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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.

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  • April is set to give birth on Feb. 22, 2017. (YouTube/ Animal Adventure Park)

    NY zoo again attempts to live stream giraffe giving birth, despite earlier removal for being ‘sexually explicit’

    HARPURSVILLE, NY — An upstate New York zoo vowed Thursday to live stream a giraffe giving birth, despite the removal of an earlier video because of “animal rights extremists.” The Animal Adventure Park, in Harpursville, aired two giraffe-cam videos on YouTube overnight into Thursday. The first, lasting 10 hours, has been removed, and the second two-hour video has stopped, but is still viewable. Shortly after 9 a.m., a third video went live (as seen above). Zoo officials said a video would go […]

  • SAN LORENZO, CA - JANUARY 13:  A customer holds a handful of Powerball tickets at Kavanagh Liquors on January 13, 2016 in San Lorenzo, California. Dozens of people lined up outside of Kavanagh Liquors, a store that has had several multi-million dollar winners, to -purchase Powerball tickets in hopes of winning the estimated record-breaking $1.5 billion dollar jackpot.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Powerball jackpot hits $403 million ahead of Wednesday’s drawing

    NEW YORK — The Powerball jackpot continues to grow, hitting $403 million ahead of Wednesday night’s drawing. This comes after no one won Saturday’s multi-state drawing for $349 million. The drawing is the tenth largest ever, Reuters reports, with the biggest being the only one to surpass the 10-digit mark at $1.59 billion. The winner, or winners, be will choose between receiving the money in an annuity paid out over 29 years, or in a lump sum that reduces the reward to […]

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    Trains crash outside Philadelphia: police

    UPPER DARBY, Pa. — Two trains crashed in a Philadelphia suburb, causing at least one car to be knocked off the track during Tuesday’s morning rush-hour commute. One train struck the back of another near the 69th Street Terminal in Upper Darby after 8 a.m., local police tweeted. The trains involved are part of Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. There was “no entrapment,” and as of 8:40 a.m., and no reports of life-threatening injuries to citizens on the train, Upper Darby Police tweeted. Service is […]

  • Two men are sought for allegedly attacking another man at a Staten Island restaurant on Feb. 11, 2017. (NYPD)

    Men sought for beating up 60-year-old in Staten Island restaurant: police

    TODT HILL, Staten Island — Police on Monday continue to search for two men accused of beating another man as he exited a Staten Island restaurant’s bathroom over the weekend. The 60-year-old victim was walking out of a restroom at Max’s ES-CA, 1559 Richmond Road, Saturday around 11 p.m. when he was assaulted, police said. The location borders the Todt Hill and Dongan Hills neighborhoods. The victim was punched in the body and face during the attack, and left with lacerations […]

  • An employee at Perth Amboy's Taco Express works in an empty restaurants. The business was one of many closed for "Day Without Immigrants" on Feb. 17, 2017. (PIX11)

    NJ business closed for ‘Day Without Immigrants’: ‘We’re here to work, to make America better’

    PERTH AMBOY, NJ — A New Jersey restaurant closed Thursday, as part of the nationwide strike “Day Without Immigrants,” but remained open to employees who wanted to work. The national grassroots movement has quickly gained attention through word of mouth and social media posts under the hashtag #ADayWithoutImmigrants, and seeks to protest President Donald Trump’s immigration reforms as well as highlight the contributions of the immigrant community in the United States. “We’re making a statement,” said Daysi León, who owns a New […]

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    Infant’s death deemed a homicide months after bruised body was found in Brooklyn home

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — The death of a 1-month-old girl has been deemed a homicide more than seven months after she was found bruised and unconscious in a Brooklyn home, police said Wednesday. Nichelle Waring was unresponsive when discovered by police, who were responding to reports of an unconscious infant at 666 Hancock St. on June 26, according to the NYPD. The infant had “bruises about the torso” at the time, police said. EMS responded and transported her to a hospital, where she […]

  • Protesters march during the Women's March on Washington on Jan. 21, 2017 in Washington, DC. Large crowds are attending the anti-Trump rally a day after U.S. President Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th U.S. president.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    Women’s March organizers announce date for ‘General Strike: A Day Without a Woman’

    NEW YORK — On International Women’s Day — Wednesday, March 8  — “General Strike: A Day Without A Woman” is set to take place. Organizers of last month’s Women’s March announced the date on Tuesday, one week after first tweeting their intention to hold the strike. Few details have been released, but a Facebook post announcing the date asked supporters to remember the millions of people who marched on Jan. 21 around the world, and that “an army of love greatly outnumbers the […]

  • An overturned truck is seen on the I-78 in Newark on Feb. 15, 2017. (AIR11)

    Overturned truck, debris spill causes traffic jam on I-78 in Newark

    NEWARK, NJ — An overturned truck and debris spill is causing a traffic jam on the I-78 in New Jersey during Wednesday’s morning rush hour. The truck was blocking two express lanes and exit 56, near Elizabeth Avenue, AIR11 images showed around 7:10 a.m. Crews were still working to remove the truck and debris more than an hour later. Eastbound traffic is bumper to bumper up for about 8 miles; westbound traffic is backed up 3 miles.

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    Metro-North train carrying over 200 passengers strikes tree, derails in Hawthorne

    HAWTHORNE, N.Y. — A rail car on a Metro-North passenger train derailed in Hawthorne after striking a tree on Monday, according to the MTA. Metro-North tweeted about the incident around 1 p.m. Police say the rear wheels of the first car derailed when the train ran over a tree that was laying across the tracks. There were 211 people were on the train at the time of the derailment. There were no injuries reported. “It felt like we had hit something,” passenger […]

  • High winds knocked over a large tree in the Bronx on Feb. 13, 2017. (Omar Easy)

    Powerful winds topple trees, prompt power outages and delay commutes in tri-state

    NEW YORK – Hundreds of Con Edison customers are without power, commuters are facing service disruptions, and downed trees have caused a train car derailment amid a wind advisory warning of gusts up to 50 mph across the tri-state. A wind advisory is in effect, warning of northeast winds ranging from 20 to 30 mph with gusts around 50 mph, according to the National Weather Service. The advisory is set to expire at 6 p.m., and predicts the strongest winds will occur during the morning hours and gradually […]