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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 10:09 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman was robbed at knifepoint in Central Park Thursday morning, police say. The incident occurred in the park between 101st and 102nd streets at approximately 7:25 a.m. Police say the theif took the victim's purse and an i-phone. The suspect was wearing a red bandana and...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 9:03 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A video of a man lighting a backpack on fire and leaving it on the steps of the Park Slope Jewish Center in Brooklyn on Yom Kippur was released by police early Thursday. Just before 1:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9, the suspect intentionally set the contents of a backpack...
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FILE - In this April 21, 2016, file photo, Matt Lauer, co-host of the NBC "Today" television program, appears on set in Rockefeller Plaza, in New York. A new book by Ronan Farrow, a former NBC News employee who now works at The New Yorker, names the accuser whose story that Lauer raped her in a Sochi hotel room led to his dismissal. Lauer denied the charges in an angry and defiant letter released by his lawyer Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, and said that his public silence since his firing had been a mistake. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
October 10, 2019 - 8:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Two years after Matt Lauer was abruptly fired by NBC News for sexual misconduct, more questions are emerging about the former "Today" show host's behavior and whether bosses looked the other way at problems involving one of the network's biggest stars. A new book by Ronan Farrow, a...
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Kimberly Dole
October 10, 2019 - 8:16 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Drivers on the West Side Highway will soon be forced to slow down. Officials will announce on Thursday that the speed limit on the street will be trimmed from 35 mph to 30 mph between 59th St. and Battery Place, the Daily News reports. According to the city Department of...
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Vaping
Dai Sugano, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 7:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City has filed a federal lawsuit against 22 online sellers of flavored e-cigarettes. RELATED: Cuomo announces New York State's first vaping-related death: Bronx male, 17 The suit accuses the 22 of illegally selling to minors, targeting residents under the age of 21...
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Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 6:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 36-year-old Tae Kwon Do instructor has been charged with first-degree rape and endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly having sexual contact and intercourse with a 12-year-old female student at a Tae Kwon Do studio in Sunnyside according to an announcement from...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 5:05 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police are looking for five men following Bronx raids Wednesday morning that lead to the arrest of 10 alleged members of the Trinitarios gang. The raids and arrests are related to a series of violent attacks, include two brutal assaults and officials are continuing a...
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Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 3:55 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The body of a 19-year-old man was found lying on a Queens street on Wednesday after he was fatally shot, police say. At approximately 1:00 p.m., officials responded to a 911 call for an unconscious male in front of 82-53 268th Street in Glen Oaks. Upon arrival, police foud...
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Sipa USA
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Ample Hills ice cream has recalled all half pints of Peppermint Pattie Ice Cream with Best by Date 6/18/20 time stamps over peanut issues. According to the FDA, the affected ice cream may have peanuts in it, which isn't listed on the label and can cause life-threatening...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
October 09, 2019 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police seek two men wanted in connection to a string of robberies that occurred throughout New York City. The NYPD released a surveillance video early Wednesday and connect the men to eight robberies. Police say the first incident occurred on September 18th at 10:33 p.m. at...
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