Local News

Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is poised to reactivate 140 speed cameras in school zones after city leaders and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo figured out a way to circumvent the state Legislature. The program expired last month after the state Senate failed to pass legislation renewing the cameras...
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Liberty Island file
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fire on Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty, prompted the evacuation of the island around noon Monday, after 3 propane cylinders caught on fire at a construction site, officials said. One construction worker was injured. About two hours later, the FDNY said the...
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The NYPD is rolling out a mobile command unit for its animal cruelty investigation squad.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
August 27, 2018 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are rolling out a new tool in their fight against animal cruelty. A $500,000 NYPD mobile command truck made possible thanks to a donation by the ASPCA will be dispatched to the scene of animal fighting and hoarding cases. Lt. Adrian Ashby heads the NYPD's Animal Cruelty...
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Catholic Mass - holly sacrifice of blood and body of Jesus Christ
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 11:49 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- The Roman Catholic bishop of Buffalo has rejected calls for his resignation. A Buffalo TV station reported last week that Bishop Richard Malone allowed one accused priest to remain in his parish and gave multiple chances to another priest who had been suspended by the...
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Ambulance File Image
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 11:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Someone defaced four city ambulances in Washington Heights over the weekend. They were parked at EMS Station 13 on 172nd Street. Police say swastikas were spray painted on them and an anti-Semitic remark was scratched into the metal. A man in his 30s or 40s was seen running...
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Cops are looking for two men who robbed a Harlem deli at gunpoint.
NYPD
August 27, 2018 - 10:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops hope surveillance video will help solve a Manhattan hold-up. Two men walked into the Gourmet Deli on 5th Ave near 119th Street in Harlem around 4:15 a.m. last Thursday. One of the men pulled out a large silver gun. The suspects took off with $1,000, the clerk's...
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Garbage truck file image.
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 9:24 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city is investigating the New Jersey trash hauling company which owns the truck that lost a tire on the Gowanus earlier this month. The tire went flying through the windshield of an SUV and killed the driver. The city acknowledges that Century Waste Services is the...
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The Hotel Jolie in Williamsburg Brooklyn.
Google Maps
August 27, 2018 - 9:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The search for a couple of missing teenage girls has resulted in charges against one of the girls and her boyfriend. Bogota police were looking for 15-year-old Celestial Gordon and found her, along with her friend Bella Munns in the Hotel Le Jolie in Williamsburg. They were...
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Phantom Menace
NYPD
August 27, 2018 - 8:40 am
If you see a man wearing a “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” t-shirt in Brooklyn, you may want to take it as a warning.
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August 27, 2018 - 8:02 am
As parents and teachers stock up on school supplies, Sen. Chuck Schumer is calling for an investigation into products made in China, which may contain harmful chemicals.
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