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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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January 10, 2019 - 6:03 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- A state audit has found lapses at a program that rewards employers who hire young workers -- including a 62-year-old who was deemed eligible for the program. The review, published Thursday by Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli, found several problems in the state-run program,...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:59 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he will deliver his State of the State address and unveil his budget proposal next Tuesday in Albany. The Democrat is expected to detail proposals to legalize marijuana, codify abortion rights and impose congestion tolls on Manhattan as a way to...
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January 10, 2019 - 5:41 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Some federal employees furloughed under the government shutdown may be recalled to start examining a limousine that crashed in rural upstate New York three months ago, killing 20 people, the National Transportation Safety Board said Thursday. An NTSB statement said with the...
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Is it the Tappan Zee or the Cuomo?
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January 10, 2019 - 5:39 pm
TARRYTOWN, N.Y. (AP) -- The planned demolition of the old Tappan Zee Bridge this Saturday has been postponed due to inclement weather. Tappan Zee Constructors said Thursday that heavy winds delayed the necessary prep work in order to take down the bridge's east anchor span with explosive charges. A...
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Mayor Bill de Blasio
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January 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
Mayor Bill de Blasio says New York City will create a retirement fund for workers who lack access to employer-sponsored funds and will start a new Office to Protect Tenants.
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Buena wrestler Andrew Johnson
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January 10, 2019 - 12:05 pm
BUENA, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A lawyer for the high school wrestler made to cut his hair for a match in December, says his client is getting grief over his coif. An attorney for Andrew Johnson says officials have an 'unrelenting fixation' on the high school athlete. RELATED: Emergency meeting held...
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Jameek Lowery
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January 10, 2019 - 11:11 am
PATERSON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- There's a new twist in the case of a man who died under controversial circumstances involving Paterson police. It turns out Jameek Lowery, 27, had spinal meningitis. RELATED: Chaos erupts at protest for NJ man who died after visit to police HQ He died after walking...
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NYPD
January 10, 2019 - 9:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man who allegedly lured and raped a 12-year-old girl in the Bronx turned himself in to the NYPD Thursday afternoon, officials said. He has yet to be charged. On Friday, the man lured the girl off the street and into his black SUV on Elder Avenue in Soundview, police said...
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January 10, 2019 - 9:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New video shows one of the men beaten by police in Washington Heights this week, bragging that they can't mess with him because he already has lawsuits against the police. RELATED: WATCH: Police beat 2 men with batons in Manhattan The two men -- identified as Aaron Grissom,...
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