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Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 2:02 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There are so many people still getting sick from 9/11 related toxins that the World Trade Center Health Program is opening up a new office in lower Manhattan. “This is serious progress,” said Kimberly Flynn, chair of the World Trade Center’s Health Program's Survivors...
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July 20, 2018 - 1:58 pm
The NYPD and the city's medical examiner are on the case of human remains found Friday morning at a construction site on 125th street in Harlem. It's not clear how long the remains had been there or if the person was male or female. The medical examiner will determine who it was and how he or she...
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A teenager has been accused of vandalising a plaque dedicated to fallen Navy SEAL Lt. Michael Murphy.
Suffolk County Police
July 20, 2018 - 1:18 pm
LAKE RONKONKOMA, N.Y. (1010 WINS) -- There was outrage on Long Island, after a memorial honoring a fallen Navy SEAL was vandalized. A plaque dedicated to Lt. Michael Murphy in Lake Ronkonkoma was destroyed on Thursday. SCPD today arrested a 14-year-old male for vandalizing the Lt. Michael P. Murphy...
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Swimming sign at Fire Island.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 1:14 pm
ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) -- Officials have confirmed one of two children bitten in the leg off New York's Fire Island was bitten by a shark. The state Department of Environmental Conservation says a tooth fragment removed from a 13-year-old boy's leg is consistent with a shark's tooth, but it could not...
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Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 11:20 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The city is releasing tapes, transcripts, and documents from the Central Park Five case. Their convictions were vacated more than 15 years ago, but they'd spent more than a decade in prison for the rape and beating of a jogger in 1989. All five have asked for the release of...
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Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 10:12 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- After a dangerous chase at LaGuardia Airport, Port Authority officials are cracking down on illegal rides. On Tuesday, police chased an unlicensed cabbie through Terminal B before he jumped off a departure ramp onto a car roof below and tried to esape in an SUV dirven by his...
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A homeless person sleeps on the steps of a church.
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 9:27 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There is anger over a planned homeless shelter in Queens. Ozone Park residents were at a meeting Thursday night to complain -- saying they were told a much-needed shelter for families is planned in a former church parish center, only to find out it's actually going to be a...
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Yankee Stadium
Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 9:02 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A subway Series used to be quite a rarity, now they're kinda routine, but still a lot of fun -- even though the teams aren't exactly evenly matched this year. The Yankees soar, the Mets sink, the Yankees win, the Mets stink; just ask the fans. "Yankees of course," one guy...
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Cops say this guy knocked over an 84-year-old woman and shouted an ethnic slur in Midtown.
NYPD
July 20, 2018 - 8:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops would like a word with the guy who shoved an 84-year-old woman to the ground in Midtown last week, and yelled a racial slur. It happened at 9th Ave and 43rd Street, he was last seen running down 9th Ave. The victim suffered bruising and scrapes. She was taken to the...
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July 20, 2018 - 8:20 am
NEW VIDEO - STEAM PIPE EXPLOSION: Watch asbestos-filled steam flood the Flatiron District this morning. https://t.co/Vx6Y482Ns2 pic.twitter.com/QlmVXhNvne — 1010 WINS (@1010WINS) July 19, 2018 Several steam pipe explosions early Thursday morning, created chaos in the Flatiron District.
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