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Woman holding a cannabis or marijuana joint in her hand. Joint is dipped in oil or wax and sprinkled with kief
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 1:37 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Legalizing recreational marijuana in New York is expected to be a hot topic when the state legislature reconvenes in Albany for the 2019 session. In Manhattan, four assembly committees are holding a hearing on the matter. The Albany County District Attorney testified that he...
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Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 12:17 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man is dead after being attacked by another man who authorities say was irate over being unable to satisfy a drug craving. The 63-year-old man was walking Brownsville, at Junius Street and East New York Avenue, when cops say he was knocked to the ground and kicked. Sources...
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A squirrel eats an acorn
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October 16, 2018 - 11:52 am
ROCHESTER, NY (1010 WINS) -- Medical investigators think they've figured out what caused the death of a hunter in New York a few years back. Based on an MRI, the 61-year-old man appeared to have a variant of Crutzfeld-Jakob Disease, better known as Mad Cow. A report in Live Science says the man was...
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October 16, 2018 - 10:42 am
GARFIELD, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Classes were canceled at Garfield High School on Tuesday, as police investigated a threat. Threat has closed @Principal_GHS for day. Officials not releasing specifics #1010WINS pic.twitter.com/gVCcPiV5MO — glenn schuck (@glennschuck) October 16, 2018 Boilermakers: due to...
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Cops are looking for five people who beat up a 71-year-old man at a Midtown diner over the weekend.
NYPD
October 16, 2018 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fight broke out Sunday morning, at the Applejack Diner in Midtown. Cops say five people were mixing it up with another person when a 71-year-old diner employee tried to intervene. The crowd turned their attention towards him, hitting the man in the face with a liquor...
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NYPD
October 16, 2018 - 8:37 am
Police are looking for a suspect who attacked a woman inside a subway station in Queens.
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Rats eating garbage
Dreamstime
October 16, 2018 - 7:00 am
Rats the size of cats are taking over a Bronx public housing complex.
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October 15, 2018 - 7:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Not one person was shot in New York City this weekend, the first time that's happened since 1993. Officials said Monday there were no shootings with victims reported in the five boroughs for all of Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The last shooting before the weekend was on...
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NYPD
October 15, 2018 - 6:43 pm
A police investigation has begun into a fight between members of the “Proud Boys” and Antifa protesters Friday.
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Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
October 15, 2018 - 6:32 pm
A firefighter was seriously injured Sunday after falling 30 feet to the pavement while battling a Bronx blaze inside a marijuana grow house.
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