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Barneys UES theft
NYPD
Kimberly Dole
December 05, 2019 - 6:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for two women in connection to a theft that occurred inside a luxury department store on the Upper East Side. On Nov. 18, at approximately 11:00 a.m., police say one suspect hid a hat inside of a bag and walked out of the Barneys New York store located...
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Hart Island
AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a bill Wednesday that transfers control of Hart Island, the nation's largest public burial ground, from the city corrections department to the parks department. More than 1 million people are buried in the potter's field on Hart Island in Long Island...
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Rodney Harrison
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David Caplan
December 04, 2019 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Newly-installed NYPD commissioner Dermot Shea on Wednesday named chief of patrol Rodney Harrison to lead the force's detectives squad as chief of detectives -- the first black man to ever do so. Shea, who assumed his new position on Dec. 1, also named Fausto Pichardo (...
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MTA worker
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David Caplan
December 04, 2019 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A strike by MTA workers was averted Wednesday after a tentative deal on a new contract was reached between the MTA and the Transport Workers Union Local 100, which represents more than 40,000 NYC Transit workers, ending a six-month ordeal between the two parties. They were...
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This image released by Netflix shows Joe Pesci, left, and Robert De Niro in a scene from "The Irishman." Scorsese's sprawling crime epic “The Irishman” has been named best picture by the National Board of Review. The awards, announced Tuesday by the National Board of Review, handed Netflix its second major honor in Hollywood's quickening awards season. (Niko Tavernise/Netflix via AP)
1010 WINS Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Film Critics Circle named “The Irishman” the year's best film on Wednesday, handing Martin Scorsese's mob epic its second such honor in two days. It's the second time Scorsese has received the top award from his hometown's critics following 1990's “GoodFellas.” They...
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NJ, NY mayors
Associated Press, Sipa USA
Kimberly Dole
December 04, 2019 - 2:03 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Newark Mayor Ras Baraka said Tuesday he will sit down with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to discuss the relocation of the city's homeless to communities like Newark. A day after Baraka filed a suit, the mayor of Elizabeth Christian Bollwage, says de Blasio is using...
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Rockefeller Center Christmas tree
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1010 WINS Newsroom
December 04, 2019 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The 87th Annual Rockefeller Center Christmas tree lighting kicks off at 7 p.m. Wednesday, and along with all of the holiday joy, comes a slew of street closures. The tree is a 77-foot-tall Norway spruce from Florida -- not the Sunshine State, but a village in upstate New...
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Kimberly Dole
December 04, 2019 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A speeding car fatally struck a woman before crashing through a construction site in Downtown Brooklyn on Wednesday morning officials said. Police say the woman struck by a black Ford Expedition before crashing into a scaffolding at Pearl and Willoughby Streets just before 9...
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Hammer wielding suspect
NYPD
Kimberly Dole
December 04, 2019 - 10:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police released a sketch of the hammer-wielding man that attacked a 21-year-old and pushed him onto the tracks of the train of the Tremont Avenue station in the the Bronx. Police say at approximately 1 a.m., on Nov. 22, the victim was attacked and was able to block the blow...
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Robbery Suspects
NYPD
Kimberly Dole
December 04, 2019 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) -- Police are searching for two men accused of abducting and robbing woman at gunpoint in the Bronx On Nov. 19, at approximately 4:30, police say a 30-year-old woman entered a black SUV on the corner of Unionport Road and Metropolitan Oval, where she encountered a known male...
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