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January 08, 2019 - 9:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio has guaranteed health care for all New York City residents regardless of their ability to pay. RELATED: Democratic candidates focus on health care as midterms near | Democrats wrestle with election-year message on health care | Worker protections seen at...
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HEROIN 181ST STREET SUBWAY
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January 08, 2019 - 8:11 am
A 1 line station in Upper Manhattan has become a junkyard for junkies, riders say.
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Gunpoint elevator rob
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January 08, 2019 - 7:16 am
Police say a robber followed a 77-year-old man into an apartment building elevator in the Bronx on Monday and held him up at gunpoint for $18.
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January 07, 2019 - 6:09 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Police in Connecticut say someone painted a swastika on the door of the Cathedral of St. Augustine, the mother church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Bridgeport. Bridgeport police say they discovered the vandalism Friday, and no suspects have been identified. Bishop Frank...
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January 07, 2019 - 5:47 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Connecticut's two Democratic senators are reintroducing legislation expanding federal background checks for firearms sales. U.S. Sens. Chris Murphy and Richard Blumenthal acknowledge it will be challenging to pass the bill in the Senate, but they're optimistic there will be...
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January 07, 2019 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A 71-year-old man has been killed in an apartment fire on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Police say the fire broke out just after 10 a.m. Monday on 87th Street between Amsterdam and Columbus avenues. Police say the unidentified man was found unconscious and unresponsive inside...
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January 07, 2019 - 5:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey employee who says Gov. Phil Murphy's staff botched the response to her allegations that a campaign staffer sexually assaulted her sued the alleged attacker and the state on Monday. Katie Brennan, the state housing finance agency's chief of staff, filed the suit in...
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January 07, 2019 - 5:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 52-year-old Brooklyn woman was attacked with an axe Monday afternoonm in Coney Island, police tell 1010 WINS. The attacker was the woman's adult son, according to reports, and happened after the pair had an argument. That son, and another adult son, are being questioned, a...
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Trump Oval Office
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January 07, 2019 - 4:31 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Lawmakers in the Democrat-controlled New York Legislature are making another attempt to have Republican President Donald Trump's name removed from a defunct state park. Sen. Brad Hoylman, of Manhattan, and Assemblywoman Nily Rozic, of Queens, have introduced legislation that...
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Is it the Tappan Zee or the Cuomo?
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January 07, 2019 - 3:25 pm
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- The New York State Thruway Authority says traffic will be halted next weekend while workers use explosive charges to demolish the remains of the old Tappan Zee Bridge. Ramps leading onto the adjacent Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge will be closed between around 9 and 9:45 a.m. on...
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