Archive | 2014

Dog shot in the face by NYPD cop while protecting owner gets AMAZING happy ending

  NEW YORK (TRP) – It’s the video that’s hard to watch for just about anyone. On August 13, 2012, a pit bull named Star was left scrambling after its owner, a homeless man, suffered a seizure on an East Village sidewalk. Confused, the pit lunged at an NYPD officer and was shot in the […]

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NYC celebrates 20th anniversary of ‘Friends’ with ‘Central Perk’ shop — Gunther included

  SOHO (PIX11) – They’re the “Friends” who needed no invitation and for 10 years, viewers welcomed them into their homes making Rachel, Phoebe, Monica, Chandler, Joey and Ross household names. While their hilarious story lines live on in re-run heaven, the iconic sitcom which made its premiere in the fall of 1994, is marking […]

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Using a hidden camera, man exposes harsh realities of being a little person in NYC

  NEW YORK (PIX11) – His name is Jon Novick. He’s a 22-year-old filmmaker who lives in Queens. He’s a student at Hunter College and his favorite show is “Game of Thrones.” But most wouldn’t know that because the average person typically zeroes in on just one thing. “The term is dwarf or little person,” […]

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US Open ‘America The Beautiful’ casting call lures several youngters, 1 grown ass man

  QUEENS (PIX11) – Next month, the US Open will be rolling into town, bringing with it some of the biggest tennis stars on the planet. So it makes sense that they would launch a nationwide search for only the best to sing “America The Beautiful” during the 12-day tournament. A nationwide open casting call […]

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Team USA bandwagon ‘fans’ fail to name one player on roster

  BROOKLYN (PIX11) – From the perennial chant to the patriotic attire, Team USA was well represented at a massive viewing party under the Brooklyn Bridge as they faced off with Germany in the World Cup Thursday. Fans were everywhere just about anywhere you looked. Well, they said they were “fans.” When asked if she […]

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Singing janitor with AMAZING voice turns to YouTube to launch career

  HARLEM (PIX11) – A thunderous voice regularly fills the stairwell inside a Harlem apartment building. They’re powerhouse singing chops that can’t be denied and they belong to janitor John Maldonado. The Brooklyn man, who has cleaned floors and taken out trash for nearly a decade at the Lenox Avenue residential building, recently surfaced on […]

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From Iggy to Nicki, Summer Jam 2014 brings the heat to Metlife

  EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (TRP) – From Iggy to Nicki, the biggest names in hip hop converged on MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford Sunday for HOT 97′s annual Summer Jam concert. The annual tradition kicked off with an impressive lineup for the Festival Stage which took place in the arena’s parking lot. Childish Gambino and […]

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Pint-size rappers, powerhouse singers prep for Radio City Music Hall debut

  NEW YORK (TRP) – Performing at New York’s iconic Radio City Music Hall is a dream many musicians have, and a very special group of local students are getting that very chance. From as young as 6 to 18 years old – the talent is raw and in the process of getting ready for […]

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HOT 97′s Angie Martinez dishes on ‘Idol’ gig and the rap song that got her hooked

  NEW YORK (PIX11) – Anyone who grew up listening to hip hip radio in the tri-state knows the voice of Angie Martinez and knows it well. Whether she’s getting a shout out from President Barack Obama or giving Drake career advice, the Angie Martinez show has become a pit stop for celebrities and politicians […]

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Stop ‘tweeting and twatting’ — NJ senior citizens serve up serious advice to class of 2014

  RUTHERFORD, N.J. (PIX11) — If you heard one commencement speech this season you basically heard em all. Even though it’s kind of nice hearing what a celebrity has to say to grads about what to expect in the real world,  how about hearing from the people who’ve been there, done that and got the […]

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