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.
New Jersey has expanded its eligibility to match New York and Connecticut.
The race to vaccinate continues amid concerns over a potential new surge of coronavirus infections.
Brandon Elliot, 38, had been living at the Four Points by Sheraton hotel which serves as a homeless shelter.
The Garden State is now leading the U.S. in new cases per capita, and for the first time in a month, total hospitalizations are hovering above 2,000.
One of New York City's top hospital systems announced it was canceling dozens of COVID vaccine appointments for a second time.
A patient in a New York City hospital has tested positive for the South African variant of the coronavirus.
Ninety locations across the state are scheduled for inoculations throughout the week.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is warning mass transit riders that severe service cuts and layoffs of agency employees are possible.
Gov. Phil Murphy has announced new COVID requirements for New Jersey businesses in an effort to reduce the spread of the coronavirus.
Chief Juanita Holmes is barreling through the NYPD's glass ceiling.