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August 08, 2018 - 6:40 am
Three men are in the hospital after being struck by lightning in Queens Tuesday night.
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August 07, 2018 - 6:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A plane made an emergency landing at New York's Kennedy Airport after reports of smoke in the cockpit. Officials say United Airlines Flight 4697 from Washington to Providence, Rhode Island was diverted about 2 p.m. Tuesday. About 50 people were evacuated from the twin-engine...
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Nike.com
August 07, 2018 - 6:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Five suspects have been charged in federal court in New York in connection with a $70 million counterfeit Nike Air Jordan sneaker ring. Federal prosecutors say the suspects imported hundreds of thousands of athletic shoes from China made to resemble Nike Air Jordans. They then...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Bangladeshi immigrant charged in a failed pipe bombing in the New York subway system told a prison guard and a law enforcement officer after his arrest that "more is coming,'' prosecutors said Tuesday. Akayed Ullah, 28, was the only person seriously hurt when the bomb went off...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- The NYPD says it has located a woman believed to be the mother of a dead infant boy found Sunday afternoon floating in the East River near the Brooklyn Bridge. "We are in contact with a thirty-six-year-old female whom we believe is the mother of the infant recovered from...
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NYPD ESU/SRG officers respond to an Explosion at the Port Authority on 42nd Street and 8th Ave in Manhattan, on December 11, 2017.
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August 07, 2018 - 2:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Bangladeshi immigrant charged in a failed pipe bombing in the New York subway system told a prison guard after his arrest that "more is coming.'' Prosecutors made the allegation in papers filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. Ullah was the only person...
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August 07, 2018 - 2:09 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Cynthia Nixon's economic development plan calls for investments in green jobs, minority communities and crumbling infrastructure. The former "Sex and the City'' star and Democratic candidate for New York governor also wants greater transparency and accountability in state...
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NYPD
August 07, 2018 - 1:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tuesday is National Night Out Against Crime, and the NYPD along with city officials are hosting events throughout the five boroughs. The idea is to promote community-police relations. Speaking on PIX-11 earlier Tuesday, police commissioner James O'Neill said he'll visit the...
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August 07, 2018 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A press conference was held Tuesday in lower Manhattan by a number of police widows including two who were killed by parolees. The wives of officers Thomas Ruotolo and Cicile Sledge were among those calling for changes to the parole system to keep cop killers in prison for...
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August 07, 2018 - 12:08 pm
MEDFORD, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey woman who thought she was helping a down-and-out man pay for his gas station food ended up footing the bill for country music star Keith Urban. Ruth Reed says she met Urban at a Medford Wawa ahead of his concert Friday night in Camden. Substitute teacher Reed says...
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