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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
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    School assistant strips naked, locks herself in classroom with students: police

    LEMON GROVE, Calif. (PIX11) - A California school employee faces a slew of charges after she barricaded herself inside a classroom and stripped naked in front of the middle school students. After-school assistant Linda Lira, 31, faces 14 counts of child cruelty and 14 counts of false imprisonment after last Friday’s alleged incident at Lemon Grove Academy on Golden Ave. “Within a short time (the students) realized she was not herself; she started saying some pretty bizarre things,” said school Superintendent […]

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    Williamsburg teen catches man allegedly trying to rape his mother

    WILLIAMSBURG (PIX11) - Police are looking for a violent sicko who they say attacked a woman and tried to rape her inside of a Brooklyn building Wednesday night. The 36-year-old woman was walking into an apartment complex on South 3 Street around 11:55 p.m. when a man walked in behind her and followed her up to the third floor.  The New York Daily News reports that the man seemed drunk, and told the woman “I’m not going to play games […]

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    ‘Stretch marks and all': Mom’s flabby bikini photo goes viral thanks to empowering message

      (PIX11) - A mother of three on vacation with her family in Cancun decided to show off her orange, monogrammed bikini top for her husband’s camera, and she posted the photo, which also reveals her post-pregnancy belly, on her lifestyle blog The Chic Site and shared it on social media. Rachel Hollis’ empowering message of self-love inspired hundreds of thousands of people, including many mothers who are also coming to terms with their new post-baby physiques.  Hollis wrote: “I have stretch […]

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    ‘Gosh, she’s beautiful': Wisconsin basketball player has adorable hot mic moment

    (PIX11) - Wisconsin Badgers sophomore forward Nigel Hayes enjoys joking with the NCAA stenographer before interviews, but, after forgetting his mic was hot, it was Hayes whose cheeks got hot Wednesday. After testing the stenographer with the word “syzygy,” there was a break in questions from the moderator.  Hayes turned to his teammate Frank Kaminsky and said, “Oh my gosh, she’s beautiful,” referring to the stenographer.  The microphone, however, caught everything and his reaction was absolutely adorable.

  • (DCPI)

    Reward grows in search for teen suspected of dragging 12-year-old into alley, raping her

    EAST TREMONT (PIX11) — The reward is growing in the hunt for the suspected rapist accused of dragging a young girl into a Bronx alley and raping her. On February 24, police say, the teenager walked up to a 12-year-old girl near East Tremont Avenue and Southern Boulevard, grabbed her arm and told her he would kill her if she screamed. He first tried to pull her into a building at 901 East 179th St., but the door was locked, cops say. […]

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    ‘Most Interesting Man in the World’ can’t get driver out of HOV ticket

    FIFE, Wash. (PIX11) - “I don’t always violate the HOV lane law . . . but when I do, I get a $124 ticket,” a Washington State public information officer tweeted after troopers caught a carpool scofflaw driving around with “The Most Interesting Man in the World” next to him. The motorcycle trooper pulled over a vehicle driving in the HOV lane along Interstate 5 near Tacoma after noticing something slightly odd (read: two-dimensional) about his passenger.  It turned out to be a cardboard […]

  • (Grady County Jail)

    Oklahoma man accused of raping, assaulting 3 teens held captive for years

    TUTTLE, Okla. (PIX11) - An Oklahoma man faces a slew of charges after allegedly kidnapping three teenagers and holding them as sex slaves for two years, according to an affidavit issued Tuesday. Marshals arrested Gregory Todd Zavala, 23, earlier this month in connection after receiving tips from the Oklahoma City Police and Oklahoma County DA’s office.  Grady now faces three counts of kidnapping, two counts of child sexual abuse, two counts of assault and battery with a dangerous weapon, and one count of rape […]

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    Stop & Shop recalls Amy’s Kitchen frozen items amid Listeria scare

    NEW YORK (PIX11) - Stop & Shop stores are pulling popular Amy’s Kitchen frozen food items because of possible Listeria contamination, the company announced Monday. Stop & Shop representatives say no customers have contracted the illness, which is uncommon but potentially fatal, especially for people with weakened immune systems. Announcing a recall of Amy's Kitchen Frozen Food Products. For more information, please visit — Stop & Shop (@StopandShop) March 23, 2015 The products included in the recall are: Enchilada […]

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    Woman opens Paterson ATM door for man who violently robs her

    PATERSON, New Jersey (PIX11) - A woman trying to help another apparent ATM user ended up becoming the victim of an assault and robbery, according to Paterson police. Surveillance video shows the woman inside a Chase vestibule at 148 Market Street in Paterson, when a man appears at the door.  She appears to almost turn back to what she is doing, but opens the door for the man anyway.  He stands behind her, talking on his phone as another man finishes […]

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    ‘Sinatra: An American Icon’ features never-seen-before memorabilia

    NEW YORK (PIX11) – If there’s one thing that’s clear, the icon that is Frank Sinatra was in a class by himself. A product of Hoboken, New Jersey, his impact on American culture is still being felt and celebrated. To commemorate what would have been his 100th birthday, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center is going back in time with its exhibition “Sinatra: An American Icon” showcasing some never-before-seen memorabilia. From vintage fan mail […]


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