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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
  • In her first address on preventing gun violence, comedian Amy Schumer became emotional, vowing that it would not be her last.

    Amy Schumer joins Sen. Chuck Schumer in call to crack down on gun violence

    NEW YORK -‘Trainwreck’ actor Amy Schumer appeared next to her cousin, Senator Charles Schumer, in her first public statement about gun violence in the United States — one she says will not be her last. On Monday, the two spoke at 780 Third Avenue, where they introduced a three-pronged plan to help prevent gun violence. “We’re here today to say ‘enough is enough’ to mass shootings in our schools, our college campuses, our military bases and even our movie theaters,” Amy […]

  • (YouTube)

    Watch Robbie Maddison ride a Teahupoo wave on his dirt bike

    TAHITI – After figuring out how to ‘surf’ on a motorcycle, Australian stunt rider Robbie “Maddo” Maddison took his dirt bike to one of the most punishing big wave locations in the world — Teahupoo in Tahiti. Maddison is well-known for pushing the limits on land — he’s jumped on top of the Arc de Triomphe at the Paris Hotel in Las Vegas, and vaulted the Corinth Canal in Greece — but what awaited him in Tahiti was a terrifying, completely […]

  • A Delta pilot spotted a drone while landing at JFK Airport Friday.

    Delta pilot reports close call with drone during JFK landing

    NEW YORK — A Delta Air Lines pilot reported a close call after flying past a drone while landing at JFK Airport Friday. Delta Flight 407 from Orlando was flying at approximately 1,400 feet about 5 p.m. when the pilot spotted the “Unmanned Aircraft System,” according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The pilot wasn’t forced to take evasive action and the plane didn’t make any contact. There were 149 passengers on board and five crew members. An investigation into the […]

  • Felix Ojeda-Flores (left) and Orlando Carrera (right) were both convicted in the Christmas Eve sex assault of their roommate. (Bronx District Attorney)

    Men convicted of sexually-assaulting disabled roommate on Christmas Eve

    THE BRONX – A pair of Bronx men were convicted Thursday after beating and taking turns sexually-assaulting their roommate on Christmas Eve 2013. Orlando Carrera, 34, and Felix Ojeda-Flores, 44, could be locked up for up to 25 years after being found guilty on counts of criminal sexual acts, assault and criminal possession of a weapon. “When you picture a sexual assault, the automatic assumption is that the victim is female,” said Bronx District Attorney Robert Johnson in a press release.  “But a vast […]

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    FDNY investigates reports of falling debris at posh 740 Park Avenue

    UPPER EAST SIDE – Firefighters rushed to a posh Upper East Side building Thursday afternoon after reports of debris falling to the ground. According to initial information from the FDNY, pieces of the building were crashing down from 740 Park Avenue.  The debris turned out to be a small chunk of the building that was disposed of at the scene. No one was hurt in the incident. It’s not known if the series of thunderstorms passing through the New York City-area […]

  • Yoseop Choi faces charges of aggravated assault and endangering the welfare of a child after showing up at Bellevue Hospital with his 5-month-old in cardiac arrest.  (Bergen County Prosecutor)

    NJ dad arrested after 5-month-old taken to hospital in cardiac arrest

    FORT LEE, New Jersey – A father faces multiple charges after he brought his 5-month-old son to the hospital in cardiac arrest with evidence of severe injuries, according to the officials. Yoseop Choi, 38, of Fort Lee, New Jersey, violently shook and punched the infant multiple times over a two-month period, according to the Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office.  On Tuesday, Choi brought the boy, who had gone into cardiac arrest, to Bellevue Hospital. Doctors discovered that he had a severe head […]

  • Aron Aranbayev died in a hit-and-run in front of his Queens home. (Twitter)

    MTA worker arrested in hit-and-run death of Aron Aranbayev, ‘jeweler to the stars’

    FOREST HILLS, Queens – An MTA train operator has been arrested in the hit-and-run death of Aron Aranbayev, a popular jeweler, who was well known in celebrity circles whose client list included musical artists, actors and comedians. Valley Stream man Jordan Charles, 46, faces charges of murder, murder with depraved indifference and leaving an accident resulting in death, police announced Thursday. District Attorney Brown said, “The defendant is accused of viciously running down and killing a 40-year-old man, who was standing in front […]

  • The NYPD arrested 23 alleged members of Bloods-affiliated sets. (Bronx County District Attorney's Office)

    23 suspected gang members indicted after terrorizing Bronx neighborhoods: DA

    THE BRONX – The 23 suspected members of two Bloods-affiliated gangs were indicted on a slew of charges, Bronx County District Attorney Robert Johnson announced Thursday. All of the alleged gangsters are part of the Untouchable Gorilla Stone Nation and the Black Stone Gorilla Gangstas, according to police. They terrorized the residents of Castle Hill and Co-op City, planning murders and selling drugs and weapons, as well as regularly traveling to Maryland as part of criminal operations, cops say. “Today we dismantled […]

  • Craigslist car buyer loses $8K in scam — but manages to film ‘owners’

    WESTBURY, New York – Let the buyer beware, goes the time-honored saying. Police are looking for a couple of Craigslist car scammers after a 33-year-old victim lost thousands. The 33-year-old prospective buyer thought he found the perfect vehicle when he spotted a 2012 Honda Civic on Craigslist.  He contacted the sellers, who brought the car over to his Westbury home. They told him they were the owners and the victim gave them $8,000 for the car.  When he tried to register the Honda […]

  • Police are looking for this man in a subway stabbing that apparently began over a seat. (DCPI)

    Man riding No. 2 train stabs straphanger after dispute over seat: police

    NEW YORK – Police are looking for a man they say stabbed another straphanger on a subway train Sunday afternoon. The suspect was on a southbound No. 2 train in the Bronx when he got into a verbal dispute with a 25-year-old man over a seat, according to police. During the argument, the alleged perpetrator, described as a black man in his late 40s, pulled out a sharp object and stabbed the younger man twice — in the abdomen and left arm […]


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