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Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 9:25 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The shooting death of a teenager in Brooklyn was caught on cellphone video which has led to an arrest. Kyon Jackson was gunned down outside of the Bushwick houses. Police have arrested 19-year-old Elijah Harris of Brooklyn and charged him with murder in the 15-year-old's...
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Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 8:46 am
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Jersey City is about to become the pot capital of the Garden State. A new policy expected to go into effect on Thursday will downgrade marijuana charges to a non-criminal offense. Prosecutors will be encouraged to send people busted for pot to community court, or...
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WFAN
July 19, 2018 - 7:07 am
Lauren Lockwood claims she was constantly hit on by WFAN midday host Joe Benigno.
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WABC
July 19, 2018 - 6:05 am
ISLIP, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- Beaches are closed until further notice after two kids were bitten by sharks off of Fire Island on Wednesday. BREAKING: Image shows bite marks from a possible shark attack in the waters off of Fire Island. https://t.co/MtmbfmHDkk pic.twitter.com/QAWMzVqqfC — Fox5NY (@...
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Google Street View
July 18, 2018 - 6:50 pm
Many Upper West Side residents don't like it but a proposed new skyscraper has gotten the greenlight. Plans call for a nearly 700-foot luxury condo building on Amsterdam Avenue at 69th Street at 200 Amsterdam Avenue. It would be twice as tall as nearby highrises, and the top floors would offer "...
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AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File
July 18, 2018 - 4:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Chris Christie has a book coming out next year and he doesn't plan on holding back. Hachette Books confirmed to The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former New Jersey governor's "Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics" is...
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Stewart Family
July 18, 2018 - 3:34 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A neurology nurse at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset was murdered in her home in Queens. Samantha Stewart's family thinks it was a boyfriend who killed her. The 29-year-old was viciously killed in her home on 145th Road in Springfield Gardens. She usually worked...
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July 18, 2018 - 2:34 pm
New York City Airbnb hosts are taking their battle with the city to city hall -- literally. They descended upon City Hall Wednesday to protest new legislation that they claim will punish them for listing their homes on Airbnb. The protest coincides with City Council's plans to vote Wednesday on a...
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Customs agents say they caught a U.S. citizen trying to sneak 9-lbs of heroin through JFK.
U.S. Customs
July 18, 2018 - 12:47 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Authorities are crowing about a heroin bust at Kennedy Airport. They say the dope was hidden in egg shaped packages that looked like cooked chickens. Authorities say Emmas Soriano, a U.S. citizen, arrived on a flight from Mexico with the drugs and was caught when customs...
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MSG Photos
July 18, 2018 - 10:55 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- If Billy Joel ever does end his residency at Madison Square Garden he'll still have a permanent home there. In honor of my friend Billy Joel’s 100th show at Madison Square Garden, I proclaim today Billy Joel Day in New York State. Never lose that New York State of Mind. pic...
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