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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — A man armed with a knife climbed onto the bumper of an MTA bus Thursday night and started stabbing the bus. Bus driver Louis Huertas was on 14th street in the East Village. “I opened up the doors and told him listen, you've got to get off the bus or get off the bumper," said...
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Police after arrest of suspected Times Square terrorist
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Glenn Schuck
June 07, 2019 - 6:23 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — Authorities say that they have a man in custody for plotting to throw a grenade in Times Square. The suspect is 22-year-old Asiqul Alam of Jackson Heights and that he's slated to appear in Brooklyn federal court Friday. Officials said he was under investigating after being...
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NYPD
June 06, 2019 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is on the hunt for a man who has snatched necklaces off the necks of at least seven women at various points along the 7 train. The suspect is described as a black man, 40-50 years-old; last seen wearing a long sleeved dress shirt, dark jeans and dark colored...
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June 06, 2019 - 7:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York Police Department patrolman accused of using a chokehold in the 2014 death of Eric Garner wants to keep his job because "it's in his blood,'' his lawyer said Thursday. After a disciplinary hearing where police-oversight prosecutors argued Officer Daniel Pantaleo should...
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Brooklyn DA's Office
June 06, 2019 - 6:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The mastermind of a botched kidnapping that led to the death of a Brooklyn landlord has been sentenced to 24 years to life in prison. The New York Post reports that Erskine Felix was sentenced on Thursday in the accidental 2014 death of 39-year-old Menachem Stark. Stark was pulled...
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David Caplan
June 06, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A body has been recovered in the area in Brooklyn where police were searching for an NYPD detective who went missing Thursday, sources tell 1010 WINS. The NYPD manhunt for one of it's own kicked off in Thursday for veteran homicide detective Joe Calabrese, 58, after his...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 2:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Port Authority and Lucky Rice debuted a new art installation outside of the World Trade Center Oculus on Thursday. The living art installation is a three-tier rice paddy that will also offer visitors a place to sit. The rice paddy will remain in place through the Harvest...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 12:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD held it's first Pride month safety briefing at Police Headquarters on Thursday. Police Commissioner James O'Neill announced the launch of the Lavender Alliance, a new enhancement of the Shield program that will be used to communicate directly with private businesses and...
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Press Association
Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 10:58 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Uber is planning on expanding on it's ride hauling services with Uber Copter, starting July 9, in New York City. This new service will offer passengers helicopter flights from Lower Manhattan to JFK airport and can be booked through the uber app. “This is a trip that so many...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 8:57 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One cadet died, and two soldiers and 19 cadets were injured in the training accident involving an armored personnel carrier at the US Military Academy at West Point. According to reports, the vehicle overturned where Route 293 connects with the Camp Natural Bridge training...
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