Jessica Formoso joined the FOX 5 team as a reporter in August 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 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.
The union representing NYC subway workers says MTA executives are deliberately downplaying the problem of crime on trains.
Police on Long Island are looking for a trio of suspects who stole $640 of ice cream from a 7-Eleven in Huntington.
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New York City has been named the most expensive pizza city in the nation, with the average pie costing a whopping $33.65.
"He was ready here, waiting for her, just to kill her," the victim's brother said.
Car thefts are on the rise in New York and New Jersey, according to the latest statistics from the FBI, and authorities say thieves are targeting luxury vehicles.
Two 17-year-old students were stabbed at a New York City high school Thursday afternoon, according to the NYPD.
The NYPD released body cam footage showing the interaction between Salaam and the officer.
Residents in Queens are expressing relief after at least six suspected brothers in their neighborhood were closed by the NYPD, but some are concerned that they could re-open.
Bronx residents have been displaced since last Tuesday when a fire ripped through their 6-story apartment building.