Arun Kristian Das is a senior digital content creator for FOX5NY.com.
He joined WNYW/FOX 5 in December 2001 as a newsroom trainee and subsequently served as a news assistant, field producer, newswriter, copy editor, and web producer.
Arun holds an M.S. from Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism and has also worked in newspaper, magazine, and book publishing.
A slow but enthusiastic runner, Arun has completed dozens of races, including three marathons, and coaches runners of different abilities.
He volunteers with the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he serves on the national staff.
Arun grew up in New York City and Rome, Italy. He and his wife, Erin, a professor and clinical social worker, now live in New Jersey with their tortie cat.
Monkeypox cases in New York City are rising exponentially. The number of likely cases has yet again doubled in a week.
As of Tuesday, 111 people in the city likely have monkeypox, according to the city's Health Department. That is up from 55 cases a week ago. The city's Health Department is waiting for more doses of the monkeypox vaccine.
Every year on this date, the New York Mets pay retired Major Leaguer Bobby Bonilla more than $1.1 million for a season he never actually played in Flushing.
New York City Pride celebrations are back in 2022 with full-fledged in-person events, including the NYC Pride March a.k.a. NYC Pride parade, as well as festivals, parties, and more. Here is a guide to the weekend.
Niece Waidhofer, a model who had built a huge following on social media, died by suicide in her home in the Houston area.
A bulldozer revved its engine, spewed black exhaust, and proceeded to roll over nearly 100 unregistered dirt bikes, ATVs, and minibikes at an impound lot in Brooklyn.
In a change of command ceremony in Washington, D.C., attended by President Joe Biden, Adm. Linda Fagan became the commandant of the Coast Guard, making her the first woman to be an armed service chief.
All eight public beaches managed by New York City's Parks Department open to swimming on Saturday, May 28, 2022. Lifeguards will be on duty every day from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Many older Americans deal with loneliness and social isolation. New York has partnered with a robotics company to place an interactive "robot" named ElliQ in the homes of about 800 senior citizens. So what does ElliQ do?
All 41 Broadway theaters in New York City will require audience members to wear a mask tough at least June 30, 2022, the Broadway League announced.