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Restaurant hammer attack
1010 WINS
January 15, 2019 - 6:22 pm
A madman with a hammer burst into a Brooklyn restaurant screaming "the world is Hell" and "I'm killing everybody" before bashing the manager and owner of the restaurant with a hammer and bludgeoning a chef to death in an apparently random attack, police say.
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January 15, 2019 - 3:25 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Democratic Gov. Phil Murphy said the state's tax incentive programs amounted in some cases to ``crony capitalism'' and called for the expiring credits to be overhauled during his first state of the state speech Tuesday. Murphy, who is entering his second year in...
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January 15, 2019 - 3:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Governor Cuomo deliveried his state of the state speech on Tuesday afternoon, and released his $170 billion state budget proposal. RELATED: Cuomo bans stretch limos and issues new safety laws in wake of deadly crash | Cuomo: Let cities opt out of pot shops if NY legalizes...
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In a relief to L train customers, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo today announced that the L train tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn won’t be completely closed for 15th months starting April 27th but will instead offer modified service
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January 15, 2019 - 3:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Will the L-train between Bedford Ave, Brooklyn and 8th Ave in Manhattan be shut down completely in April? For 15 months? Or partially, as the governor's last-minute plan dictates? RELATED: Apocalypse averted, but questions surround Cuomo’s L train plan | Local leaders want...
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Highland Park Councilwoman Susan Welkovits
Boro of Highland Park
January 15, 2019 - 1:37 pm
HIGHLAND PARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A town councilwoman from New Jersey is accused of beating her husband with a broomstick and a cookbook. RELATED: '90 Day Fiance' figure accused of attacking husband in Vegas | Prosecutor: Long Island woman poured antifreeze into husband's drinks | Husband of adult...
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Black Lives Matter protestors
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January 15, 2019 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Several local activists with 'The Millions March' have filed a public records request for information about police surveillance of their group, which is affiliated with the Black Lives Matter movement. RELATED: St. Louis DA victory latest for Black Lives Matter movement |...
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Tappan Zee Bridge
Tania Savayan/The Journal News
January 15, 2019 - 10:01 am
It connected Nyack and Tarrytown over the Hudson River for 63 years but went down in seconds Tuesday morning.
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Bill de Blasio
Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY
January 15, 2019 - 9:49 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio is speaking out on what Democrats across the country should be doing – and he’s not ruling out an eventual run for the White House.
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NYC Pride
January 15, 2019 - 9:43 am
ALBANY, NY (1010 WINS/AP) -- Gay conversion therapy was the focus in Albany, as the New York State Senate votes to ban it. The legislation would prohibit therapists from trying to change a minor's sexual orientation. There are similar laws on the books in fourteen states. RELATED: Report: 2 killed...
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