Jorge Fitz-Gibbon

About the Author

Jorge Fitz-Gibbon is a general assignment reporter at The Post. He joined the staff in 2019 after more than three decades as a professional journalist. He previously worked in various capacities at the New York Daily News and the USA Today Network of Gannett Co. He was an award-winning member of the Investigations Team at Gannett’s Journal News/lohud.com. He is a former adjunct professor of journalism at Manhattanville College in Purchase, NY.

The Archive

Moped robbery victim, 97, wants lowlife who snatched her necklace locked up to learn to be 'courteous'

Thelma Mason, 97, was walking home from the store when a thug on a scooter snatched her gold necklace and knocked her to the ground -- and now she wants...

84-year-old cancer survivor hit by stray bullet in NYC calls it 'miracle' she cheated death again

Althea Lawson, 84, survived cancer and has now survived a bullet wound after getting hit by a stray shot while in her walker on a Brooklyn sidewalk on Monday, she...

Drug-resistant superbug that mutated in orbit thrives inside International Space Station

A scientific study identified a drug-resistant superbug living with astronauts inside the International Space Station, according to a recently published report.

Two boys, 12, convicted in teen's machete murder after trying to blame each other for crime

The baby-faced killers, whose names have not been released, slashed a 19-year-old to death in November in a shocking unprovoked attack in the UK.

Coast Guard intercepts over 300 migrants headed for US and ships them back home

Coast Guard cutters intercepted more than 300 migrants from Haiti and the Bahamas off the US coast over the past week -- and has now shipped all of them back...

African elephants call each other by unique names using ‘low rumbles,’ groundbreaking study finds

A new academic study of wild African elephants has determined that they communicate by using unique names for each other, making them a rarity among others in the animal kingdom.

Menacing migrant scooters kept out of reach amid NYPD crackdown

Many illegal migrant scooters are kept out of sight in private lots and behind fences at city shelters, as sources said about two dozen were nonetheless towed from a controversial...

Masked porch pirate snatches package as stunned FedEx driver looks on seconds after delivery

A doorbell cam caught an Ohio porch pirate snatching a package just seconds after it was delivered -- leaving the FedEx driver stunned as the goods disappeared in a snap.

Queens residents rally to shut down NYC migrant shelter where cop-shooting suspect lived

East Elmhurst residents rallied Sunday for City Hall to shut down a local hotel that's been converted to a migrant shelter -- and where a Venezuelan national accused of shooting...

Two kids, woman with dog attacked by crazed elks in separate incidents in Colorado park: 'Never seen a year like this'

Elks have now attacked parkgoers in Colorado three times in under 10 days, leaving two young children and a woman and her dog with bruises from the surprise stompings, officials...

Robber takes 3 hostages in NYC, holds gun to victim's head during 2-hour standoff with cops

When police arrived they found the front door barricaded shut with “multiple chairs."

NYPD cracks down on out-of-control mopeds terrorizing NYC: 'Not on our watch!'

The seizures come amid mopeds and scooters being used for crimes at an alarming rate citywide.

Residents of NYC building left 'scared' after clash with squatters sparked double homicide

Migrant Josue Ruben Silva is being sought for a double murder in the Bronx, where immigration agents showed up Thursday as a mob of rowdy migrant squatters terrorize building tenants.

The stomach-churning notes accused Gilgo killer Rex Heuermann kept about grisly murders — including morbid 'lessons learned'

Accused Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann kept a stomach-churning "planning document" mapping out his grisly slayings -- which even included a chilling "things to remember" section and morbid "lessons...

Gilgo Beach murder suspect Rex Heuermann to be charged with murders of two more women

Suspected Gilgo Beach serial killer Rex Heuermann will be charged with the murders of two additional women when he's hauled back to court Thursday, sources told The Post.

Fight between migrant squatters and fed-up building residents sparked fatal NYC double homicide: cops

A shooting by a fugitive Venezuelan immigrant that left two people dead in the Bronx was sparked by a dispute between longtime tenants and migrant squatters, according to police.

Migrant charged in cop shooting allegedly told police he was enlisted for Venezuelan gang's NYC robbery crew: sources

The Venezuelan migrant charged with shooting two NYPD cops was recruited by a gang coordinator to join a Big Apple robbery crew -- and was urged to shoot cops back...

You'll never believe what a plastic 'Star Wars' figure with peeling paint just sold for

The ultra-rare, rocket-packing Boba Fett figurine is one of only two known to have survived the production line in the 1970s, officials announced this week.

Murders, shootings up in this NYC neighborhood where two young girls were hit by stray bullets

Overall crime is down in Brownsville over last year, but cops are still seeing a jump in shootings and murders.

Distraught mom of 9-year-old girl randomly shot at NYC playground with cousin, 11, speaks out

Melissa Alexander said she was at work when her cousin called to tell her that her 9-year-old daughter had been shot at a Brooklyn playground -- and says she "just...