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January 14, 2019 - 6:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to make New York City's school zones speed cameras program permanent and more than double the number of schools covered. The Democrat says he'll include the proposal in the 2019-2020 state budget plan he'll present to the Legislature on Tuesday. The law...
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January 14, 2019 - 6:08 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Child molestation victims are demanding that New York state lawmakers pass the long-stalled Child Victims Act within 30 days. Several abuse survivors came to Albany Monday to urge quick action on the bill, which would extend statutes of limitations to give victims more time to...
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Dreamstime
January 14, 2019 - 6:03 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut lawmaker wants to keep alive the idea of ending the practice of moving the clocks forward and back every year. Stafford Rep. Kurt Vail has again proposed legislation seeking federal approval to change Connecticut's time zone from Eastern to Atlantic standard...
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January 14, 2019 - 5:53 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- One of the victims of a mall shooting last week in Jersey City has been arrested on an unrelated warrant. Jalil Holmes faces aggravated assault and weapons charges stemming from an incident Wednesday, two days before the shooting. Officials do not have attorney information...
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January 14, 2019 - 5:45 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Two reopened casinos and half a year of sports betting helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue up 7.5 percent in 2018 to nearly $2.86 billion, state gambling regulators said Monday. But the news was bad for most of the casinos that existed before the Hard Rock and...
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January 14, 2019 - 5:20 pm
LOGAN TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- New Jersey's attorney general says the armed man who burst into a UPS facility Monday morning and took two female workers hostage was shot and killed by police after he exited the building with both women. Gurbir S. Grewal's office says in a statement the man...
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January 14, 2019 - 4:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An art exhibit installed on the grounds of the World Trade Center that features a giant candy sculpture wrapped in the Saudi Arabian flag is being relocated following complaints from 9/11 victims groups. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey confirmed Monday the exhibit ``...
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Miracle on the Hudson
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January 14, 2019 - 3:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's been 10 years, but there isn't anything Tripp Harris doesn't remember about the cold January day he cheated death on US Airways flight 1549. The jolt when the plane collided with a flock of geese and the engines stopped moments after takeoff from New York City's LaGuardia...
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January 14, 2019 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Jury selection was underway Monday, in the second degree murder trial of Rod Covlin, the man accused of strangling his estranged wife almost 10 years ago in her Upper West Side apartment. RELATED: Neighbor arrested in throat-slashing murder of 70-year-old Upper West Side...
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January 14, 2019 - 12:39 pm
Mel Stottlemyre, a legend in New York baseball circles who coached World Series champs the Yankees and Mets, died Sunday in Seattle after a long battle with bone marrow cancer at the age of 77.
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