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Instagram
August 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A video posted to Instagram of a man berating and threatening an NYPD officer in a Harlem precinct Monday night has gone viral. In the video, the man believed to be the individual filming it from his smartphone, kicks off the verbal abuse by addressing Sgt. Freddy Lopez: "...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former union boss who was once thought of as the king of New York City's jails may be headed to federal prison. A jury in Manhattan on Wednesday convicted Norman Seabrook, the former head of the union representing guards at the Rikers Island jail complex, of honest services wire...
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Dreamstime
August 15, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits. On Wednesday, the short-term rental company responded with a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to city charities helping people...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An 18-year-old escaped from NYPD custody Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood has been captured, police said. The teen escaped just before 1 p.m. near Empire Blvd. and New York Ave. He was in the process of being arrested. Police said the teen had a...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
August 15, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed plans Wednesday to build new prisons in four boroughs to replace the complex on Riker’s Island.
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Justice sign on a Courtroom Building.
Dreamstime
August 15, 2018 - 12:53 pm
The Westchester man who pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the killing of his wife two years ago has been sentenced to 20 years behind bars.
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Casanova
Stephen Smith/SIPA USA
August 15, 2018 - 11:54 am
Brooklyn rapper Casanova has been arrested for robbery days after a woman accused him of attacking her in a Manhattan diner.
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Bronx ferry
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
August 15, 2018 - 10:36 am
There’s a new way for commuters in the Bronx to get into Manhattan.
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Hit-and-Run
NYPD
August 15, 2018 - 9:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The driver accused of hitting an 11-year-old boy on a bike before taking off has been arrested. Authorities said they arrested Agostinho Sinclair, 41, after his four dour sedan was discovered with a broken windshield just blocked away from the collision in Far Rockaway...
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Roger Stern/1010 WINS
August 15, 2018 - 7:51 am
New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency in five counties ravaged by this past weekend's flooding.
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