Summer Delaney is an on-air digital reporter and producer for PIX11 News. She previously worked for Yahoo News in New York City. There she reported on breaking, political and trending news and produced interviews for Katie Couric and Bianna Golodryga.
Summer has also worked for Bloomberg News, ABC News, Atlantic Media and WBOY-TV in Clarksburg, West Virginia.
A proud Maryland and D.C. native, Summer is a graduate from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
NEW YORK—Uber is moving from the New York City streets to the skies as it debuts a new helicopter service next month. The ride-sharing company is rolling out Uber Copter which will provide trips between Lower Manhattan and Kennedy International Airport. Passengers will be able to book trips directly on their Uber app. In addition to the 8-minute flight, people will also be picked up and dropped of by Uber rides on both legs of the journey. A similar airport […]
The BRONX — Twenty-two people have been indicted for attempting to traffic drugs to the Bronx, authorities announced Wednesday. More than 50 pounds of fentanyl from Mexico was intercepted before it got to the Bronx and elsewhere in the Northeast, according to Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark. During a 20-month investigation, the defendants were part of two different groups that trafficked several kilograms of fentanyl and heroin monthly and sold it in bulk to distributors in the Bronx, Philadelphia, […]
Coffee lovers might be able to breathe a sigh of relief — a new study found that drinking even large amounts of the caffeinated beverage won’t stiffen arteries and harm your heart. Aficionados have been getting mixed messages about their favorite drink, with some research suggesting that drinking coffee can improve health while other studies advise people to cut down on their consumption. Previous studies suggested that coffee can cause a stiffening of the arteries, putting pressure on the heart and increasing the […]
TAMPA BAY, Fla. — A male kitten is recovering after being thrown out of a moving vehicle earlier this week. According to the Humane Society of Tampa Bay, a woman saw the kitten land in the middle of the street as traffic passed by and began to scream. That caught the attention of some mechanics at a shop nearby who were then able to run out and grab him. The kitten was injured, but is expected to be OK, luckily having […]
UPPER WEST SIDE — A lizard was stolen from a local pet store, and now the animal’s owners are offering a $1,000 reward for the reptile’s safe return. Stacey Shapiro told PIX11 News that her family left their two bearded dragon lizards to be boarded at Petqua over Memorial Day weekend. But on Saturday, two men came into the store and stole the female lizard, Sandy. The male lizard, Oscar, was left unharmed. The pet shop’s store manager had previously […]
WARNING: Some images in the above video may be disturbing. WESTCHESTER —A Mohegan Lake woman was charged with animal cruelty after local officials say her dog was neglected and malnourished. On May 9, Yorktown police officers responded to a report after an anonymous phone tip. After investigating, they found a senior Australian Cattle dog mix who was emaciated and dehydrated. The dog, who has been renamed Boomer, was taken to the SPCA of Westchester’s Simpson Clinic to recover. The dog […]
BROOKLYN — Calling all dog lovers. There are still tickets left to attend the 7th annual Rescue the Runway. The fundraiser is organized by the Mr. Bones & Co. animal rescue group. This year 16 adoptable dogs and puppies, such as Ricky and Jerry who stopped by the PIX11 Social Media Center Friday, will strut across the stage. The lovable canines are all currently being fostered and are looking for a permanent home. The event, hosted by actress Bethany Watson, […]
MANHATTAN — Thousands of people from over 30 countries marched on 42nd Street Thursday to celebrate World Falun Dafa Day. The parade aimed to raise awareness about the persecution of practitioners in China over the past 20 years. “Falun Dafa—or Falun Gong—is an ancient Buddhist-based cultivation system,” Levi Browde, the Executive Director of the Falun Dafa Information Center, told PIX11 News. “It’s a system of self-improvement done through slow-moving exercises, meditation and also studying of the principals of honesty, compassion […]
HERALD SQUARE, Manhattan — Macy’s is planning to build a new skyscraper on top of its flagship store, according to a new report. Bloomberg first reported in April that the chain was in talks to build a new tower above its iconic 34th Street store. The skyscraper could potentially be up to 1.2 million-square-feet and would house other commercial tenants. Now on Wednesday, the outlet said that Macy’s CEO revealed in an interview that the company “hope[s] to walk out […]
MIDTOWN — The Carnegie Deli is back in Manhattan for a limited run, but this time it’s on wheels. The iconic restaurant has a food truck in partnership with the Amazon hit series “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” It’s the second collaboration between the two in New York City after the success of the Carnegie Deli pop-up in Soho this past December. The food truck will have a limited menu. It’s serving two rye bread sandwiches named after the show’s two […]