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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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October 29, 2018 - 5:00 pm
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state will invest another $20 million in efforts to crack down on MS-13 and gang recruitment on Long Island. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo traveled to Brentwood on Monday to announce the funds. The community has been the epicenter of the fight against MS-13 violence...
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Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
October 29, 2018 - 4:59 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey health officials said Monday they are sending infection-control teams to four long-term pediatric centers and a hospital to assist with training amid viral and bacterial outbreaks that have left a combined 10 people dead. The teams will assess infection prevention...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:56 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is calling for a new round of gun-related legislation. The freshman Democrat said at a news conference he was pushing for ``gun safety package 2.0'' Monday in light of the attack over the weekend at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 people dead...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:54 pm
HUNTINGTON, N.Y. (AP) -- A Long Island town is changing its name to ``Hauntington'' for Halloween at the urging of a 7-year-old resident. Newsday reports second grader Angelica Dee Cunningham was all smiles when she learned Huntington was making the one-day switch Wednesday. The town council...
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October 29, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A new law requiring New Jersey employers to offer paid sick leave has gone into effect. The measure requiring employers to provide one hour of sick leave for every 30 hours worked took effect Monday. Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy signed the measure into law in May. Under the law...
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Dreamstime
October 29, 2018 - 9:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops say a gun was recovered at the scene of what some papers are calling an apparent mob hit in Sheepshead Bay. Vincent Zito, 77, was found dead on Friday, with a pair of gunshot wounds to the back of the head. A handyman working for the victim told the New York Post that...
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NYPD
October 29, 2018 - 7:13 am
An 11-year-old girl was raped in the Bronx and police are trying to track down her teenage attacker.
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de Blasio response synagogue shooting
Mayor's Office
October 28, 2018 - 3:39 pm
Local leaders rallied behind the Jewish community as they mourned and showed unity a day after a gunman killed 11 people and wounded six others at a synagogue in Pittsburgh.
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West Harlem Deli lotto ticket
1010 WINS
October 28, 2018 - 11:44 am
Lottery officials say two tickets sold in New York and Iowa have won the estimated $687 million Powerball jackpot, and one of the tickets is from a deli in Harlem.
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Wanaque Pediatric
Wanaque Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation
October 28, 2018 - 11:21 am
Another child living in a New Jersey rehab facility that has been at the center of an adenovirus outbreak has died, health officials said Sunday.
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