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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 16, 2019 - 8:59 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a teen cyclist was killed after crashing into an open car door, then getting run over by a passing box truck in Brooklyn Wednesday night. Authorities say on May 15 at approximately 5:30 p.m., 16-year-old Yisroel Schwartz was riding his bicycle north bound on 17...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 16, 2019 - 7:14 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police officials are searching for a man they say is involved in two incidents of forcible touching in Queens. According to reports, on May 9, at approximately 9:00 p.m., a 32-year-old female victim was approached by an unidentified male in the vicinity of 28 Street and 23...
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May 15, 2019 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Metropolitan Museum of Art says it will stop taking money gifts from members of the Sackler family connected to the pharmaceutical company that makes OxyContin. The museum announced the policy change on Wednesday. The Sackler family has a longstanding philanthropic history with...
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Al Jones
David Caplan
May 15, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Two people were injured after a helicopter landed in the Hudson River near West 30th Street Wednesday afternoon, the FDNY has confirmed to 1010 WINS. The injured are the pilot and a heliport worker injured by debris, the FDNY said. LISTEN LIVE: For more updates on this story...
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Mike Montone
May 15, 2019 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD says something has to be done about sex offenders on the subway. Chief of Detectives Dermot Shea says a ban on sex offenders may be necessary. RELATED: Ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner ordered to register as sex offender Cuomo supports law keeping serial sex offenders off the...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 11:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A chaotic situation unfolded at the Herald Square subway station during the morning rush. RELATED: Worker stabbed breaking up fight at Hell’s Kitchen pizzeria Student charged with terrorism after gun scare at FIT YouTube sensation causes stampede in Times Square A fight...
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BTS
Kevin Winter / Staff
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 10:30 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Fans got what they waited for this morning when they were rewarded for spending days in tents outside Central Park with a performance by South Korean boy band BTS. FULL PERFORMANCE: @BTS_twt performs 'Boys With Luv' LIVE on @GMA in Central Park, kicking off our 2019 Summer...
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Eric Garner's stepfather, Benjamin Carr, mother Gwen Carr and his widow Esaw Garner (R)
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- A medical examiner who performed an autopsy on Eric Garner says a police officer's chokehold set into motion "a lethal sequence of events" that led to his death five years ago. RELATED: Officer in Eric Garner case is scapegoat, lawyer says, protesters disrupt morning rush...
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Sex attack suspect
NYPD
1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 8:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A 68-year-old woman lying unconscious in a bed at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx was sexually assaulted by a man in his 50s who was able to sneak into her room. He fled immediately after the incident, which happened Monday afternoon. Authorities say he was last seen wearing a...
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1010 WINS Newsroom
May 15, 2019 - 7:30 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — With reports of rampant overtime abuse at the MTA and investigations getting underway, the head of the Transit Workers Union is warning that criminalized employees increases likelihood of riders attacking transit workers. Transit Workers Union International head John...
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