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Osvaldo Nunez
NYPD
August 01, 2018 - 7:00 am
A rookie police officer is being hailed as a hero after he helped save a baby who had stopped breathing.
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July 31, 2018 - 7:27 pm
PATERSON, N.J. (AP) -- Passaic County authorities have charged two men with killing a pizza deliveryman. County Prosecutor Camelia Valdes says 18-year-old Andy DeJesus and 18-year-old Joel Nunez, both from Garfield, are charged with murder, robbery and other offenses in the killing of 27-year-old...
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FILE - In this Sept. 21, 2015, file photo, retired professional tennis player James Blake arrives at City Hall in New York. During his second departmental trial connected to the incident, New York City Police Officer James Frascatore, who tackled Blake in a mistaken arrest outside a Manhattan hotel in 2015, says he and his family have been getting death threats. Frascatore had been penalized 10 vacation days in his first departmental trial last fall, but the police commissioner overruled that recommendation and docked him five days. Blake says the punishment was too light. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
July 31, 2018 - 6:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The police officer who tackled retired tennis player James Blake in a mistaken arrest outside a Manhattan hotel testified Tuesday that he and his family have been getting death threats since the 2015 incident. Officer James Frascatore was part of an undercover operation targeting...
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Queens shooting
Sam Liebman/1010 WINS
July 31, 2018 - 5:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010WINS/AP) -- A New York murder-suicide that left four people dead, including a 6-year-old boy and his Dutch mother, may have stemmed from a trans-Atlantic custody fight. The boy and his mother were found dead of gunshot wounds in a Queens apartment on Monday night, along with a second...
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Cod fish file
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 3:20 pm
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) -- A Jersey shore restaurant is fighting back after a customer posted a video of a worm crawling out of a piece of fish. The video was shot over the weekend at Stella Marina Bar & Restaurant in Asbury Park and shows the thin, pale worm crawling out of a piece of cod. In a...
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Generic police officer, file image.
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 11:46 am
MINEOLA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- The Nassau County Police Department has scrapped a controversial coding system it's been using for years on an internal spreadsheet to categorize minority employees. The New York Civil Liberties Union said it discovered the notations through public records requests and...
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Seeing eye dog file
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 10:46 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey has an official state animal; the horse, its official fruit is blueberry, and the common blue violet is the official state flower. What New Jersey doesn't have is an official state dog. Republican State Senator Anthony Bucco wants to change that. He's...
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Trophy case at Stuyvesant High School.
Stuyvesant High School
July 31, 2018 - 10:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A spokesman for Mayor Bill de Blasio says he's committed to changing the admission policy to the city's elite high schools despite opposition from State Senator Tony Avella of Queens. The mayor has called the test an unfair barrier to black and Latino students. Avella has...
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Prostitute file image
Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 9:12 am
CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Suffolk County officials are changing the way they fight human trafficking. The Suffolk County Police Department rolled out a permanent human trafficking unit that will treat prostitutes as victims. Suffolk County Police Commissioner Geraldine Hart was joined...
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Dreamstime
July 31, 2018 - 8:47 am
FREEPORT, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- There's a certain kind of business they don't want at the vineyards on the east end of Long Island -- rowdy bachelorette parties. Some vineyards are now banning such parties on the grounds that they tend to ruin the quaint atmosphere. As one visitor put it, you don't...
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