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February 14, 2019 - 11:14 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) – A report released Thursday by the American Cancer Society Action Network found that 40,126 people were diagnosed with cancer each year in New York City between 2011-15. Lung, prostate, breast, and colorectal cancer construed almost half of all cancer cases and deaths in New...
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Bronx Hit And Run
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February 14, 2019 - 11:10 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops say a 68-year-old woman was struck and killed by the driver of a school bus who drove off and left the woman in the street in the Bronx. It happened at the intersection of Havermeyer and Story Avenues at about 9:48 a.m. Police said the driver kept going south on...
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Valentine's Day wedding ceremony at the Empire State Building
1010 WINS/Sharon Barnes Waters
February 14, 2019 - 10:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Americans will spend $19 billion on chocolates, cards, and flowers for Valentine's Day. You might think that makes it the busiest day of the year for 1-800-Flowers.com, but you'd be wrong. "From a pure business point of view it's really our third busiest holiday," CEO Chris...
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February 14, 2019 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 17-year old boy was stabbed to death in the Bronx on Wednesday night, police said. Pernell Pompey was attacked by unidentified assailiants on E. 193rd St. and Decatur Ave. in Fordham Manor at about 7:20 p.m. on Wednesday. Pompey was stabbed multiple times. He was evacuated...
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Vape Pen
February 14, 2019 - 9:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A vape pen caused a scare on a plane leaving LaGuardia airport on Wednesday when it broke out into a fire in an overhead bin after the battery pack overheated. Sparks flew above the seats in row 10, according to passenger Rex Sakamoto, as smoke spread throughout the fuselage...
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Ruben Diaz fare hike
1010 WINS
February 14, 2019 - 9:28 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Supporters of beleaguered New York City Councilman Ruben Diaz Sr. are planning a rally in front of his Bronx office just before noon on Thursday. Diaz has been beset by calls for his resignation after he refused to apologize for incendiary comments he made over a week ago,...
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Fake weapon used in Queens police involved shooting.
NYPD
February 14, 2019 - 8:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There are still lots of unanswered questions surrounding the shooting death of NYPD detective Brian Simonsen. RELATED: Tributes pour in for fallen NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen | TIMELINE: Last night's police shooting minute-by-minute | Suspect charged with murder in...
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Detective Brian Simonsen
NYPD
February 13, 2019 - 6:45 pm
The NYPD is mourning the death of a detective who was shot and killed while investigating a robbery at a Queens cellphone store in what police commissioner James O'Neill said was a "tragic case of friendly fire" Tuesday night.
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AP
February 13, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A white supremacist who killed a black man with a sword wanted to ignite a worldwide race war, a prosecutor told a judge who sentenced the man Wednesday to life in prison without parole. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance read excerpts from James Jackson's hate-filled...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
February 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a Rikers Island correctional officer with smuggling drugs into the New York City jail. Court records unsealed this week show 23-year-old Simon Gordon faces bribery and drug charges following an investigation by the city's Department of Investigation...
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