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August 31, 2018 - 1:57 pm
by David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It's the end of an era: The Village Voice is reportedly shutting down. According to hyberlocal blog Gothamist , the Voice's owner, Peter Barbey, told staff Friday morning in a phone call, "Today is kind of a sucky day. Due to, basically, business realities,...
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Dreamstime
August 31, 2018 - 12:33 pm
CLINTON, NY (1010 WINS) -- It's the time of year when college kids settle into their dorms. Sometimes roommates don't totally get along. That was the case at Hamilton College in upstate Clinton where a young woman discovered that she was sharing her room with a 5 ft snake. She found it behind her...
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Cops want to talk to three women about a brawl at the Salty Dog in Bay Ridge
NYPD
August 31, 2018 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Salty Dog bar in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn is a popular spot. A brawl there on July 29, left a 48-year-old man and his 24-year-old daughter badly beaten. The NYPD has released pictures of three women they're calling 'persons of interest.' Cops couldn't say what set off the...
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Cops are looking for a man who groped a 6-year-old inside a Union Square Barnes and Noble.
NYPD
August 31, 2018 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who molested a six-year-old boy inside the Barnes and Noble at Union Square on Wednesday. The man grabbed the boy on his rear end and groin area, but was not physically hurt. Cops have surveillance photos of the suspect. Anyone with information...
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New Jersey residents get some sun on the last weekend of summer
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August 31, 2018 - 10:43 am
BELMAR, NJ (1010 WINS) -- If you're like most people you're no doubt relieved that summer is finally coming to an end -- well nobody really wants that, actually most could probably use a few more months. We won't get that, but things are starting to cool off a little. It is going to stay humid...
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Dreamstime
August 31, 2018 - 7:41 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- One of the more appealing things about New Jersey used to be low gas taxes. But now, the Garden State is well on its way to have some of the highest gas taxes in the nation. Summer can’t be over yet. No !!! #LaborDayWeekend #1010wins pic.twitter.com/r6bfXnNZjP —...
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In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland.
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August 30, 2018 - 6:48 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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August 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A 29-year-old New York City man is dead after he was pulled from the water at Orchard Beach in the Bronx Wednesday night. Police say 29-year-old Adolfo Munoz went missing while he was swimming after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Divers began searching for the Munoz after receiving...
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Dreamstime
August 30, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey lawmaker is calling on the state's attorney general to form a grand jury to investigate potential sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Democratic state Sen. Joseph Vitale said Thursday he wants Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to confirm whether ``generations of hidden...
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Donald Trump
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August 30, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former chauffeur for President Donald Trump has dropped his lawsuit alleging he was not paid for thousands of hours of work. Noel Cintron's attorney, Larry Hutcher, said Thursday that the case has been submitted to arbitration for resolution. The Trump Organization had requested...
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