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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.

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    Inwood woman trips, tumbles 5 stories to death in apparent freak accident

    INWOOD (PIX11) – A woman fell to her death Thursday evening in what police say appears to be a tragic accident. The 67-year-old apparently tripped while walking down the interior stairs of an apartment building at 221 Sherman Avenue, according to police. The woman crashed through the glass of a window on the fifth floor landing and fell to the concrete below.  Police found her lifeless body at the base of the building. Detectives were still investigating Friday morning.

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    Parolee shot and killed by police in Hackensack

    HACKENSACK, New Jersey (PIX11) – An investigation is underway after police shot and killed a man in a residential part of Hackensack Thursday, according to officials. At the request of Bergen County Probation, three officers were sent to a second-floor apartment at 10 Temple Avenue to check on a parolee named Elvin Diaz, 24, according to Bergen County Prosecutor John Molinelli. Diaz, who had missed a probation appointment, pulled a large knife on the officers, who opened fire, according to […]

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    Man shot twice during attempted robbery in East Harlem

    EAST HARLEM (PIX11) – Police are looking for the gunman who shot and wounded a man in East Harlem during an attempted robbery Thursday morning. The suspect opened fire at 239 E 121 St after unsuccessfully trying to rob a man just before noon. The victim was shot twice and is now in stable condition at Harlem Hospital.  Neighbors reported hearing a series of pops and then the man screaming in agony as he lay in the street. The suspect is believed to be black […]

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    Don’t worry, plane on fire at JFK just a drill, officials confirm

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – Airline passengers landed at John F. Kennedy Intl. Thursday morning to an unsettling sight — a plane fully-engulfed in flames smoking on the tarmac. It wasn’t a scene out of “Mad Max: Fury Road,” however, just an emergency fire-fighting drill, Port Authority officials confirmed. Rebecca Pitzer, who spotted the burning plane as her Delta flight touched down around 10 a.m., said there was no announcement made. “After the initial ‘Holy crap a plane on fire,’ I […]

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    Man, 20, gunned down near Bronx school

    FORDHAM HEIGHTS, The Bronx (PIX11) – Police are looking for the brazen gunman who shot and killed a young man near a Bronx public school Wednesday evening. The body of the victim, 20, was found near the intersection of 193rd Street and Creston Avenue after police responded to an emergency call shortly before 10 p.m. Both P.S. 246 and St. James Park are located steps from the crime scene. The victim, who has not been identified pending family identification, suffered a […]

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    Woman arrested in alleged Central Park abduction attempt

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – The woman who allegedly tried to kidnap a young boy at a Central Park playground has been arrested and charged, police said Wednesday. Police say last Tuesday morning Cecile Jackson, 35, approached a 2-year-old who was sitting on the swing inside Heckscher playground, picked the boy up and tried to leave the park. The nanny, 27, who was pushing the boy’s brother on a nearby swing, stopped Jackson from leaving and took the toddler out of her arms, according to police. […]

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    Naked truck driver terrorizes LI Costco customers with machete: cops

    LAKE GROVE, New York (PIX11) – Police arrested a naked Bay Shore man who was allegedly threatening shoppers with a machete Monday afternoon. “Numerous witnesses” dialed 911 to report the nude man, later identified as 37-year-old Jose Amaya, waving a large blade in the Costco Parking lot at 3000 Middle Country Road in Lake Grove. Police arrived around 1 p.m. to find Amaya barricaded inside the cab of the 2007 Freighliner tractor-trailer he had been driving for East Orange-based company NYC […]

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    ‘Serial bride’ Liana Barrientos stands up judge at court hearing

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – A New York City woman accused of marrying 10 men over 11 years has left another man in the lurch — the Bronx Supreme Court judge presiding over her hearing. Judge Steven Barrett issued a bench warrant for the Bronx native after she failed to show up at court Monday, according to the New York Daily News. Liana Barrientos, 38, faces charges of filing a fraudulent marriage license application, according to a criminal complaint. The Bronx District Attorney says Barrientos’ last marriage […]

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    CNN’s Anderson Cooper learns about Clickhole the hard way

    (PIX11) – Somehow CNN anchor Anderson Cooper was not aware of Clickhole — until today, that is, when he made his 5.88 million followers aware of that fact by calling out the site on Twitter for an inaccurate quote. Ummm… @Clickhole, do u make this stuff up? I never said this quote and never spoke to the NYU class of 2015. — Anderson Cooper (@andersoncooper) May 18, 2015 “I never said this quote and never spoke to the NYU class […]

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    Terrible Phillies fan steals home run ball from older woman

    Wow what a classy @Phillies fan. Someone get that lady a ball. #jerk — Tara Ulrich (@Taraulrich1) May 17, 2015 (PIX11) – For Philadelphia Phillies fans this is a new low — during Sunday’s game against the Diamondbacks, a man was caught on camera ripping a home run ball from the clutches of a female fan. Both FOX announcers were shocked as the much larger man swept in to steal Phillies’ Maikel Franco’s first career home run ball from the […]


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