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Jeremy Tanner is a senior digital news producer for PIX11. He has worked as a reporter and photographer in New York City, San Francisco and Brazil.

He joined PIX11 in 2009 and holds a joint master's degree in journalism and Caribbean and Latin American studies.

Recent Articles
  • Leonard Nimoy dies: Spock of ‘Star Trek’ dead at 83

    LOS ANGELES (PIX11) - Beloved ‘Star Trek’ actor Leonard Nimoy, who played Spock, died at his Bel Air home at the age of 83 Friday morning. Nimoy who was suffering from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, was rushed to the hospital a week ago after complaining of severe chest pain.  Although he gave up smoking three decades ago, last year Nimoy announced that he had the disease, which he attributed to his years of smoking.  He is survived by his wife, […]

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    Man caught carpooling with wooden ‘passenger’ in HOV lane of Long Island Expressway: cops

    DIX HILLS, New York (PIX11) – After stopping the driver of a red pickup truck on the Long Island Expressway Friday morning, a an officer made a bizarre discovery in the passenger seat. Suffolk County Highway Patrol Officer Jonathan Abrams pulled over James Campbell, 56, of Brentwood, near Exit 51 in Dix Hills.  When Abrams asked him why he was speeding at 6:30 a.m. in the HOV lane, Campbell allegedly told the officer he didn’t want to be late to his […]

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    See the slushy ‘Slurpee’ waves of Nantucket

    (PIX11) - Photographer Jonathan Nimerfroh says he couldn’t believe his eyes when he showed up at a Nantucket beach to find semi-frozen, chunky waves curling towards the shore. He took the stunning photos on February 20, and remembered that things looked different as soon as he got there: “When I pulled up to the beach I could see the horizon just look strange.  When I got to the top of the dunes I saw that beginning about 300 yards away from […]

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    Leonard Nimoy’s last tweet will bring tears to your eyes

    (PIX11) - After Leonard Nimoy died Friday, his fans discovered the beloved actor had left them one last gift — a final, perfect tweet about the life he has now left behind. “A life is like a garden. Perfect moments can be had, but not preserved, except in memory.  LLAP,” tweeted Nimoy on Feb. 22, referencing his “Live long and prosper” motto as Spock on “Star Trek.”  The message has been retweeted and favorited more than 150,000 times. A life is like […]

  • Jacalyn Easters says she feels terrible for the family of Avonte Oquendo after her own son ran from school.

    7-year-old leaves school unnoticed, wanders 1.5 miles away: LI mom

    MASTIC, Long Island (PIX11) - A Long Island mother is still shaken after she says her 7-year-old son was spotted wandering the street more than a mile from his classroom. Jacalyn Easters said her son, Brandon McNeil, walked out of Tangier Smith Elementary in Mastic unnoticed Wednesday, after an argument with his teacher. “She was screaming at him about sitting correctly on the carpet that they read books and things on,” Easters said. “She had screamed at him prior, so […]

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    Man arrested in stabbings of Nicki Minaj tour staffers

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia police arrested a man for allegedly stabbing two people — one fatally — who were working for rapper and singer Nicki Minaj. Pierce Boykin, 31, of Philadelphia, faces charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault and other offenses. Two Nicki Minaj staffers were both stabbed Wednesday after an altercation with a group of local men outside a bar.  29-year-old Devon Pickett  died after the attack; the other is still in critical condition. It’s unclear whether or not police […]

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    NTSB releases preliminary report on deadly Metro-North collision in Valhalla

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary findings Monday, confirming that the train was traveling under the speed limit and followed protocol in the seconds leading up to the deadly collision with an SUV.  The driver of the car and five passengers were all killed. Investigators determined the Metro-North train was moving at 58 miles per hour on the evening of Feb. 3 — two miles per hour under the specified track time — when the […]

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    Police called to home invasion, bomb threat at New Britain bank

    NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (PIX11) - A man was taken into custody after a reports of a home invasion led them to an apparent bomb threat at a New Britain bank Monday. Police found a man with what appeared to be a bomb strapped to his chest at the bank, causing the closure of multiple streets and an hours-long standoff.  Police are now investigating whether or not he may have been forced into a robbery plot. The address of the Bristol home where a […]

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    Did Common snub Oprah after Oscars performance with John Legend?

    (PIX11) - Common and John Legend brought the house down with their Oscars 2015 performance of “Glory,” but it was a botched high-five with Oprah as the singers returned to their seats that had Twitter buzzing. Common appeared to push past the “Queen of All Media” as she went for the up-top congratulation, instead embracing Selma star David Oyelowo.  Oprah appeared to notice, turning her head as Common walked, then high-fiving John Legend instead.  Everything appeared to end well, though, as Oprah […]

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    London man rushing to job interview discovers peril of cursing Tube riders

    LONDON (PIX11) - While the odds are slim, this is a cautionary tale — a London man rushing to a job interview told a fellow commuter to “go f*** himself,” never imagining how those words might haunt him later. “Karma – the guy who pushed past me on the tube and then suggested I go f*** myself just arrived for his interview . . . with me . . .,” tweeted Matt Buckland, head of talent and recruiting for UK firm Forward […]


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