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December 05, 2018 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Authorities say a Wall Street CEO has been sentenced to 3 1/3 to 10 years in prison for scams that targeted Villanova University, a New York City church and others. General Capital Corporation CEO Anthony Nyame (nee-AH'-may), of the Bronx, was sentenced on Wednesday after pleading...
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NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 5:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD has apprehended a man who on Monday allegedly attempted to rape a woman in front of a Washington Heights church, police said. UPDATE on WANTED FOR ATTEMPTED RAPE @NYPD33Pct in #Manhattan (164th/ St. Nich) on 12-3-18, around 11:30 PM has been apprehended @NYPDSVU . #...
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New Jersey's MetLife Stadium will play host to a team in the new XFL.
Gov Phil Murphy via Twitter
Mike Montone
December 05, 2018 - 3:08 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Maybe it'll fare a little better this time -- the XFL is coming back in 2020. RELATED: Former quarterback Oliver Luck to become XFL commissioner League commissioner and CEO Oliver Luck said 30 cities were in the running for teams, but in the end only 8 will be...
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NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 3:08 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man wanted for inappropriately touching a boy, 9, Monday morning on a southbound A train in lower Manhattan, has been captured, police announced Wednesday afternoon. The individual wanted in connection with the Sexual Abuse on 12/3/18 on the ‘A’-- in #Midtown has been...
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Officers Timofeeva & Drozd saved a 7-year-girl from a serious asthma attack.
NYPD
December 05, 2018 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A couple of New York cops are being hailed as heroes for their quick actions at a Staten Island home on Tuesday. RELATED: Suffolk Officer Who Saved Couple's Newborn Named Godfather | Brooklyn Mother Grateful To Cops Who Saved Baby’s Life | Cabbie Shot 8 Times During Bronx...
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Samantha Liebman
December 05, 2018 - 2:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's Apollo Theater plans to build two new performance spaces to incubate works by up-and-coming artists. Executives at the Harlem institution say the new Apollo Performing Arts Center will feature one space with 99 seats and another with 199. The New York Times reports...
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Christmas tree file
Dreamstime
Mike Montone
December 05, 2018 - 1:45 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- They aren't very merry in Monmouth County, Gloucester is filled with Grinches, it's 'bah humbug' in Bergen County, and, well you get where this is going -- a recent study found New Jersey is lacking when it comes to the Christmas spirit. RELATED: PHOTOS: Rockefeller...
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Santa checks his list.
Tatiana Badaeva
December 05, 2018 - 1:29 pm
MONTVILLE, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A New Jersey substitute teacher who told students that Santa isn't real was fired, officials said Tuesday. Montville Schools Superintendent Rene Rovtar told NJ.com that the teacher will not teach at the school in question or any other K-12 schools in the New Jersey...
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Amazon packages found dumped on the side of the road in Harding, N.J.
Harding Police Department
December 05, 2018 - 1:00 pm
HARDING, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- There are two dozen Amazon packages that never made it to customers in New Jersey. RELATED: Dozens treated for exposure to bear repellant at NJ Amazon warehouse | New York lawmakers look to block Amazon’s Long Island City deal | Midtown Amazon store stormed by...
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James Rackover mugshot.
Broward County Police
December 05, 2018 - 11:34 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- James Rackover has been sentenced to life in prison. RELATED: Trial to begin for Upper East Side man accused in booze, drug filled murder Rackover, the adopted son of a well known jeweler, was found guilty of murder in the stabbing death of 26-year-old Joseph Communale of...
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