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Arson suspect
NYPD
July 31, 2018 - 7:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a man who started a fire at a Staten Island gas station early Monday morning, seriously injuring one man nearby. The FDNY responded to reports of a fire around 2 a.m. at a gas station on Richmond Avenue. Police say a man filled a portable gas can with...
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Times Square
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 7:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A YouTube star caused a stampeded in Times Square Monday afternoon. Artist and singer Queen Naija was in Times Square to promote her new EP where excited fans came in droves. The YouTube sensation had planned to perform one of her hit songs, but was forced to leave as the...
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An NYPD vehicle sits on a city street.
Jim Powers/1010 WINS
July 30, 2018 - 6:47 pm
A 26-year-old man is dead after he allegedly attempted to enter a home in St. Albans, Queens, and had a confrontation with its occupants. On Monday around 2:45 a.m., police officers responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress at a home on Williamson Avenue, the NYPD said. Upon arrival,...
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July 30, 2018 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK CITY (AP) -- New York state is moving to prevent health insurers from raising premiums because of the repeal of a federal requirement for most people to carry insurance or pay fines. Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the move during a speech Monday at a Manhattan hospital. The Democrat said he...
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Dreamstime
July 30, 2018 - 5:50 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials say the state had nearly 244 million visitors in 2017, helping boost the state's tourism industry to record levels for total visitation, economic impact and direct spending. The Cuomo administration says tourism had an economic impact of $108.7 billion last...
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Street sign for West 495 Expressway to Lincoln Tunnel hangs above road in New York City
Dreamstime
July 30, 2018 - 5:46 pm
NORTH BERGEN, N.J. (AP) -- Motorists who commute into New York through the Lincoln Tunnel have less than three weeks before the beginning of lane closures on the heavily traveled tunnel approach. The already-congested Route 495 viaduct will be rehabilitated over the next two and a half years,...
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July 30, 2018 - 3:15 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Four people were hurt Monday afternoon after a car slammed into a pair of storefronts in Chelsea. The incident happened shortly after 2:30 p.m., and involved two vehicles. One of the cars slammed into a T-Mobile and a Korean barbecue restaurant on Sixth Avenue near 17th...
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July 30, 2018 - 2:31 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In honor of National Cheesecake Day, 1010WINS.com put in the hot seat Alan Rosen, the third-generation owner of the iconic Junior's Restaurant, and asked him about all things cheesecake. After all, cheesecake is synonymous with New York, and New York is...
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Two brothers fought off and killed a burglar during a Queens break-in.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
July 30, 2018 - 1:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An alleged burglar died after he was stabbed in Queens. The NYPD responded to a 911 call of a burglary in progress at a home on Williamson Avenue in St. Albans at around 2:45 a.m. Sunday. When officers arrived at the scene, they found the 26-year-old burglar with trauma to...
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Proposed street sign for Lesandro Guzman Feliz
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
July 30, 2018 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Plans are in the works to rename a street in the Bronx for murdered teenager Lesandro Guzman Feliz. Mother Leandra here with plans for street sign honoring her murdered son #justiceforjunior #1010WINS pic.twitter.com/pOnuD4XheJ — Juliet Papa (@winsjuliet) July 30, 2018...
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