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NYPD
September 11, 2018 - 8:21 am
Police are searching for a suspect wanted in connection with two violent robberies in Manhattan.
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Mario Cuomo Bridge
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
September 11, 2018 - 7:42 am
The Cuomo administration offered to pay excess bills and shoulder liability for accidents to get the new Mario Cuomo Bridge open for traffic, according to a New York Times report.
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The inside of a classroom.
Dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 7:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Students in New Jersey got a couple of unscheduled days off and it's not because of the weather. Mold was discovered in two classrooms and the auditorium at the Mount Olive middle school last week. Acting district superintendent Susan Breton wrote parents and said tests show...
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Packets of K2 or 'spice', a synthetic marijuana drug.
(Photo Illustration by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
September 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's something going on at the corner of Broadway and Myrtle in Bed Stuy and it's not good. There are claims that more than 100 people have overdosed on synthetic marijuana, known as K2, at the corner over the past few months. In fact, K2 is so prevalent at at Myrtle and...
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Fire truck file image.
Dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- FDNY headquarters in downtown Brooklyn was evacuated Monday over reports of a suspicious package. Both fire and police investigators were at the scene at the facility at the Metrotech building where the package was reportedly found at around 3:30 p.m. #FDNY and @NYPDnews are...
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Dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 2:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (1010 WINS) -- A fast food worker in Philadelphia had a short fuse over the weekend when a drive-through customer complained about receiving the wrong order. Authorities say the woman at the window threw hot grease at the driver and two other women in the car. The driver suffered first...
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Dreamstime
September 10, 2018 - 1:39 pm
MELVILLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A real ruckus unfolded on Long Island, Sunday afternoon. Cops say they got a call from security about a man acting irrationally at the Walt Whitman Mall. When they arrived, the guy took off in a white Mustang, and proceeded to crash into another vehicle in the parking...
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9/11 Memorial
Chris Pedota/NorthJersey.com via USA TODAY NETWORK
September 10, 2018 - 12:43 pm
On the eve of the 17th anniversary of 9/11, Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is calling on the NYPD to cut through the red tape. He says it shouldn't be so difficult for officers who reponded on 9/11 and are ill now to receive a disability pension.
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Authorities say crack pipe vending machines have been popping up around Suffolk County.
Suffolk County Police
September 10, 2018 - 11:41 am
CORAM, NY (1010 WINS) -- Unusual vending machines have turned up in Suffolk County -- they dispense crack pipes. Crack pipe dispensers found in the Coram area on public roadsides. Town of Brookhaven has taken down repurposed tampon vending machines dispensing (for $2) pens that had been altered...
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