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.
The public transportation system that moves the greatest number of passengers in the nation is struggling to get compliance on track.
Thousands of workers tasked with the complicated care of some of New York’s most vulnerable could be out of a job.
An estimated 15,000 employees of New York City's Department of Education will not be allowed into work Monday, after refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
Drivers trying to get around Manhattan’s East Side should expect each day to feel like a new, and frustrating, puzzle for the rest of the month.
The normally exciting start to the academic year has many filled with anxiety over COVID-19 and related mandates.
1,200 people packed the August Wilson Theater for the premiere of the new play 'Pass Over.' It was the first Broadway play since March 2020.
A series of violent incidents have officials turning their attention to southeast Queens where multiple shootings have been reported in the borough in just one week.
Hundreds of fuming locals packed the basement of a Greenwich Village church Wednesday night to address the recent chaos in Washington Square Park.
Alcohol to-go is one of the few, if not the only, thing New Yorkers fondly recall about the pandemic.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is conceding that he will likely fall short of his initial goal of five million New Yorkers vaccinated by the end of June, but not by much.