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August 16, 2018 - 3:11 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- Lawmakers and Gov. Phil Murphy began to take steps Thursday to address an engineer shortage at the state's transportation agency that has been developing for years but has only recently attracted sustained attention due to dozens of train cancellations. Murphy directed...
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August 16, 2018 - 11:51 am
Fans and celebrities are mouring the loss of the "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
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August 16, 2018 - 10:24 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (1010 WINS/AP) -- President Donald Trump is mocking New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's remarks that America "was never that great." In a tweet Wednesday night, Trump repeats Cuomo's "it was never that great" comment made during a bill signing event earlier in the day. Trump then adds: "Can...
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August 16, 2018 - 9:02 am
The NYPD is searching for a man who stole an iPhone from an 8-year-old boy in the Bronx.
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August 16, 2018 - 8:44 am
The de Blasio administration has reportedly completed a three-year long investigation into city yeshivas accused of failing to teach students basic academics. But sources tell the Daily News there is no word on its conclusion.
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August 15, 2018 - 7:33 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A video posted to Instagram of a man berating and threatening an NYPD officer in a Harlem precinct Monday night has gone viral. In the video, the man believed to be the individual filming it from his smartphone, kicks off the verbal abuse by addressing Sgt. Freddy Lopez: "...
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August 15, 2018 - 6:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former union boss who was once thought of as the king of New York City's jails may be headed to federal prison. A jury in Manhattan on Wednesday convicted Norman Seabrook, the former head of the union representing guards at the Rikers Island jail complex, of honest services wire...
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August 15, 2018 - 5:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Airbnb faces tightening regulations in New York City that could take a big bite out of its profits. On Wednesday, the short-term rental company responded with a counter-measure designed to appease hostile politicians: a $10 million contribution to city charities helping people...
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August 15, 2018 - 3:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An 18-year-old escaped from NYPD custody Wednesday afternoon in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood has been captured, police said. The teen escaped just before 1 p.m. near Empire Blvd. and New York Ave. He was in the process of being arrested. Police said the teen had a...
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Rikers Island
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August 15, 2018 - 1:29 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio discussed plans Wednesday to build new prisons in four boroughs to replace the complex on Riker’s Island.
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