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Yellow Taxis
John Montone/1010 WINS
March 06, 2019 - 7:15 am
New York City taxi drivers are taking their complaints against a recently imposed congestion pricing surcharge to the streets of midtown at 1 p.m. Wednesday.
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Al Jones
March 05, 2019 - 7:26 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- NYPD commissioner James O'Neill on Tuesday defended officers who towed cars to make way for their personal cars to play flag football at an Inwood park Sunday. About 30 cars near Columbia University’s Baker Field were towed before the game began. The cars were not towed to a...
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Oxycodone is the generic name for a range of opoid pain killing tablets. Prescription bottle for Oxycodone tablets and pills on metal table for opioid epidemic illustration
Dreamstime
March 05, 2019 - 12:38 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo believes legalizing marijuana should be a no-brainer, but not everyone is on board. RELATED: WATCH: Fake Rx scripts rain down in anti-opioid protest at Guggenheim | Opioid addiction now eligible for NJ medical marijuana program | Lawsuits ramp up pressure...
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NYC Council Speaker Corey Johnson
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March 05, 2019 - 10:27 am
City Council Speaker Corey Johnson believes the number one issue for New Yorkers is mass transit.
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Suspect in punching of 8-year-old on subway
NYPD
March 05, 2019 - 6:22 am
An unidentified man punched an 8-year-old on the subway Monday night, police say.
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March 04, 2019 - 5:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A New York City police detective who sued to join the police department at age 48 has retired 20 years later as the department's oldest officer. The Daily News reports that Detective Michael Cusumano retired Thursday at age 68. Cusumano was working in his family's kitchen and bath...
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A yellow cab in New York City.
Dreamstime
March 04, 2019 - 5:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police say a New York City taxi driver is dead after he suffered a medical episode and crashed into a pole. Police say 62-year-old Ilya Sukholinskyv crashed his yellow taxi into a light pole on Kings Highway in Brooklyn at about 11 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to a hospital, where he...
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Chuck Schumer
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March 04, 2019 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York Sen. Chuck Schumer says he'll propose legislation to get the stalled, multibillion-dollar Gateway rail project moving forward. The Democrat told a business group Monday his proposed bill would allow New Jersey and New York to advance money to get construction started and...
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An MTA bus in New York City
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March 04, 2019 - 12:29 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man was struck and killed by an MTA bus on Monday morning, at 75th and Roosevelt Ave in Jackson Heights, Queens. RELATED: WATCH: Man goes berserk, attacks MTA bus in East Village | Homeless man arrested after attempting to rape woman on MTA bus | MTA bus driver charged in...
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Fernando Mateo offering reward for arrest of killer of deceased for-hire driver
Roger Stern
March 03, 2019 - 1:18 pm
Police are investigating the stabbing death of a for-hire driver in the Bronx.
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