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An MTA bus in New York City
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August 15, 2018 - 6:52 am
The MTA has some dramatic plans to cut costs, according to a Wall Street Journal report.
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August 14, 2018 - 7:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. judge on Tuesday denied a request by notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin ``El Chapo'' Guzman to move his trial as a way to alleviate the public spectacle created by the intense security measures being used to transport him to court. The measures have included shutting down...
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August 14, 2018 - 4:52 pm
ARDSLEY, N.Y. (AP) -- Former New York City Ballet leader Peter Martins has been convicted of driving while impaired in the New York City suburbs. The Journal News reported Tuesday that Martins was found guilty of the violation last week in Ardsley Village Court. Village Justice David Rifas also...
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Andy Byford
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August 14, 2018 - 1:02 pm
Transit workers are banning together to denounce violence against MTA employees and discuss new plans to protect the men and women who move New York.
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August 14, 2018 - 10:56 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City, the largest American market for Uber, is becoming the first U.S. city to regulate the growth of app-based rides. Uber drivers lined up for hours to register their cars Monday, the day before Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio was expected to sign a bill placing a...
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Faye Doomchin
Nassau County Police Department
August 14, 2018 - 10:49 am
A 66-year-old woman has been arrested in connection to a deadly stabbing in Great Neck, according to Nassau County police.
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August 14, 2018 - 10:08 am
An 11-year-old boy is in the hospital after police say a hit-and-run driver struck him while he was riding his bike in Queens Monday night.
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Donald Grier
August 14, 2018 - 7:57 am
A man who used a machete to rob women in Queens was arrested Monday.
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August 13, 2018 - 5:36 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A group of subway passengers took out their anger on a train conductor early Saturday morning at Brooklyn's Grant Station, after they missed their stop on an A train that was running express, police said. (Warning: The video below contains language some may find offensive)...
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August 13, 2018 - 3:56 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state will invest $1.5 million in additional funds in efforts to bring fresh, locally grown farm products to public schools in the coming school year. School districts can apply for grants of up to $100,000 each that can support the hiring of a program coordinator,...
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