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Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 23, 2018 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) — The New York tabloid Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it wants to focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. It’s no secret that I’ve disagreed...
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Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Three people have been rescued following a house collapse in New Jersey. A three-story home on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township collapsed just before 7 a.m. but it's not clear why. One person pulled from the rubble suffered minor injuries. There was no...
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Open Aluminum Soft Drink Can With Water Drops.
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 9:38 am
TOTOWA, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- This might make you think twice the next time you pop open a can of your favorite soft drink. A Totowa woman is suing after she claims she found an entire dead rodent in an Arizona beverage can she bought at a local CVS. Samantha Corrado bought the big can in August of...
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Ocean horizon file image
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It must have been some party aboard the party boat Avalon. Cops say it dumped 500 gallons of human waste in the water off of Red Hook on Sunday -- that works out to about 300 flushes of the average toilet. Red Hook residents told the New York Post that they're outraged. “Let...
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Police Tape File Image
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There was some kind of trouble around 5:45 p.m. Sunday at South Street and Market Slip in lower Manhattan. Cops say 10 to 15 males were involved in the incident just steps from the Murray Bergtraum Softball Field and two playgrounds. One of the males was slashed in the face...
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The scene following a steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron district.
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
July 22, 2018 - 7:21 pm
Cleanup in the Flatiron District from a steam pipe explosion was nearly complete Sunday, but nearly 500 residents and business owners may remain displaced into the week.
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Robbery suspect
NYPD
July 22, 2018 - 6:49 pm
A taxi driver was punched in the face and robbed by two men in Brooklyn Friday, police say.
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raccoons
Dreamstime
July 22, 2018 - 6:41 pm
Dozens of raccoons have died in Central Park from a viral outbreak that can cause zombie-like behavior.
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Jerome Pippins
NYPD
July 22, 2018 - 3:43 pm
The father who took his infant daughter and prompted an Amber Alert was charged with acting in a manner injurious to a child Sunday.
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Escaped prisoner
NYPD
July 22, 2018 - 2:18 pm
Police arrested a thief who made off from police custody while in handcuffs in SoHo late Friday.
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