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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Police commissioner O'Neill was on "CBS This Morning" to address his decision to fire the officer involved in the chokehold death of Eric Garner in 2014. O'Neill felt he was making his own decision and was not influenced by anyone, especially not Mayor de Blasio. “Our job is...
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Di Fara pizza shuttered
Carol D'auria
David Caplan
August 22, 2019 - 1:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Brooklyn's Di Fara Pizza, which was shuttered earlier this week after being seized by state tax authorities, will reopen Thursday at 2 p.m., the Midwood pizza joint's owners said. "Just got the keys back! Thank you New York!" Di Fara posted on Instagram Thursday around 12:45...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Thousands of Taylor Swift fans stood in line on Fifth Avenue awaiting her Thursday morning performance on Good Morning America. First in line waited 23 hours to see @taylorswift13 @1010WINS pic.twitter.com/MqXqoUxCTC — glenn schuck (@glennschuck) August 22, 2019 The popular...
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FILE - This March 28, 2017, file photo, provided by the New York State Sex Offender Registry, shows Jeffrey Epstein. The will that Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide on Aug. 10, 2019, puts more than $577 million in assets in a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. (New York State Sex Offender Registry via AP, File)
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 22, 2019 - 10:54 am
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. Estate lawyers and other experts say prying open the...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 10:32 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 30-year-old man died on Thursday, after being crushed by an elevator in Manhattan, police say. The NYPD identified him as Samuel Charles Waisbren, who lived in the building at 344 3rd Avenue. (pictured, below in a 2014 photo) FDNY say Waisbren was stuck between elevator...
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AccuWeather
Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 9:15 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Fall-like temperatures are headed to the Northeast in wake of midweek heat and storms. A heat advisory is in place for the city and suburbs until 8 p.m. Thursday and from Thursday to the first part of Friday, showers are likely. Thursday will be hot and humid again, with a...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 9:07 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- 24 military jets will be conducting a military flyover on the Hudson River towards the Statue of Liberty Thursday morning. WOW what a beautiful way to start the day! 24 military jets including the U.S. Navy Blue Angels, the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, the F-35 Lightning II...
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NYPD
Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 8:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The NYPD is searching for a man who they say is responsible for at least 13 violent robberies in one month, where he and a second suspect pull a gun on unsuspecting victims. Police say Brandon McDonald, 31, and another unidentified man approach their victims, flash a firearm...
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Kimberly Dole
August 22, 2019 - 6:43 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A 17-year-old-boy was shot in the chest late Wednesday night after a dispute at a Staten Island deli, police say. Officials arrived at the scene at Castleton Deli Corp, located at 1078 Castleton Ave. at approximately 11:48 p.m., after the teen got into a dispute with a man...
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AP
1010 WINS Newsroom
August 21, 2019 - 6:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A landmark Pepsi sign along New York City's East River will also promote JetBlue for the next six weeks, and critics are finding it hard to swallow. An illuminated blue logo advertising the airline was added to the 60-foot (18-meter) Pepsi-Cola sign in Long Island City, Queens,...
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