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FILE - In this April 6, 2019, file photo, former President Barack Obama attends a town hall meeting at the 'European School For Management And Technology' (ESMT) in Berlin, Germany. In his first public statement since mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, Obama says Americans must "soundly reject language coming out of the mouths of any of our leaders that feeds a climate of fear and hatred or normalizes racist sentiments." (AP Photo/Michael Sohn. File)
August 13, 2019 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Could the Trump Tower's new address be 725 Barack Obama Avenue? Maybe. More than 70,000 people so far have signed a petition that calls for the portion of Fifth Avenue in front of the Trump Tower to be renamed after former President Barack Obama. “The City of Los Angeles...
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Kimberly Dole
August 13, 2019 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD seek an attacker who they say slashed a man in the face in Chinatown, Manhattan on Tuesday. The attack occurred on East Broadway near Market Street just before 10:00 a.m., WABC 7 reports. Authorities are investigating whether the incident was a random attack. The...
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Kimberly Dole
August 13, 2019 - 3:50 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An 87-year-old man was kicked and pushed to the ground in a vicious attack in the Clinton Hill section of Brooklyn, the NYPD said. Police say that on August 9, at approximately 8:09 a.m., the victim was standing in front of 12 Lexington Ave when an unidentified male came...
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David Caplan
August 13, 2019 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 54-year-old FDNY firefighter died early Saturday morning night after battling a fire in a Bronx apartment building, the FDNY said Tuesday. Lieutenant Brian J. Sullivan of Squad Company 41 in the Bronx suffered a heart attack at his home in Monroe, N.Y. On Wednesday, the...
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Andrew Weber
August 13, 2019 - 12:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for charges against the driver who ran a red light and caused a collision that led to the death of a bicycle rider in Brooklyn Sunday. The car T-boned another vehicle which then slammed into 52-year-old Joe Alzorriz, of Park Slope, who was on...
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Andrew Weber
August 13, 2019 - 10:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — An NYPD officer has died by suicide, becoming the eighth officer to do so this year, the NYPD said Tuesday. The office has been identified as Johnny Rios, according to the NYPD. "The NYPD suffered another tragedy today with the loss of another office to suicide," the NYPD...
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Samantha Liebman
August 13, 2019 - 9:42 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Police released new video Tuesday of a group of teens they are searching for in connection with a series of attempted robberies of Hasidic men in Williamsburg on Monday. There were three incidents which occurred within a 40 minute period early Monday morning. The NYPD is...
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FILE- In this July 30, 2008 file photo, Jeffrey Epstein appears in court in West Palm Beach, Fla. Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges, says person briefed on the matter, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Palm Beach Post, Uma Sanghvi, File)
August 12, 2019 - 11:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — One of Jeffrey Epstein's two guards the night he hanged himself in his federal jail cell wasn't a regular correctional officer, according to people familiar with the detention center, which is now under scrutiny for what Attorney General William Barr on Monday called "serious...
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David Caplan
David Caplan
August 12, 2019 - 6:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The FDNY responded to a two-alarm fire Monday night at the future home of Google in Lower Manhattan, filling the Hudson Square neighborhood with hazy smoke and a strong smoke odor. Firefighters, EMS workers and police officers were seen responding the scene, at 550...
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David Caplan
August 12, 2019 - 3:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Crown Heights Jewish girls schools has installed steel doors with bullet-resistant windows -- the first school in New York City to enact such a measure to protect students from an active shooter. The Bnos Menachem School for Girls on East New York Avenue installed the door...
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