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Accuweather
Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 8:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A weak storm system moving in from the west may turn severe causing showers and spotty thunderstorms Thursday afternoon and evening. "Humidity levels will stay rather high over the lower part of the mid-Atlantic and will inch back up elsewhere across the region late this...
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Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 7:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 50-year-old man was critically injured following a hit-and-run at a Queens intersection on Wednesday, police say. The victim was walking south on 160th St. and Liberty Ave. in Jamaica at approximately 8:10 p.m. when he was hit by a car speeding east on Liberty, police said...
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Kimberly Dole
August 15, 2019 - 6:36 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An autopsy found that financier Jeffrey Epstein "sustained multiple breaks in his neck bones", according to the Washington Post . The findings raised more questions surrounding the mysterious circumstances of his death. Among the bones broken in found in Epstein’s neck was...
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A Delta Air Lines plane lands at Los Angeles International Airport
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August 14, 2019 - 9:51 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Delta Airlines has launched an investigation into the death of one its tug operators at JFK Airport who was killed Wednesday after being hit by a tug, the Atlanta-based carrier said. The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey said the incident happened around 3:30 p.m...
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August 14, 2019 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Off-duty NYPD officer Robert Echeverria, 56, fatally shot himself in the head at approximately 6:20 p.m. on Wednesday at his home in Queens, 1010 WINS has confirmed. He's the ninth NYPD officer to die by suicide this year -- 7th since June and 2nd in one week. The officer’s...
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Westchester County District Attorney
August 14, 2019 - 7:21 pm
TUCKAHOE, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- A plastic surgeon, who works in Manhattan and lives on Long Island, was jailed on multiple weapons charges after police responding to reported threats against his wife in Westchester County found five loaded assault rifles, three handguns and body armor in his car...
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Dreamstime
Andrew Weber
August 14, 2019 - 12:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A bicyclist was struck by a vehicle in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday morning, a day after three cyclists were hit in the span of a few hours. The incident happened at about 10:30 a.m near Whitehall Street and Water Street. The victim was transported to Bellebvue Hospital where...
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Alessandra Biaggi
YouTube
Andrew Weber
August 14, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Four female New York state lawmakers spoke out as survivors of sexual abuse on Tuesday and showed off a video encouraging other survivors to come forward. Assemblywoman Catalina Cruz, state Senator Alessandra Biaggi, Assemblywoman Rodneyse Bichotte, and Assemblywoman Yuh Line...
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Andrew Weber
August 14, 2019 - 8:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Jeffrey Epstein accuser Jennifer Araoz sued longtime Epstein associate Ghislaine Maxwell and three unnamed members of Epstein’s staff as well as Epstein’s estate Wednesday morning. Araoz, 32, alleges in the complaint that Epstein sexually assaulted her when she was 14 and 15...
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Jeffrey Epstein Metropolitan Correctional Center
New York State Sex Offender Registry/Emily Michot/Miami Herald/TNS/Sipa USA
August 14, 2019 - 6:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another day, another revelation (or two, or three...) about the circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Epstein's death. On Tuesday night, law enforcement and prison officials with knowledge of the matter told the New York Times that two staff members who were guarding Epstein’s...
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