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December 20, 2018 - 5:49 pm
SUMMIT, N.J. (AP) -- Gov. Phil Murphy signed bipartisan legislation Thursday that aims to make New Jersey Transit more responsive to commuters and overhauls how the embattled agency is run. The Democrat signed the measure alongside lawmakers and other officials at the crowded station in Summit, as...
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Andrew Cuomo
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December 20, 2018 - 5:46 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo says a state study shows General Electric's $1.7 billion cleanup of PCB contamination in the upper Hudson River is incomplete and not protective of public health and the environment. The Democratic governor demanded Thursday that the Environmental Protection...
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December 20, 2018 - 5:03 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New Yorkers won't have to pay the proposed congestion pricing surcharge when taking taxis or for-hire vehicles --- for now. It was slated to go into effect Jan. 1, but a judge temporarily blocked the move Thursday afternoon. The halt comes after drivers sued over the...
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Cops are looking for a guy who hit a woman with pipe on the Herald Square subway platform.
NYPD
December 20, 2018 - 2:25 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops are looking for a guy who beat a straphanging good Samaritan with a pipe yesterday. RELATED: Man arrested in subway anti-gay hate attack that fractured woman's spine | Subway riders on alert after woman is randomly pushed onto tracks at Union Square | Man captured after...
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Edison Police
December 20, 2018 - 11:40 am
A clerk was shot to death early Thursday during a robbery at the Speedway on Amboy Avenue in Edison, New Jersey.
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A yellow cab in New York City.
Dreamstime
December 20, 2018 - 10:54 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- There's been plenty of focus on congestion pricing to fix New York City subways, that would have to be approved by the state legislature. RELATED: Bah Humbug: Is congestion pricing in Manhattan close to approval? | State Budget Will Include Congestion Surcharge On Taxis,...
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NYPD
December 20, 2018 - 8:53 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Emotions were running high at Wednesday night's graduation ceremony for the NYPD explorers program where Lesandro 'Junior' Guzman was posthumously honored. RELATED: Suspect in Junior Guzman killing slashed by Rikers inmate | Dozens wearing ‘Justice For Junior’ shirts await...
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Dreamstime
December 20, 2018 - 1:17 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- From the Big Apple to the Baked Apple? It's up to the state to legalize marijuana in New York. And if it does, Mayor Bill de Blasio has a plan he presented Thursday. Web Extra: Mayor de Blasio's 77-page marijuana manifesto Mayor de Blasio's 77-page marijuana manifesto Media...
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The U.S. Capitol is seen as Congress and President Donald Trump move closer to a deadline to fund parts of the government, in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 19, 2018 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate approved legislation Wednesday to temporarily fund the government, a key step toward averting a federal shutdown after President Donald Trump backed off his demand for money for a border wall with Mexico. Senators passed the measure, which would keep government running...
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December 19, 2018 - 5:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Police are investigating the shooting death of a teenager found on the roof of a Brooklyn housing project. Police say officers patrolling a building in the Brevoort Houses apartment complex in Bedford-Stuyvesant came upon an unconscious and unresponsive 18-year-old man on the roof...
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