Mark Sundstrom is a digital producer at PIX11 News. Previously he worked at Fuse TV, producing and curating digital content across Fuse’s website and social media platforms. Mark has also written and reported for outlets such as PopCrush, Vibe Magazine and more.
Mark has lived in New York City for more than 15 years and is originally from Worcester, Massachusetts. Mark graduated from Manhattan College in the Bronx, where he studied journalism. He loves music and considers himself a pop culture connoisseur.
BROOKLYN — The NYPD is looking for a man caught in surveillance video going on a violent, frightening crime spree in Brooklyn Friday night, police said. Just after 8 p.m., the man first walked up to a 23-year-old man near the intersection of Lefferts and New York avenues and started talking to him, then struck him in the back of the head with a handgun, authorities said. Minutes later, after fleeing that first attack on foot, the man approached a […]
NEW JERSEY — Prolific hip-hop musician and actor Eric B. had been sitting behind bars in New Jersey since October for a warrant from nearly 20 years ago, according to his attorney. Eric B., real name Louis Eric Barrier, was jailed on Oct. 28 on a 2002 warrant for failing to appear in court, his lawyer, Patrick Toscano, told PIX11’s Nicole Johnson. In 2001, Barrier was stopped by Ridgefield Park Police and things escalated into a chase and a crash […]
MIDTOWN, Manhattan — A taxi engulfed in flames held up traffic and attracted a crowd in Midtown Manhattan Tuesday morning. According to the FDNY, a call came in around 10:30 a.m. for a cab on fire on Second Avenue, just south of East 46th Street on Manhattan’s east side. Fire officials said units were on the scene and PIX11 witnessed firefighters hosing down the smoking taxi, which looked to be extinguished by 10:45 a.m. The burned-out cab looked to be […]
FINANCIAL DISTRICT, Manhattan — Police are looking for a group of men who violently robbed a Lower Manhattan apartment after pushing their way in during a party Sunday, according to authorities. Police said a 20-year-old man was hosting a party at his Airbnb-rented apartment on Broad Street in the Financial District when he answered a knock at the door just after midnight. When the man opened the door, several unidentified men with guns forced their way into the apartment and […]
NEW YORK — A successful Thanksgiving holiday takes a lot of planning and preparation, and can be quite stressful. Now, Google is trying to help. Google Maps has tracked last year’s data and search patterns and has some tips on when to head out to avoid long lines, big crowds and even heavy traffic if you’re traveling. So, when are the best (and worst) times to shop and run your errands in the days around Thanksgiving? Pro-tip: If you hate […]
GREENWICH VILLAGE, Manhattan – Police are looking for a man and a woman after a man was slashed with a knife at a pizza shop in Manhattan earlier in November, authorities said. According to police, on Saturday, Nov. 2, just before 9 p.m., a 67-year-old man got into a verbal argument with an unidentified man and woman in 99 Cents Fresh Pizza on Sixth Avenue, near West 8th Street, in Greenwich Village. The dispute escalated into a physical altercation, at […]
MILLBURN, N.J. — The Mall at Short Hills in New Jersey was evacuated and closed unexpectedly Monday after a water main broke at the shopping center, the mall said. “Out of an abundance of caution, and to safely assess the situation, power has been shut off and customers have been evacuated,” the mall’s owner, Taubman, said in statement Monday. According to a Facebook post from the mall, the water main broke underneath the Millburn shopping center, forcing the evacuation and […]
BOROUGH PARK, Brooklyn — Police are investigating a string of egg attacks in Brooklyn over the weekend as possible anti-Semitic hate crimes, the NYPD said Monday. On Saturday around 6:15 p.m., a group of people threw eggs at a synagogue on Dahill Road, near 37th Street, in Borough Park, according to police. No person was hit in the incident, but the group, who threw the eggs from the street, managed to hit a wall inside the synagogue, authorities said. Shomrim […]
MORRIS HEIGHTS, the Bronx — Police are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Bronx apartment building Monday morning, the NYPD said. According to police, officers responded around 8 a.m. for a wellness check at the River Park Towers complex in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx and discovered the 43-year-old woman. The unidentified woman was declared dead on the scene, authorities said. The NYPD said units are still on the scene and the investigation is ongoing. […]
UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan — The NYPD is investigating anti-Semitic graffiti discovered inside an Upper Manhattan subway station, authorities said Monday. The NYPD’s Hate Crimes unit tweeted a photo of the offensive scribbling on the walls of the 103rd Street-Broadway station along the No. 1 train line, writing that the “anti-Semitic criminal mischief” was being investigated. The graffiti included multiple swastikas as well as anti-Semitic sentiments written out, and a website address referring to Adolf Hitler. PIX11 found the Web […]