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Andrew Weber
October 11, 2019 - 7:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man picked up a 7-year-old boy Thursday evening in Queens and thr e w him to the ground, causing serious injuries, according to police. At about 4:48 p.m. in the vicinity of Metropolitan Ave. and Lefferts Blvd. in Kew Gardens, a shirtless 35-year-old man suddenly picked up...
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Citizen App
David Caplan
October 10, 2019 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A manhole exploded near Times Square Thursday afternoon, sending plumes of steam in the air and injuring two workers from a construction site near the explosion. EMS evaluated the men at the scene and they were reportedly transported to a hospital. One of the workers is in...
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AP
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 10, 2019 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The observatory atop the Empire State Building has a dizzying new look with floor-to-ceiling, 360-degree windows 102 floors above New York City. The remodeled observatory opens to the public Saturday. It was unveiled to the media Thursday. More than 4 million annual visitors will...
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Susan Richard
October 10, 2019 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) Hundreds of people and their pets turned out to raise nearly $602,000 for shelter animals across the NY metro area. 1010 WINS Midday Anchor & AllForAnimalsTV Host Susan Richard emceed the annual Best Friends Animal Society Strut Your Mutt dog walk and festival at Pier 84 at...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
October 10, 2019 - 4:25 pm
NEW YORK (AP) --- A woman already charged in a fatal fentanyl-related overdose in Queens pleaded not guilty Thursday to new charges she was involved in a second death. Angelina Barini, who said she is a prostitute, entered the plea in federal court in Manhattan, where she's charged with supplying...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD released video surveillance on Thursday of a man they say stalked a 14-year-old girl in Manhattan and then found her again the next day on a Bronx subway train. Officials said the suspect first approached the teen near the Bowling Green subway station somewhere...
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (1010/AP) -- Rep. Nita Lowey, who leads the powerful House Appropriations Committee and is a 31-year veteran of Congress, announced that she'll retire at the end of next year. The 82-year-old New York Democrat says on Twitter that it's been a "deep honor and privilege to serve my...
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- At least 60 activists have been arrested during Extinction Rebellion's protest over climate change in Times Square. The group brought a lime green boat that symbolizes rising sea levels with them. Protesters Surrounding Green Boat in Street @CitizenApp W 44th St &...
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Alexandria Sheriff's Office
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 10, 2019 - 11:01 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump's lawyer and the Ukraine impeachment investigation were charged Thursday with federal campaign finance violations. The charges relate to a $325,000 donation to a group supporting Trump's reelection. Lev Parnas and...
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 10:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP)-- Cuba Gooding Jr.'s trial on groping charges was set to begin this Thursday and the prosecutor announced in court that the actor was indicted and an additional, undisclosed charge has been lodged against him in connection to another incident. At a court hearing in Manhattan...
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