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August 01, 2018 - 2:25 pm
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- Health officials in Westchester County say mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Journal News reports the Westchester County Health Department confirmed two batches of mosquitoes collected in Yonkers tested positive for the virus. There were 134...
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August 01, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The driver of an SUV who slammed into a pair of Chelsea storefronts Monday, injuring four people , has been arrested. Amir Saleemi, 43, of New Jersey was driving with a suspended license when he lost control of his Lincoln Navigator, crashing into a T-Mobile store and a...
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Cops rally outside city hall after a year without a contract.
Al Jones/1010 WINS
August 01, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Members of the NYPD held a rally outside of city hall on Wednesday. Hundreds of cops were out protesting one year without a contract. "Keep your fake praise, but give us a raise," PBA President Pat Lynch said. The outspoken union boss took aim at the mayor's travel schedule...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Wednesday marks the 40th anniversary of New York City's pooper scooper law. To mark the occasion the city has installed a thousand waste bag dispensers in parks in all five boroughs. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says nothing ruins a nice day in the park like stepping...
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Cops are looking for a pair of serial burglars who are taking Manhattan residents for thousands.
NYPD
August 01, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are looking for a man who pulled off 15 burglaries in lower Manhattan since January. He gained access to residential buildings by ringing lobby doorbells and tenants unwittingly let him in. The suspect then opened packages left in hallways and removed the contents. So...
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Cops are looking for a man who shoved a straphanger onto the subway tracks at Grand Central.
NYPD
August 01, 2018 - 11:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two men bumped into each other at the Grand Central subway stop on Monday, and what happened next was scary. Cops say the incidental contact led to a 47-year-old man being pushed onto the 6 train tracks. The suspect, in his late 20s, challenged the man to a fight before...
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Sonia Rincon
August 01, 2018 - 10:21 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio did his civic duty on Wednesday, reporting for consideration for jury selection in Manhattan. With his move from Park Slope to Gracie Mansion, Manhattan Criminal Court came calling for de Blasio. On his way into jury duty at Manhattan criminal court. @...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 9:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 64-year-old man has been killed in a freak accident on the Gowanus Expressway. The man was a civilian employee of the NYPD. He worked in building maintenance at Police Headquarters. A tire came off of a truck just after 6:30 a.m. The tire flew into the opposite lane of the...
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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 8:23 am
The Manhattan District Attorney’s office says it will no longer prosecute marijuana possession or smoking cases beginning Wednesday.
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LGA
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 8:13 am
LaGuardia Airport is unveiling some big changes.
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