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Detective Brian Simonsen
NYPD
February 13, 2019 - 6:45 pm
The NYPD is mourning the death of a detective who was shot and killed while investigating a robbery at a Queens cellphone store in what police commissioner James O'Neill said was a "tragic case of friendly fire" Tuesday night.
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AP
February 13, 2019 - 6:07 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A white supremacist who killed a black man with a sword wanted to ignite a worldwide race war, a prosecutor told a judge who sentenced the man Wednesday to life in prison without parole. Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance read excerpts from James Jackson's hate-filled...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
February 13, 2019 - 6:01 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Federal authorities have charged a Rikers Island correctional officer with smuggling drugs into the New York City jail. Court records unsealed this week show 23-year-old Simon Gordon faces bribery and drug charges following an investigation by the city's Department of Investigation...
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Ambulance File Image
Dreamstime
February 13, 2019 - 2:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An FDNY EMT is under arrest for allegedly stealing a credit card from a patient who died in his care. RELATED: Off-duty FDNY EMT dies after crashing motorcycle into Queens home | Heather Locklear arrested for alleged attack on deputy, EMT | Bronx Street Named In Honor Of...
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Christopher Ransom NYPD
NYPD
February 13, 2019 - 1:12 pm
The robbery suspect behind a phone store holdup that left a 19-year veteran of the NYPD dead is a career criminal with an extensive rap sheet, including for grand larceny and impersonating a cop, according to law enforcement sources and officials.
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Jamaica Hospital Simonsen
1010 WINS
February 13, 2019 - 10:49 am
An NYPD detective was shot and killed in a suspected case of “friendly fire” while responding to reports of a robbery at a cellphone store in Queens Tuesday evening.
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Flag at half staff outside Riverhead High School
1010 WINS
February 13, 2019 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Tributes and messages of condolence were pouring in on Wednesday morning, for an NYPD detective who was shot and killed while investigating a robbery at a Queens cellphone store on Tuesday night. RELATED: East Village mugger pistol whips off-duty cop | Rookie cop in Northern...
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Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman
Getty Images
February 13, 2019 - 6:18 am
NEW YORK (AP) — In the world of corrections, there are inmates who pose security risks, and then there's "El Chapo." Drug lord Joaquin Guzman has an unparalleled record of jailbreaks, having escaped two high-security Mexican prisons before his ultimate capture and extradition to the United States...
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King, a wire fox terrier, poses for photographs after winning Best in Show at the 143rd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, in New York.(AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
February 13, 2019 - 3:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Wire fox terriers are still King at Westminster. A wire fox from Brazil who's won big in Europe became America's top dog Tuesday night, beating out a crowd-pleasing longhaired dachshund and popular Sussex spaniel. There were some boos — along with modest cheers — at Madison Square...
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File image of a yellow school bus.
Dreamstime
February 12, 2019 - 6:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A school bus slammed into a house in the Bronx late Tuesday afternoon. There was no one on the bus, and there were no injuries. It's unclear why the accident happened. The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. at 1854 Allerton Ave. in the borough's Pelham Gardens section. The...
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