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Special Narcotics Prosecutor, City of New York
January 17, 2019 - 1:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities say they've broken up a large drug delivery service catering to customers in southern Brooklyn. New York City special narcotics prosecutors say the service was doing as much as $8,000 in sales every day, and up to $50,000 a week. RELATED: Drug trafficker tells of...
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January 17, 2019 - 12:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An off-duty cop on his way home from work was held Thursday morning, by a mugger in the East Village. RELATED: Mugger brandished badge while ripping off victims in Manhattan, the Bronx | Mugger targets women at gunpoint in Queens robbery spree | Cops: Muggers beat man, break...
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Dreamstime
January 17, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Ruth Andrade, 84, was found unresponsive on the first floor of the home located at 166-11 91st Avenue in Jamaica and was pronounced dead on arrival at Queens General Hospital.
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Seniya and Christian Benitez
NYPD
January 17, 2019 - 11:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You might have seen the AMBER alert pop up on your phone yesterday. It was for a little girl with autism. The good news is, the alert was canceled on Wednesday, after she was found safe. RELATED: Search for missing Colorado mom expands to landfill | Missing 13-year-old Jayme...
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© Rui G. Santos | Dreamstime.com
January 17, 2019 - 9:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York may think of itself as the city that never sleeps, but a new study disagrees. Washington D.C. came in at number one, and Seattle was found to be quite sleepless at number two. RELATED: How much would you pay for a good night's sleep? | More sleep in Seattle: Later...
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Melissa Mark-Viverito
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January 17, 2019 - 8:54 am
Melissa Mark-Viverito wants to highlight the worst workplaces for women in NYC.
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Dreamstime
January 16, 2019 - 6:32 pm
HAWORTH, N.J. (AP) -- A water company serving northern New Jersey says tests at some homes have shown elevated lead levels. Suez said Wednesday that the higher levels were found at 16 of 108 homes tested in Bergen and Hudson counties and that it has reported the findings to the state Department of...
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Getty Images
January 16, 2019 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York state says some well-known jewelry stores that promote sparkling romance engaged in credit practices that consumers might not love. Attorney General Letitia James and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on Wednesday announced an $11 million settlement with Ohio-based...
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FILE - This Oct. 6, 2018, file photo, shows the wreckage of a limousine, partially hidden in the woods, following a fatal crash in Schoharie, N.Y. More than three months after 20 people died in the crash, federal safety investigators have yet to get their hands on the most crucial piece of evidence, the wrecked vehicle itself. (Tom Heffernan Sr. via AP, File)
January 16, 2019 - 6:02 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than three months after 20 people died in a stretch limousine crash in rural upstate New York, federal safety investigators have yet to get their hands on the most crucial piece of evidence: the wrecked vehicle itself. The National Transportation Safety Board says it has...
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January 16, 2019 - 5:54 pm
BLOOMFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- A retired police lieutenant fatally shot himself inside a police headquarters after he was arrested over a domestic violence incident. The Essex County Prosecutor's Office says 58-year-old Patrick Montella, who was a retired Newark's police officer, was being processed...
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