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Malaya Johnson
Washington County Sheriffs Office
September 28, 2018 - 7:02 am
HUDSON FALLS, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A 12-year-old girl who was the subject of an AMBER Alert has contacted her family, and is safe. Malaya Johnson was abducted near Oak Street in Hudson Falls around 3 p.m. Wednesday and had last been seen in the area of the Staten Island ferry Thursday around noon,...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:48 pm
RED BANK, N.J. (AP) -- Comedian and former "Daily Show" host Jon Stewart has surprised construction workers at a New Jersey performing arts theater with a free lunch. Stewart appeared behind the window of the Shore Good Eats food truck outside the Count Basie Center of the Arts in Red Bank...
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Bergen County Sheriffs Office
September 27, 2018 - 5:45 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- A special election will be held to replace a New Jersey sheriff who resigned after he was recorded making derogatory remarks about black people and the state's first Sikh attorney general. Secretary of State Tahesha Way said Wednesday that the special election for Bergen County...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say they're investigating gunfire by law enforcement that snarled traffic near midtown Manhattan. The authorities said on Thursday that a Drug Enforcement Administration team was trailing the car of a suspect on the West Side Highway when the gunfire occurred. They said...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:35 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The deadline for removing New York's famous ``I Love NY'' signs is fast approaching, and neither the state nor the federal government seems to be backing down. Federal highway regulators and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo say they're still in discussions over whether the state...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:21 pm
MEXICO CITY (AP) -- A suspect in the 2012 slaying of a youth soccer coach in New York City fatally shot two Mexican federal agents who were trying to detain him, setting off a search by police and troops that led to his capture a day later, officials said Thursday. Orlando Orea is charged In New...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- After years of discussions, studies and protests, the authority that runs New York-area airports voted Thursday to authorize hourly wage increases to thousands of privately employed workers at those facilities that will pay them $19 by 2023. The phased increases will go into effect...
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September 27, 2018 - 5:09 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- The New Jersey Assembly voted Thursday to adopt its first new anti-harassment policy in nearly a decade, and the first of the (hash)MeToo era. The Democrat-led Assembly approved the new bipartisan policy and accompanying legislation 79-0 on Thursday. A state Senate vote is set...
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September 27, 2018 - 4:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You don’t have to search far to find the nation’s preeminent pizza pies. Tri-state restaurants made up the vast majority of the best pizzas in the country, according to an annual ranking of the 101 best pizzas in America. The Daily Meal declared it a “fantastic time for...
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Marines on patrol in Fallujah.
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September 27, 2018 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gold Star families are getting some help. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has announced the Gold Star Family Home Program; a housing initiative for families of military personnel killed in the line of duty. The program will address their permanent housing...
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