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July 09, 2018 - 7:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A watchdog group is urging a judge to mandate sweeping changes to the New York Police Department's practice of stopping and questioning people on the street, saying civil liberties and transparency concerns remain. Communities United for Police Reform said in a court filing on...
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July 09, 2018 - 6:47 pm
GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Transit authorities say a train collided with a bus in New Jersey, and one person was being treated for an injury not believed to be life-threatening. New Jersey Transit officials said in a statement that a train on the Bergen County line that was on its way from Middletown,...
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July 09, 2018 - 6:15 pm
At least five firefighters have been hurt battling a large fire in Brooklyn. Their injuries are believed to be minor, and the firefighters are in stable condition. Investigators say the fire was sparked by a downed power line on 57th street and 8th avenue in Sunset park. The blaze then spread to a...
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DOT Commissioner Polly Trottenberg is p0ushing Albany to keep speed cameras outside city schools.
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July 09, 2018 - 3:52 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio is out with new statistics showing a record low in traffic deaths in the city for the first half of the year. He also said he's worried that progress might be threatened if Albany lets a program expire that would keep speed cameras in neighborhoods...
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Pipe man
July 09, 2018 - 1:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops say a Brooklyn man attacked a 59-year-old straphanger with a metal pipe. The incident happened at 11:15 p.m. Saturday, aboard a southbound number 2 train, in between the West Broadway and Chambers Street subway stations. Police say the 59-year-old man got into a verbal...
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July 09, 2018 - 1:28 pm
HOBOKEN, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Cops say a driver who sped down a New Jersey roadway with a passenger riding on the roof of his car is now facing drunken driving charges. Hoboken police say 37-year-old Khaled Makhlouf, of Dumont, was traveling at "a high rate of speed'' when his car was stopped...
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Louis Germosen. File Image.
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July 09, 2018 - 12:12 pm
HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Police were back at Hempstead Lake Park on Monday, searching for a missing young man. Cops began searching after anonymous text that was sent to a cousin of the missing teen. It said to search thoroughly in and around the lake. Louis Germosen, 19, has been missing for...
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FDNY Captian John Vigiano.
1010 WINS
July 09, 2018 - 10:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A longtime New York City first responder who lost two sons in the September 11, attacks has died after battling cancer. Ret. FDNY Capt John Vigiano has died. 1 of strongest, most courageous men I ever met. Marine. 36yr FDNY vet. Lost 2 sons (FDNY & NYPD) on 9/11. Wounded...
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July 09, 2018 - 10:29 am
FAIR LAWN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A woman was stabbed to death in her home in Fair Lawn on Sunday. Cops say they have a family member in custody. They said that person also lives in the Halstead Terrace home. Police went to the home after getting a 911 hangup call.
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New York City subway train.
July 09, 2018 - 10:00 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- When most people miss their train they just hang out and wait for the next one. A Brooklyn straphanger had different plans on Friday morning. Classic NYC craziness. Why ride inside the car when you can level up your urban surfing skills? Had to post the full video to prove...
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