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January 04, 2019 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Queens street near a construction site has collapsed, puncturing a gas line and water main that sent debris flying into vehicles. Fire officials say no one was injured Friday afternoon in Queens' East Elmhurst neighborhood, by Northern Boulevard. Con Edison quickly shut down the...
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January 04, 2019 - 5:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- An Army veteran accused of killing a black man with a sword as part of a racist plot told a judge he intended to plead guilty to the crime, but asked that it be put off because he'd taken pain medication. James Jackson appeared Friday before a judge in New York City. He was...
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January 04, 2019 - 5:28 pm
ALBANY (1010 WINS/AP) -- The Republican minority leader in the New York state Senate, Long Island's John Flanagan, will miss the start of the 2019 session as he seeks help with alcohol dependency -- his second time in two years. Flanagan, who made the announcement Friday, had been the leader of the...
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January 04, 2019 - 2:46 pm
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- Workers will use explosive charges to demolish the remains of New York's old Tappan Zee Bridge sometime this month. The Journal News says contractors discussed their plans with the mayors of Hudson River towns this week. Boats already have been diverted to a 300-foot channel...
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January 04, 2019 - 2:27 pm
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is seeking to reassure skeptics about his surprise plan to repair a key subway tunnel between Manhattan and Brooklyn without a long-dreaded 15-month shutdown.
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January 04, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Speaker Corey Johnson unveiled the city's plan for half price MetroCards Friday.
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January 04, 2019 - 11:30 am
A murder suspect is in custody after barricading himself inside an apartment building in Brooklyn on Friday.
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January 04, 2019 - 10:53 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Katie Brennan is going to sue the state of New Jersey. RELATED: Hudson County Prosecutor under fire over sex assault claims during Murphy campaign | Murphy: ‘I’m sick to my stomach’ over staffer’s sex assault claims | Murphy brings top lawyer under Christie into assault...
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January 04, 2019 - 9:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Parents in Canarsie are speaking out after their son apparently died from smelling fish. RELATED: Family believes fish odor killed 11-year-old Brooklyn boy | Officials: Boy, 11, dies from apparent allergic reaction to fish cooking at his grandmother's NY home On New Year's...
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NYPD
January 04, 2019 - 8:18 am
A man brought in for questioning by police fled the station by jumping out of a second-story window.
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