Mark Sundstrom is a digital producer at PIX11 News. Previously he worked at Fuse TV, producing and curating digital content across Fuse’s website and social media platforms. Mark has also written and reported for outlets such as PopCrush, Vibe Magazine and more.
Mark has lived in New York City for more than 15 years and is originally from Worcester, Massachusetts. Mark graduated from Manhattan College in the Bronx, where he studied journalism. He loves music and considers himself a pop culture connoisseur.
NEW YORK — New York children (and teachers) hoping for a snow day Tuesday might be out of luck. Depending on how the forecast changes, New York City public schools are currently expected to remain open Tuesday after overnight snowfall, Mayor Bill de Blasio said at a news conference Monday. “We anticipate school being open tomorrow,” de Blasio said. “We’re going to obviously watch the storm closely into the evening. If anything changes we will certainly alert the people of […]
EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn — One person is dead and seven were injured after a fire broke out in a Brooklyn apartment building early Monday, the FDNY said. According to fire officials, just before 4 a.m. a call came in for flames in a building on Nostrand Avenue, near Clarendon Road in East Flastbush. Over 100 firefighters worked to put out the two-alarm blaze, with the fire was declared under control by 5:15 a.m., fire officials confirmed. The FDNY said one […]
NEW YORK — Facebook has identified the cause of outages that left some users in the United States unable to post photos or answer messages on Facebook or Instagram during part of Thanksgiving holiday Thursday. In a statement Thursday afternoon, a Facebook spokesperson told CNN Business that “an issue in one of our central software systems caused many people to have trouble accessing Facebook’s family of apps. We quickly investigated, started restoring access, and we’re now monitoring for full recovery. […]
MANHATTAN BEACH, Brooklyn — Police have released a sketch of a suspect after a student was sexually assaulted in the bathroom of a library on the Kingsborough Community College campus Monday. According to police, the woman walked into the library restroom and when she was entering a bathroom stall she felt the presence of another person behind her. A man waiting in the bathroom pushed the woman into the stall, tried to lock the door behind them and attempted to […]
PELHAM BAY, the Bronx — A man and woman were shot in the Bronx overnight, bringing the total number of people shot in the borough to 10 within eight hours, officials said Thursday. Police said the man and woman, both in their 20s, were shot just before 1 a.m. Thursday while sitting in a car near the intersection of Ericson Place and Edwards Avenue in the Pelham Bay area. Authorities told PIX11 News the man was grazed in head, while […]
MONTCLAIR, N.J. — No credible threat was found after two New Jersey schools were temporarily locked down, officials said Wednesday morning. Montclair High School and the nearby Renaissance Middle School were put in a shelter in place after there were reports that a student allegedly had a weapon in their possession, principal of the Montclair Board of Education Anthony Grosso said in an email to parents. The high school went into a lockdown and was released into a shelter in […]
CROWN HEIGHTS, Brooklyn — Two firefighters were injured while working to put out a fire in a Brooklyn restaurant and apartment building early Wednesday, fire officials said. Authorities were called to the blaze at a three-story building on Eastern Parkway and Utica Avenue just before 4:30 a.m. The fire started in a restaurant on the first floor of the building, which has apartments on the upper floors, according to fire officials. Video from Citizen App shows heavy emergency responder presence […]
MINEOLA, L.I. — A Long Island man is facing animal cruelty charges after police found several injured and tied-up cats outside the trash chute of an apartment building, police said. According to authorities, the kittens and cats had suffered blunt force trauma and their bodies were bound with duct tape, before being placed in cardboard boxes and discarded into the trash chute of a residential building on Lincoln Avenue in Mineola. It was unclear whether the cats were dead or […]
MANHATTAN BEACH, Brooklyn — A female student was sexually assaulted in the bathroom of a library on the Kingsborough Community College campus Monday, authorities said. According to police, the woman walked into the library restroom and when she was entering a bathroom stall she felt the presence of another person behind her. A man waiting in the bathroom pushed the woman into the stall, tried to lock the door behind them and attempted to sexually assault her, according to officials. […]
MANHATTAN — At least four men were injured, including some stabbed, in a group brawl Monday night in Midtown Manhattan according to police. The melee broke out near the corner of 41st Street and Eighth Avenue, across from Port Authority, just before 9:30 p.m. Police described it as a “fight with sticks and knives.” Authorities said three or four men were initially involved in a dispute that escalated, leading to multiple people being stabbed in the arm, hand and buttocks. […]