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Astoria stabbing
NYPD
Carol D'Auria
June 01, 2019 - 11:22 am
Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a group of people who they say chased a man into a Queens 7-Eleven then beat and stabbed him.
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FILE- In this June 24, 2018 file photo, revelers carry a Rainbow Flag along Fifth Avenue during the New York City Pride Parade in New York. June 28, 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising, which fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement. From symposiums to movie screenings, walking tours to art exhibits, even an opera, a slew of institutions and organizations are filling June with events that commemorate that moment and its impact through the last five decades. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
June 01, 2019 - 9:01 am
NEW YORK (AP) — If it's Pride Month, there's gotta be a parade. And there will be, in New York City and places around the country and world. But this year, the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall uprising that fueled the fire for a global LGBTQ movement, there's also a lot more. From symposiums to...
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FILE - This Nov. 2, 2007 file photo shows Frank Lucas, the man Denzel Washington portrayed in the film "American Gangster," in New York. The Harlem drug kingpin whose life became the basis for the 2007 movie “American Gangster” has died. Frank Lucas was 88. His nephew Aldwan Lassiter confirms Lucas died Thursday, May 30, 2019 in New Jersey, where he had lived for years. (AP Photo/Jim Cooper, File)
May 31, 2019 - 10:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Frank Lucas, the former Harlem drug kingpin whose life and lore inspired the 2007 movie "American Gangster," has died, a relative said Friday. Lucas, who was 88, died Thursday in New Jersey, nephew Aldwan Lassiter said. Lucas had been in declining health, according to his former...
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U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) shakes hands with people as she works behind the bar at the Queensboro Restaurant,
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Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez returned to her pre-election professional Friday, as she jumped back behind the bar at an event to fight for a raise in the minimum wage. The one-time bartender slung drinks and food orders at the Queensboro Restaurant in her district. I was...
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Bath Beach crash
Samantha Liebman
Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 4:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS ) — Two people were hurt Friday in Bath Beach, Brooklyn after a car plowed into a building. This happened just after 2 p.m. near Bay 34th Street and 86th Street. Exclusive video of the box truck that ran into a restaurant in #BathBeach trying to back out. --: Shirley Li. Li was...
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Cardi B
Roger Stern
Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 2:17 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — Cardi B made a court appearance in Queens Friday in relation to an incident that occurred at a Flushing strip club last summer. The New York rapper did not speak in her apparance. She is accused of ordering an attack on two bartenders at Angels Strip Club. She allegedly...
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Valerie Cincinelli
NYPD
Mike Montone
May 31, 2019 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Friday was arraignment day for an ex-New York City police officer accused of trying to hire a hitman to kill her estranged husband and her current boyfriend's teenage daughter. RELATED: Claus von Bulow, cleared in attempted murder of wife, dies Rockland man accused of...
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OMNY system
Juliet Papa
Andrew Weber
May 31, 2019 - 12:51 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS ) — The MTA is officially introducing the successor to the MetroCard Friday as the tap-to-pay OMNY system debuts in 16 subway stations and Staten Island buses. The system will appear at 16 lines of the 4, 5 and 6 trains between Grand Central - 42nd Street and Atlantic Avenue -...
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Kimberly Dole
May 31, 2019 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD released video footage of a suspect who they say vandalized a synagogue in Staten Island last week. Police are searching for a person approached the Yeshiva Zichron Paltiel School, located at 278 Harold Street, just after midnight on May 29, and spray painted the...
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Kimberly Dole
May 31, 2019 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The World Health Organization will list video gaming as a behavioral addiction for the first time. An official vote by the World Health Organization was made for the latest edition of its International Classification of Diseases, or ICD, to include an entry on "gaming...
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