Kayla Mamelak

Kayla Mamelak

Reporter

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 latest from Kayla Mamelak

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New York City Council to vote on closing Rikers Island

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.

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2 police-involved shootings within hours in NYC

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.

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NYC homicide rate on the rise

A violent shootout in Crown Heights, Brooklyn over the weekend marks New York City’s second quadruple homicide in just one week.