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Swimming sign at Fire Island.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York's Fire Island was bitten by a shark. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says a tooth fragment removed from a 13-year-old boy's leg is consistent with a shark's tooth, but it could not...
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A jail cell.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city is releasing tapes, transcripts, and documents from the Central Park Five case. Their convictions were vacated more than 15 years ago, but they'd spent more than a decade in prison for the rape and beating of a jogger in 1989. All five have asked for the release of...
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Generic police officer, file image.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After a dangerous chase at LaGuardia Airport, Port Authority officials are cracking down on illegal rides. On Tuesday, police chased an unlicensed cabbie through Terminal B before he jumped off a departure ramp onto a car roof below and tried to esape in an SUV dirven by his...
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A homeless person sleeps on the steps of a church.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There is anger over a planned homeless shelter in Queens. Ozone Park residents were at a meeting Thursday night to complain -- saying they were told a much-needed shelter for families is planned in a former church parish center, only to find out it's actually going to be a...
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Yankee Stadium
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A subway Series used to be quite a rarity, now they're kinda routine, but still a lot of fun -- even though the teams aren't exactly evenly matched this year. The Yankees soar, the Mets sink, the Yankees win, the Mets stink; just ask the fans. "Yankees of course," one guy...
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Cops say this guy knocked over an 84-year-old woman and shouted an ethnic slur in Midtown.
NYPD
July 20, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops would like a word with the guy who shoved an 84-year-old woman to the ground in Midtown last week, and yelled a racial slur. It happened at 9th Ave and 43rd Street, he was last seen running down 9th Ave. The victim suffered bruising and scrapes. She was taken to the...
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July 20, 2018 - 8:20 am
NEW VIDEO - STEAM PIPE EXPLOSION: Watch asbestos-filled steam flood the Flatiron District this morning. https://t.co/Vx6Y482Ns2 pic.twitter.com/QlmVXhNvne — 1010 WINS (@1010WINS) July 19, 2018 Several steam pipe explosions early Thursday morning, created chaos in the Flatiron District.
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A chase involving a stolen church van ended with a crash through a fence.
Roger Stern/1010 WINS
July 20, 2018 - 6:23 am
Several people were injured Friday morning after a stolen church van crashed into a NJ TRANSIT bus in Newark.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
(Photo by Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA)
July 19, 2018 - 5:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A suspect arrested in the slaying of an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been convicted of manslaughter, but was acquitted of murder charges. Kenny Bazile was found guilty on Thursday in the 2015 fatal shooting of Carey Gabay (guh-BAY'), who got caught in the...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte in the Oval Office of the White House, Monday, July 2, 2018, in Washington.
(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
July 19, 2018 - 5:11 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York state tax officials have opened an investigation into the Trump Foundation to determine whether President Donald Trump or his charity violated state law. The probe began about a month ago and was confirmed to The Associated Press on Thursday by a state official with...
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