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.
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.
A man was shot in front of the Gowanus Houses by police after they saw the man firing a gun at another man. In a separate incident, cops opened fire on a man inside the 225th Street subway station after he brandished a gun, said cops.
A pattern of sexual misconduct in Manhattan bars and restaurants, that’s what Page Six reports three more women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of bringing the actor’s total number of alleged victims to five.
A violent shootout in Crown Heights, Brooklyn over the weekend marks New York City’s second quadruple homicide in just one week.
Five men convicted in the heinous death of Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman-Feliz in the Bronx were sentenced to up to life in prison Friday.