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Narmeen Choudhury joined the PIX11 News team as a general assignment reporter in December 2011. She came to PIX11 from WTIC, Tribune Broadcasting’s Hartford, CT station where she was a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor since 2007.

While in Hartford, Choudhury covered several stories of national prominence including Stamford’s chimpanzee attack, the workplace shooting at Hartford Distributors and the murder of Yale University student Annie Le.

Choudhury also worked on-air in Syracuse, NY (News 10 Now/YNN.) She began her television career in Albany (Capital 9 News/YNN) where she worked at the assignment desk before being elevated to producer.

Born in Queens, Choudhury was raised in Duchess County, NY and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Boston University. Choudhury lives in Manhattan.


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    Alleged gang member’s prison release highlights divide between ICE, Mayor de Blasio

    NEW YORK — An alleged MS-13 gang member was able to walk free from Rikers Island due to Mayor Bill de Blasio’s “Sanctuary City” legislations. Estivan Rafael Marques Velasquez, a Salvadorian national, was released from Rikers on Feb. 16 after serving time for disorderly conduct. According to ICE officials, Velasquez “is by his own admission a member of a violent street gang and he was released back into the community.” ICE officials claim a detainer request was filed in May […]

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    Jewish leaders alarmed by surge in crimes nationwide

    PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn – A local rabbi says the recent spike in anti-Semitic threats and vandalism across the country is alarming. “People in this country are worried that it’s becoming inhospitable to Jews and anyone who is different,” Rabbi Rachel Timoner said. She leads the Congregation Beth Elohim in Park Slope, Brooklyn. “I think many of us know that the country has been a safe place for Jews and an embracing place for the Jewish people,” Timoner said. “When we see hate […]

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    Bronx residents terrified after 1 killed, 2 sickened by rare infection caused by rat urine

    CONCOURSE, The Bronx — An emergency meeting was called Wednesday after terrified Bronx residents of 750 Concourse discovered several people were sickened and one even killed after catching a rare infection — Leptospirosis — a disease transmitted from rat urine. Three people on one block in just the past couple of months are sick from the disease. One person even died in December. The most recent patient diagnosed with leptospirosis lived at 750 grand concourse, where the New York City Department […]

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    Undocumented families living in ‘climate of fear’ in wake of recent ICE raids, arrests

    STATEN ISLAND – Cesar Vargas is an immigration attorney on Staten Island who says many undocumented families are “going dark” out of fear of being deported. “There’s definitely a climate of fear,” Vargas said. “We have families, we have parents who are reluctant to go outside to the store, reluctant to go to the church or to attend any type of community meetings because they’re afraid if they step out of their home they might be picked up or maybe […]

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    Child death toll climbs to 4 in NYC amid flu season

    NEW YORK — Hospitals around the tri-state area are seeing higher numbers in emergency rooms because of the flu. Dr. Peter Shearer, Medical Director of ER Department at Mount Sinai told PIX11 he believes this is typical of the flu season. A new CDC report measuring flu activity through the last week in January indicates a number of states are seeing higher levels of flu and flu-like symptoms. Across the country there have been 31,000 confirmed cases of influenza. There […]

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    Queens man separated from wife, daughter amid Trump`s travel ban

    QUEENS, N.Y. — Amrr Alamarie’s wife, Bilqes and their 3-month-old daughter Leena are essentially stuck in Malaysia due to President Donald Trump’s controversial executive order. It temporarily bans refugees from entering the United States. Immigrants from seven predominately Muslim countries are not allowed into the United States. Even valid visas are being canceled if travelers hail from one of these nations. “I was shocked. I was very disappointed,” said Alamarie. The couple married two years ago in Yemen. Since civil […]

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    Brooklyn community holds rally in support of immigrant families impacted by Trump’s travel ban

    MIDWOOD, Brooklyn – Osama Mustafa is Sudanese and an American citizen, but many of his family members who are green card holders are now directly impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order. An immigration ban listing Sudan among the seven countries whose citizens will not be allowed to enter the United States. “We have family that just came from JFK, her mom is being detained because she is a green card holder,” Mustafa said. “This is completely shocking to us.” […]

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    Autopsy reveals Queens toddler’s cause of death

    ELMHURST, Queens — An autopsy has revealed the cause of death of a 1-year-old girl who was killed in her Queens home Tuesday night. The child, Sanggye Lhakyi, died from ligature strangulation, according to the NYC Office of Chief Medical Examiner. Officers responded to the home on Elmhurst Avenue around 6 p.m. Tuesday where EMS pronounced the child dead. Authorities arrested the mother, Shangbo Xiangshengjie, 33, and charged her with the murder of Sanggye Lhakyi, 1. Police sources say Xiangshengjie was apparently distraught over the […]

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    Union sues city after administrative employees discover they are underpaid

    For 33 years, Lourdes Acevedo has worked hard for the city, starting as a traffic enforcement agent and moving her way up to an administrative manager position. Her salary has climbed since she started, but over recent years she’s discovered she’s grossly underpaid, especially when you compare her $60,000 a year salary to the $125,000 a year salary her white male counterpart is allegedly making. Sadly, it appears Acevedo is not alone. In fact more than 1,500 minority women who […]

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    Fentanyl overdose deaths in New York at record high: Health officials

    NEW YORK — In the last five years overdose deaths in NYC have continued to increase for the first time since the city started keeping records on this data. This year’s numbers, however, are more alarming than ever. Across the five boroughs, the city will likely see more than 1,000 overdose deaths by the end of 2016. “Each one of those deaths represents a loved one for somebody in this city and its tragic but it’s not surprising, ” said […]