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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 8:50 am
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to give phone companies the right to block unwanted robocalls without getting customers' permission first. Customers remain skeptical and tell 1010 Wins newsman John Montone that these robo callers will...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 7:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS)-- Authorities discovered that one of their time clocks at Jamaica terminal was vandalized and a communication chord was cut. The MTA attempted to crack down on overtime fraud by installing biometric time clocks that reads the fingerprints of LIRR workers as they clock in and...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 6:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say two women were grazed by bullets Thursday morning inside their Queens home. Officials say shots were fired outside a Laurelton home shortly after 12:30 a.m. where at least one of the bullets entered through a first floor window near the kitchen. One victim is 74...
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Kimberly Dole
June 06, 2019 - 6:06 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say an unlicensed driver who attempted to make a right turn from the center lane in New Dorp, Staten Island on Wednesday sideswiped another car sending its three occupants, including two young girls, to the hospital. Authorities say at about 9: 40 p.m., a 22-year-old...
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David Caplan
June 05, 2019 - 6:04 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers are used to rats and other rodents in the subway -- but a baby shark? That's what one straphanger says he saw Tuesday night at the Second Avenue station on the F line in the East Village. Max Roder posted an Instagram story of the creature, writing, "PSA beware...
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David Caplan
June 05, 2019 - 1:59 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- One day after New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson told 1010 WINS it's about time that the NYPD apologize to the LGBTQ community for its 1969 raid on the Stonewall Inn -- which kicked off the modern-day LGBTQ rights movement -- NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill...
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Man wanted in connection with Central Park robbery
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Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD are searching for a man in connection with a robbery that occurred in Central Park. The incident occurred on Friday, May 31 at about 10:15 a.m. A 67-year-old male victim was sitting on a bench when an unidentified male approached him and proceeding to punch and shove...
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Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 1:11 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 7-year-old boy was shot in the leg in the Bronx Wednesday afternoon, authorities say. The shooting occurred at about 12:30 p.m. near the intersection of East 137th Street and St. Ann's Avenue in Mott Haven. Police are searching for a man who fled on foot, reports PIX11 ...
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Person wanted for questioning in case of assaulting 70-year-old with shoe
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Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The NYPD are searching for a female who struck a 70-year-old victim with her shoe. The incident occurred on May 1 at approximately 2:33 p.m. at a Burger King on Boston Road in the East Bronx. The suspect was involved in a verbal dispute with the victim, which escalating,...
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FIL E- In this Jan. 28, 2019, file photo, comedian Tracy Morgan attends the LA Premiere of "What Men Want" at the Regency Village Theatre in Los Angeles. Morgan was involved in a minor traffic accident on Tuesday, June 4, 2019, while driving his 2019 Bugatti in New York City. Police say both vehicles sustained minor property damage and all parties refused medical attention, although photos of the scene show Morgan sitting in an ambulance. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP, File)
June 05, 2019 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A Manhattan driver involved in a fender bender with comedian Tracy Morgan's new Bugatti says she "got scared" when the entertainer reacted by pounding on her window and yelling. Jocelyn Madulid of Jersey City, New Jersey told the New York Post on Tuesday that she initially didn't...
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