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Ashley Soley-Cerro is a digital producer at PIX11. She is a born-and-raised Angeleno who previously worked at PIX’s sister station KTLA in Los Angeles. Prior to her time in TV news, she was a producer at Southern California Public Radio.


Recent Articles
  • Man who went on sex assault spree in Brooklyn, threatened woman’s life, seen in new video: police

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — New video was released Saturday showing a man being sought by police for a string of sexual assaults in Crown Heights, including one in which he claimed to have a knife and threatened the victim’s life. The man attacked four women in a four-hour period last week, according to police. In the first incident, he followed a woman, 22, to her apartment near Pacific Street and Nostrand Avenue around 11:45 p.m., Wednesday, July 12, police said. He […]

  • 4th arrest made after men with ‘pack-like mentality’ sexually assault woman leaving Queens church

    JAMAICA, Queens — A fourth man has been arrested and charged in the robbery and sex attack of a woman heading home from her New York City church, according to Queens District Attorney Richard Brown. Brown announced the arrest Saturday. He said, in a news release, that the men’s crimes were “despicable and are deserving of significant punishment. All four are accused of attacking a 50-year-old woman on July 11 at gunpoint. “It is alleged that with a pack-like mentality they […]

  • Hit-and-run driver critically injures cyclist in the Bronx: police

    MOTT HAVEN, the Bronx — Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck a cyclist in the Bronx Friday, leaving the victim critically injured, NYPD officials said. The cyclist was struck near East 141st Street and Willis Avenue in the Mott Haven section of the borough around 6:33 a.m., police said. The victim was transported to a hospital, where he was listed in critical condition, according to police. Investigators are looking for a gray Volvo they said fled the scene. […]

  • Sean Spicer resigns, Sarah Huckabee Sanders is new White House press secretary

    WASHINGTON — He’s been battling the media since President Trump’s inauguration and was spoofed regularly on SNL. Now, Sean Spice is out as White House press secretary. Spicer resigned Friday “over hiring of new communications aide,” sources told the Associated Press. CNN reports that Spicer’s resignation came after New York financier and former Trump campaign fundraiser Anthony Scaramucci accepted the position as White House communications director. During Friday’s White House press briefing, Scaramucci said Sarah Huckabee Sanders will be the press […]

  • Subway train derails in Brooklyn

    BROOKLYN — A morning rush-hour derailment in Brooklyn is still impacting subway service as the evening rush gets underway, officials said. The second set of wheels on the second car of a Q train came off the rails at about 8:55 a.m. in Brighton Beach, MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz said. No one was injured in the incident. The train was back on the tracks at 1:45 p.m. and on the move as of 3 p.m., he said in an afternoon update. […]

  • Third day of brutally hot, humid weather to mark 3rd heat wave of the year

    NEW YORK — A third day of 90+ degree highs is forecast to scorch the tri-state area Friday, marking the third official heat wave of the year. NYC is expected to hit 92 degrees Friday, but feel much hotter due to the high level of humidity. The brutal combination has prompted another heat advisory to be issued across the five boroughs; Nassau, Suffolk and southern Westchester counties; and in New Jersey, portions of Passaic, Hudson, Bergen, Essex, Union and Rockland […]

  • Thursday ties for hottest day of the year in NYC

    NEW YORK — Thursday did not turn out to be the hottest day of the year, as forecast, but it was still a scorcher. Temperatures Thursday were expected to soar up to 95 degrees in the city, which would have made it the hottest day thus far. Instead highs just missed the mark, topping of at 94 degrees. The sweltering forecast prompted a heat advisory, remaining in effect for the five boroughs, parts of Long Island, Westchester, and in New Jersey, […]

  • Escaped parolee captured in the Bronx day after fleeing Staten Island home: police

    STAPLETON, Staten Island — An escaped parolee was captured in the Bronx Friday, one day after fleeing authorities on Staten Island while in handcuffs, according to police. Hector Calo, 41, was on parole for a second-degree burglary conviction when he fled a home on St. Paul’s Avenue, near Taxter Place, police said. The location borders the Stapleton and Tompkinsville sections of the borough. Police previously said the home was located on Van Duzer Street. The parolee was “rear handcuffed” and in […]

  • Texas school district approves paddling as method to punish students

    THREE RIVERS, Texas — Students in a south Texas school district who commit minor infractions, such as disobeying teachers, may soon be paddled as a form of punishment, according several reports. A paddle, expected to be wood, will be used in the upcoming school year to administer corporal punishment, local newspaper Corpus Christi Caller-Times reports. Minor incidents such as not following classroom rules and disobeying a teacher could lead to the use of physical punishment, campus behavior coordinator Andrew Amaro […]

  • Woman suffering head trauma found dead in the Bronx

    PORT MORRIS, the Bronx — A woman with head trauma was found dead in a Bronx building early Thursday, according to police. Reports of an unconscious woman in a building on 136th Street, between Bruckner Boulevard and Willow Avenue, were made just after 4 a.m., police said. Responding officers found a woman, 55, unconscious and unresponsive, police said. She appeared to have head trauma. The woman was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. The medical examiner will determine her cause […]