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Roger Stern
December 07, 2018 - 6:19 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for two men who tried to lure young girls into a van near a New Jersey elementary school on Tuesday and Wednesday, officials said. In the last case, the men were driving around in a dark minivan with tinted windows and tried to lure the pre-teen girls as...
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NYPD
December 06, 2018 - 7:00 pm
An NYPD officer opened fire on a suspected drug dealer in the Bronx Wednesday night, but the suspect wasn't the only person struck.
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December 06, 2018 - 6:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Knicks and Rangers owner James Dolan has agreed to pay more than $600,000 in civil penalties for running afoul of federal securities law. The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday that Dolan failed to notify federal authorities after acquiring additional stock in the...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:31 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- The CEO of a New Jersey hospital has resigned following an outbreak that may have claimed the lives of three infants. John Kastanis' departure from University Hospital in Newark was announced Thursday. He will formally leave his post Dec. 14. The announcement came about two...
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AP
December 06, 2018 - 5:27 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York lawmakers are poised to get their first pay raise in twenty years. A state compensation committee on Thursday voted to increase legislative pay from $79,500 annually to $130,000. The increase would be phased in over three years, beginning with a bump to $110,000 on New...
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AP
December 06, 2018 - 5:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal prosecutors are challenging how defense lawyers are being paid in the case against a self-improvement organization accused of branding female followers. Court papers say a trust largely funded by Seagram's liquor fortune heiress Clare Bronfman is bankrolling the defense for...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:16 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey's largest city is forming a commission to make sure new development in the city doesn't displace poor and working-class residents. The Equitable Growth Advisory Committee is expected be formed early in 2019. It seeks to combat a trend that has seen a lack of...
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December 06, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) -- An ex-convict accused of kidnapping a 14-year-old Rochester girl earlier this week and taking her to New York City has been arrested on sexual abuse and other charges. Robert Gonzalez was charged Thursday in Rochester City Court with criminal sex act, use of a child in a sex...
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A 76-foot statue of explorer Christopher Columbus stands in Columbus circle
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December 06, 2018 - 3:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The granite column topped by a marble statue of Christopher Columbus at the southwest corner of Central Park has become a contentious monument, but it's gaining stature as a landmark. RELATED: Everyone's Italian today: Columbus Day Parade takes over New York City for 74th...
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Stage at a comedy club.
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Mike Montone
December 06, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- His jokes were good enough for Saturday Night Live, but not the crowd at Columbia University. A former SNL writer was reportedly given the hook during a performance, after students became uncomfortable. RELATED: Comedian Andy Gross stirs outrage at Purdue University |...
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