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FDNY
Andrew Weber
August 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The funeral for FDNY Lt. Brian Sullivan is being held at Sacred Heart Church in Monroe, N.Y on Friday. Sullivan, 54, died of a heart attack at his home last Friday just after the end of his shift. He was a 27-year veteran of the department. Mayor Bill de Blasio and FDNY...
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Chaos on Delta flight
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Andrew Weber
August 16, 2019 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Chaos broke out on a Delta flight stuck on the tarmac at JFK Airport for almost seven hours Thursday, as video shows police officers on board responding to a fight between passengers. Witnesses tweeted about the fight, and two passengers told ABC News they were not offered...
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Person of interest saw in relation to Fulton Street station devices
NYPD
Andrew Weber
August 16, 2019 - 7:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police are searching for a man who was seen on security footage putting two rice cookers in the Fulton Street subway station Friday morning. According to WNBC , the suspect has been identified as Larry Griffin, from West Virginia. NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan...
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Samantha Liebman
August 16, 2019 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The sister of Robert Echeverria, the NYPD officer who took his own life Wednesday night, says she warned the department of her brother’s mental health issues, but they cleared him for duty anyway. Eileen Echeverria, of West Islip on Long Island, says she told the NYPD’s...
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Carol D'Auria
August 15, 2019 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Following a rash suicides by NYPD officers -- there's been 9 so far this year, 2 of which were within the past week -- the department is instituting several initiatives to help officers cope with stress and depression, and to be able to spot suicidal tendencies in themselves...
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David Caplan
David Caplan
August 15, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The FDNY responded to a fire at federal government building in Lower Manhattan's Hudson Square neighborhood Thursday afternoon. The 12-story Art Deco office building houses the Department of Homeland Security's New York Passport Agency office, an immigration court, a post...
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NYPD
August 15, 2019 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police have released a video on Thursday of a man they say is wanted in connection to an attempted rape in the Bronx. On August 14, at approximately 9:40 a.m., a 28-year-old female was followed into her apartment on Elliot Place by the suspect, who once inside, police say...
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Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 11:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Subways riders were bugged by a giant praying mantis that joined them during their commute on the 6 train. Among them was City Councilman Keith Powers who posted a photo of the insect hanging out near one of the windows inside the train. "Like most New Yorkers, I’m...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 10:46 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities have arrested two of the four suspects wanted in connection to a series of violent attempted robberies of Hasidic men in Williamsburg. 19-year-old Deandre Diagle was arrested and charged with four counts of robbery and four counts of assault police say. Officials...
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Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Three teen girls are injured, with one in critical condition after their car crashed into a pole in Queens on Wednesday, police say. FDNY had to rescue one of the victims that was trapped in the Honda at the corner of Cook Avenue and 73rd Place in Middle Village. 3 Teenaged...
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