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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.

Recent Articles
  • Man, woman shot and killed while sitting in SUV outside Brooklyn party hall

    EAST NEW YORK, Brooklyn — Two people were shot and killed early Friday while they sat in an SUV outside a Brooklyn party hall, police said. Officers responded to a 911 call of persons shot opposite 865 Cleveland St. in East New York at about 4:45 a.m., according to police. Arriving officers found two victims with gunshot wounds inside a red Dodge Durango. The victims have been identified as Devon Hannibal, 27, of Brooklyn, and Christina Stubbs, 23, of Pompano […]

  • Man killed in Long Island City crash ID’d; teen passenger in critical condition

    LONG ISLAND CITY, Queens –– A man was killed and a teen was critically injured after a car crashed into a truck Saturday morning, police said. Police said they received a 911 call of motor vehicle crash on Skillman Avenue and Queens Blvd. around 5:50 a.m. Arriving officers found the 28-year-old male driver, unconscious and responsive, and a 17-year-old female passenger with injuries to their bodies. EMS rushed the victims to the hospital, where the man later identified as Steven Narvaez […]

  • Man, woman shot leaving baby shower in Queens

    EAST ELMHURST, Queens –– A man and a woman are in critical condition after they were shot leaving a baby shower in Queens early Saturday, police said. Police say the couple was leaving a baby shower when they got into an argument with a stranger. The pair driving a BMW stopped outside 32-12 101st St. around 3:30 a.m. when the unknown man drove by and shot the car, striking them. A man, 31, was struck in the arm and torso […]

  • Newborn baby girl dies after being found unconscious in Queens home

    CAMBRIA HEIGHTS, Queens –– A newborn baby girl found unconscious in her Queens home has died, police said Saturday. Police responded to a 911 call of an unconscious infant inside of 120-12 238th St. around 6 a.m. Saturday when they found an unresponsive 1-month-old girl with no signs of injuries, according to the NYPD. EMS took the child to Long Island Jewish Hospital where she was pronounced dead. The baby was identified as 1-month-old Anayah-Lynn Howard. The medical examiner will […]

  • Legendary NYC television reporter Gabe Pressman dead at 93

    NEW YORK –– Legendary journalist and one of New York City’s first television reporters Gabe Pressman has died. He was 93. Pressman, whose career spanned more than 60 years,  died in his sleep Friday morning, a person close to the family told PIX11. The television icon worked for WNBC as a senior correspondent for decades. “This is an incredibly sad day for the WNBC family. Gabe Pressman was a television icon who served our viewers for more than 50 years,” […]

  • Witnesses describe ‘chaotic’ scene, stampede after shots fired at NJ state fair

    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Gunshots sparked chaos at the New Jersey State Fair Meadowlands on Thursday night, state police say. It happened about 11:30 p.m. when shots were fire into a crowd of thousands outside Metlife Stadium. The terrifying and tense moments were caught on camera by Michael Rosero, of Seacacus, who was at opening night of the state fair with his wife and their 8-year-old and 9-year-old children. “People said gunfire. I looked to see if it was a […]

  • Knicks select Frank Ntilikina with the No. 8 pick in the NBA draft

    NEW YORK — The New York Knicks have chosen Frank Ntilikina with No. 8 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft. Despite rumors of possibly trading their franchise cornerstone Kristaps Porzingis, Knicks president Phil Jackson picked the French point guard to bolster the team’s youth movement. Jackson wanted the 6-foot-5-inch Ntilikina because of his 7-foot plus wingspan and defensive presence after the Knicks finished with a 31-51 record and missed the playoffs the fourth straight season. “(Ntilikina) plays the role well. He’s […]

  • Video shows empty MTA bus rolling backward before slamming into cars, Bushwick church

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — A runaway MTA bus that traveled at least three blocks and crashed into a church left a man hospitalized and damaged several cars in its path in Brooklyn, the MTA said Wednesday. The trail of destruction left by the MTA bus will cost thousands of dollars in repairs and now bills for the victim’s family. It happened at about 12:45 a.m. when an MTA driver operating an empty Q58 bus parked on Myrtle Avenue and failed to […]

  • Sketch released of man who tried to kidnap 10-year-old girl on her way to Westbury school

    WESTBURY, N.Y. –– Police released a sketch of a man who they believe tried to kidnap a 10-year-old girl walking to school Wednesday morning, authorities said. Nassau County detectives say the fifth grader was on her way to Drexel Avenue Elementary School around 9:15 a.m. when she was approached from behind by man at the corner of Grand Street and Winthrop Avenue. The man, believed to be in his 30’s, grabbed the victim’s arm but she broke free from him, […]

  • Nassau County Legislator Carrie Solages accused of attacking girlfriend

    VALLEY STREAM, N.Y. – Nassau County Legislator Carrie Solages is accused of assaulting his girlfriend, police said Wednesday. Solages, who represents the 3rd Legislative District,  faces third-degree assault and endangering the welfare of a child charges, according to police. He was arrested early Wednesday morning after he allegedly hit his girlfriend while a child was present in her Valley Stream home, police said. Prosecutors said Solages grabbed his girlfriend by the neck and threw her against a living room wall. Their […]