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September 04, 2018 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has paid $384 million over five years to settle police lawsuits. The New York Post reports on Tuesday the city settled with about 5,800 people. The majority got between $5,001 and $25,000. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to crack down on frivolous claims...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:38 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The second span of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is scheduled to open to traffic on Saturday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening date on Tuesday during a visit to the span that bears his late father's name. The bridge over the Hudson River links Westchester...
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September 04, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Long Island's Rep. Lee Zeldin and Fox News co-host and army vet Pete Hegseth are among those slamming Nike's decision to renegotiate and extend its contract for several years with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick -- and suggesting Nike...
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September 04, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NORTHPORT, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island kid was hit by a car Tuesday morning. It happened around 8 a.m. on Laurel Hill Road near Northport High School. The district wouldn't release the student's name, but said the student was heading to cross country practice. The driver stayed at the scene,...
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Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the Gateway Project in Secaucus on September 4, 2018.
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September 04, 2018 - 2:28 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference Tuesday morning with updates on the Gateway program. With the century-old portal bridge in the background, Murphy renewed the call for federal funding for the Gateway project, but said first they must ensure trains can...
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A Hofstra student was woken up by an armed home invader on Monday night.
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September 04, 2018 - 2:09 pm
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- The fall semester got off on the wrong foot for a Hofstra journalism student. The 21-year-old woman was sleeping around 11:30 Monday night, when she heard her bedroom door open. She thought it was one of her housemates, but it turned out to be a stranger with a gun. He...
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Zane Walker lost his best buddy Lucien 5 years ago to a speeding driver
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September 04, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a council bill to expand the speed camera program in school zones. The measure will allow the city to start issuing tickets to speeders again. “The clock has been ticking, and the State Senate has refused to provide speed cameras to protect the...
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Newark Superintendent Leon talks about having local control of schools first time in decades
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September 04, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- The first day of school begins a new era in Newark, where the city has control over public schools for the first time in 22 years. After over two decades of state control of Newark schools with the situation often contentious, there is a new era in the Brick City. A new...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:56 am
Dozens of Long Island Rail Road trains will be back in service Tuesday, after workers wrapped up construction projects that had been causing delays.
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September 03, 2018 - 2:41 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo dedicated a $15 million community center to his former aide who was shot by a stray bullet during the J’Ouvert Festival in 2015.
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