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Uber facing federal lawsuit after woman accuses driver of rape in India

pix11.com — (PIX11) - She is unknown, listed simply as a Jane Doe. However, her story is widely known: A female executive allegedly beaten and raped by her Uber driver in India back in early December. The incident has sparked protests in India. Meanwhile here stateside, it has launched a 36-page federal lawsuit filed on Thursday in California.
Jan 30, 2015

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WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley comes clean on ‘Wing-Gate’

pix11.com — (PIX11) -- WWE Hall of Famer Mick Foley was caught red-handed cheating at Wing Bowl in Philadelphia! Scott Stanford had the exclusive interview with Foley.

Man stabbed on Upper East Side

pix11.com — UPPER EAST SIDE (PIX11) - A man was stabbed on the Upper East Side Friday, according to police. EMS received reports of a male stabbed in the back near East 61st Street at about 2:45 p.m. The victim was transported to New York Hospital in serious condition.
Jan 30, 2015

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Man in ridiculous wig attempts to rob doughnut shop, gets laughed at by staff

pix11.com — Posted 11:58 AM, January 30, 2015, by Alyssa Zauderer, PASADENA, Texas (PIX11) - A store clerk accidentally thwarted a would-be robbery when she laughed at the suspect's disguise. According to the Daily Mail, the unidentified man entered the Donut Hole in Pasadena, Texas and brandished a gun at the employees.
Jan 30, 2015

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Shake Shack IPO: ‘SHAK’ shares more than double on market debut

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11/AP) - Investors are craving burgers and crinkle-cut fries. Shares of Shake Shack Inc. have more than doubled minutes after they debuted on the stock market debut Friday. The New York-based burger chain raised $105 million, selling 5 million shares at $21 per share, more than had been expected.

An octopus, porcupine and more adorable animals predict the Super Bowl XLIX

pix11.com — (PIX11) - With only two days until the Super Bowl XLIX, the entire nation is itching to see who will win - including our slimy, furry, and ferocious friends. Animal Planet made two puppy-safe cakes decorated for the Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots to be torn apart by a hoard of adorable canines.
Jan 30, 2015

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Mitt Romney says he will not run for president in 2016

Paulina Vega talks about life as Miss Universe

Jan 30, 2015

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Vivitrol: Desperate families seek ‘miracle shot’ for heroin addiction

pix11.com — When the parents of a 19 year old Long Island teen consented to PIX 11 News being present, as their son was injected with a medicine called Vivitrol, it was a last-ditch effort to get the insurance company to understand their pain-and frustration-as they fight to end the teen's heroin addiction.
Jan 29, 2015

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Jan 29, 2015

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Who’s coaching your Kids?

pix11.com — (PIX11)- Sports are an important part of the lives of children in the United States. Just over 21 million youth between the ages of 6 and 17 play team sports on a regular basis, with another five million engaging on an occasional basis, according to the Sports and Fitness Industry Association annual survey of households.

Lingering snow impacts transit systems and Citi Bike

pix11.com — Snow piles are a reminder of the storm that visited New York City on Monday and Tuesday. But the snow is still a problem for Citi Bike, the bike sharing program, in New York City. Citi Bike reported that 75 percent of the stations had been cleared as of Wednesday.
Jan 29, 2015

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Comcast apologizes for renaming customer ‘A**hole Brown’

pix11.com — SPOKANE, Wash. (PIX11) - A couple who tried to cancel the cable portion of their Comcast subscription were shocked to find their next bill addressed to a new customer - "A**hole Brown." The couple, Ricardo and Lisa Brown, decided they could live without the $60-per-month cost and tried to downgrade to Internet only, but were referred instead to a customer service agent who tried to convince them otherwise.

New app lets you get pampered by professionals when and where it’s convenient for you

pix11.com — Whether you're a stay-at-home mom or a stock market tycoon, there never seems to be enough time in the day to get everything done. Imagine having a team of professionals working around your schedule, all so you can look and feel your best. A new app is helping us do just that.

An inside look at Methodone treatment for heroin addiction

pix11.com — KIPS BAY, Manhattan (PIX11) - The white, plastic bottles containing the reddish-pink liquid that is Methadone were locked inside a safe, inside a locked closet, when PIX 11 News visited Mount Sinai's 25 th Street clinic on Second Avenue.
Jan 30, 2015

As #heroin takes hold among a young generation of middle class kids, debate over #methadone persists go.pix11.com/1A4k0Wy via @pix11news

Jan 29, 2015

WEB EXTRA: Inside a high security Methadone clinic in Manhattan go.pix11.com/1A4k0Wy via @pix11news

Small plane makes emergency landing on West Milford highway

pix11.com — WEST MILFORD, New Jersey (PIX11) - A small plane successfully made an emergency landing on a New Jersey highway. The pilot brought the craft down along Route 23 in West Milford. https://twitter.com/News12NJ/status/560863554211823616/photo/1 so a small engine airplane just emergency landed on RT 23 north right before i have to leave for work - Steph (@stephniccole) January 29, 2015 This is a developing story; refresh for updates.
Jan 29, 2015

A Cesna C150 pilot just NAILED this highway landing in West Milford, NJ go.pix11.com/1ChFGPB photo by John Wassman pic.twitter.com/mbrqjPMZY7

Broadway: Trainers get stage animals ready for their close-ups

pix11.com — Yes, New Yorkers know their rats. But this is no typical rat. Meet Toby, one of Broadway's leading ladies. "I was terrified, like seriously my nightmares were rats coming at me," Lydia DesRoche said. "I was just so terrified but I wanted the gig."

Man accused of robbery nearly deported before key witness admitted she had lied

pix11.com — (PIX11) - After nearly 30 years of fighting to clear his name, Michael Waithe's battle is finally over. The 52 year old told PIX11 News, "I'm a happy man today." Shortly after immigrating to the US from Barbados in the mid 80s, Waithe was convicted and imprisoned for a burglary in Brooklyn.
Jan 29, 2015

Immigrant facing deportation has conviction overturned by @BrooklynDA Exclusive Content: go.pix11.com/1ySeuEv #NYC pic.twitter.com/A8WqBGxBcL

Dying Brooklyn man’s wish to see his sister is granted with the help of Sen. Schumer

pix11.com — BROOKLYN (PIX11) - Christopher Robinson's wish to see his sister before he died didn't look likely after her visa was denied by the embassy. "Everything is looking good," Senator Chuck Schumer said. "First, I want to thank PIX11 and Magee for being so persistent."
Jan 30, 2015

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