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Kimberly Dole
July 18, 2019 - 8:22 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Wednesday night's torrential rain caused flooding and scattered power outages throughout the area. There were reports of flooding everywhere including the Garden State Parkway in multiple locations -- one driver in Woodbridge says it was like driving on a river. Moments...
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David Caplan
July 17, 2019 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A power outage slammed Staten Island Wednesday night -- the second outage in 24 hours to hit the borough -- leaving more than 3,800 customers without power, according to New York City Council Minority Leader Steven Matteo, who represents Staten Island. He said ConEd expects...
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Gwen Carr, mother of chokehold victim Eric Garner, speaks outside the U.S. Attorney's office, in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, as Rev. Al Sharpton listens, center. Federal prosecutors won't bring civil rights charges against New York City police officer Daniel Pantaleo, in the 2014 chokehold death of Garner, a decision made by Attorney General William Barr and announced one day before the five-year anniversary of his death, officials said. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 17, 2019 - 5:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio beat back repeated calls Wednesday for him to fire the police officer accused of using a fatal chokehold on Eric Garner five years ago, saying he was obligated to keep his opinions to himself until police department disciplinary proceedings are...
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David Caplan
July 17, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A mother and daughter were stabbed several times at their Westchester County home early Wednesday afternoon, officials said. They were rushed to a nearby hospital; their condition is unknown. When police arrived at the New Rochelle home, they found the daughter outside the...
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., walks out of a House of Representatives office building, Tuesday, July 16, 2019, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
July 17, 2019 - 3:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Judging by the social media metrics, it was a big week for the campaign of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. Oh, wait. She's not running for president. But the Democratic representative from Queens dwarfed the Democrats who are actually seeking President Donald Trump's job in a...
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In this July 17, 2018, photo, Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., speaks during a television interview as he defends President Donald Trump and his Helsinki news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Capitol Hill in Washington. Paul certainly has his differences with Trump. They were once Republican rivals for the White House. But on a cornerstone issue, a resistance to U.S. intervention abroad, they’ve found common ground.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
David Caplan
July 17, 2019 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) — A Republican senator has blocked a bipartisan bill that would ensure a victims' compensation fund for the Sept. 11 attacks never runs out of money. Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul questions the bill's 70-year time frame and notes that the federal government already faces a $22...
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David Caplan
July 17, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- President Donald Trump terrified undocumented immigrants last week when he announced plans to conduct Immigration and Customs Enforcement raids in several U.S. cities, including New York City. Thousands of people were expected to be rounded up. But in New York City, it wasn'...
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Andrew Weber
July 17, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Transit riders, transportation advocates and state legislators rallied outside Grand Central Terminal this morning to tell Gov. Andrew Cuomo how to construct the MTA’s five-year capital plan. They say the new plan must embrace last year’s “Fast Forward” proposal to prioritize...
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Andrew Weber
July 17, 2019 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for an assailant who sexually assaulted a 74-year-old woman in her Queens home. The perpetrator knocked on the victim’s door in Corona around 1:20 a.m, according to police. Authorities say the suspect forced his way into the victim’s home. He then struck...
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Andrew Weber
July 17, 2019 - 11:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In the past 12 months, the Department of Sanitation pulled 110 litter baskets from the Upper West Side and over that time residents say that the rat population has exploded onto the streets, the New York Post reports . Residents complain trash is overflowing at the remaining...
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