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Lisa Evers


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Past articles by LISA:

Brooklyn's Haitian community reacts to latest tragedy

The images coming in from Haiti are heartbreaking: homes, businesses, and other structures reduced to rubble, possibly with survivors buried underneath. In Brooklyn, which is home to a large Haitian American population, Radio Soleil is a beacon for the latest information and a place to come together. → Read More

Hip-hop artists gone too soon

Three major hip hop artists died in the span of two weeks: DMX, Black Rob, and Shock G. → Read More

Female fitness and body image

Women sometimes feel like they are in the crossfire of mixed messages about how their bodies should look. → Read More

Rapper Black Rob dies at 51

Former Bad Boy rapper Black Rob, best known for the hit single 'Whoa,' died at the age of 51. → Read More

Chief Rodney Harrison never thought he would be a police officer

Chief Rodney Harrison reveals why initially he never wanted to be a police officer. → Read More

Bronx street renamed for rapper and COVID victim Fred the Godson

A portion of Leggett Avenue in the Bronx, where Fred the Godson grew up, was renamed in his honor. → Read More

Exclusive: First look at the fully-renovated Betances Houses in the South Bronx

FOX 5 NY takes an exclusive look at the fully-renovated Betances Houses in the South Bronx. → Read More

FDNY vaccinations underway but NYPD still waiting for doses

The FDNY has been vaccinating staffers. But the distribution of the vaccine to the NYPD appears to be delayed. → Read More

NYC churches chafe at COVID hot zone capacity limits

Churches in several areas designated as “red zones” in New York City were left empty and quiet on Sunday as officials continue the fight against coronavirus. → Read More

How NFL champ Carl Banks brings winning spirit to sportswear

Banks was a Giants linebacker in the glory days. But on his days off, he'd go to Manhattan's Garment District for his own leather jacket business. That built a foundation for future success. → Read More

As regions reopen, facing the new reality is the next challenge

Are we really ready for restrictions to be lifted? → Read More

Doctors in NJ adjust to new reality of battling coronavirus

The front line in the war against the corona virus is unmistakably drawn right in our local hospitals. → Read More

5,000 free meals distributed to Bronx Residents amid COVID-19 crisis

The Davidson Community Center is one of seven Bronx locations where residents are now able to get free meals, like sealed bag lunches from Revolution Foods with a turkey and cheese sandwich, carrot sticks and an apple. → Read More

De Blasio calls police union tweet 'hateful'; proposes precinct security after shootings

In an exclusive interview with FOX 5 NY, de Blasio said he is looking into ways to beef up precinct security without alienating the community. → Read More

NYCHA residents say squatters took over apartment

On Tuesday night, residents told FOX 5 NY that police ordered some squatters to leave an apartment or they'd be arrested. → Read More

Case against teen suspect in Tessa Majors murder moves forward

As the NYPD continues their investigation into the murder of 18-year-old college student Tessa Majors, the case against one of the underage teen suspects is moving forward. → Read More

Teen sentenced to 14 years in prison for stabbing classmate

There was intense emotion inside a packed Bronx courtroom where a brawl took place after the sentencing of a teen convicted of fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another. → Read More

Religious leaders help fight Newark water crisis

As Newark’s water contamination crisis rolls on with no end in sight, members of the faith community are coming together to help residents cope and asking for support from across the nation. → Read More

NYPD: Overall crime down but shootings spike in first half of 2019

Summer is underway and, so far, the NYPD says it could be the safest one yet—as long as a rise in shootings doesn't become a permanent trend. → Read More

Sewage backs up into apartment at NYCHA complex

Sewage backed up and started pouring out of toilets and bathtubs at NYCHA's Baruch Houses on the Lower East Side over the weekend. Residents told FOX 5 NY that it wasn't the first time. → Read More