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Virgin Galactic reports SpaceShipTwo suffered ‘in-flight anomaly’

pix11.com — (CNN) - Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo experienced "an in-flight anomaly" during a test flight Friday, the company said on Twitter. Details about the anomaly weren't immediately released. Trademark and Copyright 2014 Cable News Network, Inc., a Time Warner Company. All rights reserved.

From 1978: Meet WPIX reporter who proudly DID NOT run in Marathon

pix11.com — Action News reporter Frank Casey speaks to the Non-Runners Club on October 20, 1978, and explains why you won't find him huffing out there on Marathon Sunday.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @RolandoPujol: From 1978: Here's one @PIX11News reporter you'll NEVER find catching "marathon fever." pix11.com/2014/10/29/fro…

Oct 31, 2014

From 1978: Here's one @PIX11News reporter you'll NEVER find catching "marathon fever." pix11.com/2014/10/29/fro…

Michael Jackson Zombies promise to excite and thrill crowd at Village Halloween Parade

pix11.com — GREENWICH VILLAGE (PIX11) - It's the treasured tradition here in New York City that brings out close to a million people each year. The Village Halloween Parade will be celebrating it's 41st year as it makes it's way up 6th Avenue on what's expected to be a chilly night in the Big Apple.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Michael Jackson Zombies promise to excite and thrill crowd at Village Halloween Parade. go.pix11.com/1DE7auT @AndrewRamosTV

1978 Marathon Fever! 11 Alive journalists train for New York Marathon

pix11.com — Action News staffers Jeff Kamen and Peter Landis prepare for the big run.

$2.25M deal reached in hot NYC jail cell death

pix11.com — Posted 12:35 PM, October 31, 2014, by Associated Press, NEW YORK (AP) - A New York City official says a settlement of $2.25 million has been reached with the family of a mentally ill, homeless former Marine who died in a 101-degree jail cell. City Comptroller Scott Stringer made the announcement Friday.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @reputationdr: Family of Former Marine Wins $2.25 Million Settlement Reached w #NYC Over Hot Jail Cell Death w Temps of 101 Degrees! pix11.com/2014/10/31/2-2…

Daughter wins free rent for a year, gives awesome prize to her parents

pix11.com — ELMONT, Long Island (PIX11) -- When Mercedes entered PIX11's Home Free Friday contest, she knew exactly what she'd do if she won the $18,000 prize. "Give it all to my parents," she said. "When I entered, I had them in mind. I knew wholeheartedly that I was going to give them the money.
Oct 31, 2014

#HomeFreeFriday winner! Free rent or mortgage for A FULL YEAR! Meet this wks winner--will it be you next?!?... fb.me/1N4Iz7vB7

PIX11 uncovers spooky evidence at White Hills Mansion

pix11.com — NEW JERSEY (PIX11) - Halloween is a day when some believe the dead walk among the living. But for ghost hunters, that's true every night. PIX11 joined a group of paranormal investigators out to uncover secrets behind the spooky happening at a 300-year-old mansion in New Jersey.

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Oct 31, 2014

On my way! Someone is about to have their mortgage paid for 1 year on @PIX11News For info: pix11.com/homefreefriday pic.twitter.com/iYb3yJ72nm

Giant drill bit narrowly misses packed ‘F’ train

pix11.com — QUEENS (PIX11) -- A giant drill bit narrowly missed drilling right through a packed subway car in Queens Thursday morning. The machinery, being used for the East Side Access project, was being operated by a contractor above ground near the 21st St. Station in Long Island City.

Monks use 6th century rulebook to inspire Newark students

pix11.com — No matter what neighborhood you live in, there are certain smells, landmarks and sounds that you identify with. For many living in Newark, New Jersey, it is unfortunately sounds of gunshots and police sirens that have become all too familiar to many of the residents.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @JamesPiccoli: Monks Use 6th Century Rulebook To Inspire Newark Students @DanMannarino Basic Principles Work At St. Benedict's Prep go.pix11.com/1zk68X2

Oct 30, 2014

Inspiring story about how a group of Newark Monks are changing the lives of teens using ancient rules. Take a... fb.me/1OKUdylvq

Daylight Saving Time 2014: Time to ‘fall back’

pix11.com — (PIX11/CNN) - This weekend, remember to set your clocks back one hour for the end of Daylight Saving Time. Daylight Saving started this year on Mar. 9, and will conclude this Sunday, Nov. 2 at 2 a.m. That means an extra hour of sleep!

Man plans on knitting scarf while running NYC Marathon

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11) - Most of us can't knit or run a marathon. Forget about doing both at the same time. David Babcock, of Missouri, made it in the Guinness Book of World Records for this specific skill, and ended up with a very long scarf from the Kansas City Marathon last year.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Man plans on knitting scarf while running NYC Marathon: go.pix11.com/1rE186M @KaityTong

Accused Penn. State Trooper killer Eric Frein captured

pix11.com — DUNMORE, Pa. (AP) - Authorities say they have captured a man accused of killing one Pennsylvania State trooper and seriously injuring another during an ambush outside police barracks. Police say they have 31-year-old Eric Frein in custody. The ambush was Sept. 12. The seven-week hunt for him ended Thursday.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: BREAKING: Accused Penn. State Trooper killer Eric Frein captured. go.pix11.com/1xGiFjf

Bellevue Hospital releases 5-year-old who tested negative for Ebola

pix11.com — NEW YORK CITY (PIX11) - The 5-year-old boy who tested negative for Ebola at Bellevue Hospital has been released, officials announced Monday afternoon. The Health Department announced the boy tested negative for the virus Oct. 27, but kept him in isolation as a precaution.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Bellevue Hospital releases 5-year-old who tested negative for Ebola go.pix11.com/104twJ2

Plane hits building at Wichita airport

pix11.com — (PIX11/CNN) - Four people have died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas on Thursday morning, the city's fire chief said. There may still be some people unaccounted for and authorities are trying to determine how many people were in the building at the time, Chief Ron Blackwell said.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: JUST IN: At least 2 dead, 10 unaccounted for after plane crashes into building at Wichita airport go.pix11.com/1wNZ7Ng

Toms River election goes to the dogs, literally

pix11.com — TOMS RIVER, N.J. (PIX11) - A group of pups in New Jersey are off to the races - the mayoral races. They're "competing" for Toms River Pet Mayor and they're all therapy dogs that visit homebound senior citizens in Ocean County. Among their top priorities: raising awareness about therapy dogs with Canine Caregivers.

PIX11 spends night at NJ’s White Hills Mansion known for paranormal activity

pix11.com — NEW JERSEY (PIX11)- Dan Mannarino tagged along with professional ghost hunters as they continued their investigation of White Hills Mansion in New Jersey. It's 300-year-old house that has received plenty of attention over the years for suspected paranormal activity.
Oct 30, 2014

Part one of my ghost hunt with @GSGhostHunters - wait til you see tomorrow's - check it out go.pix11.com/1E4sonJ

Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: .@DanMannarino spent the night at a supposedly haunted NJ mansion -- and he spotted some spooky happenings: go.pix11.com/1E4sonJ

Cat Call City: Why do people do it?

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11)-- Kirstin Cole goes undercover to find out what goes on when women are cat called. LIVE at 7:45AM: www.pix11.com/live
Oct 30, 2014

Shoshana Roberts has been threatened with rape & violence for her video of 10 hours of Cat Calls. I take my... fb.me/35GngORu8

Oct 30, 2014

What do YOU think about cat calls? Harmless compliments? Harassing comments? We go out with hidden cameras to... fb.me/1Ip9TWEqF

Cardinal Dolan: Archdiocese of NY to merge several parishes

pix11.com — NEW YORK (PIX11)- Cardinal Timothy Dolan warns that up to 50 churches, 14 percent of the Archdiocese of New York's parishes could be affected. The Archdiocese of New York are telling pastors or administrators of these churches set to close. Then the bad news will be given to parishioners at each church as early as this week.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @PIX11News: Cardinal Dolan: Archdiocese of NY to merge several parishes go.pix11.com/1xEWuKm via @MonicamoralesTV