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.

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  • 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 […]

  • Fire at Bronx apartment injures 3, displaces dozens

    FORDHAM, the Bronx — At least 3 people were injured and dozens of residents are displaced after a fire broke out at a Bronx apartment building late Tuesday. Crews were reported about the blaze that broke out at a six-story building East 194th Street. shortly after 11 p.m. The fire started on the fourth floor and spread toward the cockloft. According to the FDNY, one civilian and two firefighters suffered minor injuries. American Red Cross responded to the fire and […]

  • Trio sought in multiple Manhattan robberies: police

    MANHATTAN — Police are looking for the trio wanted in connection to multiple robberies in Manhattan earlier this month. Since Jan. 13, the trio struck three times, with the latest reported incident on Jan. 20, police said. In two incidents, the suspected robbers approached employees at shops in Lower Manhattan, displayed firearms, walked behind the counter and took cash out of the register, police said. Their second reported incident — more violent. According to police, two of the suspected robbers […]

  • Victims zip tied in violent Bronx apartment robbery

    WOODSTOCK, the Bronx — Police are asking for help in looking for the trio they said were involved in a violent robbery in a Bronx apartment last month. On Dec. 31, an unidentified woman pretended to make a delivery inside an apartment along Southern Boulevard and Leggett Avenue, police said. When a 62-year-old man opened the door, police said two masked men exposed their firearms and pushed their way into the apartment. According to police, eight victims were zip-tied by […]

  • Water main break floods streets, snarls traffic in Manhattan

    WASHINGTON HEIGHTS, Manhattan — Several customers are without water following a water main break late Wednesday. The water main break occurred just after 10 p.m. along Broadway and West 158th Street in Washington Heights, which caused flooding and disrupted traffic. Nearby subway service was not affected by the water main break, officials said. Electricity and gas were not affected by the water, Con Edison said. As crews worked to fix the damage and restore water, several blocks on the northbound […]

  • NJ man starts petition to raise Garden State Parkway speed limit to 75 mph

    NEW JERSEY — Do you want more safety, or do you want to get to your destination faster? One New Jersey man has started a petition in hopes of raising the speed limit on the Garden State Parkway to 75 mph. The petition creator, Mendel Rosenfeld, said the state should keep up with the times. The last speed increase on the Parkway was 20 years ago, from 55 to 65 mph. The petition says by increasing the speed limit, people […]

  • Gov. Cuomo to keep Statue of Liberty open during government shutdown

      NEW YORK, N.Y. — Governor Cuomo has volunteered to use state funds to keep the Statue of Liberty open during the federal government shutdown. In an announcement Sunday afternoon, Gov. Cuomo said Lady Liberty “will be back to work tomorrow.” The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island within the territorial jurisdiction of New York, but is federal property administered by the National Park Service. When the Senate failed to approve legislation to keep the government from shutting down before midnight Saturday, […]

  • Transformer fire at Newark Airport sparks partial terminal evacuation

    NEWARK, N.J. — A transformer fire underneath Newark Liberty Airport caused evacuations in part of the terminal Friday, officials said. The blaze started in a PSE&G manhole below a section of Terminal C. According to Newark Airport, the fire has been extinguished and smoky conditions remained for a time after. No injuries were reported. The Terminal C-1 wing was evacuated but the rest of the terminal operated normally, including Terminals A and B, but because of weather conditions, the airport tells passengers […]

  • Last SpaceX launch of the year lights up sky with dramatic show over Los Angeles

    The 18th and final mission of the year for SpaceX put a bright mysterious light in the West Coast sky Friday night. Around 5:27 p.m. Pacific Time, SpaceX’s Falcon 9 successfully launched off at the Vandenberg Air Force Base in Southern California. The base said it was fourth set of 10 satellites that SpaceX will launch for its Iridium mission. SpaceX livestreamed the event on its Facebook page and updated moments on its Twitter account, from the time the satellite launched […]

  • Two children fall out of third floor window in Staten Island: police

    STATEN ISLAND — Two children were hospitalized after they fell out of a third floor window in Staten Island Sunday. Police were called to an apartment building along Seaver Avenue about two children injured. Officers said a 6-year-old girl and a 4-year-old boy fell out of a third floor window. They were taken to the hospital and are expected to survive. The girl suffered a fractured left arm and shoulder while the boy suffered no injuries, police sources said. According […]