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The scene following a steam pipe explosion in the Flatiron district.
Juliet Papa/1010 WINS
July 24, 2018 - 6:45 am
The hot zone from the Flatiron District stream pipe explosion has shrunk, but a dozen buildings still remained closed early Tuesday.
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Fire truck file image.
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 7:32 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) -- A woman killed in a New Jersey house collapse shielded her youngest daughter as the structure came down, authorities said. The home tumbled into rubble on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township, near Trenton, just before 7 a.m. Monday. The 16-year-old girl and her 20-year-old...
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Police Lights
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 3:35 pm
PORT JEFFERSON STATION, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- A man was shot and killed Sunday night at a pool hall in Port Jefferson Station. Albert Luis Lopez Rodriguez died in the Billiards BDM on Main Street around 8:30 p.m. The 27-year-old man lived in Selden. No one has been taken into custody.
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Sonia Rincon
July 23, 2018 - 2:09 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor Bill de Blasio was on Staten Island Monday morning to kick off the 'City Hall in your Borough' tour. Staten Island’s Borough Hall is now City Hall! We’re spending this week working side by side with the people of Staten Island to address their top concerns. Follow...
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The Gowanus Canal, also known as the Gowanus Creek Canal, is a canal in the New York City borough of Brooklyn, geographically on the westernmost portion of Long Island.
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 1:58 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A higher up from the EPA was in Brooklyn on Monday, as discussions continue on how best to clean up one of the nation's dirtiest waterways. The initial cleanup of a short spur continued near a Whole Foods on Monday. "Once you start to dig down deep you risk bank failure, we...
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July 23, 2018 - 1:55 pm
A minor derailment on the Long Island Rail Road Saturday caused even more issues for commuters early Monday.
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Copies of the New York Daily News are for sale at a news stand in New York, Monday, July 23, 2018, after the paper told employees that the newspaper is reducing its editorial staff by 50 percent.
(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
July 23, 2018 - 11:31 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS/AP) — The New York tabloid Daily News will cut half of its newsroom staff, saying it wants to focus more on digital news. The paper was sold to tronc Inc. last year for $1, with the owner of the Chicago Tribune assuming liabilities and debt. It’s no secret that I’ve disagreed...
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Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 10:51 am
HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- Three people have been rescued following a house collapse in New Jersey. A three-story home on South Broad Street in Hamilton Township collapsed just before 7 a.m. but it's not clear why. One person pulled from the rubble suffered minor injuries. There was no...
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Open Aluminum Soft Drink Can With Water Drops.
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 9:38 am
TOTOWA, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- This might make you think twice the next time you pop open a can of your favorite soft drink. A Totowa woman is suing after she claims she found an entire dead rodent in an Arizona beverage can she bought at a local CVS. Samantha Corrado bought the big can in August of...
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Ocean horizon file image
Dreamstime
July 23, 2018 - 9:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- It must have been some party aboard the party boat Avalon. Cops say it dumped 500 gallons of human waste in the water off of Red Hook on Sunday -- that works out to about 300 flushes of the average toilet. Red Hook residents told the New York Post that they're outraged. “Let...
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