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Governor Phil Murphy holds a press conference on the Gateway Project in Secaucus on September 4, 2018.
Edwin J. Torres/NJ Governor's Office.
September 04, 2018 - 2:28 pm
TRENTON, NJ (1010 WINS) -- New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy held a press conference Tuesday morning with updates on the Gateway program. With the century-old portal bridge in the background, Murphy renewed the call for federal funding for the Gateway project, but said first they must ensure trains can...
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A Hofstra student was woken up by an armed home invader on Monday night.
Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS
September 04, 2018 - 2:09 pm
HEMPSTEAD, NY (1010 WINS) -- The fall semester got off on the wrong foot for a Hofstra journalism student. The 21-year-old woman was sleeping around 11:30 Monday night, when she heard her bedroom door open. She thought it was one of her housemates, but it turned out to be a stranger with a gun. He...
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Zane Walker lost his best buddy Lucien 5 years ago to a speeding driver
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
September 04, 2018 - 12:02 pm
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio signed a council bill to expand the speed camera program in school zones. The measure will allow the city to start issuing tickets to speeders again. “The clock has been ticking, and the State Senate has refused to provide speed cameras to protect the...
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Newark Superintendent Leon talks about having local control of schools first time in decades
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
September 04, 2018 - 10:33 am
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- The first day of school begins a new era in Newark, where the city has control over public schools for the first time in 22 years. After over two decades of state control of Newark schools with the situation often contentious, there is a new era in the Brick City. A new...
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September 04, 2018 - 6:56 am
Dozens of Long Island Rail Road trains will be back in service Tuesday, after workers wrapped up construction projects that had been causing delays.
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo
(Photo by Anthony DelMundo/New York Daily News/TNS/Sipa USA)
September 03, 2018 - 2:41 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo dedicated a $15 million community center to his former aide who was shot by a stray bullet during the J’Ouvert Festival in 2015.
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Ambulance
Dreamstime
September 03, 2018 - 1:52 pm
A man was struck by a car and killed early Monday on the Cross Bronx Expressway.
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September 03, 2018 - 12:09 pm
The son of an assistant to Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams has died after being shot in broad daylight Sunday, police said.
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Tribeca fire escape
Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS
September 03, 2018 - 11:05 am
A teenager died after falling from a Tribeca fire escape Sunday night, according to police.
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West Indian Day parade
Sam Liebman/1010 WINS
September 03, 2018 - 10:10 am
Thousands took to the streets in Brooklyn Monday to celebrate the annual West Indian Day Parade and J’Ouvert Festival.
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