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Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez
Hudson County Prosecutor's Office
October 17, 2018 - 11:59 am
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Hudson County Prosecutor Esther Suarez denounced allegations that she interfered in an investigation into sexual assault allegations by a state worker, and said she stands by the decision not to file charges. STATEMENT OF HUDSON COUNTY PROSECUTOR ESTHER SUAREZ https://t...
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October 17, 2018 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A polio-like disease is creating a scare in the Tri-State area. There have been several confirmed cases of acute flaccid myelitis, or AFM, in New Jersey over the past few years. RELATED: Mysterious paralyzing illness found among kids in 22 states In New York, health...
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October 17, 2018 - 8:17 am
A Brooklyn community is on high alert after multiple acts of anti-Semitic violence happened over the past week.
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October 17, 2018 - 7:20 am
A paramedic who rescued people at Ground Zero during the Sept. 11 attacks desperately needs his own hero.
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 Drugs and syringe for Legionnaires' disease.
October 17, 2018 - 6:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two residents living on the same road in the Bronx have reportedly come down with Legionnaires’ disease. Health Department officials held a public meeting Tuesday night to inform residents in the area about the Legionnaires’ scare. Officials said several buildings along...
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Bill de Blasio
October 16, 2018 - 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Some registered voters in New York City are getting letters from Mayor Bill de Blasio's office erroneously warning them they're marked as inactive and risk having to vote by affidavit in the upcoming elections. The 400,000 letters sent out this month came from the mayor's newly-...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey is considering requiring most hotels to provide employees with panic buttons to summon help if they are threatened or attacked while cleaning rooms. A bill in the Legislature would require the devices to be provided at any hotel with 25 or more rooms. The...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:40 pm
WATERFORD, Conn. (AP) -- Police have arrested a Connecticut woman whose autistic 5-year-old son died after he was found buckled into the back of a car on an 86-degree day. Whitney Bosselman, of Waterford, was charged Monday with criminally negligent homicide and risk of injury to a minor. She was...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:36 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A Democratic super PAC said Tuesday it's pouring $3 million into TV ads to help New Jersey incumbent Sen. Bob Menendez in a race where the party hoped to avoid sinking resources. Senate Majority PAC said Tuesday it will spend the millions on statewide ads to help Menendez...
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October 16, 2018 - 5:34 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Newark's police department deserves praise for increasing its use of body cameras and for adopting new policies but is lagging in training, community engagement and responding to domestic violence claims, according to a two-year status report by a federal monitor overseeing the...
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