Kristine Garcia is a web producer at PIX11 News. She was born and raised in New York and has previously worked at Fox 5 NY as the weekend web producer. Prior to her time in digital news, she worked on the production side of Fox 5’s morning show.

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  • NYC Marathon guide: Street closures and heightened security

    NEW YORK — Excitement and preparations continue for the TCS New York City Marathon on Sunday. “I’m so excited, I was supposed to run last year but had to defer because of an injury,” Dave Alport of Glen Rock, New Jersey said. The marathon sponsored by TCS is on for the most famous and largest races in the world that attracts runners from all over the globe. “One third of the field is international.” Peter Ciaccia said, the race director […]

  • 2 young girls groped in Queens; cops search for alleged attacker

    CORONA, Queens — Authorities are searching for the man accused of groping two young girls in Queens within a few days from each other. On Tuesday, police said a man touched a 13-year-old girl inappropriately in the vicinity of 45th Avenue and Junction Boulevard in Corona at about 8:20 a.m. He fled east on 45th Avenue. Police believe the same man allegedly groped a 10-year-old girl on Oct. 3. At about 3:30 p.m., the girl was standing on the sidewalk along […]

  • Man found dead in car parked at auto parts store in Queens

    JACKSON HEIGHTS, Queens — Authorities are investigating the death of man found in the backseat of a car parked at an auto parts store. Police responded to a 911 call around 8 a.m. Sunday and found the man in the BMW at what police said was the rear of an Auto Zone along Northern Boulevard and 95th Street in Jackson Heights. An employee at the auto parts store had discovered the body. The man had trauma to his head and […]

  • Arrest made in Upper East Side high-rise shooting

    NEW YORK — After a weeklong manhunt, police have made an arrest in the Upper East Side high-rise shooting after a man turned himself in to police Friday, authorities said. Farris Koroma, 22, surrendered at a police precinct with an attorney overnight after he allegedly fired shots into a luxury apartment on the Upper East Side last week. FIRST PHOTO: Farris Koroma, 22, wore a hoodie over his head as he was just hauled off to court in handcuffs after […]

  • 13-year-old boy followed, groped by man inside Brooklyn church: police

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Authorities are searching for a man who allegedly followed and groped a teenage boy inside a Brooklyn church. On Aug. 10 at about 7:45 p.m., a man followed the victim, who police sources said is a 13-year-old boy, into a church along Fifth Avenue and 48th Street in Sunset Park. While inside the church, the man began to talk to the teen and touched the victim’s genitals, according to police sources. The man is described to […]

  • Rare summer nor’easter expected to bring heavy rain, flash flooding to tri-state area

    NEW YORK —An incoming storm is expected to bring heavy rain, whipping winds, and flooding across the tri-state area. Winds will get strong and gusty as well, reaching speeds over 40 mph. Some areas can see rainfall of 1 to 2 inches. Gov. Andrew Cuomo cautioned New Yorkers to prepare for severe weather starting late Saturday into Sunday. Heavy rain may cause flash flooding, especially in cases of clogged storm drains, washed out culverts and washed out dirt roads. “With a […]

  • Steam pipe explosion: What we know about Flatiron District blast

    FLATIRON DISTRICT, Manhattan — A steam pipe exploded in Manhattan Thursday morning, causing steam to shoot into the sky for hours and cover the surrounding area in thick black soot that tested positive for asbestos, authorities said. The explosion happened at about 6:40 a.m. along Fifth Avenue between West 21st and West 22nd streets in the Flatiron District. PIX11’s Craig Treadway, who was on scene, described the “very loud” noise coming from the explosion site as similar to that of […]

  • Woman raped, robbed inside Brooklyn apartment

    SUNSET PARK, Brooklyn — Authorities are searching for the man accused of raping and robbing a woman inside her Brooklyn apartment early Friday. At about 1 a.m., a man entered the multi-unit apartment in the vicinity of 52nd Street and Seventh Avenue in Sunset Park and knocked on a 34-year-old woman’s door, police said. When the woman opened the door, the man forced himself inside, forced the woman into her bedroom, displayed a handgun and raped her, said authorities. He […]

  • NYPD detective shot in Brooklyn released from hospital

    BEDFORD-STUYVESANT, Brooklyn — An NYPD detective was shot in the leg in Brooklyn Friday as he and his partners tried to apprehend a man wanted in connection with a domestic violence robbery that involved a gun, police officials said. Detective Miguel Soto, who has been on the force for seven years, was struck in the upper right thigh. The bullet went into his thigh and exited his body. He was treated for non-life threatening injuries. “We should be grateful of […]

  • Aircraft crashes off waters of Suffolk County beach: U.S. Coast Guard

    AMAGANSETT, N.Y. — A small aircraft crashed into the ocean off Suffolk County, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Authorities received a call around 2:51 p.m. about a downed aircraft about 1.5 miles south of Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett . Four occupants were on board the Piper PA31 Navajo, the U.S. Coast Guard said. Two bodies were recovered by East Hampton Life Guard, officials said. Several agencies are on scene searching for two more missing people, officicals said. Long Island […]