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Ashley Soley-Cerro is a digital producer at PIX11. She is a born-and-raised Angeleno who previously worked at PIX’s sister station KTLA in Los Angeles. Prior to her time in TV news, she was a producer at Southern California Public Radio.

Recent Articles
  • 3 dead after stolen SUV driven by 15-year-old girl crashes on Long Island: police

    FREEPORT, Long Island — Three teens are dead after they were ejected from a stolen SUV that overturned “several times” on a Long Island highway Friday after its driver, possibly a 15-year-old girl, lost control of the vehicle, New York State Police said. Ten people, including an infant, were inside the five-seat Chevy TrailBlazer when the crash happened about 11:40 a.m. on southbound Meadowbrook State Parkway near Exit M9 in Freeport, New York State Police Major David Candelaria said. The […]

  • Bodies found in search for father, missing toddler abducted on Long Island

    CORAM, N.Y. — The bodies of a man and child have been found in Virginia during the search for a father and his 2-year-old son, who was abducted on Long Island, Suffolk police said Wednesday. Jovani Ligurgo, 2, was dropped off at John Ligurgo III’s home in Coram Tuesday morning. That afternoon around 3:30 p.m., firefighters responded to a fire at the location. Once the fire was put out, officials realized the home was empty and the father and son […]

  • Student brings gun to elementary school in NJ: Campus officials

    LAKEWOOD, N.J. — A student has been apprehended after allegedly bringing a gun to an elementary school in Lakewood, prompting a campus lockdown and police response. The student brought a gun to Oak Street School in Lakewood Tuesday, according to a campus website. Campus security and local police responded, and apprehended the student, according to school officials. The school was put on lockdown during that time. “All students and staff are safe and the school is operating on a normal […]

  • Man shot in face, robbed in Queens: Police

    QUEENS VILLAGE, Queens — A man is in the hospital after police said he was shot in the face and robbed in Queens early Tuesday. The victim, a 46-year-old man, was approached by another man and shot in the face on 102nd Avenue near 220th Street in Queens Village at 2:25 a.m., police said. The gunman stole the gunshot victim’s cellphone and car keys, according to police. It is not clear if the man’s car was then stolen. The victim […]

  • Firefighters battle blaze at Brooklyn apartment: FDNY

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — Firefighters battled a blaze at an apartment building in Brooklyn Friday. FDNY said they responded to a fire on Herkimer Street near Kingston Avenue around 8:30 p.m. Images on social media show massive flames and plumes of dark smoke emerging from what appears to be an apartment building. The blaze took place on the third and fourth flour of the building, according to FDNY Alert’s Twitter page. The blaze was deemed under control by 9:40 p.m., and […]

  • LI man with 6.6 million images of child porn, including rape, faces 20 years: DA

    AMITYVILLE, N.Y. — A Long Island man accused of having 6.6 million images of child pornography, including rape, is behind bars and now faces 10 to 20 years in prison, the Suffolk County District Attorney’s Office said Friday. David Johnson, 58, of Amityville, is the “obviously sick individual” charged with 200 counts of possessing a sexual performance by a child, the DA said. “These images included rape,” District Attorney Timothy Sini said. “This is very important to emphasize: The crime of […]

  • Man with slashed throat found dead in Queens hotel: Police

    QUEENS — Hotel housekeepers made a horrifying discovery Friday when they found the body of a man whose throat had been slashed, police said. The man’s body was lying on the bed of a room at the La Quinta Inn on Queens Boulevard near 38th Street, bordering Sunnyside and Long Island City, according to police. He was found dead by housekeeping, who called police around 2:20 p.m. Friday, officials said. There was blood all over the room and a knife […]

  • Families displaced, firefighters hurt by Newark blaze

    NEWARK, N.J. — Multiple families can’t go home Thursday night after a blaze that injured three firefighters ripped through three buildings in Newark. Firefighters responded at about 9:15 a.m. to the blaze at Johnson and Hillside avenues. The blaze appears to have broken out in an abandoned three-story building. Flames quickly spread to the adjacent homes. Three firefighters were injured and two of them were taken to a hospital. One hurt his hand, another hurt his foot and a third […]

  • Crashed tractor-trailer spills 9,000 gallons of gasoline in Linden

    LINDEN, N.J. — One of the busiest roadways in New Jersey was shut down all day on Wednesday, and is not expected to be fully reopened until Thursday morning’s rush following a massive gasoline spill that affected Highways 1 and 9 along with a major waterway nearby. Around 8:30 a.m., a semi-trailer tanker truck made a left turn at the intersection of Route 1 and 9 and North Stiles Street, and rolled over onto its side, hard, police said.  So hard, […]

  • Worker rescued from 20 stories above Times Square after falling off ladder

    TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — Emergency responders rescued a worker who fell off a ladder and became trapped about 20 stories above the ground in Times Square Wednesday, according to FDNY. FDNY responded to reports someone fell off a ladder behind a sign at 1 Times Square around 10:50 a.m. The worker became trapped about 20 stories above the ground, and was rescued by 11:20 a.m., FDNY tweeted. The person rescued has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, according to FDNY.