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Aliza Chasan is a digital producer at PIX11 News. She’s an award-winning journalist with a background in crime and local politics coverage.

Aliza has been published in The New York Daily News, Inside Edition, DNAinfo, Daily Voice, City Limits, Voices of New York, The Bensonhurst Bean, Sheepshead Bites, Park Slope Stoop and The Jewish Link of New Jersey.

She earned a master’s degree in journalism from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in 2015.

Recent Articles
  • Man, 22, stabbed to death in Brooklyn

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — A 22-year-old man was stabbed to death in Brooklyn early Sunday morning, police said. Felix Pujols was killed by a stab wound to the stomach in front of 83 Bainbridge Street, an NYPD spokesperson said. Pujols was rushed to the hospital, but he did not survive his wounds. Police took a 20-year-old man, identified as Kahmari Rabsatt, into custody. According to authorities, Pujols and Rabsatt knew each other and got into an argument, which led to the stabbing. […]

  • 4 shot at party in Hempstead

    HEMPSTEAD, NY — Four people were shot at a party in Hempstead on Saturday night, police said. Someone opened fire on Burnett Street and the shots penetrated a solid PVC fence, then hit two men and two women in the yard of Dorlon Street apartment building, a Nassau County Police Department spokesperson said. Five bullet holes were visible in the fence. “Each one of us said ‘I thought they were firecrackers’,” said Monique Lassic, one of the party attendees. “There was laughter, and […]

  • NJ Governor calls for Bergen County sheriff’s resignation after racist comments  

    NEWARK, N.J. — Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for a New Jersey county sheriff to resign after a recording surfaced in which he made disparaging comments about blacks and the state’s first Sikh attorney general. WNYC radio obtained the tape from a person who was present. It was recorded on the day of Murphy’s inauguration in January. On it, Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino is heard saying Attorney General Gurbir Grewal was appointed because of “the turban.” He also said Murphy’s […]

  • Woman stabbed in the face in Harlem

    HARLEM, Manhattan — A woman was stabbed in the face in Harlem on Thursday afternoon and a man was quickly arrested, police said. The 34-year-old woman was stabbed under her left eye around 1:30 p.m. near 122nd Street and Lenox Avenue, an NYPD spokesperson said. A 30-year-old man was arrested several blocks away. His name has not yet been released. The woman’s wound is not life threatening, police said.

  • Campaign aims to bail out more than 500 prisoners at Rikers

    NEW YORK — A human rights group says it plans to bail out more than 500 women and teenagers currently imprisoned at New York City’s Rikers Island. The Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights group plans to raise at least $5 million to fund the releases. The group says the national campaign is meant to call attention to a bail system that discriminates against minorities and the poor. The group has organized 200 volunteers who, starting in October, will bail women out from […]

  • Police fatally shoot armed woman in Queens while responding to burglary call

    MASPETH, Queens —Police fatally shot a woman in Queens after she called 911 and then lunged at officers with a knife on Monday evening, officials said. Patrol cars rushed to a 69th Street home after reports of a burglary in process, an NYPD spokesman said. When they arrived at the two-family home, a 54-year-old woman told officers there was an armed female intruder in the upstairs apartment. The officers rushed in and the woman followed behind them, then grabbed a knife, […]

  • ‘Mayochup’ now exists as a Heinz condiment option

    Prepare a fry for dipping because a new condiment is here. Mayochup, a Heinz ketchup-mayonnaise hybrid, was launched Monday. While some who dislike both condiments protested that two wrongs don’t make a right, Heinz disagreed. “We see two rights making a better right,” the company tweeted. Mayochup got its start on Twitter. Heinz asked fans to vote on if the condiment should exist. More than 512,000 people voted yes. Want #mayochup in stores? 500,000 votes for “yes” and we’ll release it […]

  • ‘Justice for Junior’: 14th suspect arrested in slaying of Bronx teen at bodega

    THE BRONX — Police have made another arrest in the brutal, machete-slaying of Bronx teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz, officials said Sunday. Frederick Then, 20, turned himself in, police sources said. Officials released his name on Sept. 12. Sunday’s arrest marks the 14th person charged in connection to the teen’s death. Then allegedly pursued Guzman-Feliz, 15, through the Bronx, prosecutors said at his arraignment Monday. The teen was chased into a bodega on by a group of alleged Trinitarios gang members on June […]

  • ICE arrests 16, including convicted rapists, in New York

    NEW YORK –  Immigration officials say they’ve arrested 16 people, many of them convicted rapists, during a two-day enforcement action in the New York metropolitan area. All of the undocumented immigrants in custody have criminal histories related to sexual offenses, officials said. They were arrested in New York City, the Hudson Valley and on Long Island. “Many of those arrested in this operation had been found guilty of inappropriate sexual behavior against a minor,” said Thomas Decker, field office director for g Enforcement and […]

  • 7 members of NYPD busted in connection to prostitution, gambling ring: sources

    NEW YORK — Seven members of the NYPD have been arrested in connection to a prostitution and gambling ring, police sources confirmed Wednesday. Six civilians are also in custody, sources said. The officers charged are: Carlos Cruz, 41, NYPD Sergeant – Enterprise Corruption Louis Failla, 49, NYPD Sergeant – Official Misconduct Cliff Nieves, 37, NYPD Sergeant – Promoting Prostitution Steven Nieves, 32, NYPD Police Officer – Promoting Prostitution Giancarlo Raspanti, 43, NYPD Police Officer – Receiving Reward for Official Misconduct and Official Misconduct Giovanny Rojas-Acosta, 40, NYPD […]