Multiple fatalities at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England
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Chris Brito is a digital producer for PIX11.com.

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.


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  • Possible ‘terrorist’ explosion at Ariana Grande concert leaves at least 19 dead, 50 hurt

    MANCHESTER, U.K. –– At least 19 people are dead and almost 60 injured in what police are treating as a terrorist incident Monday night at Manchester Arena, where pop singer Ariana Grande was performing. As concertgoers — many of them young fans of the singer — were beginning to leave the arena after Grande’s closing set, an explosion rocked the area. Confusion followed as people fled in search of safety, and the sound of wailing sirens soon cut through the smoky […]

  • Saved! Huge Biggie Smalls mural will stay on Bed-Stuy building

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn –– A mural commemorating Brooklyn rapper Biggie Smalls will stay in his old neighborhood after a local artists organization reached an agreement with the building’s landlord Monday afternoon, a spokesperson with Spread Art NYC said. The colorful wall honoring the legendary hometown emcee since 2015 was recently in jeopardy of being painted over until community art group Spread Art NYC and Samuel Berkowitz, the owner of the building, agreed to keep it on its current location on Quincy Street and Bedford Avenue. The details of the agreement […]

  • Cops identify 1 of 2 men who blindsided Army veteran, stole his service dog in the Bronx

    KINGSBRIDGE, the Bronx –– Police identified one of the two men who allegedly attacked an Army veteran from behind in the Bronx and took his service dog during a walk on Mother’s Day, cops said Sunday. Robert Lebron’s 8-month-old puppy Mala was last seen on May 14 when they were returning to his Bronx building after a trip to a nearby park. Two men, one of them identified as Brian Cohen, Lebron’s wife’s ex-boyfriend, ran up to the pair as they […]

  • Long Island teen killed, 2 others injured after car crashes into tree

    MANORVILLE, N.Y. –– A teenager was killed and two others were seriously injured when a car crashed into a tree trunk on Long Island late Saturday, police said Sunday. Suffolk County police say Edenilson Trejo, 17, was driving a 1995 Mitsubishi westbound on North Street, near South Street, in Manorville around 8:50 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle and struck a tree. His front seat passenger, 17-year-old Isaiah Perez, was taken to a hospital, where he died, cops said. […]

  • Police search for missing CUNY college student Jaime Morban last seen leaving class Monday

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan –– A search is underway for a missing 22-year-old CUNY college student who was last seen leaving class Monday afternoon. Jaime Gregory Morban was last seen at City College of New York on the Upper West Side around 4 p.m. Monday, police said. The Inwood resident is described as having dark skin, about 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighing about 220 pounds. He was last seen wearing tan pants, gray sweatshirt and brown sneakers. The missing man’s […]

  • Search underway for missing 71-year-old Upper West Side man; family ‘very concerned’ over disappearance

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan – Police are urgently looking for 71-year-old man who was last seen leaving his Upper West Side senior living community Friday afternoon. Joel Cantos, 71, left his residence on 333 West 86th St. around 4:30 p.m., cops said. Police sources say the man’s family is “very concerned” over his disappearance. Cantos is described to be about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing around 150 pounds, with a thin build, light complexion, brown eyes and gray hair. He was […]

  • Man beats up pair after they catcalled girlfriend in Inwood: cops

    INWOOD, Manhattan –– Cops are looking for a man accused of attacking two men, leaving one of them in critical condition after they catcalled his girlfriend in Inwood, police said Friday. The two victims, ages 39 and 69, were in front of 96 Sherman Ave. around 3:30 a.m. Thursday when a man, who was accompanied by a woman, walked up to them and allegedly punched the men in the head and face, police said. Surveillance footage provided by police  showed the man unleash fury […]

  • Flames rip through building in Yonkers; smoke can be seen from Manhattan

    YONKERS, N.Y. –– Fast moving flames tore through a three-story structure under construction in Yonkers. Firefighters responded shortly after 10 a.m. to the building on Warburton Avenue to find it fully engulfed in flames. Several dozen construction workers were inside but escaped safely. A firefighter suffered minor injuries after being hit by debris and several others suffered heat exhaustion during a day of record-breaking high temperatures. “Guys get exhausted that much quicker. You’re so hot from being inside, all of a […]

  • Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes cause of death revealed

    NEW YORK — Roger Ailes, who founded Fox News Channel and resigned last year as its CEO amid sexual harassment allegations, has died. He was 77. Authorities in Florida are saying Ailes died of bleeding on the brain caused by an earlier fall at home. The Palm Beach County Medical Examiner’s Office says the Fox News Channel founder died of a subdural hematoma — or bleeding on the brain — caused by the fall. The death has been ruled accidental and […]

  • Man sought for groping several women at Brooklyn subway stop: NYPD

    SHEEPSHEAD BAY, Brooklyn –– Cops are looking for a man wanted for groping several women at a Brooklyn subway station, police said. The alleged groper attacked at least five women at different locations inside Q subway stop at Avenue U in Sheepshead Bay since December, according to the NYPD. His most recent attack occurred on May 15, around 7 p.m when he allegedly grabbed a 27-year-old woman’s buttocks as she walked up the stairs to the northbound platform of the station. On […]