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FILE - In this Sept. 26, 2018, file photo, Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski speaks to the media after gubernatorial debate at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Conn. Stefanowski touts his work at blue-chip companies like General Electric and UBS Investment Bank. Rivals criticized the most recent item on his resume: CEO of DFC Global company, which offers financial products that are not legal in Connecticut. Stefanowski counters that his experience straightening out the troubled company would serve him well fixing the state's stubborn budget deficits. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)
October 23, 2018 - 8:25 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — In his run for Connecticut governor, Republican businessman Bob Stefanowski touts his stints with blue-chip companies like General Electric and UBS Investment Bank. But the role getting all the attention is his most recent job as CEO of a global payday lending company. Rivals...
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October 23, 2018 - 6:35 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Swiss tourist accused of accidentally flying a drone into a midtown Manhattan office tower has been arraigned on a misdemeanor criminal mischief charge. Paolo Prosetti was released without bail Tuesday and is due back in court Nov. 5. Authorities say Prosetti's drone crashed into...
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Pablo Villavicencio poses with his wife and 2 daughters outside their Hempstead home.
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October 23, 2018 - 6:07 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) -- A pizza deliveryman detained at an Army base over his immigration status, sparking outrage, has been released from jail after his arrest last week in a domestic violence case. Pablo Villavicencio was freed Tuesday after spending at least four days behind bars. The 35-year-...
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October 23, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) -- Authorities say two arriving airplanes touched wingtips while taxiing at New York's LaGuardia airport, but the planes were able to continue to their gates without a problem. The Federal Aviation Administration plans to investigate the mishap, which unfolded around 5:15 p...
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October 23, 2018 - 5:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a dozen people collaborated to smuggle nearly 4 million cigarettes from Virginia to New York City and resell them, dodging over $1.3 million in city and New York state taxes. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced Monday that 12 people were indicted...
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October 23, 2018 - 5:07 pm
SCOTIA, N.Y. (AP) -- An annual mission to the South Pole that involves hundreds of members of a New York Air National Guard unit is now underway. Some 500 airmen of the 109th Airlift Wing will take part in Operation Deep Freeze, which started last week. It's the Schenectady County_based unit's 31st...
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October 23, 2018 - 4:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A U.S. appeals court has upheld the conviction and life prison sentence given to a London imam for supporting terrorism. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said Tuesday there was overwhelming evidence against Mustafa Kamel Mustafa. The court also ruled that Mustafa's 2012...
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October 23, 2018 - 4:54 pm
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) -- Officials in Connecticut's largest city say a bullet went through the window of an elementary school but no children were hurt. The stray bullet went through a window at Bridgeport's Dunbar Elementary School just after 8 a.m. Monday. Children were arriving for the day and...
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October 23, 2018 - 4:38 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A New York City woman who admitted trafficking counterfeit goods worth more than $3 million through a port in New Jersey is now headed to prison. Xiao Xia Zha received an 18-month sentence Monday. Federal prosecutors say that from November 2013 through February 2017, Zhao...
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Homes on the 300 block of North Mountain Ave in Montclair.
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October 23, 2018 - 3:44 pm
MONTCLAIR, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Authorities in New Jersey, have identified a suspect in the shooting death of a Montclair woman. He's the man she lived with, and the father of their child. Cops say they got a call just before midnight, to make a wellness check on a home on North Mountain Ave. When...
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