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Ambulance
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September 06, 2018 - 8:06 am
An 80-year-old woman suffering from dementia had her right foot severed by a freight train after she wandered into a tunnel at the Brooklyn Army Terminal Wednesday night.
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(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 06, 2018 - 6:33 am
An opinion piece in The New York Times by an anonymous senior administration official claiming to be part of a "resistance" working "from within" to thwart President Donald Trump's "worst inclinations" set off a wild guessing game inside and outside the White House on the author's identity.
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
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September 05, 2018 - 6:05 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy says the state has received 146 applications for up to six slots for new medical marijuana dispensaries. The Democrat announced Wednesday that the expansion will "remove barriers" to medical marijuana. It's the latest development since Murphy...
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September 05, 2018 - 6:02 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey says it's boosting nonlethal tactics to manage the state's black bear population. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said it in statement Wednesday that the Department of Environmental Protection will work with local governments to make sure they have effective garbage...
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Sand Tiger Sharks at the New York Aquarium.
New York Aquarium
September 05, 2018 - 5:53 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Researchers say a tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark. University of Florida researchers compared DNA from the tooth to a genetic dataset of sharks to determine its species. In a release Wednesday,...
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Is it the Tappan Zee or the Cuomo?
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September 05, 2018 - 5:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Operations to shift eastbound traffic onto the second span of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are scheduled to begin later this week. The New York State Thruway Authority announced Wednesday that state police will temporarily stop southbound traffic on Interstate 87 so...
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner
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September 05, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after The Associated Press reported the Kushner family firm owes over a half-million dollars in fines to New York City, an official is calling for a probe into the larger problem of why a whopping $1.5 billion in fines has gone uncollected from landlords and others across the...
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NYPD
September 05, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is seeking a man in connection with an attempted rape that took place on the New England Thruway overpass at Steenwick Avenue in the Bronx involving a woman pushing her infant in a stroller. The woman, 20, was walking along the overpass around 8 a.m. on Tuesday,...
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 The reflecting pools at the National September 11 Memorial
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September 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another group of Ground Zero cancer victims has emerged. John Mormando was back at work at the Mercantile Exchange a week after the attacks on the World Trade Center just across the West Side Highway. He ran the New York City Marathon last November. "I felt a little lump on...
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Automotive High School
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September 05, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With summer vacation in the rearview mirror, it's back to school for New York City's children. The first day was barely underway when things got violent in Brooklyn. Authorities say two students got into a fight at Automotive High School on Bedford Ave in Greenpoint. A 16-...
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