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Jim Michaud/Journal Inquirer via AP
August 01, 2018 - 5:47 pm
EAST WINDSOR, Conn. (AP) -- Police say a man lost control of a car at an auto auction after apparently suffering a medical emergency behind the wheel Wednesday and crashed into another vehicle and pedestrians. The accident happened about 9:30 a.m. at the Southern Auto Auction in East Windsor, a...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 5:24 pm
HOWELL, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a 3-year-old New Jersey boy died the morning after he was found unconscious in his home's swimming pool. The Howell Township police department says officers and emergency medical personnel were called to the home shortly before 5:30 p.m. Sunday and found 3-year-...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the New York Police Department shows Danueal Drayton, accused of killing a New York City woman he met on a dating app. In an interview published Tuesday, July 31, 2018, Drayton told a New York Daily News reporter who visited him at a Los Angeles jail that voices in his head made him do it. Drayton says he remembers strangling Queens nurse Samantha Stewart and talked about voices urging him to harm people. Drayton was arrested last week in Los Angeles after police say he sexually assaulted a different woman, tried to strangle her and refused to let her leave her apartment. (New York Police Department via AP, File)
August 01, 2018 - 4:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man accused of killing a New York City woman he met on a dating app says voices in his head made him do it. Danueal Drayton spoke to a reporter with New York's Daily News who visited him at a Los Angeles jail. In an interview published Tuesday, Drayton says he remembers strangling...
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AP
August 01, 2018 - 3:15 pm
HIGHLANDS, N.J. (AP) -- While authorities search for the owner of a pit bull puppy left to drown in a cage, the woman who rescued the animal says she plans to adopt him. Jennifer Vaz tells ABC News she is fostering the dog and hopes to adopt it. Vaz was walking along the beach in Highlands, New...
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August 01, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Long Island Rail Road train derailed Wednesday afternoon, forcing the temporary suspension of service in both directions on the Port Washington branch, the LIRR announced. Westbound service was expected to resume with the 6:26 p.m. from Port Washington, the LIRR tweeted...
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Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 2:25 pm
YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) -- Health officials in Westchester County say mosquitoes in the area have tested positive for West Nile virus. The Journal News reports the Westchester County Health Department confirmed two batches of mosquitoes collected in Yonkers tested positive for the virus. There were 134...
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August 01, 2018 - 2:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The driver of an SUV who slammed into a pair of Chelsea storefronts Monday, injuring four people , has been arrested. Amir Saleemi, 43, of New Jersey was driving with a suspended license when he lost control of his Lincoln Navigator, crashing into a T-Mobile store and a...
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Cops rally outside city hall after a year without a contract.
Al Jones/1010 WINS
August 01, 2018 - 1:45 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Members of the NYPD held a rally outside of city hall on Wednesday. Hundreds of cops were out protesting one year without a contract. "Keep your fake praise, but give us a raise," PBA President Pat Lynch said. The outspoken union boss took aim at the mayor's travel schedule...
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Pooper Scooper file image
Dreamstime
August 01, 2018 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Wednesday marks the 40th anniversary of New York City's pooper scooper law. To mark the occasion the city has installed a thousand waste bag dispensers in parks in all five boroughs. Parks Commissioner Mitchell Silver says nothing ruins a nice day in the park like stepping...
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Cops are looking for a pair of serial burglars who are taking Manhattan residents for thousands.
NYPD
August 01, 2018 - 11:37 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are looking for a man who pulled off 15 burglaries in lower Manhattan since January. He gained access to residential buildings by ringing lobby doorbells and tenants unwittingly let him in. The suspect then opened packages left in hallways and removed the contents. So...
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