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Chris Brito is a digital producer for

Prior to joining PIX11, Chris wrote for the Queens Ledger, Queens Courier and El Correo de Queens.

Chris studied at St. John’s University, where he majored in Journalism and Politics. He was part of the Torch, the university’s award-winning student newspaper.

Recent Articles
  • Woman sought in anti-Muslim attack in Queens

    JAMAICA Queens – A woman is wanted for a violent anti-Muslim attack on another woman in Queens earlier this month, police said. It happened in the vicinity of Sutphin Blvd. and 109th Ave. in Jamaica on March 6th. Cops say a female approached the 26-year-old victim and told allegedly her “you stink, you [expletive] Muslim” before punching her on the side of the neck. She then ran away northbound on Sutphin Blvd. She is described as having brightly colored hair, last seen […]

  • Woman struck with bullet while sleeping in Queens home: NYPD

    JAMAICA, Queens – Police released video of the shooter who fired a bullet through a Queens home, hitting a sleeping woman last Saturday. It happened on Saturday 11 p.m. at a home in the vicinity of 171st Street and 105th Avenue, police said. The victim, 27-year-old woman, while resting was shot once in her right leg. She was taken to Jamaica Hospital in stable condition. Surveillance video caught the gunman shooting toward the residence and ran away in an unknown […]

  • Man in fatal midtown stabbing turns himself in: NYPD sources

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan – A man accused of fatally stabbing a 66-year-old a block away from an NYPD precinct has turned himself in, police sources said Wednesday. The man, 28, allegedly told police of his involvement in the killing, and arrived at the precinct with two knives, neither of which was the weapon used to stab the victim, sources say. He is being questioned by police at this time. The victim was stabbed multiple times following a dispute in front of 462 Ninth Ave. late […]

  • 3 people shot within blocks from each other in Harlem

    HARLEM, Manhattan – Three people were injured in two separate shootings about half hour apart from each other in Harlem Tuesday night, police said. A man, 27, and woman, 19, were shot on the corner of 124th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard around 8 p.m. The male victim was struck in the foot and the woman was hit in the back, police said. Then 30 minutes later, cops say a masked gunman shot a man, 32, in the groin […]

  • Man with stab wounds walks into NYPD precinct before succumbing to injuries

    HELL’S KITCHEN, Manhattan – A man bleeding from stab wounds walked into a midtown police precinct before collapsing Monday night, police said. Police said the man, 66, entered the Midtown South precinct at about 11:30 p.m. Monday. He had stab wounds to his chest and back. He was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators determined the deceased fought with another man near the southeast corner of West 36th Street and Ninth Avenue, though it’s unclear why the pair fought […]

  • Fire at abandoned school building in Newark

    NEWARK, N.J. – Firefighters are battling a blaze at an abandoned school building in Newark early Tuesday. The fire is ripping through 709 Bergen St., where it used to house William H. Brown Jr. Academy. No word on any injuries. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

  • Help sought in identifying human remains found in Perth Amboy

    PERTH AMBOY, N.J. – Police are seeking public’s assistance in identifying human remains found in New Jersey last summer. State police discovered the human remains in Perth Amboy on August 12, 2016, authorities said. With the help of a state anthropologist, authorities were able to reconstruct the remains to establish a composite stretch, police said. Anyone with information is asked to call the NJ State Police Missing Persons Unit at 609-882-2000, ext. 2554 or Middlesex County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit […]

  • Investigation underway into death of 1-year-old Staten Island girl

    MIDLAND BEACH, Staten Island – Cops are investigating the death of a 1-year-old child after she was rushed to a hospital and died, police said. The NYPD says they responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. Monday at 176 Moreland St. Upon arrival, they found a 1-year-old Bianca Abdul unconscious and unresponsive, police said. EMS responded and took her to Staten Island University North Hospital, where she was pronounced dead. Police say no obvious trauma was detected. The medical examiner will […]

  • Suspect charged after running over FDNY EMT with stolen ambulance, killing her: NYPD

    THE BRONX – A career criminal who stole an ambulance, ran over and killed an FDNY emergency medical technician has been charged in her death, police said. The NYPD identified Jose Gonzalez, 25, as the suspect who was operating the emergency vehicle and slammed into 14-year FDNY EMT veteran Yadira Arroyo and her partner Thursday night. Arroyo, a mother of five, later succumbed to her injuries and died at Jacobi Medical Center. Gonzalez, who has an extensive arrest history, faces murder, grand larceny […]

  • Who was FDNY EMT Yadira Arroyo?

    THE BRONX – The emergency medical technician who was killed after a man carjacked her ambulance and ran her over has been identified as Yadira Arroyo, FDNY said early Friday. Arroyo and her partner, both assigned to Station 26 in the Bronx, were responding to a medical call in Soundview Thursday evening when they were alerted of a person riding the back bumper, officials said. As they exited the vehicle to investigate, the individual, later identified as a 25-year-old Jose Gonzalez, climbed […]