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Greg Mocker joined PIX11 in April 2010 and he has been on the trail of something different ever since.

He began his journalism career in 1995 as a Reporter/ Bureau Chief at KTEN in Ardmore, OK. He moved to WJBF in Augusta, GA and then in 1999 to KOB in Albuquerque, NM. At both stations he served as a Reporter/Anchor and covered City Hall and neighborhood issues. He worked at KPHO in Phoenix, AZ until 2007.

In 2008 Mocker moved to New York to produce and create video content for TurnHere and StudioNow.

At PIX11, Mocker has focused on the MTA and city agencies. He has been accused of being “overly dogged.” He is best known for removing a television from the lake at Prospect Park in Brooklyn.

Mocker graduated from Ohio University bachelor’s degree in Journalism. He lives in Queens.

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    Advocates call for MetroCard discounts for low-income New Yorkers

    NEW YORK — Discount MetroCards for low-income New Yorkers are being discussed Community Service Society has been advocating for the city to pay for discount MetroCards for people living at the federal poverty line. Advocates, riders and some NYC Council Members are calling on the administration to fund the initiative. Riders Alliance has been meeting with students and riders to gather support for the cause. They held a rally recently on the steps of city hall. Elementary and high school […]

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    City paints over legal graffiti art project on Lower East Side

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan – Pick a place anywhere in the Lower East Side and there’s probably a story. Stand on a sidewalk, sometimes it’ll find you. On the corner of Orchard and Delancey streets, a building painted yellow sticks out. But it wasn’t always this way. In a before picture, colorful graffiti was seen all over the building. The owner not only allowed it, he encouraged it. A late night in September, the city’s graffiti removal team showed up and […]

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    Lawmakers call for New York, New Jersey rail improvements to move full speed ahead

    PENN STATION, Manhattan — Federal officials say that progress is being made on the plans to build new rail tunnels under the Hudson River. Lawmakers from New York and New Jersey told reporters Friday morning that the project is now part of a process that will allow for quicker environmental review and that the project is eligible for federal grants and financing. Democratic New York Sen. Chuck Schumer said at a news conference in Penn Station that the tunnel project is on […]

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    Staten Island gets experimental trash cans with backboards to stop drivers from littering

    STATEN ISLAND – Community groups are taking their fight against trash to the next level. “Where-To-Turn” asked artist Scott LoBaido to design a backboard for garbage receptacles. The bin has been placed on a test can off the Staten Island Expressway. It will be monitored for the rest of the month. Volunteers say the area is cleaner than normal. The program could be expanded to other problem areas. NYC Councilman Steven Matteo has funded clean-up efforts in the district along the […]

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    Queens Halloween display features Trump’s wall

    DOUGLASTON, Queens — A display in the front yard of a Douglaston, Queens home is turning heads. A viewer emailed a picture of the display which depicts a scarecrow with a Donald Trump mask standing in front of a wall made from bales of hay. Susan, the homeowner, says she supports Trump and believes a strong border is important. She says the figure standing on the other side of the wall is meant to represent illegal immigrants. The display has […]

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    L-train service resumes with extensive delays after track fire in Brooklyn subway tunnel

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — L-train service between Brooklyn and Manhattan has resumed with extensive delays Thursday following a morning electrical fire in the tunnel between First and Bedford Avenues, officials said. Straphangers should check the MTA website before heading out Friday morning for lingering effects of the fire. The FDNY extinguished the fire shortly before 11 a.m., officials said. No injuries have been reported. Subway cars filled with smoke, according to passenger tweets. One straphanger said she was going to pull the emergency brake, but […]

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    New technology shows real time transit information in public places across the city

    NEW YORK — When the countdown clocks in the subway fail, this new technology can serve as an alternative. TransitScreen and TouchTunes are looking to provide real time transit information to New Yorkers by displaying the data on public screens across the city. Businesses and restaurants are purchasing the screens and real-time operating system. The MTA provides open-source data to developers. Information is available for all MTA bus routes in NYC and on the numbered lines and for the L train. […]

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    W train returns in November as Second Avenue subway tests go down to the wire

    NEW YORK — Subway riders can catch the W Train again from Astoria to Lower Manhattan beginning Monday, November 7. The MTA promised to restore W train service in order to replace the Q train which would no longer be running in Queens. The Q will run along the new Second Avenue Subway line in Manhattan to Coney Island. An opening date for that line has not been determined. The latest MTA Board documents indicate the target remains a December 2016 […]

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    Weekend PATH service to WTC may be reduced for 8 years due to service work

    NEW YORK — Riders, get ready for some changes in the PATH trains during the weekend between Jersey City and World Trade Center. The Port Authority is moving ahead with major repair and upgrades on the line. Some of the work is due to damage from Hurricane Sandy. Service would be reduced to a single track between Jersey City and the World Trade for 35 weekends a year, extending to as long as eight years. Riders estimate the wait for a […]

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    Community, city leaders to have more input in plans for new Port Authority bus terminal

    MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A new Port Authority facility and complex is still years away from being built. But finalists in a competition to design the new building — which would extend from 8th Avenue and 42nd Street to the Hudson River — shared their plans and ideas at a Port Authority Board meeting Thursday. At the meeting, board members agreed to work with neighbors, riders and elected leaders before moving forward with any plans.