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Brooklyn gas
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June 17, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Someone struck a high-pressure gas main in Brooklyn Monday, forcing residents to evacuate the area amid a reported heavy smell of gas, officials said.
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US Attorney's Office
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a man was arrested at John F. Kennedy Airport for attempting to smuggle 34 live finches into the United States from Guyana. Authorities say Francis Gurahoo, 39, concealed each bird hidden within a plastic hair-curler inside of his carry-on luggage. The smuggled...
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Nassau County Police
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Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 1:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a man was caught on video peeping into the bathroom of a Long Island home and recording a woman and two children inside. Nassau County police say the suspect was discovered late Sunday through home surveillance footage approaching the house on Harrison Street in...
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Andrew Cuomo
SHAWN DOWD/ROCHESTER DEMOCRAT AND CHRONICLE
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 11:41 am
Gov. Cuomo announced on Monday that an additional 500 officers will be assigned to buses and subway stations in an attempt to address recent harassment and assault towards MTA workers, massive fare-evasion problems and overall safety.
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Google Maps
June 17, 2019 - 11:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- For the first time ever, the New York City Public Housing Authority is launching a pilot program that would provide free air conditioning to some of its residents. The pilot is starting off in just two buildings of NYCHA's roughly 2,500 properties but until now, tenants...
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In this undated file photo heiress and designer Gloria Vanderbilt walks down a New York street. Vanderbilt died on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 95, according to her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper.
FILE- In this undated file photo heiress and designer Gloria Vanderbilt walks down a New York street. Vanderbilt died on Monday, June 17, 2019, at 95, according to her son, CNN anchor Anderson Cooper. (New York Post via AP, File)
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 10:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Gloria Vanderbilt, known as a socialite, designer, author and also mother of Anderson Cooper has died. Gloria Vanderbilt, the ``poor little rich girl'' heiress at the center of a scandalous custody battle of the 1930s and the designer jeans queen of the 1970s and `80s,...
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CBS 2
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Pennsylvania man accused of torching a rabbi’s Brooklyn home appeared in court with a big smile on his face Sunday night. Matthew Karelefsky, 41, was arraigned in Brooklyn Criminal Court, issued a full order of protection for Rabbi Jonathan Max and charged for attempted...
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NJ Transit train
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Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 7:11 am
HOBOKEN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Renovations at Penn Station beginning on Monday will affect commuters on the NJ Transit. Midtown direct service on the Montclair-Boonton Line won't be direct for some riders for the next few months. Some NJ Transit lines will be temporarily diverted to Hoboken in order...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
June 17, 2019 - 6:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD are searching for a man they said attacked a 59-year-old MTA employee inside of the 145th Street 2/3 subway station on Saturday. Police say at approximately 3:30 a.m. the suspect shouted at a group of on-duty MTA employees and proceeded to punch the victim in the face...
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June 16, 2019 - 6:46 pm
Police are looking for an SUV that fled the scene after striking and killing a Bronx dad on Father's Day.
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