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January 11, 2019 - 5:33 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The campaign of U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been fined $1,500 for not having the required workers' compensation for a month last year. A spokeswoman for the New York state Workers' Compensation Board, Melissa Stewart, said Friday that Ocasio-Cortez's Democratic...
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WABC
January 11, 2019 - 5:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A Manhattan woman has expressed her gratitude to a man who recovered her purse, containing $10,000, from a subway platform. Aiya Tulemaganbetova met with Richard Taverna on Thursday. He found her Chanel bag, including an envelope filled with $100 bills, on a subway bench near...
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Passengers step off of an Amtrak train.
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January 11, 2019 - 5:24 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) -- Amtrak trains are back on track between New York and Connecticut after a downed power wire disrupted rail service in the Northeast for several hours. Amtrak officials say an overhead wire that powers the trains came down Friday morning near Pelham Bay in the Bronx. It was...
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AP
January 11, 2019 - 5:21 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Lawmakers in New York are poised to approve early voting and easier registration as part of a major overhaul of the state's antiquated voting laws, which have been blamed for decades of low turnout at the polls. The Senate and Assembly both plan to take up a package of election...
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A sign stands near the site of the December 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting
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January 11, 2019 - 5:17 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) -- A Connecticut judge has ruled that families of the victims killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting can review the financial documents of the conspiracy theory site Infowars that called the shooting a hoax. Six Newtown families filed a lawsuit in April against Infowars...
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Women's March New York
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January 11, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- For the third time since President Trump took office, women's marches are being held around the nation in support of gender quality. RELATED: State Police Prevent Black Women's March From Crossing Cuomo Bridge In New York, there's more than one event and it's created some...
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This Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019, photo shows "Millie on the South Lawn" by Christine Merrill, alongside a letter from former first lady Barbara Bush on display at the American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog in New York. The museum opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
January 11, 2019 - 3:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — It's a museum that invites visitors to come! Sit! And stay. The American Kennel Club Museum of the Dog opens Feb. 8 in midtown Manhattan, returning to New York after three decades on the outskirts of St. Louis. The collection boasts portraits of royal and presidential pets,...
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Cuddlist
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January 11, 2019 - 1:07 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There are a variety of ways to get touched for money in New York -- not all of them legal -- but some people are cuddling for cash. Without the human touch 'cuddlist' Brianna says we may not feel like ourselves. RELATED: New York's NICU Babies Get Cuddles From Volunteer...
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Steven Pollard
FDNY
January 11, 2019 - 10:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 30-year-old firefighter was being laid to rest Friday, after dying in a fall from the Mill Basin Drawbridge on Sunday night while responding to a car crash on the Belt Parkway. RELATED: FDNY firefighter killed in fall from Brooklyn drawbridge Captain Jimmy Quinn was at the...
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Google Street View
January 10, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a grenade found in the trash outside a Connecticut gym was inert and did not pose a danger. Police say an employee of LA Fitness in Newington was taking out the trash at about 8 a.m. Thursday and noticed what appeared to be a grenade with the pin still in on top...
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