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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
  • 34-year-old man fatally shot in Bronx park

    WOODSTROCK, the Bronx — A 34-year-old man was fatally shot in a Bronx park early Sunday, a police spokeswoman aid. He was in Rainey Park near Beck Street and Intervale Avenue when he was shot in the head and back, NYPD officials said. The man was rushed to the hospital but did not survive. Police have not yet released the victim’s name. No arrests have been made. Police do not yet have any description of the shooter. Submit tips to police […]

  • NYPD vows to find killers of Bronx teen who dreamed of becoming a cop

    BELMONT, the Bronx— The NYPD is making significant progress in finding the men who stabbed a 15-year-old Bronx teen to death outside a bodega, police said Sunday. Officers are “working 24/7 reviewing each and every tip submitted,” NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea tweeted. They have one objective, he said: Justice for Junior. Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz was dragged out of a store on Bathgate Avenue and killed by a group of men with a machete. The five men are still on […]

  • NY firefighters deliver pizza for driver after car crash

    HENRIETTA, NY — A pizza delivery worker got a helping hand from local firefighters after a car crash. Engine 642 of the Henrietta Fire Department responded to a crash Saturday afternoon, the department wrote on Facebook. One of the vehicles involved was a pizza delivery car. Once the patient was loaded onto an ambulance, the firefighters decided to “finish the delivery so the pizza wouldn’t go to waste.” The delivery address was just down the road, so they headed there […]

  • Woman cuts man’s head with high heel during Lower East Side subway argument

    LOWER EAST SIDE, Manhattan — A woman, enraged during a subway argument, pulled off her shoe and hit a man in the head with it, cutting him, police officials said Sunday. The pair were on a northbound F train near Delancey Street on Friday morning around 5 a.m. when they argued, an NYPD spokesperson said. Police do not know what exactly they argued about before the woman attacked the man with her shoe. The woman got off at the Delancey Street stop […]

  • 1 injured following chemical explosion in Rockville Centre

    ROCKVILLE CENTRE, NY — One person was injured by a chemical explosion at a Rockville Centre hotel Friday, police said. There was a chemical reaction of some type at the Ramada on Sunrise Highway around noon, officials said. One person was injured after coming in contact with the chemicals. It was not immediately clear how bad the injury was. No identifying information was available for the victim.

  • Man cuts off wife’s right arm, fingers on her left hand in Brooklyn attack

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — A 35-year-old man allegedly cut off his wife’s arm and several of her fingers during an attack Thursday, police said. The woman, 35, lost her right arm and two fingers on her left hand, officials said. She was rushed to a local hospital after she was attacked around 12:20 p.m. No arrests have been made, police said. The husband, identified as Yong Lu, fled the scene. It’s not yet clear why he allegedly cut off his wife’s […]

  • Real Housewives of New Jersey star in deportation proceedings, ICE says

    Real Housewives of New Jersey star Teresa Giudice’s husband, who is currently in prison in New Jersey, could soon be deported, officials said Thursday. Giuseppe “Joe” Giudice is serving time for bankruptcy fraud charges. The couple hid assets from bankruptcy creditors and submitted phony loan applications to get some $5 million in mortgages and construction loans. ICE has lodged a detainer and Joe Giudice is in removal proceedings. Teresa Giudice served 15 months at the low-security Federal Correction Institution in […]

  • April the giraffe may be pregnant again

    HARPURSVILLE, N.Y. — Millions waited weeks for April the giraffe to have a baby in 2017 and now she may be pregnant again. Animal Adventure Park announced on Facebook on Tuesday that zoo staffers have been collecting samples from April for a month to determine if she’s pregnant once more. “For 30 days in a row, Alyssa sampled, or collected, a fecal specimen from April’s stall. It was stored in a plastic bag labeled with a date and an identifying number and […]

  • NYPD arrests 18 alleged gang members ‘dangerously obsessed with committing acts of violence’

    BROOKLYN — Police busted more than a dozen alleged gang members behind multiple shootings and murders, officials said Thursday. The 18  members of the Martense-Beverly Bosses allegedly discussed shooting rivals as if they “were keeping score at a basketball game,” District Attorney Eric Gonzalez said. They used terms including scoreboard, ball kicks, air balls and bench warmers to discuss plans. “But this is not a game,” Gonzalez said. “There is a trail of dead and injured victims.” A few of those arrested […]

  • 2 men stabbed in Upper West Side building, man taken into police custody

    UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — Two men were stabbed in an Upper West Side building Wednesday night, police said. They were attacked on the 8th floor of a building on 92nd Street near Columbus Avenue around 8 p.m., an NYPD spokesperson said. Both men were rushed to the hospital and are not likely to die. A man was taken into custody at the scene. Police do not know what led up to the stabbing. No identifying information is available for the […]