as NYCHA worker burns 73-year-old man with hot knife during robbery

LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A man posing as a NYCHA worker is being sought after he allegedly burned a 73-year-old man with a hot knife during a Wednesday robbery, police said. → Read More

Threats made to multiple Staten Island high schools; teen arrested

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — A scary situation for parents on Staten Island as police investigate threats to multiple high schools in the borough. The threats were made as late as 11 p.m. Sunday and were brought to the attention of school officials and police by parents. → Read More

Driver of school bus carrying children revived with Narcan after crashing into tree in Newark: sources

NEWARK, N.J. — The driver of a school bus carrying children was administered Narcan, a drug that reverses opiate overdoses, after crashing into a tree in Newark Wednesday. The incident happened at about 1:10 p.m. near 14th Avenue and Jones Street, police said. There were 11 children on board. The 57-year-old driver was transported to University Hospital for treatment. → Read More

Mom who fell down subway stairs suffered medical episode: police

MIDTOWN, Manhattan — The young mother who died after falling down the subway stairs in midtown may have suffered a medical episode, according to police. Malaysia Goodson was carrying her 18-month-old daughter down the stairs of the 7th Avenue uptown B-D-E station Monday night. → Read More

Officers shoot two people after car pursuit in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. — Two people were shot by police officers following an early morning pursuit in Newark on Tuesday, police said. The incident happened on Bergen Street and Springfield Avenue shortly after midnight. → Read More

Woman carrying baby in stroller dies after falling down midtown subway stairs

MIDTOWN — Tragedy struck in midtown on Monday when a woman carrying her 1-year-old daughter in a stroller fell down the subway steps and died. Her child sustained minor injuries. Malaysia Goodson was found unconscious and unresponsive at the bottom of the southbound 7th Avenue B, D and E station stairs just before 8 p.m. → Read More

Woman stuck in Manhattan elevator for three days is rescued: FDNY

MANHATTAN — A woman who was trapped in a Manhattan elevator for three days has been rescued, according to the FDNY. According to the FDNY, the unidentified woman said she had been in the elevator of the town home, located on East 65th Street and Park Avenue, since Friday. → Read More

MTA reaches agreement with Amtrak on Metro-North East Bronx expansion project

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday an agreement was reached amongst the MTA, Empire State Development and Amtrak, allowing the expansion of Metro-North stations in the Bronx. → Read More

Police investigating ‘sudden and suspicious’ death of 7-year-old boy in Newark

NEWARK, N.J. — A 7-year-old boy was found dead in Newark under "sudden and suspicious" circumstances, Essex County Prosecutors said in a statement on Monday. At about 8 a.m., police responded to a home located on Weequahic Avenue when they found the boy, who was unresponsive. → Read More

Mel Stottlemyre, New York baseball star, dead at 77: report

NEW YORK — Famed New York baseball star Mel Stottlemyre has died, the New York Daily News reports. He was 77. Stottlemyre died Sunday in Seattle after a battle with bone marrow cancer, the Daily News reports. Stottlemyre was a pitcher for the New York Yankees from1964 to 1973, before coaching the New York Mets from 1984 to 1993, and Yankees from 1996 to 2005. → Read More

Police investigating ‘reports of possible active shooter’ at NJ UPS

LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — A UPS facility in Logan Township, New Jersey was swarmed with heavy police presence early Monday morning. The Courier Post is reporting there is an "active shooter situation," but PIX11 has not been able to confirm it. → Read More