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Kristine Garcia is a web producer at PIX11 News. She was born and raised in New York and has previously worked at Fox 5 NY as the weekend web producer. Prior to her time in digital news, she worked on the production side of Fox 5’s morning show.

Recent Articles
  • Helicopter makes emergency landing in NJ

    LINDEN, NJ — A helicopter made an emergency landing in New Jersey Friday morning. Just after 9 a.m., Linden Airport received a distress call from the helicopter after it reportedly experienced an engine failure, the FAA said in a statement. The small 4-passenger Robinson R44 helicopter made a hard landing at 2700 Marshes Dock Rd., Linden police said. There were no injuries to the two pilots on board, the FAA said. Authorities are investigating the incident.

  • NYPD expands Neighborhood Policing program onto subway

    NEW YORK — The NYPD announced Thursday that they are expanding their crime-fighting strategy into the subway system. Police announced that the Neighborhood Policing program, which emphasizes crime reduction and collaborative problem solving, is expanding into the subway. The program would begin with Transit District 12, which covers stations along the Nos. 2, 5 and 6 lines in the Bronx and Transit District 30, which covers stations along the Nos. 2, 3, 4, 5 and A, C, B, D, Q, […]

  • Cops accused of rape expected to face alleged victim, father in court

    BROOKLYN — The young woman who was allegedly raped by two NYPD officers will face the accused men in Brooklyn on Thursday, according to her attorney. The teen and her father are seeking to ask for a special prosecutor to look over the trial after an assistant District Attorney who works under the Brooklyn court allegedly had an affair with one of the accused officers, the New York Post reported. Nicole Manini is under investigation for potentially violating professional conduct […]

  • Woman killed in crash on Grand Central Parkway

    QUEENS — A fatal accident on the Grand Central Parkway Friday morning prompted road closures and increased traffic. Around 3:42 a.m.., authorities responded to an accident on the eastbound Grand Central Parkway along Exit 9P around Astoria Boulevard. When they arrived, officers found a woman unconscious and unresponsive and pronounced her dead at the scene, police said. Investigation revealed that the woman was driving her vehicle traveling east when she struck the guard rail before striking a pillar stanchion, said authorities. […]

  • 1 dead, 2 injured in Queens stabbing

    RIDGEWOOD, Queens — One man is dead and two others were injured after they were stabbed in Queens late Friday. Police responded to a call around 9:23 p.m. about a disorderly group along Palmetto Street and Seneca Avenue in Ridgewood. Police released surveillance video from the vicinity of the incident. When they arrived, authorities found three men with stab wounds. Daniel Atkinson, 24, was stabbed in the abdomen and was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Two other […]

  • NYCHA says it’s expediting boiler replacement as residents deal with chronic heat issues

    NEW YORK — After a months-long review spurred by a heat crisis in public housing that left thousands of residents in the cold this winter, the New York City Housing Authority on Thursday said it would expedite replacing boiler plants in its complexes. PIX11 News’ has been following the cases of residents living in difficult conditions in one of the coldest winters New York has experienced, including a 14-day stretch when the temperature didn’t rise above freezing. NYCHA’s aging infrastructure […]

  • Man killed in Bronx hit-and-run, driver sought

    HIGHBRIDGE, the Bronx — A man was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in the Bronx early Thursday. Troy Williams, 50, was pronounced dead at the scene after authorities found him lying on the roadway along Sedgwick Avenue and Undercliff Avenue shortly after 12:40 a.m. with severe trauma throughout his body, police said. Further investigation revealed Williams was exiting his parked car when he was struck by an unknown vehicle traveling north on Sedgwick Avenue. “Hopefully there are cameras all […]

  • Armed police to guard New Rochelle High School for rest of semester amid violence spike

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. — Amid  a spike in violence that left a student dead, armed officers are now patrolling troubled New Rochelle High School. The armed presence is expected to remain on campus for the remainder of the school year, Superintendent Brian Osborne said, according to Lohud.com. Osborne made the announcement Tuesday, calling it part of the response to the Parkland school shooting that killed 17 students and faculty members on Feb. 14 and to an increase in violence in and […]

  • Police seek teen girl and man after victims were lured to dating app and robbed

    MORRISANIA, The Bronx — Detectives are asking for the public’s help to track down one of three men suspected of robbing men who were lured to a location, thinking they were meeting up with a potential romantic date. Investigators are also trying to talk with a teenage girl, who’d set up a false identity on a dating web site in order to attract the victims, according to police. The NYPD has now released surveillance video of one of the male […]

  • Uma Thurman levels accusations against Weinstein, Tarantino

    NEW YORK — Actress Uma Thurman broke her silence against Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein and director Quentin Tarantino. Thurman is quoted in The New York Times on Saturday, saying the movie mogul attacked her his suite at a hotel in London. She said Weinstein pushed her down and tried to shove himself on her, exposing himself. “I was doing anything I could to get the train back on the track. My track. Not his track.” Weinstein’s representatives say he acknowledges […]