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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
April 18, 2019 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The New York City Department of Health isn't kidding around: If you don't vaccinate your children, there will be consequences. On Thursday, the Dept. of Health issued summonses "subject to $1,000 fines" to the parents of three children in Brooklyn who were not vaccinated. "...
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LaGuardia Airport
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April 18, 2019 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A former worker at John F Kennedy Airport has pleaded guilty on charges that she illegally shipped packages to China on behalf of the Chinese military. RELATED: Espionage or incrimination? Risks from stolen Marriott data Russian diplomat accused of espionage quietly leaves...
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70-year-old man beaten
April 18, 2019 - 2:04 pm
A 70-year-old man was beaten, reportedly unconscious, in a random and unprovoked attack earlier this month, police say.
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FILE- This March 19, 2018, file photo shows the Netflix app on an iPad in Baltimore. The steaming company is joining the lobbying group the Motion Picture Association of America. The MPAA announced Tuesday that Netflix will join its ranks, becoming the first streaming service to do so. The only other members of the MPAA are the six major studios. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
David Caplan
April 18, 2019 - 1:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Amazon may have pulled the plug on expanding in New York City, but Netflix is seeing things differently. Netflix will expand its New York presence with a new "production hub," Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday afternoon. Netflix "will expand its presence in New York with...
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Getty Images
April 18, 2019 - 9:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- A new effort to discourage children from smoking flavored tobacco has begun in New York City. The campaign announced Wednesday, called Flavors Hook Kids NYC, is a partnership of the NAACP, the Campaign For Tobacco-Free Kids, the American Cancer Society and other organizations. The...
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Security at St. Patrick's
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April 18, 2019 - 6:29 am
A 37-year-old man was charged with attempted arson after walking into St. Patrick's Cathedral Wednesday night with four gallons of gasoline, two cans of lighter fluid and lighters according to a report.
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American Airlines plane
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April 17, 2019 - 7:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal safety officials are investigating an American Airlines flight in which the plane tipped in strong wind and a wingtip hit a runway marker during takeoff from New York's Kennedy Airport. The pilots cut short the flight to Los Angeles and landed back at JFK about 30 minutes...
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Teenager in handcuffs.
April 17, 2019 - 7:01 pm
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) -- Prosecutors say six alleged MS-13 gang members have been indicted on murder charges for their roles in two homicides in December last year, one in Far Rockaway, Queens and the other in Nassau County on Long Island. One of the suspects was arraigned on Wednesday and two were...
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
April 17, 2019 - 6:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Board of Health has voted to extend last week's emergency declaration ordering mandatory measles vaccinations in four Brooklyn ZIP codes. The continuing order, which was voted unanimously on Wednesday, will end when health officials declare the emergency is over. It...
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April 17, 2019 - 5:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Sixty-two people were arrested at a climate rally at City Hall Wednesday morning, Patch reported . The New York chapter of Extinction Rebellion was behind the protest. Some of the protesters climbed light poles and dropped banners. Others lied down in the street. Sixty of...
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