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September 05, 2018 - 8:59 am
Two Hofstra University students were held at gunpoint at an off-campus home Tuesday night, according to police.
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Mayor de Blasio is calling for more speed cameras and stiffer fines for violators.
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September 05, 2018 - 7:29 am
Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed a law to reactivate 140 speed cameras in New York City school zones.
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September 05, 2018 - 7:16 am
Summer has come to an end for more than one million public school students in New York City.
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A New Jersey Transit train arrives at Hoboken Terminal during morning rush hour
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September 04, 2018 - 6:52 pm
RAMSEY, N.J. (AP) -- New Jersey Transit says a man was struck and killed by a train in northern New Jersey. The agency says a Main Line train hit the man around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday just west of the train station in Ramsey. But his name has not been released, and it wasn't immediately clear why he...
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President Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner
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September 04, 2018 - 6:50 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- The Kushner family real estate firm has amassed more than half a million dollars in unpaid fines for various New York City sanitation and building violations, much of that bill incurred while presidential adviser Jared Kushner was running the company. City figures compiled for The...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A black restaurateur says in a civil rights lawsuit that he was wrongfully arrested while trying to help a white patron who was ailing. The New York Times says charges against MIST Harlem owner Clyde Pemberton and two employees were dropped last year. Their lawsuit says Pemberton,...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City has paid $384 million over five years to settle police lawsuits. The New York Post reports on Tuesday the city settled with about 5,800 people. The majority got between $5,001 and $25,000. Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio has vowed to crack down on frivolous claims...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:38 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- The second span of the new Gov. Mario M. Cuomo Bridge is scheduled to open to traffic on Saturday. Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced the opening date on Tuesday during a visit to the span that bears his late father's name. The bridge over the Hudson River links Westchester...
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September 04, 2018 - 4:36 pm
By David Caplan NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Long Island's Rep. Lee Zeldin and Fox News co-host and army vet Pete Hegseth are among those slamming Nike's decision to renegotiate and extend its contract for several years with former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick -- and suggesting Nike...
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September 04, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NORTHPORT, NY (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island kid was hit by a car Tuesday morning. It happened around 8 a.m. on Laurel Hill Road near Northport High School. The district wouldn't release the student's name, but said the student was heading to cross country practice. The driver stayed at the scene,...
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