Briella Tomassetti joined the Fox 5 New York news team in April 2019 as a general assignment reporter.
A native New Yorker, Tomassetti was born in Queens and raised on Long Island.
She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Mass Communication and minors in Journalism and Italian Studies.
Tomassetti began her career as a student journalist by writing, editing, and field producing weekend segments for sister station FOX 29 Philadelphia.
Shortly after graduating from college, she landed a job reporting and producing for WRDE-TV, an NBC affiliate in Rehoboth Beach.
Tomassetti then moved on to report for hyper-local cable station Fios1News, exclusively covering breaking news stories on and around Long Island.
During her free time, she enjoys singing, playing the piano, and spending quality time with her pup, Mr. Chester.
NYPD Deputy Commissioner Kaz Daughtry shared the photos showing the officer with a staple in his head and the object allegedly used to strike him at a protest march from 39th St. to Columbus Circle.
The 15-year-old suspect was caught in Yonkers by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Recovery Task Force on Friday afternoon.
Over 100 firefighters and EMS workers responded to the fire near the intersection of Fitchett Street and 66th Ave. in the Rego Park section of Queens, the FDNY said.
Jacob Khalil is a 30-year-old singer, songwriter, and jazz pianist who was born and raised in Houston.
A man was shot and killed on board a 3 train as it pulled into the Franklin Avenue Subway Station in the Crown Heights section of Brooklyn, the NYPD said.
Workers using mechanical brooms and collection trucks cleaned up 100,000 pounds of confetti before daybreak.
According to the NYPD, Courtney Gordon stabbed four of his family members to death early. They've been identified as Richmond Davis (believed to be in his 30s), Suzette Taylor-Davis, 44, and children Rojean Davis, 12, and Mikklia James, 11.
The MTA plans to make improvements to thousands of railcars, buses, miles of track and more.
The move means hundreds of thousands of Venezuelans already living in the United States, who arrived before July 31, can live and work in the country legally if they register within 18 months.
The NYPD was called to Father Capodanno Boulevard for reports of crowd control issues. Ten people were taken into custody.