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Dreamstime
September 21, 2018 - 5:41 pm
LODI, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey health officials say a 62-year-old man's death last week was the state's first confirmed fatality from West Nile virus this year. Officials did not release the man's name. But relatives of Fred Maikisch have said the Lodi man was diagnosed with the mosquito-borne...
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Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez
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September 21, 2018 - 3:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More than 3,000 low-level pot summonses were dismissed through a new program from the Brooklyn DA. Brooklyn DA Eric Gonzalez said as part of his decision to stop prosecuting low-level marijuana cases, he felt compelled to review cases where summonses were already issued and...
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September 21, 2018 - 3:06 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino has resigned after a recording surfaced on Thursday of him making disparaging remarks about blacks and the state's first Sikh attorney general, the Bergen County Prosecutor's Office confirmed. WNBC first reported about his...
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A smartphone.
Dreamstime
September 21, 2018 - 2:42 pm
HUDSONVILLE, MI (1010 WINS) -- In an eyebrow-raising story from Michigan, a mother took her daughter's cell phone away as punishment for misbehaving at school, and almost wound up in jail. Authorities say Jodie May was arrested on a theft charge after her ex-husband told cops that he was the owner...
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Convicted sex offender Vincent Persico is accused of having sex with a dog.
Suffolk County SPCA
September 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
COPIAGUE, NY (1010 WINS) -- A convicted sex offender is under arrest again on Long Island. Detectives from the Suffolk County SPCA announced the arrest of convicted sex offender Vincent Persico, 64, of Copiague. They say he was charged with animal cruelty and sexual misconduct with a dog. Officials...
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An MTA bus in New York City
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September 21, 2018 - 11:51 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A mid-morning bus crash in Crown Heights left six people injured. Authorities say the bus was unoccupied, and crashed into a building at the corner of St. Mark's and Ralph Ave just after 10. Most of the injuries were reported to be minor, but one person was taken to Kinds...
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Trevon Coley #93 of the Cleveland Browns celebrates in front of Sam Darnold #14 of the New York Jets
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September 21, 2018 - 11:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It all seemed so promising when the Jets beat the Lions 48-10. Until Thursday night, when they lost to a team that hadn't won in more than 600 days. It was a dark and losing night for New York teams -- the Red Sox popped champagne after clinching the AL East at Yankee...
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The scene of what is believed to be a murder-suicide in which an off-duty Yonkers cop was also wounded in Queens.
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September 21, 2018 - 10:52 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A shooting in Astoria, Queens has left two people dead, and a third injured. Two people were found dead, another wounded after shots were heard just before 7 a.m. inside a house on 77th Street. The wounded man was an off-duty Yonkers cop. NYPD Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea...
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Cops are looking for a guy who groped a young girl in Brooklyn.
NYPD
September 21, 2018 - 10:07 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's a search underway for a villain in Brooklyn, one who groped a little girl on the street. Cops say it happened just before 7 p.m. Wednesday, as the 9-year-old headed down 60th Street in the Borough Park section. The girl says a man wearing a baseball cap came up...
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Evelyn Rodriguez, mother of Kayla Cuevas, 16, who was brutally slain in 2016 allegedly by members of the MS-13 street gang, stops to talk members of the press
(AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
September 21, 2018 - 9:28 am
BRENTWOOD, N.Y. (AP) — A mother recognized by President Donald Trump for turning grief over her daughter's suspected gang killing into a crusade against MS-13 was remembered at her funeral Friday as a hero and a warrior. Tim Sini, the district attorney of Suffolk County, New York, called Evelyn...
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