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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  • Businesses destroyed after fast-moving fire erupts in Manhattan

    INWOOD, Manhattan – Firefighters are battling a 4-alarm fire in Manhattan Sunday morning. The commercial fire started at 150 Nagle Avenue a little after 10 a.m., FDNY said. The fire started on the first floor and extended to the cockloft of the building, which has been open for 28 years, and spread to the row of stores on the block. None of the businesses were open at the time of the fire. About 138 firefighters responded — five firefighters suffered […]

  • Fliers attack Sikh mayoral candidate, portraying him as a terrorist

    HOBOKEN – A racist flyer has been circulating across Hoboken, attacking a mayoral candidate. A campaign volunteer for spotted the flyer on car windshields with the message “Don’t let TERRORISM take over our town!” with the picture of Sikh mayoral candidate, Ravi Bhalla – the first Sikh elected in New Jersey history. The flier said it’s paid for by Michael D Fuscone who’s running to be the first openly gay mayor of the city. Fuscone denies that his campaign is not […]

  • Man released after young siblings recant story of stalking, creepy notes

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — A man accused of stalking two young siblings in Brooklyn  was released from custody Monday after the children recanted their story, police confirmed. The incidents were reported to have happened Friday morning when an 8-year-old girl was walking with a friend to the bus near Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Avenue. She told police the man was seen hiding between cars, watching her. On Friday afternoon, the little girl’s 12-year-old brother was on the bus about to […]

  • NYPD to reexamine allegations against Harvey Weinstein

    The NYPD may reexamine sex crimes against movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein. The chief of detectives with the NYPD has ordered the Special Victims Unit to take another look at some of the claims made while Manhattan District Attorney, Cyrus Vance, is having to answer why the charges were never filed. Vance said a political contribution never influenced his job to uphold the law. He’s making that claim after reporters asked him why he failed to prosecute Harvey Weinstein, especially with […]

  • Fire breaks out at Rockland home after car crashes into gas meter

    PEARL RIVER, N.Y. – A fire broke out at a Rockland home after a car crashed into it Friday morning. Officials responded to a call about 1:45 a.m. Friday about a house fire at 2 Sickletown Rd in Pearl River, N.Y. When they arrived, the Pearl River Fire Department saw an SUV lodged into the house, hitting a gas meter, which caused the house to be engulfed in flames, officials said. The residents were safely evacuated, and no one in […]

  • McDonald’s employee caught selling cocaine on the job: prosecutors

    SOUNDVIEW, Bronx — A McDonald’s night shift manager was arrested after he was caught allegedly selling cocaine while on the job, according to prosecutors in New York City. Frank Guerrero, 26, was arrested Wednesday morning after two undercover cops visited the restaurant at 1600 Bruckner Blvd. in Soundview. Guerrero allegedly made eight sales of cocaine to an undercover officer in large quantities worth nearly $10,900, prosecutors said. During the last transaction, Guerrero allegedly sold about 100 grams of cocaine and […]

  • Trump to NFL owners: Fire players who kneel during anthem

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — President Donald Trump has some advice for National Football League owners: Fire players who kneel during the national anthem. He’s also encouraging fans to walk out in protest. And the president is bemoaning what he describes as a decline in violence in the sport. “They’re ruining the game,” he said during a political rally in Alabama on Friday night that veered beyond politics. Several athletes, including a handful of NFL players, have refused to stand during “The […]

  • Video shows moment man was fatally shot outside bodega in Crown Heights, Brooklyn

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn – A man is dead after a shooting outside a bodega in Brooklyn on Saturday. Police arrived at Franklin Finest Deli at the intersection of Franklin Ave. and Lincoln Place around 4:20 a.m.Saturday morning and found a 20-year-old man shot multiple times in the torso. Police say the man, who is a regular at the bodega, had just finished paying for his items when he stepped outside and was gunned down. The victim ran back into the […]

  • Police search for repeated subway robbers in Lower Manhattan

    MANHATTAN — Police are asking for help in identifying and locating the individuals wanted in connection to several robberies across Lower Manhattan in August and September. The incidents are as followed: On Aug. 10, one of the individuals asked a 47-year-old female for a dollar on a northbound No. 4 train Bowling Green station around 1 a.m. While reaching for her wallet, the second individual pushed her head back and removed her wallet from the purse. The two fled off […]

  • Four people injured in shootings nearby J’Ouvert festival site

    CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Four people have been shot in separate instances in Brooklyn. A 49-year-old man has died after getting shot in the head on Herkimer Place in Bedford Stuyvesant, Brooklyn just before 9 p.m. on Sunday. Also, a 44-year-old man is recovering after getting shot in the chest, just blocks off the parade route. Two people were shot in Crown Heights. One male was shot in the abdomen at 1692 Union Street following a dispute and took himself […]