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Cops are looking for a man who groped a 6-year-old inside a Union Square Barnes and Noble.
August 31, 2018 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is looking for a man who molested a six-year-old boy inside the Barnes and Noble at Union Square on Wednesday. The man grabbed the boy on his rear end and groin area, but was not physically hurt. Cops have surveillance photos of the suspect. Anyone with information...
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New Jersey residents get some sun on the last weekend of summer
John Montone/1010 WINS
August 31, 2018 - 10:43 am
BELMAR, NJ (1010 WINS) -- If you're like most people you're no doubt relieved that summer is finally coming to an end -- well nobody really wants that, actually most could probably use a few more months. We won't get that, but things are starting to cool off a little. It is going to stay humid...
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August 31, 2018 - 7:41 am
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- One of the more appealing things about New Jersey used to be low gas taxes. But now, the Garden State is well on its way to have some of the highest gas taxes in the nation. Summer can’t be over yet. No !!! #LaborDayWeekend #1010wins pic.twitter.com/r6bfXnNZjP —...
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In this Tuesday, July 19, 2016 file photo, Alex Jones, center right, is escorted by police out of a crowd of protesters outside the Republican convention in Cleveland.
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August 30, 2018 - 6:48 pm
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A judge has denied conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' request to dismiss a lawsuit surrounding the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre that he has called a hoax. The Infowars host is being sued for defamation in Texas by the parents of a 6-year-old who was among the 20...
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August 30, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A 29-year-old New York City man is dead after he was pulled from the water at Orchard Beach in the Bronx Wednesday night. Police say 29-year-old Adolfo Munoz went missing while he was swimming after 7 p.m. Wednesday. Divers began searching for the Munoz after receiving...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:49 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A New Jersey lawmaker is calling on the state's attorney general to form a grand jury to investigate potential sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Democratic state Sen. Joseph Vitale said Thursday he wants Attorney General Gurbir Grewal to confirm whether ``generations of hidden...
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Donald Trump
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August 30, 2018 - 4:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A former chauffeur for President Donald Trump has dropped his lawsuit alleging he was not paid for thousands of hours of work. Noel Cintron's attorney, Larry Hutcher, said Thursday that the case has been submitted to arbitration for resolution. The Trump Organization had requested...
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August 30, 2018 - 4:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is announcing a plan to move the carriage horses that line up along the southern edge of Central Park to designated boarding spots inside the park. The Democrat promised during his 2013 mayoral campaign to ban the horses and buggies ``on Day One...
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Macro shot of a dired marijuana bud with crystalline structures
August 30, 2018 - 11:46 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo got the ball rolling Thursday on a push to legalize recreational marijuana use. He announced a series of 15 listening sessions around the state in September and October to get community input on marijuana legislation that state lawmakers might consider in...
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Nassau County police have found a body after a search in East Meadow.
Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS
August 30, 2018 - 11:30 am
EAST MEADOW, NY (1010 WINS) -- The remains of a teenage boy have turned up in a wooded section of East Meadow near Kellenberg Memorial High School and Nassau County Police Commissioner Patrick Ryder said while they don't have an ID on the victim, they know who killed him. Charged with #MS -13...
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