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June 13, 2019 - 6:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP/1010 WINS) -- A Staten Island man has been arrested on charges he hired someone to kill a man he believed was having an affair with his wife. Ramon Ramirez was held without bail after his arrest Thursday. No one was killed. A second man, Vance Collins, also was charged in an indictment...
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Burger King
June 13, 2019 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Burger King has partnered up with Netflix's hit show "Stranger Things" and will be serving an upside-down whopper. Served on their 1980's era packaging, the fast food chain explained that the burger is just a regular Whopper served with the bottom of the bun on the top of...
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Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Five 10th and 11th graders have been named National Student Poets and will serve as regional literary ambassadors through readings, workshops and other programs. The winners, including Alondra Uribe of New York City will each receive $5,000. The other winners include...
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FDR Four Freedoms State Park
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 11:45 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The Four Freedoms Park will unveil New York City’s largest LGBTQ Pride Flag. The Park’s 12-foot-by-100-foot grand staircase will transform into a gigantic Pride flag, from Friday, June 14 to Sunday, June 30, in celebration of the progress that’s been made over the past 50...
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Juliet Papa
June 13, 2019 - 10:49 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) -- Cuba Gooding Jr. was arrested and charged with forcible touching Thursday, following an allegation that he groped a woman at a Manhattan bar last Sunday. He denies the allegation. The actor arrived at the NYPD's Special Victims Unit in East Harlem around 2 p.m. Thursday...
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Press Association
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 10:13 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The state Senate is expected to vote to end a religious exemption for vaccinations in New York on Thursday and the Assembly is set to move the bill to the floor for a vote in the coming days. Amid an outbreak of measles, the state Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo appear set...
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Atsushi Nishijima/Netflix
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 9:12 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- More fallout following the Netflix's miniseries "When They See Us'' which dramatizes the events surrounding the Central Park Five trial. According to a report from the The New York Post , on Wednesday, Elizabeth Lederer informed Columbia Law School that she would not seek...
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Accuweather
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 6:38 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Some heavy rain is expected for the morning commute on Thursday. Periods of rain and drenching thunderstorms through the midday hours with a couple of lingering showers in the afternoon and a high 66 degrees. A coastal flood statement was issued for Southern Queens, from 5...
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Fire truck
Dreamstime
Kimberly Dole
June 13, 2019 - 6:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A four alarm fire broke out just after 4:00 a.m. inside a three story home on Thursday in the Midwood section of Brooklyn, and now arson is being eyed as the cause. 1010 WINS has learned that its a case of suspected arson and the police are looking for someone who...
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Twitter/@NYPDchaplains
David Caplan
June 12, 2019 - 7:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD held its annual Pride celebration Tuesday night at One Police Plaza, where the Pride and transgender flags were proudly displayed. "A great night at One Police Plaza celebrating #Pride within the NYPD and all of NYC!" Chief of the Department Terence Monahan tweeted...
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