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October 11, 2018 - 10:35 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The family of a 17-month-old who was scalded by hot water at an Applebee's restaurant in Queens last week, is planning a lawsuti against the chain. The toddler spilled a cup of steaming water that had been placed on the table, resulting in numerous burns. "He thought the...
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Tyrone Harrison
Harrison family
October 11, 2018 - 10:11 am
PISCATAWAY, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Cops are searching for the drag racing driver they say killed a beloved educator. Video released by the Middlesex County Prosecutor shows three cars screaming down Stelton Road in Piscataway on Saturday night. The drag race turned deadly when a Honda hit 49-year-old...
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October 11, 2018 - 8:23 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A New York man is accused of building a 200-pound bomb the feds say he planned to detonate on Election Day on the National Mall in Washington. Paul Rosenfeld, 56, of Tappan, was charged Wednesday with unlawfully manufacturing a destructive device and interstate...
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 Drugs and syringe for Legionnaires' disease.
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October 10, 2018 - 7:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City health officials say one person has died in connection with the latest cluster of Legionnaires' disease cases in lower Washington Heights that has stricken 16 people. The Health Department said Wednesday the person had underlying health conditions. It's the second...
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October 10, 2018 - 6:26 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A professional poker player who was charged in a New York marijuana bust earlier this year is now charged with funneling marijuana and hash oils into the Baltimore area. The Baltimore Sun reports 50-year-old Micah Raskin was charged Oct. 1 with distributing 100 kilograms or more...
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October 10, 2018 - 6:19 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's re-election campaign says it will make a charitable donation with a $25,000 political contribution that was illegally arranged by a former top Democratic official from Buffalo. Ex-Erie County Democratic chairman Steve Pigeon pleaded guilty to a...
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October 10, 2018 - 6:14 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Two men charged in the fatal shooting of a New Jersey college student during a burglary at his fraternity house have reached plea deals with prosecutors. Nafee Cotman and Taquan Harris initially were charged with felony murder and other counts in the May 2106 death of New...
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Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez
Brooklyn DA's Office
October 10, 2018 - 3:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 'spiritual leader' from Brooklyn is accused of drugging and raping two women during so-called reigious ceremonies. District Attorney Eric Gonzalez says 51-year-old Nigel Kennedy is a 'sexual predator.' A 51-year-old man from East Flatbush, Brooklyn has been indicted on...
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Dreamstime
October 10, 2018 - 2:51 pm
TAPPAN, NY (1010 WINS) -- Police and the FBI were swarming outside of a home in upstate Tappan on Wednesday, to make an arrest over alleged threats against someone or something in Washington D.C. Details were scarce, but LoHud reports the arrest was taking place on Slocum Ave off of Washington Ave...
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"The Real Housewives of New Jersey" stars Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice, left, and his wife, Teresa Giudice, walk out of Martin Luther King Jr. Courthouse
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October 10, 2018 - 2:42 pm
YORK, Pa. (AP) — The husband of "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice will be deported back to Italy once he's released from prison next year, according to a judge's ruling Wednesday. Giuseppe "Joe" Giudice appeared before an immigration court in York, Pennsylvania, via teleconference...
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