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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
  • Bodega worker fatally stabs would-be robber in Harlem: police

    HARLEM, Manhattan — A bodega worker wrestled the knife away from a would-be robber then stabbed him several times, killing the attemped thief on Friday, police said. The deceased, identified only as a 46-year-old man, allegedly tried to stick up at knifepoint  Candy Grocery, located at 104-A West 145th St., at about 9 a.m., police said. A 22-year-old worker, identified as  Ahmed Haffed, put up a fight at the store, grabbed the knife from the attempted robber and stabbed him in […]

  • Here are the NYC drop-off sites where you can donate items to Puerto Rico

    NEW YORK — New Yorkers can now drop-off items at designated locations in all five boroughs meant to aid Puerto Ricans in their recovery after Hurricane Maria, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday. The U.S. territory — home to some 3.4 million people — is without power, and at least one death has been reported after the then-Category 4 hurricane ravaged the island when it made landfall Wednesday. “New York City stands in solidarity with those affected by Hurricane Maria, […]

  • How to help Puerto Rico in wake of Hurricane Maria

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico is facing the unprecedented task of rebuilding after Hurricane Maria. The U.S. territory — home to some 3.4 million people — is completely without power, and may not get it back for 4 to 6 months.  At least one death has been reported, but because communications are down the total casualty count is not known, Gov. Ricardo Rossello tells CNN. And although the storm made landfall Wednesday, rain and flooding continued more than a day […]

  • Fall forecast: Get ready for a sizzling start to the season

    NEW YORK — Friday may be the first day of fall, but it’s going to feel a lot more like summer. Highs for this time of year are typically in the low 70s, with the normal high between Sept. 22nd and 24th being 72 to 73 degrees. New York City is expected to feel anywhere between 10 to nearly 20 degrees hotter this weekend. Clouds linger Friday, with highs hitting 80 degrees. Clearer skies are expected Saturday, along with a […]

  • Construction worker falls to his death in lower Manhattan: FDNY

    MANHATTAN — A construction worker fell more then two dozen floors to his death in lower Manhattan Thursday morning, according to the FDNY. Emergency crews were called at about 9:20 a.m. to Maiden Lane near South Street about an injured male, police said. A construction worker was laying concrete on the 29th floor when he fell, landing on the second floor, police said. The city’s Department of Buildings said his harness was on but not clipped in. He was pronounced dead […]

  • Off-duty sergeant pulls out gun during road-rage dispute in Queens: police

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens — An off-duty police sergeant has been arrested for pulling out a gun and pushing a man off a bicycle during a road-rage incident, the NYPD said Thursday. Sgt. Bradley Beamer, 40, was off-duty when he engaged in the altercation Wednesday at 5:58 a.m. near Queens Plaza North and 24th Street, police said. A bicyclist said Beamer almost knocked him off his bike while making a U-turn. That’s when the two got into a verbal dispute, […]

  • Slew of problems slows a dozen trains during rush hour

    NEW YORK — Issues at multiple stations are delaying a dozen trains during the Thursday rush-hour commute. As of 9:15 a.m. the A, C, E, B, D, F, M, L and Nos. 4, 5, 6, 7 trains faced delays. Thirty minutes prior, the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 lines were also delayed. These are the issues, according to the MTA: Northbound Nos. 4 and 5 trains are running with delays, because of signal problems at 125 St. 34 St bound […]

  • Timeline: Hurricane Maria’s path of destruction over Puerto Rico

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Wednesday is proving to be a day of destruction in Puerto Rico as Hurricane Maria pummels the island with winds and rain lasting some 24 hours in all. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló has described Maria as the “worst hurricane in modern history in Puerto Rico,” and noted its damage could prove to be “catastrophic.” Below is a timeline of Maria as it moves over Puerto Rico, followed by a breakdown of its impact on the U.S. […]

  • PHOTOS: Rescuers dig for survivors after deadly earthquake rocks Mexico

    MEXICO CITY — Rescuers are digging through rubble Wednesday in Mexico, where at least 226 people are dead after a major 7.1 magnitude earthquake blasted Mexico City. The deadliest quake to hit the country in decades struck  on the 32nd anniversary of a 1985 earthquake that killed thousands. These are images of the rescue operations. Warning: Some may find the images disturbing. 

  • Hurricane Maria makes landfall in Puerto Rico

    YABUCOA, Puerto Rico — Hurricane Maria made landfall in Puerto Rico Wednesday morning, according to the National Hurricane Center. The major hurricane slammed Yabucoa at 6:35 a.m., and was last reported to be a Category 4 with maximum sustained winds near 155 mph, just shy of a Category 5 storm, which has 156 mph winds. Maria could be the strongest hurricane to ever slam into the U.S. territory, which was just hit by Hurricane Irma two weeks ago. Gov. Ricardo Rosselló […]