Alexis Davis is a rising junior at Ithaca College majoring in journalism with a minor in Spanish. In addition to interning with PIX11’s digital team, she is an active participant in her college’s television and radio stations as well as co-editor-in-chief of an online and print publication named Embrace.

Recent Articles
  • NYC becomes 1st city in the country to directly fund abortion care

    New York City made history on Friday by becoming the first city in the country to allocate funds from their budget toward abortion care, according to the National Institute for Reproductive Health. The city will give $250,000 of the 2020 Fiscal Year budget to the New York Abortion Access fund, an organization that provides resources and financial assistance to those who are unable to pay for an abortion and are living in or traveling to New York state, the New […]

  • Author Nicholas Sparks denies allegations he tried to ban LGBT club at his Christian school

    Best-selling romance novelist Nicholas Sparks took to Twitter to deny allegations reported Thursday by The Daily Beast that he tried to ban an LGBT club at his Christian school in North Carolina. The article brings new light to a longtime legal battle between Sparks and a former headmaster at the Epiphany School of Global Studies. The former headmaster and CEO, Saul Benjamin, alleges he was forced out in 2014 and has sued over allegations of homophobia, racism and harassment on […]

  • Man shot and killed while walking his dog in Harlem: police

    HARLEM — A man died Monday after he was shot in the leg in the Hamilton Heights area of Harlem, police confirmed. The shooting occurred around 2:21 a.m. Monday near the corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 146th Street, according to the NYPD. The victim, 40-year-old Winston McKay, was walking his dog when the incident occurred, police said. It is unclear if McKay was the intended target. #BREAKING NYPD releases shocking video of a man pointing a rifle at a […]

  • Woman holding infant punches victim on subway in Queens: police

    FOREST HILLS, Queens— A woman who was holding an infant when she punched a straphanger on a subway in Queens is sought, police said Monday. The attack happened April 15 around 9 a.m. inside of the Forrest Hills/71 Avenue subway station, according to the NYPD. The victim was attempting to board a southbound E train when she accidentally came in contact with the unidentified woman who was exiting the train, police said. The attacker re-entered the train car, while pushing […]

  • Drunk woman driving with toddler in car hits, kills Brooklyn man: police

    CANARSIE, Brooklyn — A 29-year-old man riding an E-bike was run over and killed in Brooklyn by an alleged drunk driver who had a toddler in her vehicle, police said Monday. The crash happened Sunday around 10:37 p.m. on Avenue D just west of East 105th Street, according to officials. The driver, 22-year-old Treasure Liggins, failed to maintain control of her car as she was heading eastbound on Avenue D at a high rate of speed, police said. The vehicle veered […]

  • Robber strikes men with gun, steals $3,000 in the Bronx: police

    MELROSE, BRONX — A man is sought after striking and robbing two men in a Bronx apartment then stealing $3,000, police said Thursday. The attack occurred on April 25 inside a residential building located near East 160 Street and Melrose Avenue around 4:15 p.m., according to the NYPD. The unidentified man knocked on the victim’s door, and asked if his friend was inside, police said. Once the victim, a 54-year-old man, opened the door, the attacker entered the apartment while […]

  • Man attempts to rape a 30-year-old woman in Staten Island: police

    PORT RICHMOND, Staten Island — Police on Friday released a sketch of a man accused of attempting to rape a woman in Staten Island. A 30-year-old woman was followed by the unidentified man as she was walking into a building around 11 p.m. on Jan. 19 near Cary Avenue and Clove Road, according to officials. Once inside the building, the attacker attempted to forcibly remove the victim’s pants as she tried to fight him off, police said. Police have asked […]

  • Second arrest made in Massapequa homicide: police

    MASSAPEQUA, N.Y. — Nassau County police announced Thursday they have made another arrest in connection to the death of a teen whose remains were found in the Massapequa Preserve last month. Raul Ponce, 19, was taken into custody Thursday and is expected to be charged with two counts of second-degree murder, according to authorities. This is the second arrest that police have made in the homicide of 18-year-old Uniondale resident, Bryan Steven Cho Lemus. Police previously arrested alleged MS-13 gang […]

  • 20-year-old shot in foot in the Bronx; two men sought: police

    WOODSTOCK, Bronx — Two men are sought after shooting a 20-year-old  in the foot, police said Wednesday. The shooting occurred Sunday around 2 a.m. on Southern Boulevard near East 159th Street, according to the NYPD. The victim was walking when the two unidentified men displayed a firearm and released a single round, hitting the victim in the left foot, police said.  After the shot was fired, the two men fled the scene eastbound on Southern Boulevard.          […]

  • 67-year-old punched, robbed in Central Park; man sought: police

    CENTRAL PARK, Manhattan — A man is sought after punching and robbing a 67-year-old in Central Park, police said Wednesday. The attack happened last Friday around 10:15 a.m. near Olmsted Way and West Drive, according to the NYPD. The victim was sitting on a bench when he was approached by the unidentified male who proceeded to punch and shove the victim, police said. As the victim fled the scene, the attacker allegedly took belongings the victim left behind, including a […]

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