Ashley Soley-Cerro the multiplatform content supervisor at PIX11. She is a born-and-raised Angeleno who previously worked as a digital new producer at PIX11’s sister station KTLA in Los Angeles.

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  • Pilot dead after helicopter crash lands onto roof of Manhattan office tower

    MANHATTAN — A helicopter made a crash landing onto the roof a 54-story skyscraper in midtown Manhattan on Monday afternoon, killing the pilot, who was the only person on board, sparking a fire that sent smoke billowing into the foggy sky and troubling a city still scarred by 9/11. The pilot has been identified by American Continental Properties, the company that owns the helicopter, as Tim McCormack. “We are mourning the loss of Tim McCormack, who has flown for us […]

  • Brooklyn ax attack: Man charged with killing pregnant woman, injuring girlfriend, DA says

    BROOKLYN — A man was charged Friday after using an ax to critically injure his girlfriend and kill her pregnant friend, with a 4-year-old child inside the home during the attack, according to the Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office. Jerry Brown, 34, of East Williamsburg, is charged with second-degree murder, second-degree attempted murder and first-degree assault, the DA said in a news release. He is accused of killing Savannah Rivera, 20, inside his girlfriend’s apartment in the Bushwick Houses on Flushing […]

  • Uber driver pleads guilty after teen falls off vehicle’s roof and dies on LI: officials

    SUFFOLK COUNTY, N.Y. — An Uber driver pleaded guilty Thursday to allowing a teenager to ride on his vehicle’s roof, ultimately causing the boy’s death, according to the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office. Danyal Cheema, 24, pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the second degree, according to the DA. Three teenagers offered Cheema $70 to allow them to ride on the roof of his 2010 Toyota Highlander on Sept. 23, officials said. Cheema agreed, and the teens ultimately paid him $40 […]

  • 12-year-old Yonkers boy dies after shooting himself in head with illegal gun: police

    YONKERS, N.Y. — A 12-year-old Yonkers boy has died days after he shot himself in the head with an illegal gun while he was home alone, police said Wednesday. Nyran Plummer died in the overnight hours after shooting himself Saturday shortly before noon at an apartment on Nepperhan Avenue, according to police. That day, Plummer was transported to a local area hospital where he was listed in grave condition. Police said he was not expected to survive. A medical examination […]

  • Driver hits pedestrian, crashes into building in Hoboken: sources

    HOBOKEN, N.J. — Roads were closed for hours in Hoboken on Tuesday after a driver hit a pedestrian, officials said. The driver got into an argument with someone, then drove on the sidewalk from Bloomfield and 1st Street, hit a pedestrian at Hudson and 1st and crashed into a building at 98 Hudson Street, sources said. The pedestrian suffered serious injuries and the driver was taken into custody. One witness had just come out of a barbershop when the car […]

  • Five buildings evacuated due to report of gas leak in Greenpoint: FDNY

    GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — Five buildings have been evacuated in Brooklyn amid reports of a gas leak on Tuesday, according to FDNY. A gas leak was reported at 77 Freeman St. in Greenpoint around 2 p.m., FDNY officials said. Five buildings, including the reported address, were evacuated as a precaution, according to FDNY. Additional information was not immediately available.

  • Scaffolding collapses onto vehicles in Greenpoint

    GREENPOINT, Brooklyn — After part of a building, as well as dozens of sections of steel scaffolding, fell into the street in Greenpoint Wednesday morning, crushing an SUV and significantly damaging two other cars, witnesses are still amazed that no people were hurt in the collapse. “It’s a busy street,” said Julian Foster. “Everybody walking back and forth, jogging and all that,” is how he described the block of Wythe Avenue, between 13th and 14th Streets. Foster’s vehicle, a 2017 […]

  • Gun found in teen's backpack at Williamsburg high school: police

    Gun found in teen’s backpack at Williamsburg high school: police

    WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn — A gun was found in a teenager’s backpack at a high school in Williamsburg on Wednesday, according to police. The incident happened at Unity Preparatory Charter High School on Driggs Avenue, police said. The school was put on lockdown around 11 a.m. and was lifted in the afternoon. A gun was found in a 17-year-old’s backpack, and he was taken into custody, according to police. Students inside the school described the tense moments to PIX11 as they […]

  • Person of interest in hit-and-run of teen girl in Brooklyn is ID’d: police

    BROOKLYN — A person of interest was identified Wednesday in a hit-and-run involving a 14-year-old victim, according to police. Julia Litmonovich, 49, is sought in the March 27 incident, police said. A photo of Litmonovich has been released by police, and she is described as 5 foot, 6 inches tall; 160 pounds with brown hair. Investigators want to speak to her after they say 14-year-old Xin Yi Wang was hit by a black Dodge Challenger as she crossed the street […]

  • Teen wakes up to stranger putting her hand on his ‘genital area’ in the Bronx: police

    WOODSTOCK, Bronx — A 16-year-old girl woke up to a strange man grabbing her hand and placing it over his “genital area,” police said Tuesday. The assault happened Monday around 3:50 a.m. near Kelly Street and Leggett Avenue, according to police. Police believe the man entered through the fire escape and was attempting to rob the home when he spotted the sleeping girl. He then grabbed her hand and placed it over his genital area, above his clothing, police said. […]

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