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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
  • Police save choking 1-year-old during NYPD graduation

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A detective and lieutenant are being praised for their quick actions, which saved the life of a 1-year-old who was choking during his father’s graduation from the police academy Wednesday. Lt. Greg Besson and Det. Mark Rubins attended the Police Academy Recruit Graduation at Madison Square Garden when they heard a commotion, police said. The noise was coming from the family of Officer Leonardo Escorcia, who was graduating. Police said the family was trying to get help […]

  • Teen threatens Hempstead school with bomb, assault rifle: police

    HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — A 17-year-old who threatened a Hempstead school and claimed to have a bomb, assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition has been arrested, police said Thursday. Khalil Young, 17, was allegedly at The Academy Charter School on Franklin Avenue when he threatened it with a bomb Tuesday around 12:15 p.m. He also claimed to have an assault rifle and several rounds of ammunition, according to police. Young surrendered Wednesday and is being charged with making a terroristic […]

  • Woman slashes man in the face during Bronx dispute: police

    MORRISANIA, the Bronx — A woman is being sought Thursday for slashing a man in the face during a fight in the Bronx, according to police. The dispute happened Friday, April 6 around 4:05 p.m. on East 161st Street near St. Anne’s Avenue, bordering the Morrisania and Woodstock sections of the Bronx, police said. The woman grabbed an unknown sharp object during the altercation and slashed the victim across the face, police said. The victim, a 47-year-old man, was hospitalized […]

  • Man shot and killed outside Brooklyn church: police

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — The search for the person who shot and killed a man outside a Brooklyn church is underway Thursday, police said. Claudell Gary, 37, was found unconscious and unresponsive in front of Mt. Zion Pentecostal Holy Church on Hart Street after police said they responded to a 911 call about a man being shot around 8:40 p.m. Gary, who lived down the street from the incident, was shot once in the neck and left leg, police said. He was […]

  • Retired MTA bus driver found stabbed to death in Brooklyn home: police

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — The body of a man who was stabbed to death was discovered by his wife and daughter in his Brooklyn home, police said Wednesday. Otis James, 46, was identified by police as the man found dead in his home on Central Avenue near Cornelia Street at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. James’ wife and her daughter discovered his body next to a knife, police said. He had been stabbed several times and his death has been deemed a […]

  • Help needed to save abused dog’s leg: Suffolk County officials

    BRENTWOOD, N.Y. — Animal care officials asked for the public’s help Wednesday raising enough money to help an abused dog who otherwise may need his leg amputated. The 1-year-old beagle mix, Frankie, was found last week after someone reported he was tied to a short leash with no available water in a truck yard, officials with the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals said. Frankie was found unable to walk, and suffering from a severely injured leg that […]

  • WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino dead at 82

    NEW YORK — WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino has died, World Wrestling Entertainment announced Wednesday. He was 82. Sammartino, who stood 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed about 270 pounds, caught the eye of a professional wrestling promoter in 1959 after bench-pressing 565 pounds, according to the WWE. “Bruno became an overnight sensation, connecting with not only fellow Italians, but also Latinos, Greeks and Jews, successfully bridging the gap in America’s melting pot of wrestling fans,” the WWE said […]

  • Person shot and killed in Linden 7-Eleven: officials

    LINDEN, N.J. — A person has been fatally shot in a 7-Eleven in Linden, officials said Wednesday. The person was killed around 10 p.m. in a 7-Eleven on E St Georges Avenue police said. The Union County Homicide Task Force is investigating.

  • Man armed with glue gun arrested for trying to rob bubble tea spot in Brooklyn: police

    BROOKLYN — A possible serial robber armed with a glue gun was arrested on Monday for attempting to steal money from a business serving bubble tea in Brooklyn, police said. Gregory Price, 59, faces charges of robbery, criminal possession of a weapon, menacing, tampering with physical evidence and resisting arrest, according to police. The Brownsville resident was arrested after a community member told an off-duty officer a man sought in a pattern of robberies was spotted near Atlantic Avenue and […]

  • Nick Mangold signs one-day deal so he can retire with New York Jets

    NEW YORK — Former New York Jets center Nick Mangold has signed a one-day deal with the team so he can retire with them. Mangold announced the deal in a statement shared on Twitter Tuesday. “I DECLARE RETIREMENNNTTTTTTT!” Mangold exclaimed. Mangold spent his 10-year professional career with the New York Jets from 2006 – 2016, but was released last year after suffering an injury the season before. After being  a free agent, Mangold said he signed a one-day deal so […]