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Sand Tiger Sharks at the New York Aquarium.
New York Aquarium
September 05, 2018 - 5:53 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Researchers say a tooth taken from the leg of a boy bitten at New York's Fire Island has been identified as that of a sand tiger shark. University of Florida researchers compared DNA from the tooth to a genetic dataset of sharks to determine its species. In a release Wednesday,...
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Is it the Tappan Zee or the Cuomo?
John Montone/1010 WINS
September 05, 2018 - 5:52 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Operations to shift eastbound traffic onto the second span of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge are scheduled to begin later this week. The New York State Thruway Authority announced Wednesday that state police will temporarily stop southbound traffic on Interstate 87 so...
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner
(Photo by Alex Wong/Sipa USA)
September 05, 2018 - 5:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after The Associated Press reported the Kushner family firm owes over a half-million dollars in fines to New York City, an official is calling for a probe into the larger problem of why a whopping $1.5 billion in fines has gone uncollected from landlords and others across the...
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NYPD
September 05, 2018 - 3:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is seeking a man in connection with an attempted rape that took place on the New England Thruway overpass at Steenwick Avenue in the Bronx involving a woman pushing her infant in a stroller. The woman, 20, was walking along the overpass around 8 a.m. on Tuesday,...
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 The reflecting pools at the National September 11 Memorial
(Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
September 05, 2018 - 3:41 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Another group of Ground Zero cancer victims has emerged. John Mormando was back at work at the Mercantile Exchange a week after the attacks on the World Trade Center just across the West Side Highway. He ran the New York City Marathon last November. "I felt a little lump on...
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Automotive High School
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September 05, 2018 - 1:13 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- With summer vacation in the rearview mirror, it's back to school for New York City's children. The first day was barely underway when things got violent in Brooklyn. Authorities say two students got into a fight at Automotive High School on Bedford Ave in Greenpoint. A 16-...
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Clown file image
Dreamstime
September 05, 2018 - 12:16 pm
MASSAPEQUA, NY (1010 WINS) -- Cops aren't laughing about a clown who was allegedly terrorizing children Tuesday night on Long Island. They say 17-year-old Christopher DeSousa was wearing a clown mask and costume when he chased several kids with a stun gun inside Massapequa's John Burns Park. He was...
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In this Aug. 27, 2018 photo released by NBC, Mark D'Amico, left, and Kate McClure speak with host Megyn Kelly on "Megyn Kelly Today."
(Nathan Congleton/NBC via AP)
September 05, 2018 - 11:44 am
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) — The lawyer for a homeless man in Philadelphia whose selflessness led to donations of over $400,000 through an online fundraising page said Tuesday that all the money is gone. Johnny Bobbitt's attorney, Chris Fallon, said he learned to his surprise that the cash was gone...
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Sea Turtle file image
Dreamstime
September 05, 2018 - 11:09 am
POINT PLEASANT, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Tammie and friends are back home. Tammie is a 250 lbs loggerhead sea turtle who was rescued by the crew of the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Lawrence Lawson after they found her floating and unable to dive off the coast of Cape May while on a routine patrol. The crew...
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Ambulances lined up at JFK Airport where passengers on an Emirates flight reported feeling ill.
Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS
September 05, 2018 - 10:40 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Emirates Airline says 10 passengers were attended to by health officials after falling ill on a flight from Dubai. Statement: Emirates can confirm that about 10 passengers on #EK203 from Dubai to New York were taken ill. On arrival, as a precaution, they were attended to by...
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