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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  • Police seek man in connection with Brooklyn synagogue window smashing

    BUSHWICK, Brooklyn — Police are looking for a man they believe vandalized a Brooklyn synagogue last Saturday. Officials have released  surveillance footage of the person in question. He was described a man with a goatee wearing black pants, black sneakers, a black hooded sweatshirt and a yellow and purple cap. On Saturday,  the front window of The Chabad in Bushwick-East Williamsburg was smashed during service. The synagogue posted pictures of the broken window on Facebook. “Our community was seated around […]

  • Man arrested after barricading himself in Brooklyn apartment; shots fired: NYPD

      PROSPECT-LEFFERTS GARDENS, Brooklyn — A man has been arrested after barricading himself in a Brooklyn apartment Friday. Authorities responded to reports of shots fired at about 5:43 a.m. along Maple Street and Nostrand Avenue in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens. According to police, an arrest warrant was issued for a man when shots were fired. No one was struck, cops said. The man, identified as 54-year-old Wilbert Bryant of Brooklyn,  barricaded himself in the apartment, and police responded to the scene. Bryant was […]

  • Officer-involved shooting in Jersey City injures 1

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. — Authorities are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Jersey City Friday night. The incident happened just after 10 p.m. at 144 Orient Ave. in Jersey City. Police responded to a report of a violent emotionally disturbed male. Whey they arrived at the location, officers tried to calm the man, but were unsuccessful, said cops. The 36-year-old man then produced a weapon, and one police officer discharged his service weapon, striking the man in the torso, according to […]

  • Heavy rains, strong winds damper holiday travel in the tri-state area

    NEW YORK — Holiday travel kicks into high gear as millions of Americans are expected to travel during this time of the year, but the weather in the tri-state area may put a damper on getting to your destination on time. AAA predicts a record-breaking 112.5 million travelers should expect busy roadways and heavy foot traffic at airports in one of the busiest days to head to their destinations. As millions are expected to travel, those traveling into and out of […]

  • AAA: Holiday traffic in NYC will be the worst on Thursday

    QUEENS — Traveling for the holidays? Thursday is supposed to be the worst day to head to your destination. According to AAA, the worst day to travel in New York City is Dec. 20 between 9:30 – 10:30 p.m., where those hoping to get away for the holidays can see travel times nearly quadrupled. AAA spokesperson Robert Sinclair said traveling today is going to be “the worst travel day.” “We’re not even in the travel period yet, which is on […]

  • Woman, 30, dies in collision on the Major Deegan Expressway; four others injured

    The BRONX — Authorities are investigating a collision on the Major Deegan Expressway that killed a woman and injured four others Saturday morning. Police said a van struck the back of a flatbed truck on the expressway in the Port Morris section of the Bronx at about 7 a.m. The driver of the van, 30-year-old Jennifer Parisella of Middleton, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A 14-year-old girl, who was a passenger in the car, was taken to […]

  • 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 […]

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