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.
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.
Police are trying to untangle how a retired NYPD officer was shot dead by a bullet fired from his friend’s gun.
NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea is sounding off on the state's criminal justice system and reiterating frequent calls for legal changes to bail reform.
A 15-year-old boy was killed and at least a dozen others wounded over a six-hour span of gun violence in New York City.
Two new polls in the race for mayor of New York City are out and each puts a different candidate in the lead.
The gunman was reportedly trying to shoot his brother when he struck three people including a four-year-old girl.
A string of violent subway crimes is under investigation as the NYPD releases shocking numbers showing an increase in overall crime.