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Sheldon Silver, former Speaker of the New York State Assembly
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October 03, 2018 - 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Former New York Assembly speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free a few more months while he appeals his bribery conviction, an appeals court decided Wednesday, two days before he was to report to prison . Judge Jose A. Cabranes of the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals announced the...
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NYPD
October 03, 2018 - 5:19 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A man in his mid-thirties is wanted for the attempted rape last Friday afternoon of an 82-year-old woman in the Bronx. The man followed the woman inside her home near Courtlandt Avenue and East 150th Street. He proceeded to physically attack the woman by throwing her to the...
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NYPD
October 03, 2018 - 4:18 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD are on the hunt for 11 men who assaulted and robbed two teens in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Saturday shortly after midnight. According to police, an 18-year-old male and a 17-year-old male were standing in front of 90 Waterbury Street when they were approached by...
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October 03, 2018 - 2:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's plenty of vulgar stuff scrawled in public places around the city, but some of it is there for a reason. NYU senior Sophie Sandberg is documenting catcalls around the five boroughs with an Instagram account called 'Catcalls of NYC.' "It can be confusing to explain how...
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NYPD Crime Report
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October 03, 2018 - 2:32 pm
The numbers are in: the NYPD says this past September had fewer major crimes than any September since CompStat was adopted in the mid-1990s.
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October 03, 2018 - 1:44 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A number of correction officers were injured in a brouhaha in the Bronx. The Correction Officer's Union told PIX11 that a fight broke out in the school area of the Bronx Juvenile Center just after noon on Wednesday. The extent of their injuries was not yet known, but 20...
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NYPD Car
Dreamstime
October 03, 2018 - 1:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A woman is under arrest for allegedly stealing an off-duty NYPD officer's car with his gun in the front seat. Authorities say the woman is a prostitute and officer Ali Sheppard had just hired her. The two were on their way to a motel in East New York, Brooklyn when he...
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Dreamstime
October 03, 2018 - 12:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A Brooklyn woman says she has a mess on her hands thanks to a cleaning crew that polished off all her liquor. Genievieve Snow claims she hired two women from Joanna's Cleaning Service to clean her Williamsburg Apartment, but instead they spent the time trashing the place and...
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Four men charged in connection with an alleged assault duing a cricket game.
Nassau County Police
October 03, 2018 - 11:27 am
HICKSVILLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- Four men from Hicksville have been arrested and charged with gang assault. Cops say the group attacked a teenager who was playing cricket with his friends in Glenbrook Road Park. He was punched and kicked all over his body and hit with a metal bat. The victim suffered...
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A squirrel eats an acorn
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October 03, 2018 - 10:26 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- This is not a joke; the city of New York wants to conduct a squirrel census. That's right a squirrel census, and once again, this is not a joke. Enjoying my current assignment. Just spoke with the founder of the @SquirrelCensus that begins this weekend in Central Park. Story...
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