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Mike McCarthy
August 28, 2018 - 2:50 pm
BROOKLYN (1010 WINS) -- "Jaws" it was not. But a small shark that swam ashore Tuesday afternoon on Coney Island Beach off of West 16th Street still left beach-goers a bit shocked. The shark made it's appearance around 1 p.m. and returned to the water soon afterwards, but not before it was...
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Hoboken has suffered 7 water main breaks over a 6 week period.
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August 28, 2018 - 12:37 pm
HOBOKEN, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- When a water main breaks in the Tri-State area, chances are it's in Hoboken. There have been nearly a dozen breaks over the last 6 weeks and seven of them have been major -- it's not even winter, when most breaks occur. This morning I briefed residents on the 14 water...
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August 28, 2018 - 9:29 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tuesday's hot and humid weather might have you dreaming of cooler fall days to come. To get you started, today is Pumpkinox -- it's the day Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte returns. This year's release date of August 28, is the drink's earliest official launch date. For some,...
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An MTA bus in New York City
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August 28, 2018 - 8:14 am
A bus driver in Brooklyn had to be rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon after a man smashed in a window with an aerosol can.
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Dreamstime
August 28, 2018 - 7:00 am
The entire staff of a Bronx housing project has been disciplined for allegedly having too much fun on taxpayer funded time.
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August 27, 2018 - 6:30 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed off on $500 million in new bonds for vocational schools and school security. The Democrat signed the legislation after sending it back to the Democrat-controlled Legislature with his proposal to slash the original bill to $500 million from $1...
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner
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August 27, 2018 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate company was fined $210,000 by New York City regulators on Monday following an Associated Press investigationearlier this year that showed it routinely filed false documents with the city claiming it had no rent-regulated tenants in its buildings when,...
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Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 6:23 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has vetoed legislation imposing a five-cent fee on plastic carry-out bags. The Democratic governor announced the veto Monday. He says the fee doesn't go far enough to reduce the prevalence of plastic bags that can mar the state's shoreline and clog...
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City is poised to reactivate 140 speed cameras in school zones after city leaders and Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo figured out a way to circumvent the state Legislature. The program expired last month after the state Senate failed to pass legislation renewing the cameras...
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Liberty Island file
Dreamstime
August 27, 2018 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A fire on Liberty Island, home to the Statue of Liberty, prompted the evacuation of the island around noon Monday, after 3 propane cylinders caught on fire at a construction site, officials said. One construction worker was injured. About two hours later, the FDNY said the...
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