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Dreamstime
October 04, 2018 - 6:23 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York officials are enacting a quarantine on movement into the state of landscaping debris and other items from four states impacted by a new invasive insect called the spotted lanternfly . The quarantine restricts movement of certain goods into New York from New Jersey,...
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Dreamstime
October 04, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- John F. Kennedy International Airport will get two new terminals, centralized ground transport, and better security and runways in a transformation that will increase its capacity by at least 15 million passengers a year, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday. The project was...
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Brooklyn College file image.
CUNY.edu
October 04, 2018 - 4:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- As sexual assault allegations swirl around Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Brooklyn College students are creating a storm of their own. They're demanding that administrators fire a professor who they believe marginalized sexual assault by a teenage boy in a blog post...
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The Harry Potter exhibit at the New York Historical Society.
Samantha Liebman/1010 WINS
October 04, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The history of the magic behind the Harry Potter series and a little bit of the history on the books themselves is all on display in a new exhibit at the New York Historical Society. 'Harry Potter: A History of Magic' opens to the public on Friday, and 1010 WINS' Samantha...
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Lyubov Beylina was allegedly visiting the Dominican Republic while billing taxpayers for bogus therapy sessions.
Eastern District Court Papers
October 04, 2018 - 12:49 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- They were supposed to be helping children, but authorities say they were helping themselves to cold hard cash. Eight therapists with the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene are accused of embezzling hundreds of thousands of dollars by falsifying reports...
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Terminal C at Newark Airport.
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October 04, 2018 - 10:32 am
NEWARK, NJ (1010 WINS) -- There's a measles warning in New Jersey and Rockland County. New Jersey health officials say an air traveler who had the measles arrived at Newark Liberty Airport from Tel Aviv on September 28, while he was still infectious. The man then traveled to New Square in Rockland...
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Rikers Island
Anthony Behar/Sipa Press
October 04, 2018 - 9:56 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There may be some people in the Mott Haven section of the Bronx who are looking forward to having a new jail in their neighborhood, but they're not the ones who showed up for a hearing on the matter. "No new jails," the riled up residents chanted. They drowned out a speaker...
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Attempted Rape Bronx
NYPD
October 04, 2018 - 9:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police have released new surveillance images of a man they say tried to rape an 82-year-old woman in the South Bronx last Friday. The newly released photos show several closeups of the suspect, who police believe is in his mid-30s. The man followed the woman inside her home...
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Suffolk County PD
October 03, 2018 - 6:11 pm
MANORVILLE, N.Y. (AP) -- The mother of one of the Boy Scouts hit by a car during a Long Island hike says he's recovering but traumatized. Kristine Lynch tells Newsday she happened to call her 15-year-old son Kaden just a few minutes after the crash alongside a Manorville road on Sunday. Lynch says...
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