Local News

The fire in New Hyde Park
Witness/1010 WINS
December 30, 2018 - 10:36 am
Two bad fires on Long Island and in Harlem Sunday morning left several people injured, including children.
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Carol D'Auria
December 29, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two people were shot Saturday morning in the upscale suburb of Old Westbury. The shooting happened during a party at a vacant mansion under foreclosure on Pinetree Lane. While reporting on the story, 1010 WINS' reporter Carol D'Auria spotted a gun in the driveway of 7...
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NYPD
December 29, 2018 - 1:53 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for a man who they say groped a 4-year-old girl on a southbound number 4 train. The man, identified as Kwame Johnson, 42, walked onto the subway car at Jerome Avenue and West 183rd Street in the Bronx Thursday night and sat down next to the child, police...
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NYPD
December 29, 2018 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Women in Queens are on edge after a few violent muggings. On Sunday, Dec. 23, a man followed a 62-year-old woman off of a Q-65 bus near 73rd Avenue and 162nd Street in Fresh Meadow, threw her down to the ground, stole her purse and ran, police said. On Sunday, Dec. 15, the...
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Ed Easton
December 29, 2018 - 10:15 am
One person is dead and several others hurt in a four-car crash in Lower Manhattan.
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Measles
Dreamstime
December 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A new measles scare has been reported, and it could affect a slew of people who traveled on Christmas Eve. New Jersey State Epidemiologist, Dr. Tina Tan told 1010 WINS where the confirmed case was discovered. RELATED: Officials confirm 3 more measles cases related to NJ...
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(AP Photo/Sophie Rosenbaum)
December 28, 2018 - 4:30 pm
A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion.
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coney island home invasion
NYPD/1010 WINS
December 28, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops have arrested the guy they say punched an elderly woman in the face during a Christmas day home invasion robbery in Brooklyn. RELATED: 88-year-old WWII survivor beaten in Christmas home invasion Marc Malone, 50, has been charged with robbery, assault, burglary, and...
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NYPD squad car, file image.
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
December 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An off-duty traffic cop saw the business side of a jail cell on Thursday night. RELATED: Penn. Cop Arrested In Shooting Death Of Black Teen | Authorities: Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter warrant He was arrested for allegedly menacing another guy with a machete. It...
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Foam containers
Dreamstime
December 28, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You may need to start bringing Tupperware to the neighborhood Chinese food or burger joint. The city is banning all food containers made of foam. RELATED: Judge Upholds Ban On Foam Cups And Takeout Containers Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia says the containers are...
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