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October 02, 2018 - 7:13 am
A lucky young girl miraculously survived a fall out of a sixth-story window in Harlem.
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Cops are looking for Joshua Stuart in connection with a shooting at an upstate hospital
Ellenville Police
October 01, 2018 - 6:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD apprehended the suspect in an upstate hospital shooting and store robbery in Brooklyn, officials announced late Monday afternoon. "UPDATE: The individual, who shot at police in Ellenville, NY on 9/28 and WANTED for an armed robbery this am in #BayRidge #Brooklyn,"...
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October 01, 2018 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A mistake that caused the name of New York City's Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge to be misspelled for more than 50 years has finally been corrected. On Monday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill adding a second letter `Z' to the name of the country's longest suspension bridge,...
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October 01, 2018 - 5:39 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A New York state agency that cares for the disabled racked up hundreds of traffic tickets, including running red lights and speeding through school zones, according to an audit released Monday. The review found that the Office for the Protection of People with Disabilities does...
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October 01, 2018 - 3:45 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson took to Twitter Sunday and penned an emotional thread about being HIV positive -- which he was diagnosed 14 years ago this week -- and conquering his addiction issues. "Tomorrow is the first day of October and 14...
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Rikers Island
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October 01, 2018 - 1:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Family court in New York will be getting busier. Beginning today, no one under 18 will go to Rikers Island. Kids will be treated like kids instead of adults. This is an historic moment for criminal justice reform and another step toward replacing Rikers Island with smaller,...
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October 01, 2018 - 1:34 pm
MALTA, NY (1010 WINS) -- An upstate man got some help on his wedding proposal from a couple of friends names Ben and Jerry. Angelo Orlando got down on one knee in the ice cream aisle of a supermarket in the Saratoga County town of Malta and presented his girlfriend Kelly Becker with a pint of Ben...
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Farbizio Stabile, an avid outdoorsman, was killed by an apparent run-in with brain eating ameoba.
October 01, 2018 - 11:06 am
VENTNOR, NJ (1010 WINS) -- An Atlantic County man has died from a rare disease. Authorities think his death may have something to do with conditions at a water park he visited in Waco, Texas. BSR Cable Park boasts water slides, artificial surf waves, and cable and pulley water ski features, the...
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Suffolk County Police Department
October 01, 2018 - 11:00 am
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A Boy Scout is dead, after being run over by an allegedly drunk driver on a Long Island street. Sadly, the Boy Scouts confirm that a boy in troop 161 has died from the injuries he sustained Sunday. Alleged drunk driver Thomas Murphy awaiting arraignment in Central...
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October 01, 2018 - 10:05 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Federal prosecutors don't usually ask for the death penalty, but they're going to make an exception for Sayfullo Saipov, the man charged with driving a truck down the West Side bike path last Halloween killing eight people. Shortly after the attack, the president tweeted his...
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