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Summer Delaney is an on-air digital reporter and producer for PIX11 News. She previously worked for Yahoo News in New York City. There she reported on breaking, political and trending news and produced interviews for Katie Couric and Bianna Golodryga.

Summer has also worked for Bloomberg News, ABC News, Atlantic Media and WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia.

A proud Maryland and D.C. native, Summer is a graduate from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.

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    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Authorities in Florida said Thursday that an arrest has been made in the shooting death of rapper XXXTentacion. Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, was taken into custody Wednesday evening in Pompano, according to officials with the Broward County Sheriff’s Department. The agency said more details will be released later Thursday. The 20-year-old rapper was ambushed by two suspects as he left an upscale motor sports dealership Monday afternoon. The rapper, whose birth name is Jahseh Onfroy, was shot […]

  • Hundreds of children taken from parents at border are now in East Harlem

    EAST HARLEM, Manhattan — Hundreds of children taken from their parents under President Donald Trump’s family separation policy are at an East Harlem facility, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. There are 239 children there right now and more than 350 kids taken from their parents have come through the facility, including a 9-month old child, officials said. One, a 9-year-old boy from Honduras, was placed in the facility by immigration officials after traveling 2,000 miles across the country on a bus. He […]

  • Indiana trooper wins praise for stopping too slow driver

    INDIANAPOLIS  — An Indiana State Police trooper who tweeted a photo of a vehicle he stopped for driving too slowly in the left lane says he’s overwhelmed by the widespread praise he’s receiving online. Sgt. Stephen Wheeles stopped the driver Saturday on Interstate 65, about 35 miles south of Indianapolis, after about 20 vehicles had slowed behind her. Wheeles says she was traveling under the 70 mph speed limit. Indiana law requires drivers to move to the right lane to […]

  • School bullying at an all-time high in NYC: report

    NEW YORK — Bullying in New York City schools is at an all-time high. That and other alarming statistics were released Monday in a report by New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer. The report, titled “Safe and Supportive Schools: A Plan to Improve School Climate and Safety in NYC,” used information from a 2017 student survey, reports submitted to the New York State Education department, and data on guidance counselors and social workers, among other sources. The report found that […]

  • Snacking at work can add up to almost 1,300 calories a week, study says

    NEW YORK — Sometimes, the best perks at work and meetings are the free food. However, those tasty treats at work may also be adding some unwanted weight. A study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that participants who obtained food from work, whether it be from vending machines, cafeterias or free food from common areas can add up to about 1,300 calories per week. About 70 percent of those calories came from free food. The […]

  • Idaho child diagnosed with plague

    Elmore County, ID — A child in Elmore County, Idaho is recovering from plague in the first human case of the bacterial disease in Idaho since 1992. Central District Health Department epidemiologists say it is not known whether the child was exposed to plague in Idaho or during a recent trip to Oregon. Since 1940, only five human cases of plague have been reported in the Gem State. The last two reported cases occurred in 1991 and 1992, with both patients […]

  • John Travolta honored at Lenny’s Pizza in Brooklyn

    Actor John Travolta was honored in a celebration at Lenny’s Pizza in Brooklyn Tuesday afternoon. Travolta made Lenny’s Pizza famous in the 1977 blockbuster “Saturday Night Fever” as character Tony Manero. Thousands of people gathered outside on 86th St. to celebrate John Travolta Day in Brooklyn. He was joined by New York State Senator Marty Golden, as well as actors in his upcoming film “Gotti,” including Brooklyn native Will DeMeo and Travolta’s wife Kelly Preston. Travolta, dressed in a  white suit, […]

  • Kitchen towels could hold bacteria that cause food poisoning: study

    (CNN) — Ever wonder how much bacteria is growing on your kitchen towel? A new study suggests that it may be a lot, and that the amount increases with family size and frequency of meat consumption. Researchers cultured bacteria from 100 kitchen towels after one month of use to determine both the type and amount of bacterial growth. They found that 49% of the towels exhibited growth of bacteria normally found in or on the human body. “In this study, […]

  • Wizard of Oz’s last living adult munchkin dead at 98

    The last surviving adult munchkin from “Wizard of Oz” has died at age 98, according to reports. TMZ reports that Jerry Maren died more than a week ago at a San Diego nursing care facility. His funeral was held over the weekend in Hollywood. The cause of death is unknown at this time. Maren is best known for his role alongside Judy Garland in the 1939 classic, as one of the members of “The Lollipop Guild” trio. He was reportedly paid $50 a […]

  • This is the poem a kindergarten teacher hung up so her students know what to do in a school shooting

    (CNN) — As Rick Healey and his wife were taking a tour of the kindergarten class where their 5-year-old girl will go to school next fall, they came across a poem that stopped them in their tracks. Lockdown, Lockdown Lock the door Shut the lights off Say no more The lyrics are plastered on a white piece of paper in large, colorful markers in Ms. Kim’s class at Arthur D. Healey School in Somerville, Massachusetts. “I recognize the necessity of […]