Kayla Mamelak joined the FOX 5 News team in February 2017. Originally from California, Kayla started her career reporting for an NBC affiliate in Worcester, MA. There, she worked on general assignment stories as well as anchored the evening newscast. Kayla then moved to FiOS1 News in Westchester County, NY where she reported primarily on breaking news. Today, Kayla does general assignment reporting for FOX 5, covering New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Kayla graduated from Boston University with a major in Broadcast Journalism and a minor in Sociology.
It’s a gruesome case that’s been cold for nearly a decade. Now, investigators believe they’re inching closer to the truth.
A man crossing the street in Manhattan was struck and killed early Friday morning.
At least four Rikers Island correction officers failed to act for seven minutes as an 18-year-old detainee tried to hang himself in a holding pen.
Police are trying to figure out why a violent brawl broke out in midtown Manhattan.
As the holiday season fast-approaches, some Metropolitan Transportation Authority union workers may be preparing for a subway slowdown.
The MTA board is considering a major financial restructuring strategy that would include the firing of thousands of administrative workers and the hiring of 500 new police officers.
A drug bust inside an apartment building in the Bronx led to five NYPD officers being hospitalized for possible fentanyl exposure.
Following a month of rumors and mystery candidates, Carlos Beltran will officially be introduced as the manager of the New York Mets.
In the wake of the death of known ISIS leader, Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi, during a U.S. led raid, there are concerns the terrorist organization might be planning retaliation.
The plan to close Rikers Island by 2026 and replace it with four smaller borough-based jails in Brooklyn, the Bronx, Manhattan and Queens is now in the hands of the New York City Council in a vote set to take place on Thursday.