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October 12, 2018 - 7:03 am
Lotto fever is in full swing as half a billion dollars is up for grabs in tonight's Mega Millions drawing.
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October 11, 2018 - 6:42 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Prosecutors in New York City abandoned part of their sexual assault case against Harvey Weinstein on Thursday after evidence surfaced that a police detective coached a witness to stay silent about evidence that cast doubt on the account of one of his earliest accusers. “...
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October 11, 2018 - 6:36 pm
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. (AP) -- Officials in a northern New Jersey town have suspend a police chief who was recorded saying he would like to kill the former borough council president. The Englewood Cliffs Borough Council voted unanimously Wednesday to place Michael Cioffi on unpaid leave for 120...
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October 11, 2018 - 6:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City public school teachers have reached a tentative deal on a new union contract that includes extra pay for positions that are hard to staff. The agreement announced Thursday between the city and the United Federation of Teachers also includes raises of 2 percent in 2019...
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October 11, 2018 - 3:12 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- In honor of National Coming Out Day today, New York City-area lawmakers took to Twitter to express their support of the LGBTQ community and share their own personal stories. National Coming Out Day "emphasizes the importance of coming out and creating a safe...
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Children trick or treating
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October 11, 2018 - 2:17 pm
UPPER DEERFIELD TOWNSHIP, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Trick-or-treating in Upper Deerfield has no age limit, despite earlier reports that claimed there was an ordinance banning anyone over the age of 12 from partaking in the Halloweek tradition. Town administrator Roy Spoltore said in a statement obtained by...
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Painkillers
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October 11, 2018 - 1:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Five doctors are among a group of people accused of illegally distributing millions of oxycodone pills. The suspects include the highest prescriber of oxycodone in New York State. “These doctors and other health professionals should have been the first line of defense...
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A New Jersey woman says hospital workers threatened to send her dog to the pound.
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October 11, 2018 - 12:56 pm
JACKSON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- A woman says workers at an Ocean County hospital threatened to send her trained service dog to the pound. Nicole Sorchinski had suffered a seizure when she was taken to Ocean Medical Center with her 3-year-old service dog in tow. When she arrived, she says hospital staff...
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October 11, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tens of thousands of immigrants living in New York legally might have to give up social benefits if they want to pursue permanent residency. New York City officials told the Daily News that 75,000 immigrants could be affected under President Donald Trump's proposed 'public...
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Cops are looking for a woman who attacked a rider on a Manhattan bound 7 train.
NYPD
October 11, 2018 - 10:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was attacked by another woman on the subway Tuesday morning. It went down at the 74th Street - Broadway 7 train station. A 30-year-old woman was shoved off the train by another woman who then punched her in the face. The two women started fighting until passengers...
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