Ashley Soley-Cerro, PIX11

Ashley Soley-Cerro


New York, NY, United States

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Past articles by ASHLEY:

See it: People rescued from flooded NJ home; children picnic nearby

CRANFORD, N.J. — Crews rescued people from a flooded home in Cranford Thursday, a day after Tropical Storm Ida flooded much of the tri-state area. AIR11 captured the harrowing ordeal around noon. Cranford Fire Department crews could be seen navigating a raft up to a flooded home. Four people then made their way out of […] → Read More

Mets GM Zack Scott arrested for DWI in White Plains, team and police say

Mets General Manager Zack Scott was arrested Tuesday for driving while intoxicated, police and team officials confirmed Wednesday. The arrest occurred in White Plains at 4:17 a.m., White Plains police said. Scott was promoted to acting general manager in January. The promotion occurred eight days after the team’s previous GM Jared Porter was fired after […] → Read More

NYC school reopening: Health Commissioner Dave Chokshi to testify at oversight hearing, councilman says

NEW YORK — New York City Health Commissioner Dr. Dave Chokshi has agreed to testify at the City Council’s Wednesday oversight hearing on the Department of Education’s school reopening plans, according to Councilman Mark Treyger. Treyger, who is the chair of the City Council’s Committee on Education, announced the news on Tuesday’s PIX11 Morning News. […] → Read More

NY schools: Students and staff will be required to wear masks, health department says

All students, staff and faculty must wear masks while in school buildings in New York state, the state’s health department announced Friday. A spokesperson for the New York State Department of Health released the following statement late Friday: “The Department has filed an emergency regulation requiring all students, faculty and staff of all public and […] → Read More

No swimming at NYC beaches as Henri threatens dangerous conditions

NEW YORK — New York City beaches will be closed to swimmers Sunday and Monday due to dangerous conditions expected as tropical storm Henri makes its way through the area, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation said Friday. This is a developing story. Check back for more. → Read More

Watch: Cuomo’s attorney holds briefing ahead of governor’s final day in office

NEW YORK — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s attorney Rita Glavin is expected to hold a briefing Friday around 1 p.m. Refresh this story at that time to watch the news conference live. Cuomo’s last full day in office as governor is Monday. Current Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul will take over as governor at midnight. Glavin, during […] → Read More

Times Square investigation: NYPD asks people to avoid the area due to suspicious package

The NYPD asked people to avoid a portion of Times Square Thursday as a suspicious package was investigated. The area included West 45th to 48th streets on Broadway to Seventh Avenue, the NYPD tweeted. A suspicious package was reported at 12:13 p.m., police said. The NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit and Bomb Squad unit were headed […] → Read More

MS-13 gang member arraigned for 2017 murders after being extradited from Guatemala: court

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. — An MS-13 gang member extradited from Guatemala was arraigned in a New York court Friday in the 2017 deaths of four people — three of them teenagers. Officials said the man fled the U.S. after he allegedly killed Justin Llivicura, Michael Lopez, Jorge Tigre and Jefferson Villalobos on April 11, 2017. […] → Read More

NJ Amber Alert: Infant abducted in East Orange by ‘armed and dangerous’ man

An infant was abducted in East Orange by a man considered to be “armed and dangerous,” according to an Amber Alert issued Monday. Chinna Payne was last seen at 26 Lindsley Place in East Orange around 12:45 p.m., the alert states. Damion Payne, 27, is suspected of abducting the infant, according to the alert. He […] → Read More

NY undercounted COVID-19 deaths at nursing homes by as much as 50%: Report

The New York State Department of Health undercounted coronavirus-related deaths at nursing homes by as much as 50%, according to a scathing report released by New York Attorney General Letitia James on Thursday. → Read More

Cuomo: Nor'easter causes 2 deaths in NY

Two people died in New York as a result of the nor'easter that slammed the area with two days of snowfall, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Thursday. → Read More

Snowfall totals: New York, New Jersey and Connecticut

As snow continues to fall across the tri-state area Thursday morning, after the season's first major nor'easter slammed the region overnight, the National Weather Service released preliminary snowfall totals for New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. → Read More

Help sought ID'ing woman found dead near Elizabeth, NJ railroad track in June

A composite sketch of a woman found dead near a railroad track in Elizabeth, New Jersey back in June was released Friday, along with images of a vehicle “of interest” in the case. → Read More

$10k reward offered for info in Brooklyn mass shooting that left woman dead, police say

A $10,000 reward is being offered for information about a mass shooting at a gathering in a Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment that left a woman dead and six teenagers injured, police said Friday. → Read More

Despite pandemic, 76 people gather at illegal bottle club in Queens yellow zone, officials say

QUEENS — The deadly pandemic was not enough to stop 76 people from illegally congregating at a bottle club located in a coronavirus hot zone in Queens on Thanksgiving, according to the New York City Sheriff’s Office. Responding officials spotted an unconscious patron outside the illegal establishment around 1:15 a.m. Thursday, on Junction Boulevard near Roosevelt Avenue, the NYC Sheriff tweeted… → Read More

Ex-civilian NYPD employee impersonates cop, tells MTA bus driver to head to Brooklyn, police say

A former civilian NYPD employee impersonated a police officer and tried to force an MTA bus driver to drive from Manhattan to Brooklyn on Thanksgiving, police said Friday. → Read More

Members of Queens mosque detain teen carjacker who assaulted cabbie: police

Members of an Ozone Park, Queens mosque detained a teen accused of using pepper spray to assault a cabbie and steal the victim’s vehicle before crashing it Friday afternoon, according to the NYPD. → Read More

Cuomo: No practical way to quarantine NJ and CT, but travel should be avoided

New Yorkers should limit their travel to and from New Jersey and Connecticut as the states experience an uptick in coronavirus cases, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. → Read More

Actor Rick Moranis punched, knocked to the ground in unprovoked UWS attack: sources

Actor Rick Moranis was punched and knocked to the ground in an unprovoked attack on Manhattan's Upper West Side, sources confirmed Friday. → Read More

Community testing sites to open in areas hard hit by coronavirus, mayor announces

Coronavirus testing sites will open in five areas hard hit by COVID-19, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Sunday. → Read More