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NYPD Officer Ricardo DiCandia helped an Irish tourist pay for Hamilton tickets after she spent days waiting in line.
NYPD
November 14, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A New York City cop is being hailed as a hero after rescuing a tourist in Midtown. Geraldine McKenna was $20 short of what she needed to afford Hamilton tickets, after spending days waiting in line. She thought she had blown her chance to see the musical, until Officer...
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Texting and driving file image.
Dreamstime
November 14, 2018 - 11:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There were 197 people killed in traffic accidents last year, in New York City. RELATED: US traffic deaths fell slightly in first half of year | Brooklyn residents fear ‘unbearable’ traffic during L train shutdown | Trottenberg, De Blasio Push Albany To Keep Speed Cameras...
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Cops are looking for a guy who has been taking off with cash in a series of violent break ins.
NYPD
November 14, 2018 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops need your help stopping a violent robber in Manhattan. RELATED: Woman attacks McDonald's worker over ketchup | Cops say this man beat, stabbed woman in racist Brooklyn attack | Off-duty cop attacked from behind in Sheepshead Bay So far he's struck three times. NYPD Last...
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Thomas' father Nicolai Kolding looks on as mother Aleksandra hugs Tammi Hammer, a kindergarten teacher in Mountain Lakes, before holding a vigil for Thomas
© Danielle Parhizkaran/NorthJersey.com
November 14, 2018 - 9:47 am
MOUNTAIN LAKES, NJ (1010 WINS) -- A missing New Jersey teenager has been found safe in Philadelphia. Thomas Kolding was found in a tent in southwest Philadelphia. There had been reports that the 15-year-old was spotted in Ohio last week. The high school freshman left behind his cell phone and...
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Long Island City
Press Association
November 14, 2018 - 7:59 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo rolled out the welcome mat for Amazon after it announced its plans to open its new headquarters in Queens – but some critics want that welcome mat rolled back up.
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mom beaten subway
NYPD
November 14, 2018 - 6:50 am
A mother was beaten and choked by two other women over a question her son asked on the subway, police say.
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Long Island City
1010 WINS
November 14, 2018 - 6:21 am
Much of the Queens neighborhood selected by Amazon for one of its new headquarters is in a federal "opportunity zone," a designation created by President Donald Trump's tax overhaul that offers developers potentially millions of dollars in capital gains tax breaks to invest in high-poverty, low-...
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Craig Matthews/The Press of Atlantic City via AP
November 13, 2018 - 6:41 pm
EGG HARBOR, N.J. (AP) -- Police say 20 people were injured when a car crashed through the front of a Social Security office in New Jersey. Egg Harbor Township police say the crash happened around 10 a.m. Tuesday when 56-year-old Donna Woodall was attempting to park. Authorities say the Atlantic...
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Dreamstime
November 13, 2018 - 6:34 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A ruling issued Tuesday by the New Jersey Supreme Court could cause more than 20,000 drunken driving convictions to be vacated. The justices unanimously found that criminal charges pending against a state police sergeant made breath-testing device test results from five...
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Dreamstime
November 13, 2018 - 6:22 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's Cooper University Health Care says it will begin paying a $15 minimum wage at the start of next year. George Norcross, the Camden-based health system's chairman, said in a statement Tuesday the change would affect roughly 10 percent of the organization's 7,500...
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