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December 29, 2018 - 12:46 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Women in Queens are on edge after a few violent muggings. On Sunday, Dec. 23, a man followed a 62-year-old woman off of a Q-65 bus near 73rd Avenue and 162nd Street in Fresh Meadow, threw her down to the ground, stole her purse and ran, police said. On Sunday, Dec. 15, the...
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Ed Easton
December 29, 2018 - 10:15 am
One person is dead and several others hurt in a four-car crash in Lower Manhattan.
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December 28, 2018 - 6:00 pm
NEWARK, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- A new measles scare has been reported, and it could affect a slew of people who traveled on Christmas Eve. New Jersey State Epidemiologist, Dr. Tina Tan told 1010 WINS where the confirmed case was discovered. RELATED: Officials confirm 3 more measles cases related to NJ...
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December 28, 2018 - 4:30 pm
A transformer explosion at an electrical plant set the skies above New York City ablaze in an eerie, pulsing blue light Thursday night, causing scattered power outages, delaying flights and sparking a social media storm of jokes about an alien invasion.
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coney island home invasion
December 28, 2018 - 4:16 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Cops have arrested the guy they say punched an elderly woman in the face during a Christmas day home invasion robbery in Brooklyn. RELATED: 88-year-old WWII survivor beaten in Christmas home invasion Marc Malone, 50, has been charged with robbery, assault, burglary, and...
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December 28, 2018 - 3:30 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- An off-duty traffic cop saw the business side of a jail cell on Thursday night. RELATED: Penn. Cop Arrested In Shooting Death Of Black Teen | Authorities: Dallas officer arrested on manslaughter warrant He was arrested for allegedly menacing another guy with a machete. It...
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Foam containers
December 28, 2018 - 3:12 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- You may need to start bringing Tupperware to the neighborhood Chinese food or burger joint. The city is banning all food containers made of foam. RELATED: Judge Upholds Ban On Foam Cups And Takeout Containers Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia says the containers are...
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Buddha the Yorkie was found in Virgina over a year after being stolen from a Virginia man.
Richmond Animal Care and Control
December 28, 2018 - 2:03 pm
WALL, N.J. (1010 WINS) -- The term 'Christmas miracle' gets thrown around a lot, but in this case it may be appropriate. A New Jersey man has his dog back, over a year after it was stolen from his car. Volunteers at the Richmond Animal Care and Control Shelter in Virginia returned a Yorkie named...
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Cigarettes in an ash tray.
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December 28, 2018 - 1:35 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- New York City's latest crackdown on smoking starts on Tuesday. Pharmacies will be banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products. RELATED: NY eyes plan to be first state to ban flavored e-cigarettes | Schumer Calls For Crackdown On Flavored E-Cigarettes |...
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© Anthony Behar
December 28, 2018 - 1:33 pm
Out with the old, and in with the new. Or perhaps, out with the bad and in with the good.
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