Local News

Marines on patrol in Fallujah.
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September 27, 2018 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gold Star families are getting some help. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation has announced the Gold Star Family Home Program; a housing initiative for families of military personnel killed in the line of duty. The program will address their permanent housing...
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Ceremony for FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy.
New York City Mayor's Office
September 27, 2018 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A ceremony was held Thursday, in the Bronx to unveil a plaque and a street sign dedicated to FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy. The 17-year FDNY veteran was killed in the line of duty two years ago, when he was struck by falling debris from a gas explosion at a marijuana grow...
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Amazon has opened 'Amazon 4-Star' on Spring Street in SoHo.
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September 27, 2018 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Imagine shopping on Amazon and being able to actually touch and examine the merchandise. It's happening in SoHo where Amazon has opened a real, live store. It's at 72 Spring Street and contains a selection of goods, curated in part by the shopping habits of local consumers...
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Dreamstime
September 27, 2018 - 1:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A police investigation shut down part of the West Side Highway on Thursday, after shots were fired in the area. The DEA was investigating what they called a large scale heroin organization in the Bronx, when a vehicle stop on the West Side Highway turned violent. Authorities...
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Newark Police, file.
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September 27, 2018 - 12:46 pm
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Cops in Newark found a couple of guys with guns sitting in a pickup truck, and things went downhill from there. It happened in the South Ward along Bergen Street near Lyons Ave; cops were investigating gun sales when officers surrounded the truck. "They came across armed...
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Carlos Mejia mug shot.
Sussex County Prosecutor's Office
September 27, 2018 - 11:26 am
HARDYSTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Authorities say a dispute involving a bridal party and a hotel guest ended when the guest allegedly used a sword to threaten the women and slash the bride on the arm. Carlos Mejia faces charges of aggravated assault, making terroristic threats and weapons counts...
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23-year-old Jose Quintanilla Cruz of Hempstead is accused of committing murder for MS-13.
Nassau County Police
September 27, 2018 - 9:06 am
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- Nassau County Police have made another arrest in connection with a suspected MS-13 murder. Jose Quintanilla Cruz, 23, of Hempstead will be arraigned Thursday, on a charge of second degree murder. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Carlos Rivas-Majano of Uniondale was killed in...
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John Montone
September 27, 2018 - 7:32 am
A Good Samaraitan was stabbed in the chest while trying to break up a fight between a homeless man and a woman in Queens.
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Google Street View
September 26, 2018 - 6:38 pm
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut city is considering whether to change the name of a street that honors the father of Paul Manafort. The Republican mayor of New Britain last month changed the name of Paul Manafort Drive to Paul Manafort Sr. Drive, clarifying that it refers to the three-term...
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Google Street View
September 26, 2018 - 6:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Queens-based criminal defense attorney and another man described as an alleged fixer have been indicted on charges they bribed a witness who testified in a double-homicide trial on Long Island. The 65-year-old lawyer, John Scarpa Jr., pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Tuesday...
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