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Spitting suspect
February 02, 2019 - 11:38 am
Cops are looking for a loogie-hocking hood who reportedly spit on a woman as she was walking down a sidewalk in Queens.
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February 01, 2019 - 5:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After 25 years of service, commuter bus company Academy Bus is pulling the plug on one New Jersey town. Flyers and social media posts informed riders that the Academy bus line serving Sayreville to Manhattan will stop operating March 1. "Over the past five years, Academy has...
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Restaurant hammer attack
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February 01, 2019 - 5:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The suspect in a fatal hammer attack at a Chinese restaurant in New York City has been arraigned from a psychiatric ward on murder and hate crime charges. A judge on Friday ordered 34-year-old Arthur Martunovich held without bail. He's been hospitalized since his arrest after the...
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February 01, 2019 - 5:18 pm
WOODBRIDGE, N.J. (1010 WINS/AP) -- Police have arrested a New Jersey man who they say faked a slip and fall at a business to get insurance money. Prosecutors say the 57-year-old Randolph man was subcontracted to work at a company in Woodbridge when he faked the fall in 2018. Authorities say...
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Google Street View
February 01, 2019 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Public defenders and a correction officers' union say more than 1,000 inmates have been stuck in cold cells at a federal jail for at least a week. The lead federal defender in Brooklyn, Deirdre von Dornum, tells The New York Times that inmates have flooded federal defenders'...
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NYPD squad car, file image.
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February 01, 2019 - 4:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York Police Department should take steps to increase transparency and accountability in its officer disciplinary process, but it faces a serious obstacle in a state law that keeps case personnel records secret, a panel of criminal justice professionals said on Friday. Two...
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February 01, 2019 - 4:54 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he remains confident the Legislature can vote to legalize recreational marijuana as part of the state budget, which is due on April 1. The optimistic comments came after Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie, D-the Bronx, questioned whether...
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Quentin Tarantino
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Mike Montone
February 01, 2019 - 3:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- They don't offer a $5 shake or a Big Kahuna Burger, but you can fill up on Tarantino inspired fare at a Williamsburg bar. RELATED: Porn Star Stormy Daniels Given Key To City Of West Hollywood | Marvel's Stan Lee gets hero worship at Hollywood memorial | Trump's Hollywood...
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Samantha Liebman
February 01, 2019 - 2:56 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A town hall, organized by the Community Preservation Coalition, was held in Kew Gardens, Queens, Thursday night about the controversial plans to build a jail in the neighborhood. While many Kew Gardens residents say they are not opposed to criminal justice reform, they don't...
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Google Street View
February 01, 2019 - 2:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police say a high school basketball coach shot a parent who showed up at his house to discuss his son's playing time, then tried to pass himself off as a victim. RELATED: Police show video of fatally shot teen possessing fake gun | Child accidentally shoots mother with...
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