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U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., right, speaks with people in the audience after making remarks during a campaign stop, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019, at a home in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)
February 17, 2019 - 11:12 pm
Democratic presidential candidates spent Sunday courting voters in states with influential early roles in the 2020 primary, their busy pace of holiday weekend campaigning demonstrating that the contest to challenge President Donald Trump is fully underway. The weeklong congressional recess for...
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FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York. Weiner has been released from federal prison in Massachusetts. The New York Democrat, a once-rising star who also ran for mayor, was convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old North Carolina girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website now shows Weiner is in the custody of its Residential Re-entry Management office in Brooklyn, New York. It’s not immediately clear when he was transferred and where he’s currently staying. The bureau, federal court in New York and Weiner’s lawyer didn’t immediately comment. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
February 17, 2019 - 7:32 pm
AYER, Mass. (AP) — Disgraced former Congressman Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison after being convicted of having illicit online contact with a 15-year-old girl in 2017. The Federal Bureau of Prisons website shows the 54-year-old New York Democrat is currently in the custody of...
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Sunday snow
February 17, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A system will bring a mix of snow and rain to our area Sunday night into Tuesday – the first of two rounds of winter weather hitting the Tri-State this week.
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A member of a dragon dance group carries the head of the dragon during the Chinese Lunar New Year parade in Chinatown in New York, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
February 17, 2019 - 4:31 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Drums, dragons and dancers paraded through New York's Chinatown on Sunday to usher in the Year of the Pig in the metropolis with the biggest population of Chinese descent of any city outside Asia. Confetti and spectators a half-dozen or more deep at points lined the route of the...
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Richmond Hill vigil for slain detective Brian Simonsen
Samantha Liebman
February 17, 2019 - 3:48 pm
The Ozone Park Block Association along with local clergy spearheaded a vigil to remember recently slain Det. Brian Simonsen.
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Fernando Mateo speaks on behalf of bodega owners in Mott Haven
Roger Stern
February 17, 2019 - 1:56 pm
When and if recreational marijuana is legalized in New York, bodega owners want their fair share of the profits.
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Penn Station subway station
1010 WINS
February 17, 2019 - 1:14 pm
A Hoboken businessman was stunned at the results he found after using a handheld testing device to examine the number of bacteria on ATMs throughout New York City.
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50 Cent
© Anthony Behar
February 17, 2019 - 12:11 pm
A Brooklyn precinct commander is reportedly being investigated for threatening the life of rapper and actor 50 Cent, reports the Daily News.
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Synagogue vandalism
1010 WINS
February 17, 2019 - 10:54 am
Police are looking for suspects in an act of vandalism at a Brooklyn synagogue that’s being investigated as a possible hate crime.
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Pawel Boduch
Bergen County Prosecutor’s Office
February 16, 2019 - 4:58 pm
A New Jersey man has been charged after his elderly parents were found stabbed to death at their home this weekend, police say.
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