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October 30, 2018 - 5:23 pm
MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) -- A state Senate candidate in Connecticut is facing criticism after sending out a campaign mailer that includes a drawing depicting his Jewish opponent with cash in his hands and a maniacal look on his face. Steve Ginsburg, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League of...
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David Caplan
October 30, 2018 - 4:05 pm
NEW YORK -- A handful of New York City Democratic members of Congress are slamming President Donald's Trump's remarks Tuesday that he would like to end birthright citizenship for some U.S.-born children. Trump made the comments to "Axios on HBO" ahead of midterm elections that he has sought to...
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David Caplan
October 30, 2018 - 3:27 pm
NEW YORK (1010) -- Protesters were arrested outside the Metropolitan Republican Club on the Upper East Side Tuesday afternoon, according to event participants. The protesters were expressing what they believe is the Republican party's close relationship with white nationalists. “How do we survive?...
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Police were called after reports of a knife wielding man threatening people outside of a Brooklyn synagogue.
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October 30, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Jewish communities around the country are on edge after what happened in Pittsburgh. On Tuesday morning, social media was abuzz with a report of a man threatening people with a knife at a synagogue on East 22nd Street in Midwood, Brooklyn. It was a disturbing scene and local...
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Cars drive through afternoon traffic on the Brooklyn Bridge
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October 30, 2018 - 2:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Limo drivers have been protesting outside the Kuwaiti Consulate on East 44th Street, claiming to have been stiffed on a huge fare. Dozens of livery drivers who say every day is a struggle in the age of Uber and Lyft say they haven't seen a nickle of a $500,000 tab owed to...
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Cops are looking for the guys involved in a gunfight that left an off duty officer with a graze wound.
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October 30, 2018 - 11:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are looking for four guys involved in a shooting that left an off-duty officer with a graze wound. It went down around midnight at East 138th Street and Brook Avenue in Mott Haven. The officer was not the intended target. He was dropping someone off when two groups of...
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Parade participants during the 43rd Annual Village Halloween Parade on October 31, 2016 in New York City.
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October 30, 2018 - 11:16 am
By Mark G. McLaughlin New York City's annual Village Halloween Parade is a unique, joyous and very artsy party in motion. There are marching bands and musical acts of many types, along with giant puppets, local celebrities and thousands of average citizens dressed up costume. It is a parade unlike...
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Smashed Pumpkin.
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Mike Montone
October 30, 2018 - 10:47 am
HACKENSACK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- October 30 goes by a bunch of different names; Mischief Night, Cabbage Night, Goosey Night, and others. The night before Halloween is known for all sorts of mayhem including people throwing eggs, spraying silly string, and smearing soap on cars. What do you call the...
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Stephanie Carafa, 32.
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Mike Montone
October 30, 2018 - 9:43 am
LODI, NJ (1010 WINS) -- A teacher at Thomas Jefferson Middle School in Lodi is under arrest. Acting Bergen County Prosecutor Dennis Calo says Stephanie Carafa, 32, is accused of having sex with a student and exchanging explicit pictures with him. Carafa is the daughter of longtime Lodi Mayor Emil...
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Ramada in Long Island City.
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Mike Montone
October 30, 2018 - 9:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was attacked and robbed at gunpoint inside a Long Island City, Ramada Inn on Monday night. Cops say four men put on masks before busting into the Crescent Street room. They threatened the 27-year-old woman inside with a gun, bound her with duct tap, then took off...
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