Video: Man splashes paint on George Floyd statue in NY’s Union Square

NEW YORK CITY (WPIX) — After a statue of George Floyd was vandalized Sunday morning in Union Square, the New York Police Department released surveillance video early Monday of a man dousing the statue with paint. According to police, the unidentified man riding a skateboard approached the statue in the south plaza of the park … Read more

Cars litter NYC highways as roads become rivers

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Hours and hours after Tropical Storm Ida dumped torrential rain that created historic flooding, New Yorkers were still bailing out cars they’d abandoned Wednesday night in order to save their lives. Police identify NYC toddler, parents killed in Ida flood Hundreds of cars were stranded in Mount Vernon, Westchester, and the … Read more

WATCH: Brave mom pulls son through car window during NYC kidnapping

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Police on Friday released shocking video of a quick-thinking mother jumping into action to pull her 5-year-old son out of a car window after a man snatched him off a Queens street Thursday night, officials said. Woman guilty in 3-year-old niece’s death is resentenced, freed; parents want answers According to the … Read more

NYC marks Independence Day with Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show

NEW YORK (PIX11) — After a year lost to the coronavirus, New York City’s most well-known Fourth of July traditions were back Sunday. WATCH: Albany fireworks streamed from the Empire State Plaza The traditional Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks show returned in full form with a display over the East River, as shells were shot … Read more