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Marvin Scott


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Recent articles by Marvin:

No end in sight for the ‘Great Resignation’

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The COVID-19 pandemic has given rise to an epidemic among American workers. Following months of stress, often working from remote locations during the COVID-19 crisis, almost 48 million workers have voluntarily left their jobs, a phenomenon known as the “Great Resignation.” “Call it the ‘Great Resignation,’ but I would actually say […] → Read More

Violinist transforms subway station into concert hall experience

NEW YORK (PIX11) — The sound of a violin mixes with the sound of trains at a Lower Manhattan Subway station. Accomplished musician Myles Gittens, a 24-year-old violinist from Barbados, transforms the entrance to the Fulton Street station into his concert hall. He won a tough audition to be a part of the MTA’s Music […] → Read More

Murphy renews call for tougher gun laws in New Jersey

PATERSON, N.J. (PIX11) — Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday targeted gun owners and manufacturers in a new push to get New Jersey lawmakers to approve the comprehensive gun safety package he introduced last year. “The bills we introduced one year ago are basic measures to keep guns out of wrong hands, will help law enforcement […] → Read More

Ex-Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano sentenced to 12 years

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) — Former Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano has been sentenced to 12 years in prison for bribery. Mangano was sentenced Thursday after being convicted in 2019 on corruption charges related to his relationship with businessman Harendra Singh. He defended his actions at his sentencing in federal court on Long Island. Prosecutors […] → Read More

Bronx women rally for better maternal health care

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Giving birth to a child is one of the happiest moments in a woman’s life, but sobering statistics show it can be a challenging experience for pregnant woman of color. In the United States a Black woman is three times more likely to die from a pregnancy-related cause than a white […] → Read More

Nearly half of Americans concerned about nuclear war amid Russia-Ukraine invasion

Close to half of Americans say they are very concerned that Russia would directly target the U.S. with nuclear weapons. → Read More

Like clockwork: Meet the man who keeps the city running on time

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Many digital clocks change automatically when it comes time to “spring forward.” But plenty of timepieces have to be changed by hand, including several vintage clocks at City Hall. They’re all handled by one man: Clockmaster Marvin Schneider. The 82-year-old Schneider is New York’s version of Father Time, always ensuring that […] → Read More

Rudy Giuliani among Trump allies subpoenaed by Jan. 6 panel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House committee investigating the U.S. Capitol insurrection issued subpoenas Tuesday to Rudy Giuliani and other members of Donald Trump’s legal team who filed bogus legal challenges to the 2020 election thatfueled the lie that race had been stolen from the former president. The committee is continuing to widen its scope into […] → Read More

New York Blood Center urges donations amid national shortage crisis

Amid the first-ever national blood crisis in the U.S., there's an urgent need for blood donations to meet the emergency needs of hospitals. → Read More

WWII veteran says he feels ‘great’ on his 101st birthday: ‘Life can be beautiful’

NEW YORK — Lenny Landu was born during the Roaring 20s, and he’s still kicking to experience the 2020s. “I feel great,” he told PIX11 News on his 101st birthday. “Life can be beautiful. Take one day at a time.” Landu exercises every day in his New Jersey home, and even works at a container […] → Read More

On the road again: Travelers emerge in time for Thanksgiving

DALLAS (AP) — Determined to reclaim Thanksgiving traditions that were put on pause last year by the pandemic, millions of Americans will be loading up their cars or piling onto planes to gather again with friends and family. The number of air travelers this week is expected to approach or even exceed pre-pandemic levels, and […] → Read More

‘Somebody out here knows the answer’: Deaths of twin babies still a mystery 1 year after bodies found in Bronx

THE BRONX — NYPD detectives pleaded for answers Tuesday, one year after the bodies of newborn babies were found dumped in the trash, umbilical cords still attached, behind a Bronx building. Their mother was never found. Police don’t know who killed the twin boys. Lieutenant William O’Toole, commanding officer of Bronx Homicide, said his investigators […] → Read More

Could the 9/11 terror attacks have been prevented? Archive report chronicles one FBI agent’s fight

Twenty years after the 9/11 terror attacks, PIX11 reporter Marvin Scott looks back. Below is an editorial. The question will persist for generations to come: Could the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, have been prevented? There is a legion of believers who think it was possible. The 9/11 Commission conceded that there was a serious […] → Read More

Patrolling the skies: 2002 report gave exclusive look at fighter jets on duty on 9/11

Twenty years after the 9/11 terror attacks, PIX11 reporter Marvin Scott looks back. Below is an editorial. Looking back on the events of Sept. 11, 2001, resuscitates a kaleidoscope of images, so deeply ingrained in our psyche. As a reporter, this wasn’t a story of a terror attack in some distant land. It was on […] → Read More

A CEO took his son to school on 9/11; the decision saved his life

None of the 658 employees who came to work that day at the financial trading firm of Cantor Fitzgerald survived. → Read More

NJ woman who got experimental treatment for ALS dies

SUMMIT, N.J. — Lisa Mauriello, a New Jersey woman suffering from a rare form of ALS, died Wednesday, her husband told PIX11 News. PIX11 News has followed Mauriello’s story since April. She had been battling a large biotech firm to gain access to an experimental drug that doctors felt was her best hope for survival. […] → Read More

Infrastructure deal: Senate suddenly acts to take up $1T bill

WASHINGTON — The Senate voted Wednesday night to begin work on a nearly $1 trillion national infrastructure plan, acting with sudden speed after weeks of fits and starts once the White House and a bipartisan group of senators agreed on major provisions of the package that’s key to President Joe Biden’s agenda. Biden welcomed the […] → Read More

NY marks 25 years since TWA Flight 800 crash off Long Island coast

LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Saturday marks 25 years since the TWA Flight 800 crash off the coast of Long Island. The Paris-bound Boeing 747 exploded and crashed just 13 minutes after departing Kennedy Airport, killing all 230 people on board. The tragedy prompted one of the largest and most expensive aviation investigations in history. Scores […] → Read More

25 years later, looking back at the tragic TWA Flight 800 disaster

NEW YORK — Flames racing across the waters off Long Island ignited the reality that a modern jumbo jet with 230 people aboard — TWA Flight 800 — had just blown up 13 minutes after taking off for Paris. The tragedy prompted one of the largest and most expensive aviation investigations in history. Over 95% […] → Read More

Schumer, Booker push to decriminalize marijuana at federal level

WASHINGTON — The Senate’s top Democrat is backing a bill that would strike down a longstanding federal prohibition on marijuana, embracing a proposal that has slim chance of becoming law yet demonstrates growing public support for decriminalizing the drug. Proposals to legalize marijuana are nothing new. But Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is a sponsor of the […] → Read More