Jeremy Tanner is a senior digital news producer for PIX11. He has worked as a reporter and photographer in New York City, San Francisco and Brazil.

He joined PIX11 in 2009 and holds a joint master’s degree in journalism and Caribbean and Latin American studies.

Recent Articles
  • Woman pleads guilty in drunken, wrong-way crash on Saw Mill River Parkway

    NEW YORK – A 23-year-old South Salem woman pleaded guilty Wednesday to multiple charges after drunkenly driving the wrong way down Saw Mill Parkway and badly injuring another driver in the summer of 2015. Tess Keegan pleaded guilty to one count of felony, aggravated vehicular assault and one misdemeanor traffic violation. On August 7th, just after midnight, Keegan was behind the wheel of a 2010 Kia Forte driving south in the northbound lanes of Saw Mill River Parkway when she slammed into a […]

  • Woman films the emotional moment she asks the man who raised her to adopt her

    JOLIET, Ill. – A touching video is being shared widely on social media after  a young woman asked the man who raised her to be her father. Misty Nicole Knight posted the video to Facebook on March 5 with the message, “So everyone has been waiting for this but I finally asked the man that raised me to adopt me, love you with all my heart and can’t wait to be a FARRELL.” In the video Knight gives him a […]

  • The family of Ramarley Graham is speaking out nearly a year after he was shot and killed by the NYPD

    No federal charges in NYPD fatal shooting of Ramarley Graham

    NEW YORK – There will be no federal charges in the fatal police shooting of 18-year-old Ramarley Graham in February of 2012, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara announced Tuesday. Bharara met with Graham’s family to inform them of his decision before making the announcement.  Bharara called the teen’s death a “tragic loss.” Graham died when an NYPD officer shot him inside his grandmother’s house in the Wakefield section of the Bronx on February 2, 2012. “After […]

  • Serial killer salesman Salvatore Perrone gets 75 years to life in Brooklyn murders

    NEW YORK – A salesman from Staten Island will spend the rest of his life in prison after killing three Brooklyn shopkeepers in 2012. Brooklyn Supreme Court Judge Alan Marrus gave Salvatore Perrone, 67, the maximum sentence of 75 years to life in prison on three counts of second-degree murder, Brooklyn D.A. Ken Thompson announced Friday. On July 6, Perrone walked into Valentino Fashion at 7718 Fifth Avenue in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn and shot Mohamed Gebeli, 65, once in the neck, […]

  • Bomb threats disrupt classes in 9 Bergen County school districts

    NEW JERSEY – Classes halted Friday in nine Bergen County districts after schools received hoax bomb threats – the latest in an apparent pattern of scares this year. The Bergen County Sheriff’s Dept. cleared Teaneck, Waldwick, Cliffside Park, Englewood, Fort Lee, Hackensack, Mahwah, Oradell and Paramus schools by early Friday afternoon. A shelter in place order was in effect for about 45 minutes at Teaneck High School. Hackensack High School evacuated students to other area schools so bomb-sniffing dogs could rule out […]

  • Tony Dyson, who created R2-D2 for Star Wars, dies at 68

    Tony Dyson, the renowned architect who created the iconic robot R2-D2 for the “Star Wars” movies, was found dead inside his home on the Maltese island of Gozo, according to the BBC. Neighbors called police after noticing the 68-year-old’s door had been left open. There doesn’t appear to have been any foul play, but a medical examiner’s report is pending. Dyson, who designed robots for companies such as Sony, Philips and Toshiba, also worked on Hollywood movies including “Superman 2” […]

  • Woman arrested for shoving 70-year-old onto Union Square subway tracks

    UNION SQUARE – A Brooklyn woman faces charges after police say she pushed a man onto the subway tracks during rush hour Wednesday evening. Sandra Zelazny, 32, was on the 6 train platform at Union Square around 5:30 p.m. when she got into a dispute with a 70-year-old man, according to police. Zelazny, who lives in Borough Park, is accused of shoving the man off the edge, sending him tumbling to the tracks. The victim told police he suffered injuries […]

  • ‘Bernie Baby’ dies of SIDS, mother confirms

    NEW YORK – ‘Bernie Baby,’ the 4-month-old who rocketed to social media stardom after appearing at a Bernie Sanders event disguised as the 74-year-old presidential candidate, died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, his mother confirmed on Facebook Thursday. “Oliver Jack Carter Lomas-Davis was an adorable infant who brought smiles to not only his family, but to millions online,” his family wrote in an online post. ‘Bernie Baby’ was discovered when his parents brought him to a Las Vegas campaign stop in February, dressed in […]

  • Woman hit with felony after fashioning NY license plate out of cardboard: police

    SYRACUSE – An upstate New York woman’s attempt to bypass the DMV by making her own license plate out of cardboard now faces a slew of charges, according to authorities. An Erie County Sheriff Deputy spotted the illegal plate after pulling over 28-year-old Amanda Schweickert in Springville, according to a post on the department’s Facebook page. “In case you are wondering, homemade cardboard license plates are NOT legal,” the post read.  “The homemade plate was seized and placed into evidence.” Schweickert, who […]

  • Cops nab thieves in wild smash-and-grab robbery of Houston gun store

    HOUSTON – Federal agents arrested some of the men wanted in a brazen smash-and-grab at a Houston firearm store, officials announced Thursday. It’s not clear what led to their capture, but the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms confirmed to KRPC that arrests have been made. Cameras recorded the crew around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday, their faces covered, as they chained the security gate in front of Carter’s Country Guns & Ammo to the back of a black SUV and accelerated, tearing it from its hinges. Ten […]