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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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    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.

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    Electric race cars are coming to Red Hook

    RED HOOK, Brooklyn — The city of New York is ready to wave the checkered flag for Formula E racing. The Mayor’s office and Economic Development Corporation have announced a partnership with the NYC ePrix. It is set to be held sometime in July 2017. Private funding will cover the event and even take care of some of the street and parking lot improvements that are planned. It will be held at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in Red Hook. The […]

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    Artist shares message for thieves who took translucent child statue

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn – There’s always a show in New York City — just take a walk around Park Slope, Brooklyn. The first ever “Art Slope” is happening through September 25. Dozens of installations and works are setup in the neighborhood for free. A video shows one of the last seen visuals of artwork called “Potentiality.” It was in the Lake by the Boathouse. Nick Papadakis is the artist. “It’s at least four feet deep and another three feet of muck down at the […]

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    NYC subway rider encourages straphangers to give seats to pregnant women

    The subways are crowded and it’s often difficult to find a seat. For pregnant women, it can be a matter of safety and health. Christine Serdjenian Yearwood created UP-STAND to promote the cause. She commuted from Queens during her pregnancy and started the campaign in November 2015. She hopes the MTA will work with her to distribute buttons which also can be worn by those who are volunteering to give up their seats. Other transit systems have piloted some programs […]

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    Hundreds of cyclists ride down Fifth Avenue to protest city response to crashes

    MANHATTAN – Cars, pedestrians and bicyclists share the roads of New York City. On Thursday evening, hundreds of riders in bikes gathered at 59th Street and Fifth Avenue for a protest ride to Washington Square Park. Transportation Alternatives and Families For Safe Streets organized the event. They also were riding in memory of the cyclists killed in crashes. The number of cyclists deaths has already passed last year’s total of 15 people. Transportation Alternatives calls in the city to investigate […]

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    Brooklyn kid looks to change world with new comic book

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A young comic book fan from Brooklyn is hoping to save the world. Jaden Anthony, 11, and his dad are creating a graphic novel series from their home in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Along with the help of a publisher and professional illustrators, “Kid Brooklyn” will chronicle the child’s efforts to safe the planet, with some help from his friends. Jaden Anthony says he has been interested in issues facing the planet, including climate change and environmental threats. The graphic novel is […]

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    What should the Staten Island Yankees’ new nickname be?

    STATEN ISLAND — What’s in a name? It’s a rallying cry for sports teams and fans love to cheer it. The Yankees are looking for a new name. It’s for their Minor League Single-A baseball organization that plays on Staten Island. The team hopes the rebranding will generate excitement for the games at the Richmond County Bank Ballpark in St. George, Staten Island. You can vote on the new name here.

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    New R179 subway cars arrive in NYC

    NEW YORK — The first set of new R179 subway cars arrived in New York City this week. Dozens of trains will be making their way to New York City by flatbed trucks, taking a 300-mile ride from the Bombardier Plant in Upstate New York. The first set arrived and traveled over the George Washington Bridge to the 207th Street Yard Thursday. The cars’ final assembly point is in Plattsburgh, New York. The R179 model cars will be tested over the next few months and eventually […]