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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 6:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The mother of Eric Garner is urging New York lawmakers to repeal a law used to keep the disciplinary records of police and correction officers secret. Gwen Carr says the law endangers New Yorkers and makes it close to impossible for her to fight for justice. The 2014 chokehold...
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David Caplan
October 17, 2019 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's no denying that Kris Jenner is a boss -- but is she the best boss? Well, according to massive billboards that were scattered around Times Square on Wednesday, National Boss Day, by her kids (aka clients), she sure is! "Thank you for being the most amazing momager...
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David Caplan
October 17, 2019 - 4:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two EMTs have been hospitalized in critical condition after each suffered unrelated "medical episodes" while at the same scene on the Brooklyn Queens Expressway in Queens Thursday afternoon, officials confirm to 1010 WINS. Officials said EMT Liam Gliname was driving an empty...
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David Caplan
October 17, 2019 - 3:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An NYPD officer shot a man in the Bronx Thursday afternoon, making it the third police-involved shooting of the week. The man was transported to Montefiore Medical Center, where he reportedly died. "There has been a police involved shooting in the area of East 211 Street and...
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Kimberly Dole
October 17, 2019 - 12:27 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police arrested the man accused of fatally stabbing his roommate at their Queens home last month. After an investigation, 64-year-old Hopeton Prendergast, was taken into custody by authorities. Police said a fight between roommates ended with a man fatally stabbed in the...
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Kimberly Dole
October 17, 2019 - 11:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities released video footage of two suspects seen damaging the glass panels of a subway train. Police say on Saturday, September 28, at approximately 8:41 p.m., at 125th Street/Lexington Ave subway station, two unidentified males were captured on video damaging glass...
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Kimberly Dole
October 17, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- It's the end of an era. New York City Council voted Thursday afternoon 36-13 to shut down Rikers Island by 2026 and replace the notorious complex with four smaller jails located closer to the city's main courthouses in Manhattan, Brooklyn, the Bronx and Queens. City...
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FILE - In this Aug. 11, 2019, file photo, New York Liberty guard Tanisha Wright, center, goes after a loose ball during the first half of the team's WNBA basketball game against the Seattle Storm at Barclays Center in New York. The Liberty will have a new home next year, playing their games at Barclays Center. Liberty team executives told the AP on Thursday that the franchise will play all its home contests at the Brooklyn arena that houses the Nets. The building was recently purchased by Liberty owner Joe Tsai, who also owns the Nets. Playing in Barclays Center is a huge upgrade for the Liberty, who played the past two seasons at the Westchester County Center, where the capacity was set for just over 2,000 fans. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 17, 2019 - 10:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Liberty will have a new home next year — Barclays Center. Team executives told The Associated Press on Thursday the Liberty will play all their home games at the Brooklyn arena that houses the Nets. The building was recently purchased by Liberty owner Joe Tsai, who also...
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Kimberly Dole
October 17, 2019 - 9:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a hit-and-run crash killed a 65-year-old woman in Brooklyn Wednesday evening. The incident occured at approximately 5:00 p.m. near Emmons Avenue and Ocean Avenue in Sheepshead Bay. Police say the victim was attempting to cross Ocean Avenue when she was struck by...
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Kimberly Dole
October 17, 2019 - 8:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for a suspect in connection to an assault then say landed a man in the hospital with a fractured skull and swelling of the brain. Inside the 34th Street/8th Avenue Subway station on October 13, at approximately 12:30 a.m., police say a 28-year-old male...
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