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.
ASTORIA, Queens — Commuters in Queens who rely on the N and W trains to get into the city will have to find a new route starting today. The MTA officially closed the Astoria Blvd. station on the N/W subway lines Sunday night at 10 p.m., and the station is planned to remain closed for nine months. The lengthy closure is part of the MTA’s multi-phase project to improve accessibility to the station. The MTA plans to add four new […]
NEWARK, N.J. — A man was shot and killed at a restaurant in Newark on Sunday night, officials said Monday. A man was dead on the scene after a shooting occurred at a Chinese takeout restaurant located at 922 South Orange Ave. Sunday night, The Essex County Prosecutors Office confirmed Monday. Google Maps shows the location as No. 1 Chinese Restaurant. Authorities said the investigation is active and ongoing.
REGO PARK, Queens — Two would-be burglars quickly made an exit when a Queens homeowner confronted them after they broke into the home on Friday, according to police. Two unidentified men broke into the Rego Park home, located around Saunders Street and 66th Avenue, just before 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 15, police said Sunday. Authorities said the home’s owner, who was inside the residence at the time, confronted the suspects and chased them out of the house before they […]
Police have corrected their earlier reports that a man was stabbed on a subway train near the Times Square station on Friday afternoon by a woman with blue hair. The woman did not stab the man, and the man was actually the aggressor in the situation, police said. Police have now reported that the man was harassing people on a southbound E train around 5 p.m. Friday. The man began speaking rudely to a woman on the train, and eventually […]
LONDON — Singer and former One Direction member Louis Tomlinson’s younger sister, Félicité Tomlinson, has died at just 18, UK’s The Sun reports. TMZ also said on Thursday that they confirmed the news. Tomlinson, who was a social media star in her own right with nearly 1.3 million Instagram followers, was reportedly found unconscious at her apartment in Earls Court, West London on Wednesday, according to The Sun. A Met Police spokesperson confirmed to The Sun that police were called […]
HEMPSTEAD, L.I. — Police are investigating after two teenage boys were shot, one fatally, in Long Island on Wednesday, authorities said. The Nassau County Police said officers responded Wednesday at 5:48 p.m. to a 911 call about two men shot, both 16 years old, in the back parking lot of 40 West Columbia Street in Hempstead, Long Island. Officials said both victims were transported to an area hospital, where one of them was pronounced dead by a staff physician. The […]
MANHATTAN — A New Jersey woman’s car was splattered with wet cement as she drove over the George Washington Bridge on Tuesday. Teaneck, New Jersey, resident Rina Mais was driving into Manhattan for work on Tuesday morning when suddenly wet cement fell from above, landing all over her Mercedes, she said. The cement fell from a construction site above the lower level, as cars were exiting off the bridge, the Port Authority confirmed. They also said the cement fell on […]
UNION TOWNSHIP, N.J. — Police in a New Jersey town are warning residents of potential scammers after they picked up a woman attempting to panhandle by a busy road. Officers from the Union Township Police found a woman walking in and out of traffic along Vauxhall Road, asking drivers for money for “baby stuff” and diapers, officials said in a Facebook post Monday. The officers noticed the woman, who claimed to be from Romania and now living in Queens, had […]
QUEENS — Severe turbulence tossed terrified passengers and crew around a Turkish Airlines plane cabin as it passed over Maine on Saturday, with 30 people suffering bumps, bruises, cuts and a broken leg before the flight landed safely at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, officials said. Dozens of ambulances lined up in front of a terminal to quickly treat the injured coming off the flight that left Istanbul for the 10-hour trip. Spokesman Steve Coleman of the Port […]
HARLEM — Firefighters and police helped rescue a baby from an apartment building after a fire broke out early Saturday morning, according to officials. The fire started at about 1 a.m. on the first floor of a six-story apartment building on 146th Street, near Frederick Douglass Boulevard, according to the FDNY. A baby girl was initially trapped inside, according to officials, but firefighters and police helped rescue her from the building. Footage shows a police officer carrying the baby out […]