Jessica Formoso joined the FOX 5 team as a reporter in August of 2015.Prior to FOX 5, Jessica was a general assignment bilingual reporter for News 12 networks, including News 12 En Español.Jessica has covered Hurricane Irene, Superstorm Sandy, and the Ebola outbreak in New York. She has also reported on the surge of unaccompanied children crossing the border and migrating to our area.In May of 2013, she received the Garden State Journalists' "Best TV-General News" award for her story, "Mexican Red Cross Helps Sandy Victims.”She is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.Jessica lives on Long Island and is a graduate of Hofstra University, where she majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in economics.In her free time, Jessica enjoys spending time with her family and friends, working out, shopping, and dancing.
You can now see the play “La Construcción Del Muro," the Costa Rican stage adaption of Pulitzer and Tony Award winner Robert Schenkkan’s “Building the Wall,” at Teatro LATEA.
Fausto Pichardo was born in the Dominican Republic and came to the United States when he was 9. While growing up on the crime-ridden streets of the Lower East Side, he knew he wanted to become a cop.
This year marks the 50th anniversary of the New York City Marathon. The race has changed and grown a lot in that half-century.
An expert panel is recommending rebuilding the aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway.
American Kennel Club is hosting its 11th annual Meet the Breeds this weekend at the Javits Center. The two-day event brings together 150 different dog breeds and 25 different cat breeds.
New York City Council member Ydanis Rodriguez has introduced a bill that would allow New York City immigrants who are legal permanent residents or have legal working papers but are not U.S. citizens to vote in municipal elections.
Erik Swanson is a falconer. He trains raptors for an hour and a half every single day.
A gun scare caused emergency brakes to be pulled on a southbound D train Saturday afternoon, leading to system-wide delays.
The deaf-blind community is often forgotten. Filmmaker Doug Roland and the Helen Keller National Center are trying to change that through film and the film-going experience.
It’s been less than a month since architect Erica Tishman was struck and killed by a chunk of façade that fell from a high rise in Midtown Manhattan. Now, the Department of Buildings is taking new measures to protect the safety of the public with more inspections and follow-up audits.