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Harvey Weinstein, right, arrives at court for a hearing related to his sexual assault case, Thursday, July 11, 2019, in New York. Weinstein's lawyer Jose Baez is going to court Thursday to get a judge's permission to leave the case, the latest defection from what was once seen as a modern version of O.J. Simpson's "dream team" of attorneys. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
July 11, 2019 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A judge gave Harvey Weinstein the green light Thursday to shake up his defense team yet again — this time a mere two months before the disgraced movie mogul whose case inspired the #MeToo movement is due to stand trial in New York on sexual assault charges. One lawyer had already...
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July 11, 2019 - 1:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Eight people were injured when a taxi crashed into a restaurant in Hell's Kitchen Thursday afternoon. Five of the injured were transported to local hospitals and three people refused medical aid, officials said. The vehicle crashed into Westville restaurant on Ninth Avenue...
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Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 9:50 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYC Health Department is evaluating the water system in a Midtown building after two cases of Legionnaires’ Disease have occurred in residents within the past two months. Residents at 400 W 43rd Street were told Wednesday night by the health department that two people in...
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Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 1-month-old was found safe after allegedly being taken by his father from their home in Queens Wednesday morning. Authorities say the boy was taken from the Jackson Heights apartment after a domestic dispute between the parents. The infant's 27-year-old mother stated to...
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Junior Guzman
Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 8:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A new summer camp named in honor of slain teen Lesandro “Junior” Guzman-Feliz opened on Wednesday, offering free programs to Bronx kids. Junior, 15, was a member of the NYPD’s Explorers program and hoped to become a police detective when he was stabbed to death last June by...
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Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 7:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A new state law goes into effect on Thursday that will enforce the extension of speed camera hours all year-round from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on weekdays. The law was signed last May by Governor Cuomo and will allow for the city to substantially scale up its speed-camera program...
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Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 7:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Union officials report that a correction officer at Rikers Island suffered a broken jaw Wednesday after being choked and punched in the face by an inmate. The officer was taken to a Queens hospital for emergency surgery after the alleged attack by 20-year-old Daquan Jones at...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
July 11, 2019 - 6:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD is searching to two men they say are involved in robbery pattern in the Bronx. Police say that on June 30 at approximately 4:00 a.m., the males suspects approached a 27-year-old male and 24-year-old female in the vicinity of 187th Street and Prospect Avenue displaying a...
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FDNY
David Caplan
July 10, 2019 - 5:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The fire at a Queens house that killed three people and injured two others was intentionally set by one of the victims, FDNY said. "Fire Marshals have determined that yesterday’s fatal fire at 23-49 93 St #Queens was incendiary - an ignitable liquid was used as an accelerant...
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July 10, 2019 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a hit--and-run driver who abandoned his vehicle and fled after striking four children on a sidewalk in the Bronx Wednesday. The incident took place at East 156th Street and Concourse Village West around 12:45 p.m. The driver of the 2008 Mitsubishi...
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