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December 06, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are challenging how defense lawyers are being paid in the case against a self-improvement organization accused of branding female followers. Court papers say a trust largely funded by Seagram's liquor fortune heiress Clare Bronfman is bankrolling the defense for...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's largest city is forming a commission to make sure new development in the city doesn't displace poor and working-class residents. The Equitable Growth Advisory Committee is expected be formed early in 2019. It seeks to combat a trend that has seen a lack of...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- An ex-convict accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old Rochester girl earlier this week and taking her to New York City has been arrested on sexual abuse and other charges. Robert Gonzalez was charged Thursday in Rochester City Court with criminal sex act, use of a child in a sex...
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A 76-foot statue of explorer Christopher Columbus stands in Columbus circle
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December 06, 2018 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The granite column topped by a marble statue of Christopher Columbus at the southwest corner of Central Park has become a contentious monument, but it's gaining stature as a landmark. RELATED: Everyone's Italian today: Columbus Day Parade takes over New York City for 74th...
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Stage at a comedy club.
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December 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- His jokes were good enough for Saturday Night Live, but not the crowd at Columbia University. A former SNL writer was reportedly given the hook during a performance, after students became uncomfortable. RELATED: Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University |...
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A woman holds a 'We Can't Breathe' sign at a protest following a grand jury's decision not to indict NYPD officers in the death of Eric Garner.
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December 06, 2018 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A date has been set for the departmental trial of NYPD Officer Daniel Pantaleo. RELATED: Cop faces departmental charges in death of Eric Garner | On Anniversary Of Son’s Death, Eric Garner’s Mother Repeats Call For Action It will begin on May 13. Pantaleo was not charged...
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A customer was caught on camera expressing his frustration with service at a Brooklyn deli.
December 06, 2018 - 10:44 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are asking for help catching a guy who went berserk on the staff at a Brooklyn deli. RELATED: Delivery guy slashed, robbed of phone, cash, mozzarella sticks | Bodega owners reach out to NYPD for solution to violent robberies | WATCH: Men in monkey masks rob Queens...
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December 06, 2018 - 9:52 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A horrific quadruple murder in Colts Neck has some New Jersey lawmakers asking for the death penalty to be reinstated. Paul Caneiro is accused of killing his brother, his sister-in-law, and their two young children. RELATED: Prosecutor wants death penalty for border...
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New body scanning technology being tested at the WTC PATH station.
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December 06, 2018 - 9:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says its World Trade Center train station will be closed on most weekends from next month through December 2020. The agency says it will be doing repair work on Hudson River tunnels and equipment severely damaged by Superstorm...
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Cannon located outside of the Fair Lawn, N.J. VFW.
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December 06, 2018 - 8:45 am
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- In times of war it's common for an army to raid an enemy's armory and take off with captured weapons. What's less common is a VFW post absconding with a neighboring post's commemorative cannon -- although that's exactly what Fair Lawn's veterans say happened. RELATED...
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