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Restaurateur and former model B. Smith reported missing

pix11.com — LONG ISLAND (PIX11) -- Restaurateur and former model B. Smith has gone missing, police in Sag Harbor said Wednesday. A spokesman for the Sag Harbor police department said he could confirm that a person by the name of Barbara Smith is missing in their area but could not provide further detai...

Thanksgiving weather serves up dose of winter

pix11.com — New York City's Department of Transportation and the MTA are responding to the arrival of winter weather. Plows and ice-melting machines are standing by and in some cases, already on the road. On the day before Thanksgiving, final plans are being made for dinner and travel.
Nov 26, 2014

It's here: #Thanksgiving weather serves up dose of #NYC winter weather go.pix11.com/1yhmNsq via @pix11news

Dozens of flights cancelled because of winter storm

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11) - Pack your patience: dozens of flights out of the New York City area are delayed or cancelled Wednesday as a winter storm approaches the region on the busiest travel day of the year, and more travel headaches are expected. Winter weather was affecting flights at LaGuardia, JFK and Newark airports, according to FlightAware.
Nov 26, 2014

The pending winter storm has already cancelled or delayed several flights out of NY, NJ go.pix11.com/1zubrQf

Messy winter storm arrives on busiest travel day of the year

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11) - Finish your Thanksgiving grocery shopping and head out to grandma's house early. Wednesday's wet winter storm has arrived and it's only a matter of hours before rain turns to snow, creating a messy, possibly treacherous commute for thousands of celebrants traveling to see family and friends.

Hundreds gather in Union Square for second night in a row to protest Ferguson decision

pix11.com — UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (PIX11) - For the second night in a row, hundreds have begun to gather in Union Square to protest the grand jury's decision that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the shooting death of unarmed black teen Michael Brown.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Live: Protesters swarm FDR Drive, Lincoln and Queens Midtown tunnels, Barclays Center. FULL PIX coverage: go.pix11.com/1regVjf

Nov 25, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Hundreds descend on Times Square to protest Ferguson decision. go.pix11.com/1regVjf @AnnMercogliano

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Gov. Cuomo announces travel restrictions across NY

pix11.com — Posted 5:07 AM, November 26, 2014, by Christopher Brito, NEW YORK (PIX11)- Governor Cuomo announced several travel restrictions that will occur Wednesday morning in anticipation of heavy snowfall in the region.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Gov. Cuomo announces travel restrictions as winter storm approaches go.pix11.com/1CeOTsD via @pix11news

Home of the world’s priciest holiday meal says it understands NYC residents struggle with hunger

pix11.com — MEATPACKING DISTRICT, Manhattan (PIX11) - In a city that has both more billionaires than any other on Earth, as well as the poorest congressional district in the country, in the Bronx, the contrasts at Thanksgiving time are stark.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @Joelsberg: $35,000 Thanksgiving dinner contrasted with South Bronx emergency feeding program: pix11.com/2014/11/25/hom…

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: ‘I know I did my job right’

pix11.com — FERGUSON, Mo. (AP/PIX11) - Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson says he couldn't have done anything differently in his confrontation with Michael Brown to have prevented the 18-year-old's shooting death. Wilson made his first public statements Tuesday during an interview with ABC News' George Stephanopoulos. He offered details of the Aug.
Nov 26, 2014

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson: 'I know I did my job right' fb.me/6Tk1qj9an

3-alarm fire rips through Harlem dollar store

pix11.com — Posted 10:38 AM, November 25, 2014, by Jeremy Tanner, HARLEM (PIX11) - Fire broke out inside a Harlem dollar store Tuesday morning, sending heavy smoke into the air. The three-alarm blaze started just after 9 a.m. in the 99 Cent Plus store at 2610 Douglass Blvd. near 139th Street, according to the FDNY.

PIX11 in Missouri: Highlights of our coverage of Ferguson decision

pix11.com — CLAYTON, Missouri (PIX11) - PIX11 reporter Jay Dow and videographer Kenton Young were the first New York local TV journalists to travel to Missouri in August to cover the unrest following the fatal shooting of unarmed black teen Michael Brown by Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson.

PHOTO: Bratton splattered with fake blood in Times Square by protestors

pix11.com — Posted 11:40 PM, November 24, 2014, by Christopher Brito, NEW YORK (PIX11)- Moments after the Grand Jury ruled Darren Wilson not guilty of killing Michael Brown, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton was splattered with fake blood by demonstrators in Times Square. Twitter user @Jeffrae published a picture showing the cop boss covered in what looks like red paint.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @PIX11News: PHOTO: Top cop Bill Bratton splattered with fake blood in Times Square by protesters. go.pix11.com/1r6GanQ pic.twitter.com/atHsxOtSj0

Nov 25, 2014

Top cop Bill Bratton splattered with fake blood in Times Square by protesters. go.pix11.com/1r6GanQ pic.twitter.com/LS34FfJNyh

Nov 25, 2014

RT @PIX11News: PHOTO: Top cop Bill Bratton splattered with fake blood in Times Square by protesters. go.pix11.com/1r6GanQ pic.twitter.com/atHsxOtSj0

Nov 25, 2014

RT @PIX11News: PHOTO: Top cop Bill Bratton splattered with fake blood in Times Square by protesters. go.pix11.com/1r6GanQ pic.twitter.com/atHsxOtSj0

Body of young man found in Ferguson

pix11.com — FERGUSON (PIX11) - The body of a young black man was found the day after unrest and looting in Ferguson following the decision not to indict officer Darren Wilson. The man, believed to be in his 20s, was discovered around 9 a.m. slumped inside a white Pontiac parked in front of an apartment complex on Glen Owen Drive.

Ride-a-long with NYS police gives glipse at how authorities stop reckless truck drivers

pix11.com — (PIX11)- Dan is on the road with law enforcement as they pull over truckers. Dan also learns more on why drivers are have accidents and confronts two drivers. Topics: new york state police, PIX11 Investigates, PIX11 Investigates: Dangerous Trucking
Nov 25, 2014

Here is part 2 of our investigative series into the world of dangerous trucking.... fb.me/3n0L8WHvv

Ferguson officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in death of Michael Brown: jury

By Jay Dow
pix11.com — FERGUSON, Missouri (CNN) - A St. Louis County grand jury ruled Wednesday that Ferguson officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. For weeks, lawyers, analysts and journalists speculated on when it would be announced.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @AshleyAlese: Ferguson officer Darren Wilson will not face charges in death of Michael Brown: jury go.pix11.com/11utlHp via @pix11news @jaydowtv

Protesters gather in Union Square awaiting grand jury decision in Ferguson

pix11.com — UNION SQUARE, Manhattan (PIX11) - Crowds are gathering in Union Square Monday night awaiting the 9 p.m. decision in the Michael Brown case. "Hey hey, ho ho! Police brutality has got to go! " NYC #Ferguson protests are underway in Union Square!
Nov 24, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Protesters gather in Union Square awaiting grand jury decision in Ferguson. go.pix11.com/1uyvc4S @allieallieooop

Two-term mayor of Ferguson discusses racial tension in the city

By Jay Dow
pix11.com — FERGUSON, Missouri (PIX11) - If the relationship between Ferguson's black and white communities is broken, the Corner Coffee House - where we met former two term Ferguson Mayor Brian Fletcher - seems like a good place to start the conversation about how to fix it.

A city on the brink: Jury reaches decision in Darren Wilson indictment

By Jay Dow
pix11.com — FERGUSON, Mo. (PIX11) - The wait is nearly over after months of tension - the jury has made a decision and residents, protesters and authorities are waiting to find out if Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson will be indicted in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @PIX11News: #Breaking Grand jury decision in Darren Wilson indictment set for 9 p.m. ET, prosecutor says go.pix11.com/1AJpENm @BreakingNews

Hottest toys on every kid’s wish list revealed

pix11.com — (PIX11) - Whether you're shopping for children - or adults who act like children - the Toy Industry Association has you covered this holiday season. On Monday, the TIA revealed the hottest must-have toys that will be on every kid's wish list come Christmas.
Nov 25, 2014

RT @AdrienneApp: Had so much fun yesterday with @AndrewRamosTV checking out the hottest toys for the holidays! pix11.com/2014/11/24/hot… #toty15

Thanksgiving travel tips for possible rain, snowstorm in New York City

pix11.com — (PIX11) - With a coastal storm expected to hit New York City this week, travelers may experience some problems with travel. The brunt of the storm will affect the city Wednesday evening - one of the biggest travel days of the year.
Nov 24, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Traveling for Thanksgiving? Prepare yourself for a possible rain or snowstorm with these tips: go.pix11.com/1FkmsYk pic.twitter.com/g4DMlc2eis