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Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens
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April 17, 2019 - 7:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Longtime tenants in three rent-regulated buildings on Flatbush Avenue in Prospect Lefferts Gardens are accusing their landlords of trying to force them out to raise rents in the gentrifying neighborhood. “Our clients go through the winter and the frigid cold, you know, one...
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This April 10, 2019, photo shows a sign by furnyc.org in the window of Victoria Stass Collection in New York's fur district. The fur trade is considered so important to New York’s development that two beavers adorn the city’s official seal, a reference to early Dutch and English settlers who traded in beaver pelts. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
April 17, 2019 - 7:09 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A burgeoning movement to outlaw fur is seeking to make its biggest statement yet in the fashion mecca of New York City. Lawmakers are pushing a measure that would ban the sale of all new fur products in the city where such garments were once common and style-setters including...
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Susan Richard
April 16, 2019 - 7:31 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) It was New York's bravest to the rescue of a tiny kitten that, for sure, used up one of its nine lives. The SoHo based Animal Haven shelter wrote in an Instagram post that one of their longtime volunteers was walking home on the Upper East Side when she heard the distressed...
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April 16, 2019 - 6:18 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Another major bridge in the New York City area is going cashless. The electronic tolling system will debut at the Outerbridge Crossing connecting Staten Island with Perth Amboy, New Jersey next Wednesday. The Bayonne Bridge went cashless in 2017, and the Goethals Bridge...
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Measles vaccine
Markell DeLoatch, Public Opinion
April 16, 2019 - 6:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Officials in a suburban New York county are announcing new measures to fight the spread of measles. The new measles rules in Rockland County were announced Tuesday, the day after New York City closed a preschool over non-compliance with measles vaccine requirements. Both New York...
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April 16, 2019 - 3:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An apparent gas leak has led to the evacuation of five buildings in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood. A gas leak was reported at 77 Freeman Street around 2 p.m., according to the FDNY, after an odor of gas was detected in the area. The other buildings evacuated were 74, 79...
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Authorities say they've taken down a major dark web drug dealer.
Manhattan DA
April 16, 2019 - 2:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's been another big drug bust in the New York area. RELATED: Mapping System Will Help Nassau Cops Bust Drug Dealers, Prevent Overdoses | Accused drug dealer arrested in Massapequa man’s overdose death | Cruise passengers tried to traffic cocaine in bags of Cheetos:...
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Leonia High School Notre Dame
Leonia High School students
Adam Warner
April 16, 2019 - 1:10 pm
A group of students from New Jersey was among the last to see Notre Dame intact before the nearly 900-year-old cathedral was consumed by fire.
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April 16, 2019 - 12:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has directed that One World Trade Center's spire be lighted in the colors of the French flag in solidarity with the people of France and the Catholic community worldwide. Cuomo says the lighting on Tuesday night will be a tribute to the fire-...
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April 16, 2019 - 11:18 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Officials in Rockland County are trying to contain an ongoing measles outbreak. There have been 186 confirmed cases. RELATED: US measles count up to 555, with most new cases in New York | Measles outbreak continues, 8 kids infected in Westchester | How measles is making a...
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