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.
HARLEM — Police are investigating after the body of a man was found rolled up in a carpet on a Manhattan street Thursday morning, authorities said. Just before 6 a.m., officers responding to a 911 call discovered the man unconscious and unresponsive inside a red carpet in front of 301 West 145th St. in Harlem, police said. EMS responded and pronounced the man dead at the scene, according to the NYPD. Police said the Medical Examiner will determine the cause […]
ELMHURST, Queens — A worker is dead after falling from a cherry picker he was working in when a truck struck it early Thursday in Queens, police said. Jose Polanco, 59, was nearly 20 feet off the ground, working on a traffic light in the bucket of the crane, at the intersection of Goldsmith Street and Grand Avenue in Elmhurst, authorities said. Just before 3 a.m., a box truck driving by collided with the bucket of the cherry picker, causing […]
NORWOOD, the Bronx — A single jackpot-winning ticket worth $10.7 million was sold at a store in the Bronx, the New York Lottery said Thursday. The winning ticket for the numbers drawn on Wednesday, Sept. 11, was sold at TS Stationery located at 3401 Jerome Ave in the Norwood section, according to the organization. While the identity of Wednesday’s NY Lotto winner is not yet known, someone in the tri-state area, and potentially right in the city, is about to […]
OCEAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. — AIR 11 was over a large house fire Thursday morning in New Jersey. Firefighters could be seen battling large flames burning through the home’s roof in Ocean Township. No further information on the blaze is known at this time. This is a developing story; check back for updates and get the PIX11 News app to stay informed all day.
ROCKVILLE CENTRE, L.I. — A man was arrested Wednesday afternoon with his baby in the car for driving while intoxicated after fleeing during a traffic stop on Long Island, police said. According to Nassau County Police, an officer saw the man’s Mercedes Benz change lanes multiple times without signaling on the Southern State Parkway around 4:40 p.m., prompting the traffic stop. While pulled over, 40-year-old Stanislav Shvartsman of Queens drove away, attempting to flee, authorities said. The officer turned his […]
MIDWOOD, Brooklyn — A family and community are in mourning after a 10-year-old boy was fatally struck at a Brooklyn bus stop Tuesday when an out-of-control SUV veered onto the sidewalk before crashing, officials said. “He was trying to be more independent by going on the bus by himself,” the boy’s mother, Mary Majao, told PIX11 Wednesday. Enzo Farachio had just started sixth grade at IS 240, the Andries Hudde Junior High School in Midwood. His father, Angel Farachio, proudly […]
UPPER WEST SIDE — Police were on the scene investigating early Monday after a teenage boy was stabbed by a group of men in a Manhattan subway station near Central Park, authorities said. According to police, a 16-year-old boy was stabbed around 1:45 a.m. in an attack by a group of up to eight men on the station platform of the northbound C train line at the 96th Street-Central Park West subway station on the Upper West Side. The teen […]
UPPER WEST SIDE — The NYPD has released new surveillance images of a group of men who allegedly stabbed a teenage boy in a Manhattan subway station early Monday morning. According to police, the 16-year-old boy was stabbed around 1:45 a.m. in an attack by a group of up to possibly eight men on the northbound A train platform at the 96th Street-Central Park West subway station on the Upper West Side. The teen had slashes and stab wounds to […]
BROWNSVILLE, Brooklyn — Police confirmed Wednesday that an explosive device was discovered near the location where a gunfight between cops and a masked gunman broke out early Labor Day morning, killing the shooter. The homemade explosive was found in the area of Howard and Dumont avenues, the same area where officers first spotted the masked would-be gunman as they were patrolling in the early hours of Monday, Sept. 2, police said. The NYPD said it’s currently not certain if the […]
SOUTH OZONE PARK, Queens — A family is angry and heartbroken Tuesday morning after a destructive crash in Queens killed a grandmother and sent another woman to the hospital, all because a man ran a red light and plowed into their vehicle before fleeing the scene, according to police. Authorities said it all started around 1:15 a.m. when a man driving a Lexus SUV cruised through a red light while driving west on 111th Avenue, near 126th Street, in South […]