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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 11, 2019 - 10:35 am
Police are searching for a man who’s behind at least two robberies in the subway, including one in which a woman was punched in the face for her purse.
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David Caplan
May 10, 2019 - 7:01 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Don't expect police in midtown Manhattan to respond to your 911 call as quickly as they would elsewhere in the city. So says a new report from the city's Independent Budget Office , which says the two midtown precincts -- Midtown South and Midtown North -- have the slowest...
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David Caplan
May 10, 2019 - 6:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Passengers on a LaGuardia-bound Delta Airlines flight Friday got the scare of their lives when a 20-year-old female passenger attempted to open the aircraft's front door mid-flight. "Young woman just tried to jump out of our plane. Couldn’t get door open, of course," tweeted...
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Anna Sorokin arrives for sentencing at New York State Supreme Court, in New York, Thursday, May 9, 2019. Sorokin faces sentencing following her conviction for theft of services and grand larceny. She defrauded celebrity circles in Manhattan and financial institutions into believing she had a fortune of about $67 million overseas. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
May 10, 2019 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A German con artist who was sentenced to four to 12 years in prison for swindling banks, hotels and wealthy New Yorkers says she's not sorry for anything she did. "The thing is, I'm not sorry," Anna Sorokin told The New York Times in a jailhouse interview Friday. "I'd be lying to...
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Courtesy CetraRuddy
David Caplan
May 10, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's no denying that New York City's transportation network could use a facelift. Enter architecture firm CetraRuddy, which has an idea for the city: A gondola system connecting the boroughs. "It's like a perfect storm for development," said Eugene Flotteron, a principal...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 10, 2019 - 4:28 pm
Thirty people were injured Friday when a school bus and two other vehicles collide in Brooklyn.
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 10, 2019 - 1:46 pm
A Manhattan woman who stiffed the waiter who served her lunch owes him a lot more than a tip.
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A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer pauses while visiting the North pool during a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the September 11 terrorist attacks at the National September 11 Memorial,
Drew Angerer / Staff
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 10, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — In an op-ed written for ABC News Friday morning, NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill urged Congress to increase funding for those first responders suffering from diseases caused by 9/11. O’Neill writes the op-ed as 47 names are being added to its memorial wall at 1 Police Plaza,...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz, right, celebrates with catcher Wilson Ramos after the Mets defeated the San Diego Padres 7-6 in a baseball game Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 10, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don't exceed 16-by-16-by-8 inches. The Washington Nationals banned...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 10, 2019 - 9:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Ol' Blue Eyes was right when he said, "If I can make it there, I'll make it anywhere." There are more billionaires in New York City than any other city in the world, according to a report from New York data firm Wealth-X . There are also more billionaires in New York City...
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