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FILE - In this May 25, 2019, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks at an event with veterans and military families in Las Vegas. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is picking up the first union endorsement of his longshot presidential bid. The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council announced Wednesday, June 5, that it is endorsing de Blasio and will send members to campaign for him in the early voting states of New Hampshire, Iowa, South Carolina and Nevada.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 05, 2019 - 11:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) has picked up the first union endorsement of his longshot presidential bid. The New York Hotel and Motel Trades Council announced Wednesday that it is endorsing de Blasio and will send members to campaign for him in early voting...
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Robbery in Downtown Manhattan church
NYPD
Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 10:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A robber assaulted a woman at a downtown Manhattan church last Friday, making off with 80 dollars. The perpetrator put a knife to the throat of a woman as she was praying inside Our Lady Of Victory Catholic Church on Williams Street near the stock exchange at 12:30 p.m. last...
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11th Avenue
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Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 9:47 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Drivers on 11th Avenue encountered a bit of a surprise yesterday when what had been a two-way street suddenly because one-way only. The street became southbound only from 57th Street all the way to the Lincoln Tunnel, on 44th Street, where it had previously been two-ways...
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Suspect in burning of gay pride flags
NYPD
June 05, 2019 - 7:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A man walked outside the Alibi Lounge on 7th Avenue in Harlem and set fire to two gay pride flags outside marking June at gay pride month. There was no damage to the building and nobody was injured. This happened early last Friday morning and there is video of the suspect...
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June 04, 2019 - 9:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Queens woman has been convicted of drowning her 2-year-old daughter in 2016 by holding her head under water. A jury on Tuesday found 27-year-old Lin Li, of Sunset Park, guilty of manslaughter in the death of Melody Zheng. Prosecutors say Li took Zheng into a bathroom to punish...
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June 04, 2019 - 9:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former prosecutor in the Central Park Five case has resigned from at least two nonprofit boards as backlash intensified following the release of the Netflix series ``When They See Us,'' a miniseries that dramatizes the events surrounding the trial. The president of Vassar College...
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Juliet Papa
June 04, 2019 - 4:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City's Office of Emergency Management will have a new commissioner beginning July 1: Deanne Criswell, who has served as the federal coordination officer at FEMA working with governors, mayors and community leaders on response efforts to disasters and other incidents...
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Twitter/@j_mosk
David Caplan
June 04, 2019 - 2:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Actor Tracy Morgan got into a fender bender in Hell's Kitchen Tuesday afternoon while driving his Bugatti. (In the photo above, he's on the far left, wearing a colorful striped shirt). Photos posted to social media show the actor's car --- which has a starting price of $3...
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Handicapped parking placard
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Andrew Weber
June 04, 2019 - 1:50 pm
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — Eight people have been busted for using fake parking placards to get out of tickets or park illegally in New York City. Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance announced the arrests today along with city agencies. One of the defendants tried to use a handicapped parking placard...
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Elevated train
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Andrew Weber
June 04, 2019 - 11:42 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — A woman was nearly hit by debris falling from the elevated 7 line tracks in Queens Monday, continuing a series of potentially dangerous incidents. Erin Koster and another woman were walking across Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside when a couple of pieces of metal fell from the...
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